'90s DANCE PARTY
Featuring “Saved by the 90s: A Party with The Bayside Tigers” and DJ Gabriel Levy
Raffle for Maroon 5 Tickets
March 7, 8 p.m.–1 a.m.
MONTCLAIR, NJ, February 12, 2015—Love the 1990s? Break out your ripped jeans and flannel for the Montclair Art Museum’s (MAM) ’90s Dance Party Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m.–1 a.m. Inspired by the Museum’s current exhibition Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, the first major Museum survey of art from this pivotal decade, this party will take you back in the day.
From Nirvana to No Doubt, Backstreet Boys to Blink 182, and Smashing Pumpkins to Spin Doctors, “Saved by the 90s: A Party with The Bayside Tigers,” the Ultimate ’90s Tribute Band, will set the scene with all your favorite ’90s tunes. Then, DJ Gabriel Levy will keep you dancing until it’s time to peace out.
Expect to be transported to the 1990s with fly graffiti canvases created by Montclair High School’s True Blue Arts Initiative, glow sticks, slap bracelets, and slammin’ surprises. Enjoy late-night snacks and an open bar with NJ Beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail. This party will be all that and a bag of chips!
Get your tickets online at montclairartmuseum.org/90s or contact Lauren Drew at 973-259-5147 or email@example.com. Tickets are $90 per person and all proceeds support MAM’s exhibitions and educational programs.
Round trip bus transportation from NYC is available for an additional $15 and must be purchased with your ticket. MAM also partnered with the on-demand transportation service Uber to provide special offers. New Uber users will receive $30 off one trip to or from the Montclair Art Museum using code MAM90s and current users can use promo code MAM90sParty to receive 10% off one ride the day of the event (up to $10, expires 3/8). For more information about these discounts, visit monclairartmuseum.org/90s.
The Montclair Art Museum is also offering a raffle for 4 premium tickets to see Maroon 5 at the Izod Center the day after the ’90s Dance Party, Sunday, March 8. The winner will be announced at the Party. Earn one chance for $20 or six for $100. Raffle tickets can also be purchased on montclairartmuseum.org/90s. Winner does not need to be present to win.
About the Museum
The Montclair Art Museum, a notable, community-based institution with an international reputation, boasts a renowned collection of American and Native American art that uniquely highlights art making in the United States over the last three hundred years. The collection includes more than 12,000 objects: paintings, prints, original works on paper, photographs, and sculpture by American artists from the 18th century to the present, as well as traditional and contemporary Native American art and artifacts representing the cultural developments of peoples from all of the major American Indian regions. The Museum’s education programs serve a wide public and bring artists, performers, and scholars to the Museum on a regular basis.
MAM’s Yard School of Art is the leading regional art school, offering a multitude of comprehensive courses for children, teens, adults, seniors, and professional artists. The Yard School was recently recognized in the Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards 2012 as the Favorite Place to Take a Kid’s and Adult Art Class.
The Montclair Art Museum is located at 3 South Mountain Avenue in Montclair, N.J. Information and directions are available on the Museum website, montclairartmuseum.org, or by calling 973-746-5555. MAM is open Wednesdays through Sundays, Noon – 5 p.m., and on the first Thursday night of the month (October–June), from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. It is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays. Museum admission is $12 for nonmember adults, $10 for senior citizens and students with I.D., and free for members and children under 12. Free First Thursday Nights and Free First Fridays are free for everyone. The Store at MAM is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and has extended hours until 9 p.m. on Free First Thursday Nights.
All Museum programs are made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Vance Wall Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and Museum members.
About Montclair High School True Blue Arts Initiative
True Blue Arts is a Montclair High School initiative to support performing and visual arts education for all MHS students. In collaboration with MHS SATp (School Action Team for Partnerships,) True Blue Arts aims to develop and support a progressive plan to ensure that Montclair High School:
- Has a broad and clear student-centered arts education philosophy;
- Offers a range of academic and after school opportunities, that use available resources to creatively and flexibly meet the arts education goals for a broad population of MHS students;
- Supports MHS arts educators by identifying opportunities, partnerships and resources;
- Proactively communicates with the community about the complete range of activities and offerings at MHS, with a dedicated focus on outreach and communication with our Montclair middle schools;
- Fosters a culture of collaboration in the arts between and among MHS Visual Arts groups and ensembles with the greater Montclair and Essex County arts communities to benefit our students.