Thursday, February 23, 2023

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Join Us for the 16th Annual AACC Film Forum


16th Annual AACC Film Forum


Saturday, February 25, 2 p.m.

Enjoy a special screening of The August Wilson Center - Building on a Legacy (30 min), a film that documents the development of The August Wilson Center for African American Culture in Pittsburgh, PA. The Film Forum includes a conversation between film director Billy Jackson and Richard Wesley, and a live drum and dance performance from Spektrums Africans.

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Kick Off the Month with Free First Thursday: Carnivale


Free First Thursday Carnivale


Thursday, March 2, 5–9 p.m.

Free First Thursdays return with a night celebrating the culture of the African diaspora. The night will include art activities, a guided tour of MAM's newest exibition, and live music and dance performances. Come hear the uplifting music of the Afro-Caribbean Ensemble from the Cail School of Music. They will perform in Leir Hall until 7:30 p.m.

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Mark Your Calendars for Spring Registration


YSA Spring Registration


General Registration Opens Monday, March 13

Explore the Yard School of Art Spring classes, camps, and workshops offered to adults, teens, and kids. Be the first to partake in exciting new class offerings such as Introduction to Portrait Painting, Surface Design, and Studio Explorers: Power Figures.

Become a MAM member to enjoy a 20% discount and early registration for all classes and workshops.

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Casual Conversations in the Cornerstone Café


Casual Conversations in the Cornerstone Café


New Programming at MAM

Spend the morning with the passionate people who make the Montclair Art Museum and Montclair itself phenomenal. As part of the Museum’s Fridays at MAM programming, Casual Conversations invites community members to sit down and chat with leading public figures.

On March 3, look for Janet Torsney from the Montclair Public Library at the Café from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Everybody welcome.

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Spend Fridays at MAM

Fridays at MAM

Join us each Friday for special programming including Sketching in the Galleries and Family Scavenger Hunts. Bring your laptop or other project materials to the Museum’s Media Lab and enjoy our free wifi. While there, take a break from work and visit the galleries, or grab a quick snack or cup of coffee from our Cornerstone Café as you fuel up for the end of the work week.

The Cornerstone Café is open Friday, February 24, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Spotlight on the Collection

Spotlight on the Collection

MAM’s bimonthly series, Spotlight on the Collection, highlights artworks from the permanent collection and original scholarship by MAM staff. For more than 30 years, Cuban-American photographer Abelardo Morell has captured the magic of photography through the camera obscura...Since the early 1990s, Morell has transformed rooms, beginning with his home in Brookline, Massachusetts and expanding to places far-flung across the globe. 

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Montclair Art Museum 3 S. Mountain Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042

Gallery Hours: Friday, 10 a.m.—6 p.m. / Saturday, 10 a.m.—6 p.m. / Sunday, 11 a.m.—5 p.m.

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