Adult Tours | Montclair Art Museum
(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ

Adult Tours


A private guided tour of the Museum is a wonderful way to connect with friends, celebrate a family milestone, entertain your club members, or expose your college students to internationally renowned artists.


Guided tours can be arranged for six or more guests and are led by experienced and knowledgeable Museum docents. 


For a limited time, book a tour and receive a 20% discount off the price of your group’s tour!


Join the Museum as a member or upgrade your membership within two weeks of your tour and receive a 10% discount off the price of membership! Check our website to get a taste of the benefits our members receive all year.



Tour Theme Options: Choose One


Special Exhibitions

New Directions in Fiber Arts

Constructing Identity in America (1766-2017)

Ben Jones: Envision Empower Embrace


MAM Highlights

Celebrate MAM’s diverse collection of American art with an interactive tour highlighting the best we have to offer in a range of genres and styles.


Beyond the Selfie: Identity in Art

Examine how artists depict a sense of self in art by addressing a variety of characteristics—including culture, religion, personal space, and non-conformity.


Undaunted Spirit

Explore how Native arts have evolved across vast regions of North America in response to social and political change, from earliest times to the present.




Tour Format Options: Choose One



Guided Tour

Explore the galleries with a knowledgeable docent. 1 hour
Self-Guided Tour Explore the galleries independently. Unlimited during gallery hours
Look & Write or Look & Sketch Gallery tour complemented by a creative writing or sketching activity. 1.5 hours
Gallery/Studio        Gallery tour complemented by art-making in the studio. 2 hours



Choose from the Tour Themes and Tour Formats listed, and submit a group tour request below. 






For more information, please contact:
Benedetta Balsimelli, Manager of Education Programs, 973-259-5136,

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