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MAM Member's Benefits
  • Free, unlimited admission for 12 months
  • Free invitation to Members-only exhibition openings
  • Free access to the Museum's Drop-in Studio
  • Discounts on Yard School of Art classes, events, lectures, trips, film screenings and more
  • 10% discount at The Shop at MAM
  • Discount tickets at the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
  • Discounts at local restaurants
  • Subscription to Inside MAM e-newsletter
  • NEW Free access to Member Mornings, early hours access the first Saturday of every month (October - June)
  • NEW Opportunity to participate in Open Studios on Sundays, offering members the opportunity to gain painting and drawing experience with models
  • NEW Priority check-in at select events
Just for You
ARTIST $35

All membership benefits for one adult.

Applicants are required to present an example of their public work.  A website or proof of a past or upcoming exhibition is acceptable.

100% tax deductible.

STUDENT $35

All membership benefits for one adult.

Designed for full-time students at an accredited college, university, or art school. Copy of current I.D. or dated bursar's receipt must accompany payment.

100% tax deductible.

INDIVIDUAL $55

All membership benefits for one adult

100% tax deductible.

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For Families and Friends
DUAL  $80 

All membership benefits for two adults in the same household

100% tax deductible.

FAMILY $95

All membership benefits for two adults and all children in the household up to age 18 PLUS:

  • Discounts on children’s Yard School of Art classes, workshops, and SummerART camp
  • Invitation to attend free Family Members-only exhibition openings
  • Priority registration for Building Montclair in LEGO™
  • Discounts on select family programs
  • Opportunity to host a Birthday Art Party

100% tax deductible.

FRIENDS & FAMILY $175

All membership benefits for two adults and all children in the household up to age 18

PLUS:

  • Free admission for two accompanied guests (four adults total) per visit
  • Priority registration and discounts for SummerART camp and the Yard School of Art 
  • 2 single-use general admission guest passes
  • Opportunity to participate in Friends of Contemporary Art and Friends of Native American Art, our modern art, and Native American art & culture groups
  • Opportunity to rent Leir Hall for a private function
  • Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (MARP) providing free admission and benefits at 30+ museums in the U.S.

100% tax deductible.

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Contributing Memberships
SUPPORTER $350

All membership benefits listed under Friends and Family

PLUS:

  • Free admission for four accompanied guests (six adults total) per visit
  • North American Reciprocal Program (NARMproviding free admission at 1,000+ museums in North America
  • Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Program (Mod/Co) expands privileges to even more institutions, including the Guggenheim and Brooklyn Museum (70+)
  • 4 single-use general admission guest passes
  • Acknowledgement in the annual report and on the MAM website
  • Invitation to VIP Member Receptions and Openings

$330 tax deductible.

PATRON $800

All membership benefits listed under Supporter

PLUS:

  • Invitation to attend an annual curator-led group tour and champagne toast with 3 guests
  • Free exhibition catalogue or other art publication
  • 6 single-use general admission guest passes
  • Invitation to Annual Director's Cocktail reception at private home with Museum leadership

$705 tax deductible.

BENEFACTOR $1500

All membership benefits listed under Patron

PLUS:

  • Private docent- led tour for 10 during public hours (upon request)
  • Complimentary Dual or Family gift membership
  • 8 single-use general admission guest passes
  • Free registration in Friends of Contemporary Art and Friends of Native American Art including: curator-led tours, private collections and events
  • Invitation to a private VIP dinner at the Gaelen Family Artist Lecture with featured artist

$1255 tax deductible.

DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE $3000

All membership benefits listed under Benefactor

PLUS:

  • Complimentary admission for two to all Museum programs and day trips
  • 10 single use general admission passes
  • NEW Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)–providing free admission and benefits at 380+ museums in the U.S. and Canada
  • NEW reserved seating at MAM's public programs
  • NEW Invitation to the Annual Babson lecture and toast with Museum leadership
  • NEW private curator-led tour for 10 with champagne toast upon request

$2610 tax deductible.

INNESS CIRCLE $5500

All membership benefits listed under Director's Circle

PLUS:

  • NEW Invitation to the Annual Thought Leader Lecture
  • NEW Name listing on the Museum's Major Donor's board
  • Private vault tour with 5 guests upon request

$5110 tax deductible.

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attendees at the 2019 Gala at MAM
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This image is of the Majorelle Garden and Yves Saint Laurant home in Marrakech, Morocco.  The home is a vibrant blue and features a large, square fountain in front of it.
Join the MAM Adventure

This April, join Montclair Art Museum and the Museum Travel Alliance on a once-in-a-lifetime cruise aboard the intimate, luxurious Sea Spirit. We will sail from the Canary Islands and Madeira to Morocco, Spain, and Portugal—lands whose fortunes and histories have been intertwined for centuries.

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a view of the front of the museum. There is smoke rising in the sun behind the sun vow sculpture on the front lawn. The center tree has colorful yarn wrapped around it.
Save a Tree With Autorenewal

MAM is going green! You can choose the Automatic Membership Renewal option when joining or renewing your membership. We'll always send you an email reminder 10 days before your card is charged, and your AutoRenew settings can be changed at any time by logging in to your MAM account. 

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The rotunda gallery at MM, a small round gallery. In the center is a marble sculture showing a woman creating a crown out of olive branches.
Give a Gift Membership

Invite your family and friends into the MAM Family with a year of endless inspiration and connection to art. Give a gift membership today.

Special Interest Groups

Join Friends of Contemporary Art (FoCA) to explore, learn, and deepen your knowledge of the contemporary art world. This dynamic group offers an extraordinary opportunity to participate in visits to artists’ studios and private collections, special tours of museum exhibitions, gallery walks in Chelsea and the Lower East Side of Manhattan, previews of auction house sales, artist talks at MAM, and VIP access to art fairs.   

Friends of Contemporary Art is open to members at the Friends & Family level and above, with an additional fee of $150 for two people. Join today using the button below or by mailing a check made out to the Montclair Art Museum.

For additional information, call Frances Smith, 973-259-5151.

Friends of Native American Art (FoNA) is an affiliate group for MAM members looking for a more exclusive experience and a group of like-minded art-lovers. Friends of Native American Art investigates art, identity, and culture through the lens of Native American art and craft. This special interest group offers a robust schedule of special events led by Museum Director, Lora S. Urbanelli, and Curator of Native American Art, Pamela Jardine, including:

  • Exhibition tours
  • Collection tours
  • First-look at films and lectures
  • Curated Travel