Saturday, January 8, 2011

FAMILY PROGRAMS @ MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM

The Montclair Art Museum holds monthly events especially for families. Here are some that might interest you and your kids. Check off those you like and mark your calendars so you don’t forget to go:

MAM PARK BENCH
Second Wednesday of the month, 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Children free, adults free with Museum admission
STORYTELLING IS NOW AVAILABLE IN BOTH SPANISH AND ENGLISH

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. Storytelling in English and Spanish is provided in the galleries courtesy of the Montclair Public Library and native Spanish speaker Nieves C├ęspedes.

  • January 12, Red, Yellow, Blue
  • February 9, Pattern
  • March 9, Texture
  • April 13, The Five Senses

Imagination Station
Saturdays 1 – 2 PM
Instructors: Julie Healy and Aggie Wszolkowski
Member adults free, nonmember adults $12, children $6

This popular drop-in weekend program returns every Saturday. This program will be held in the Museum galleries and will focus on a different artwork or theme each week. Families will be engaged in active looking, lively discussion, interactive activities and scavenger hunts, and have a unique opportunity to sketch in the galleries. Space is limited.

  • January 8, Portraits With Hands
  • January 15, Children's Portraits
  • January 22, Dinner is Served
  • January 29, Walk in my Shoes
  • February 5, Symbolism
  • February 12, Shadows
  • February 19, Fashion Design
  • February 26, In the Moonlight
  • March 5, Above the Water
  • March 12, Lets go 4 a ride
  • March 19, Cozy Toes
  • March 26, Under the Trees