Adult Programs | Montclair Art Museum
(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ



The Museum aims to be a center for community engagement and dialogue through a blend of cultural experiences, including lectures by distinguished artists and experts, conversations and book signings with renowned authors, opportunities to create art, musical performances, and films, and special programs to explore the galleries. Partnerships and collaborations are at the core of our public programs as we work with a wide range of area organizations to present timely and thoughtful programming, broaden our audience, share unique resources, and build stronger networks within our community.


You can purchase tickets to upcoming events below or at The Store at MAM. Call 973-259-5137 or stop by.


To book a group tour, visit Adult Tours.


Student Pricing
Discounted tickets for select programs are available for students. Select the appropriate ticket level from the drop down menu. Use of discounted tickets must be accompanied by proper ID.






Looking Together

1st Wednesday of the month, 2–3 p.m.

Find the next Looking Together date



Art in the Afternoon

2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 2–3:30 p.m.

Find the next Art in the Afternoon date



Free First Thursday Night

1st Thursday of the month (October–June, excluding January), 5–9 p.m.

Find the next Free First Thursday Night date





Native American Art Now: Crossing Boundaries

2nd Annual Crosscurrents Lecture

Thursday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.




4th Annual Gaelen Family Artist Lecture

A Conversation About Art As Social Justice: Hank Willis Thomas & Deborah Willis

Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.



Wine & Wheel With Friends

BYOB; light snacks provided

Friday, April 12, 7–9 p.m.



Alternative Marbling Workshop

Explore designs on paper

Saturday, April 13, 1–4 p.m.



Glass Jewelry Making workshop

Fuse glass to create unique jewelry

Sunday, April 14, 1–4 p.m.



Intro to Website Design Workshop

Receive peronsalized guidance on designing your professional-looking website

Sunday, April 14, 12:30–4:30 p.m.



Meditative Drawing & Tea Workshop

Create zentagle drawings in a meditative atmosphere

Sunday, April 14, 1–4 p.m.



ReelAbilities Film Festival Screening

The R-Word

Thursday, April 17, 7 p.m. at Cinema505



Rand Forum Film Screening and Discussion

A Different American Dream

Tuesday, April 23, 6 p.m.



Imagery Through Collage Workshop

Learn to layer and design interesting new compositions

Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.



Protest Art Thru Silkscreen Workshop

2 day workshop. Learn to make paper stencils for quick printing

Saturday, April 27 & Sunday April 28, 1–4 p.m.



Handmade Tiles Workshop

Build 4-6 tiles to create a composition

Sunday April 28, 1–4 p.m.



Stitching Prints Workshop

Visit New Directions in Fiber Art for inspiration, then revive "failed" prints using thread

Sunday April 28, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.



Raku Firing

Explore outdoor clay firing

Sunday, May 5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.



Wine & Wheel With Friends

BYOB; light snacks provided

Friday, May 10, 7–9 p.m.



Intro to Wheel Throwing Workshop

Learn techniques to create pieces that you can use 

Sunday, May 19, 12–3 p.m.



Indian Hand Carved Block Printing Workshop

Use authentic techniques and materials to create silk scarves

Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.



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