(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.


New! 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.


Upcoming Programs

Wednesday, January 24, 2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month


MAM invites area seniors to the Museum for an artistic social outing. Participants will enjoy an opportunity to learn about and creatively respond to art from the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Each session will feature tours and engaging conversations in the galleries and thematically related art activities in Leir Hall. Refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, please call 973-259-5136 or contact tours@montclairartmuseum.org




Art in the Afternoon is offered in partnership with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning (MILL), an initiative of Lifelong Montclair funded by the Partners for Health Foundation.


Friday, February 02, 7:30 PM
9:30 PM

This is your night...to see it first. At this member–only event, enjoy an evening out, have a drink, and see MAM's spring exhibition, Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist before it opens to the public.



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Thursday, April 26, 7:30 PM
9:00 PM

Kay WalkingStick and Kathleen Ash-Milby


The Gaelen Lecture will highlight artist Kay WalkingStick in conversation with Kathleen Ash-Milby. Kathleen Ash-Milby is Associate Curator at the Smithsonian National
Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in New York. Kay WalkingStick is one of the best-known living Native American artists and has created iconic paintings featured
in numerous exhibitions and publications.


Educators earn 2 hours of PD credit.


The Gaelen Family Artist Lecture is made possible through The Gaelen Family Artist Lecture Endowment Fund.


Image: Kay WalkingStick, Night, 1991, oil, acrylic, wax, and copper on canvas. Montclair Art Museum, purchased with funds provided by Alberta Stout. Image courtesy of the artist.


Tickets go on sale January 2018.