(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ

Browse all events on the MAM Calendar.

You can purchase tickets to upcoming events online below, by calling 973-259-5137, or in The Store at MAM.

Friday, September 01, 2:00 PM
2:30 PM

First Friday of the Month

 

Join us for informal 30-minute gallery talks that provide an in-depth examination of one to two works of art on view in the galleries. Tours are led by MAM educators and docents.

 

Included with Museum admission, FREE for members

Sunday, September 03, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Wednesday, September 06, 2:00 PM
3:00 PM

First Wednesday of the month

 

MAM invites people living with dementia and their care partners to explore art together during this free, interactive gallery program. Join MAM docents and educators in engaging with current exhibition through gallery conversations and hands-on activities. To make a reservation, please call 973-259-5136 or contact tours@montclairartmuseum.org. We request that each person with dementia is accompanied by one family member or caregiver. Coordinators at care facilities, please contact us to make an appointment for your group.

 

Artful Outing is offered in partnership with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning (MILL), an initiative of Lifelong Montclair funded by the Partners for Health Foundation.

 

 

Sunday, September 10, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Wednesday, September 13, 9:30 AM
11:30 AM

Second Wednesday of the Month

 

Parents with young children will enjoy MAM Park Bench, a program that introduces children to the Museum and serves as an artistic social outing. Get acquainted with other parents and young children, work on fun art projects, and take a guided tour of the Museum. The program is led by MAM Educator Angela Frasco and geared towards preschool age children. Storytelling provided in the galleries courtesy of the Montclair Public Library. Refreshments provided.

 

Park Bench is made possible by an anonymous donor.

 

Tickets are per family

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Wednesday, September 13, 2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Second Wednesday of the Month

 

MAM invites area seniors to the Museum for an artistic social outing. Participants will enjoy an opportunity to learn about and creatively respond to art from the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Each session will feature tours and engaging conversations in the galleries and thematically related art activities in Leir Hall. Refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, please call 973-259-5136 or contact tours@montclairartmuseum.org

 

FREE

 

Art in the Afternoon is offered in partnership with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning (MILL), an initiative of Lifelong Montclair funded by the Partners for Health Foundation.

 

Friday, September 15, 7:30 PM
9:30 PM

This is your night...to see it first. At this member–only event, enjoy an evening out, have a drink, and see MAM's fall exhibitions, Philemona Williamson: Metaphorical Narratives and Charles E. Burchfield: Weather Event, before they open to the public.

 

 

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Saturday, September 16, 2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Explore and discuss artworks in the galleries and engage in a fun hands-on project in the studio. This program is designed for children 6-12 and their adult companions. Reservations not required.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Sunday, September 17, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Sunday, September 17, 2:00 PM
2:30 PM

Third Sunday of the Month

 

Discover the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions through a docent-led tour.

 

Included with Museum admission, FREE for members

Thursday, September 21, 12:00 PM
2:00 PM

The Montclair Art Museum invites Home School families for a fun and educational afternoon. The two-hour programs include a gallery tour and studio art project led by MAM educators Peg and Emily Kenselaar. Children are divided into two age groups, 4–10 and 11+.

 

Purchase your ticket online or pay with exact change day of.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Sunday, September 24, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.

Wednesday, September 27, 2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Second and Fourth Wednesday of the Month

 

MAM invites area seniors to the Museum for an artistic social outing. Participants will enjoy an opportunity to learn about and creatively respond to art from the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Each session will feature tours and engaging conversations in the galleries and thematically related art activities in Leir Hall. Refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, please call 973-259-5136 or contact tours@montclairartmuseum.org

 

FREE

 

Art in the Afternoon is offered in partnership with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning (MILL), an initiative of Lifelong Montclair funded by the Partners for Health Foundation.

 

Mosaics: Beautiful Pictures from Tiny Pieces

Sunday, October 01, 10:30 AM
4:30 PM

Learn the exciting art of mosaics. Students will design, cut, glue, and grout vitreous glass tiles to create an original 6x8 work ready for hanging or framing. Bring in your own simple design or pick one of the designs provided in class. Learn about the Picasiette (broken plate) method and other techniques. All materials are included in tuition.

Price: 
$145.00
Member Price: 
$125.00
 
 
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.

Intro to Wheel Throwing

Sunday, October 01, 10:30 AM
4:30 PM

Is learning the potters wheel on your bucket list? This one day workshop is a basic introduction to the fundamentals of the potters wheel. Students learn basic pottery techniques that will help them to create unique and personal pieces out of stoneware. Students select glazes, and return to pick up their fired pots three weeks from the workshop date. All supplies are provided.

 

Price: 
$85.00
Member Price: 
$65.00
 
 
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.
Sunday, October 01, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Drop-In-Studios are made possible by the generosity of Gala 2016 Fund-A-Need donors.