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!
April 18–June 12, 2016
There will be no classes on the following dates:
- Monday, May 9–Sunday, May 15: Art in Bloom
- Friday, May 27–Monday, May 30: Memorial Day Weekend
Makeups for classes canceled due to holidays, inclement weather, MAM events, or instructor absences will be held at the end of the semester.
June 27–August 28, 2016
There will be no classes on the following date:
- Monday, July 4: Independence Day
Please read our Policies and Procedures before registering.
Preview our SummerART children camps and teen classes:
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.
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.
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.