Wednesday, August 6, 2014


Closer Look Tour & Free First Friday

Did you know MAM has free admission the first Friday of every month? The Museum is open regular gallery hours, 12–5 PM. Stop by and also take advantage of our FREE Closer Look Tour at 2 PM. These informal 20-minute gallery talks 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.

Family Programs

Park Bench
WHEN: 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair
WHERE: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair
ADMISSION: $18 per family, $6 Family-level members and above
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 provided in the galleries courtesy of the Montclair Public Library and the program is led by MAM educator Angela Frasco.

Home School Days and Family Art Adventure return in September!


Creative Aging

Check out this recent Montclair Times article on MAM's Creative Aging Programs!

Artful Outing
First Tuesday of the month, 11 AM–12 PM
MAM invites people with dementia and their care partners to attend a FREE, interactive gallery program facilitated by MAM docents and educators. Engage with current exhibitions in a meaningful way through gallery-based conversation and activities. If you are an individual caregiver or program coordinator for a care facility and wish to participate, please call 973.259.5136 or contact to make a reservation.

Art in the Afternoon returns in September!


MAM Art Truck

The Montclair Art Museum is serving up art! The MAM Art Truck is a mobile open studio, housed in a retrofitted ice cream truck, that offers free art projects and lessons to MAM's community. Upcoming events include festivals and farmer's markets as well as weekday appearances at senior centers and community pools. Visit to see the full schedule. See you around town!

The Art Truck is sponsored by the Partners for Health Foundation. Additional generous support provided by Tracy and Jim Leitner, Friends of the Make it Happen Fund, and The Montclair Foundation.

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Exhibitions on View:
100 Works for 100 Years: A Centennial Celebration, Monika Bravo: New Work, and Robert Barry: Diptych, Window-Wallpiece for the Montclair Art Museum through Fall 2014. Spencer Finch: Yellow on ongoing view. From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts opens September 21.