Sunday, January 17, 2021

Exciting News from Montclair Art Museum

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Museum galleries are closed through February 5 for scheduled installation of new exhibitions.


Maggie Meiners (b. 1972) Freedom from Fear (Cock, Bang + Repeat), 2015 Archival pigment print Ed. 9 +2AP Courtesy of the artist

Maggie Meiners (b. 1972)
Freedom from Fear (Cock, Bang + Repeat), 2015
Archival pigment print
Ed. 9 +2AP
Courtesy of the artist

 

Fragile Freedoms: Maggie Meiners Revisits Rockwell
February 6–June 13, 2021

As timely and thought provoking as it gets. This exhibition reimagines the iconic work of Norman Rockwell through the lens of modern America. With stunningly vivid detail, Maggie Meiners’s carefully constructed photographs turn nostalgia on its head and rework Rockwell’s familiar imagery to address contemporary issues including racism, sexuality, gender roles, and the impact of technology. 

While the social climate in our country has changed dramatically in the 60 years between Meiners and Rockwell, comparisons of these two bodies of work illustrate that people’s desires and fears often stay the same.

We realize that our freedoms are, indeed, fragile.

Kyle Meyer (b. 1985) Unidentified #89, from the series Interwoven, 2019 Archival pigment print hand woven with wax print turban fabric Museum purchase; Acquisition Fund 2019.6

Cara Romero (b. 1977)
Southwest, Chemehuevi
Water Memory, 2015
Archival Pigment Print on Canson Platine Fiber Rag
Ed. 5/10
Museum purchase; Acquisition Fund
2019.11

New York to New Mexico: New Acquisitions
February 6–June 13, 2021

MAM's collection is growing! Reflecting America's rich cultural diversity, works in a variety of mediums and acquired in the last few years will be featured in Lehman Court. These pieces, both beautiful and haunting, represent pioneering work from a variety of artists.

Winter Classes & Workshops

Yard School of Art Winter Art Classes & Workshops

Registration is now open for The Yard School of Art Winter Classes & Workshops and Private Instruction!

Classes for kids, teens, and adults for all levels and abilities begin January 25. Classes online or in the Ceramics Studio are 8 weeks. Classes in MAM’s Leir Hall are 4 weeks. Sign up for one or both mini-sessions!

Please attend an upcoming family program or Homeschool Day and receive $20 off classes or camp registration!

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Virgil Ortiz fine art raffle

Fine Art Raffle featuring world renowned artist Virgil Ortiz

Don't miss out on your chance to win Virgil Ortiz's new ceramic work, Tahu and the Revolt Runners, valued at $4,500.

Raffle tickets are $100 each and only 400 tickets will be sold. Enter for a chance ot win by January 28!

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