(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 2017 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards for both Favorite Adult Art Class and Favorite Visual Arts Camp for the third year in a row! Find out why—register for a class today!

 

 

Spring Break Camps

 

Registration is now open for Spring Break Camps.

New Before and After Care available!

 

Friday, March 30
9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Pottery Camp (Ages 5–12)
Mixed Media Mashup (Ages 5–12)

 

Monday, April 2–Friday, April 6 – Register for single days or at a discount for all week long!
9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Pottery Camp (Ages 5–12)
Mixed Media Mashup (Ages 5–12)
Digital Photography (Ages 9–12)

 

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REGISTRATION FAQS

 

Please Note: Your MAM Member login is not the same login used for Yard School Registration. You will have to make a separate login in order to register for Yard School classes and workshops. CREATE AN ACCOUNT FOR YARD SCHOOL REGISTRATION. Please read our Policies and Procedures before registering.

 


Winter Workshops

 

Winter classes have already started, but winter workshops are still accepting registrations.

 

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REGISTER

 

REGISTRATION FAQS

 

Please Note: Your MAM Member login is not the same login used for Yard School Registration. You will have to make a separate login in order to register for Yard School classes and workshops. CREATE AN ACCOUNT FOR YARD SCHOOL REGISTRATION. Please read our Policies and Procedures before registering.


 

Spring 2018

 

April 9–June 3, 2018

 

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Registration opens March 5 for members, March 12 for nonmembers. No class Memorial Day Weekend, May 26–May 28.

 


 

SummerART 2018

 

June 25–August 26, 2018

 

Registration opens March 5 for members, March 12 for nonmembers. Adult classes run for 8 weeks. No class on July 4.

 

5 Camp Sessions

  • Session I: June 25–July 6
  • Session II: July 9–July 20
  • Session III: July 23–August 3
  • Session IV: August 6–17
  • One-week Session V: August 20–24

 


 

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.

 


 

CERAMIC STUDIO UPDATES

 

The Montclair Art Museum's Ceramics Studio is the only resource of its kind at a Museum in NJ. For updates about when work is ready for pick up, open studio hours, and special events visit montclairartmuseum.org/ceramics.

 

 


 

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.