(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ

The Yard School of Art offers programs for adults, children, and teens throughout the year. Classes are offered in four semesters including an eight-week summer program. Learn a new skill or refresh your existing knowledge in our professional studios from experienced teaching artists. Explore your creative self—right in your own backyard.
 

The Yard School of Art was VOTED #1 in the 2016 Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards for both Favorite Adult Art Class and Favorite Art Camp for the second year in a row! Find out why—register for a class today!

 

      

 

 

SummerART 2016
June 27–August 28, 2016
9 weeks

 

There will be no classes on the following date:

  • Monday, July 4: Independence Day

 

DOWNLOAD SUMMER BROCHURE

 

REGISTER

 

Please read our Policies and Procedures before registering.

 

 

Preview our SummerART children camps and teen classes:

WATCH THE 2015 SUMMERART VIDEO

 

 

SummerART 2016 Internship

 

The Yard School of Art offers unpaid internships for those interested in assisting with our SummerART children camps and teen classes. Interns must be at least 16 years of age and have prior experience in education, art, and/or child care. To apply, please fill out and return an application.

 

Download Unpaid Internship Application

 

 

Fall 2016
September 19–November 27, 2016
10 weeks

 

There will be no classes on the following dates:

  • Monday, October 10: Columbus Day
  • Wednesday, November 23–Sunday, November 27: Thanksgiving Break

Make-ups for classes canceled will be held at the end of the semester.

 

DOWNLOAD FALL 2016 BROCHURE

 

DOWNLOAD FALL 2016 FULL CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

Fall 2016 registration opens August 8 for members, August 15 for non-members.

 


MEMBERSHIPS

 

MAM members receive discounts on every Yard School of Art offering (average savings: $30!). For easy one-step ordering, visit the Yard School of Art website. You can add a membership to your cart to immediately earn discounts on every class you purchase.

 


SCHOOL CLOSURES, CANCELLATIONS, AND MAKEUPS

 

Classes not held due to a holiday or the instructor’s absence are made up at end of the session. Students missing class by their own choice will not receive a make-up class, refund, or letter of credit.
 
Weather Closings
Call the Museum’s main number at 973-746-5555 after 7 a.m. for closing announcements, or visit the Museum's homepage: montclairartmuseum.org.