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Fragile Freedoms: Maggie Meiners Revisits Rockwell On View
As timely and thought provoking as it gets. Thisexhibition 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.
Woolpunk (b. 1971) Blue Carts & Barbed Wired, 2018 Digital image on vinyl banner with needlework Gift of the artist 2019.9
New York to New Mexico: New Acquisitions On View
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.
Join MAM Conversations as we visit photographer Todd Gray in Los Angeles. Todd’s work explores issues of black masculinity, diaspora, and power, both historical and contemporary. He is inspired by cultural connections to West Africa, particularly Ghana, which has become his second home. We’ll be discussing his recent projects as well as MAM’s new acquisition of his work, Euclidean Gris Gris: Tropic of Entropy.
Presented in partnership with MAM’s African American Cultural Committee
Reignite your passion for jazz with MAM’s 4th Annual Art Meets Jazz, featuring rising star jazz pianist and composer, Isaiah J. Thompson!As a young artist on the verge of international stardom, Thompson is poised to engage the world of Jazz. A graduate of Julliard with roots in West Orange, Thompson developed his early talent for Jazz at NJPAC Jazz for Teens and Jazz House Kids.
child’s creativity while school is out with MAM's Spring Break Camp
Mixed Media Mashup!
Taught by the Museum’s professional art educators in small groups for personalized attention, our camps are the perfect activity for your young artist to enjoy this spring!
Classes will take place in our spacious Leir Hall and outdoors on the museum grounds. All COVID-19 guidelines, including mask-wearing and social distancing, will be followed, for a safe, social, creative experience.
MAM Members save on Classes, Camps, and Workshops!