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

The Education Department is a vital link between the Montclair Art Museum and its diverse public, offering programs and publications for adults, children, families, students of all ages, teachers, bilingual visitors, visitors with disabilities and special needs, and museum professionals and scholars. MAM depends on contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies to offer its far-reaching Education and Outreach Programs.


Gifts at any level to the following programs are welcome:


Family Programs

  • Free Family Days
  • Free First Thursday Nights at MAM
  • MAM Park Bench
  • Family Learning Lab


Adult Programs

  • Public Tours
  • Closer Look Tours
  • Annual Conversation on Education and the Arts 
  • Creating Art: Conversations with African American Artists
  • MAM/MSU Art Talk Series
  • 20th Annual Julia Norton Babson Memorial Lecture
  • Film Screenings
  • Guided Tours


School Programs

  • Guided Docent Tours with Related Art Activities
  • Home School Days
  • Children’s Arcade Gallery Exhibitions
  • Tour Scholarships for Disadvantaged School Districts
  • Young Curators Program
  • Youth Selects Program
  • Educators’ Evenings
  • Teacher Training Sessions
  • Yard School of Art Scholarships


In addition to exhibition and educational program sponsorships, some donors prefer to underwrite a specific project of special interest.


For more information, please contact:
Michele Shea, Assistant Director, Corporate, Foundation, & Governmetn Relations, 973-259-5126,