Plan Your Visit
Museum galleries are closed for scheduled installation of new exhibitions, and will reopen on February 7.
Museum classrooms will be accessible to currently enrolled Yard School of Art students with social distancing and health policies in effect.
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042-1747
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The Montclair Art Museum is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Accessible parking is available near both the South Mountain Avenue entrance and the Nathaniel C. Harris Jr. education entrance, and both entrances have automatic push button openers. Vehicles can pull up to the front entrance to drop off individuals and small groups. All public areas at MAM are fully wheelchair accessible. Please refer to the Accessibility page for complete information. If you have any additional questions, please call 973-746-5555.

Safety at MAM
Visitor Guidelines
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What to Expect
Before You Arrive

The health and safety of our staff and visitors is our top priority. Please stay at home if you are feeling sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days, or have had close contact with anyone who is confirmed or is suspected of having COVID-19.

During Your Visit

Contactless Check In
Visitors will be checked in outside at the Main Entrance. The flow of our galleries is now ONE WAY, beginning in Rand Gallery and exiting through McMullen Gallery. 

Temperature checks
All visitors will have their temperature checked upon arrival. Anyone with a temperature above 100 degrees F will be asked to transfer their tickets to another day. 

Face Masks
All visitors age 2 and older must wear a face mask/covering that covers their nose and mouth at all times.

Enjoy the Art – 6 feet Apart
Follow signage and ground markings throughout the Museum to ensure proper physical distancing from other visitors. Please adhere to updated pathway routes through the galleries.

Keep Hands Clean
Hand-sanitizing stations are available throughout the Museum and restrooms have been upgraded with touchless fixtures.

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Gallery rules
  • Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal, noncommercial use. Tripods, gimbals, and booms require prior notice and permission.

  • Sketching and writing is allowed in the galleries with pencils only.

  • Baby strollers are welcome, but stroller access may occasionally be limited in certain galleries. 

  • The self-check coat room is temporarily closed. Large bags, especially backpacks, will not be permitted in the galleries. 

Some things to remember

We are working to keep you safe and healthy, but we cannot guarantee complete elimination of possible exposure to COVID-19. By entering the Museum you assume the risk of such exposure.

Those traveling from states designated by New Jersey State as having significant COVID-19 community spread are required to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Jersey and may not visit MAM during this period. See the updated list of included states here.

MAM provides COVID testing for museum employees weekly.