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.


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.






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





12th Annual AACC Film Forum

Economy of Grace

Thursday, February 7, 7 p.m.


MAM After Hours: Art Meets Jazz

An Evening with the Steve Turre Quintet 

Thursday, March 7, 7 - 9 p.m.




Indian Hand-Carved Block Printing Workshop

Authentic Indian wooden block printing on 100% silk scarves

Sunday, March 10, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Introduction to Wheel Throwing Workshop

Create unique and personal pieces out of stoneware

Sunday, March 10, 12 - 3 p.m.


2nd Annual Crosscurrents Lecture

Native American Art Now: Crossing Boundaries

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.



Rand Forum Film Screening and Discussion

A Different American Dream

Tuesday, April 23, 6 p.m.