(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ

 

The Education Department offers programs designed to encourage children and families to explore, understand, and enjoy the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Programs provide a variety of approaches to looking at, talking about, and interpreting art that create rich learning environments for audiences of all ages to experience and enjoy art together.

 

You can purchase tickets to upcoming events below, over the phone at 973-259-5137, or by stopping in The Store at MAM.

 

Family Learning Lab

3rd Floor
Free for Members/Included with Museum admission
Open during gallery hours

 

 

Upcoming Family Events

Sunday, April 29, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Celebrate your creativity and join the MAM community for a fun-filled day inspired by Kay WalkingStick. Participate in a day of exploration with many dynamic Museum-wide art activities for the entire family!

 

FREE Family-level members and above. No reservations required. Nonmember tickets are for up to six people. 

Price: 
$10.00
Sunday, April 29, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Tuesday, May 01, 1:30 PM
2:30 PM

Ages 7+

Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.

8 sessions (Starting on April 10, 2018)

 

Tour Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist and the permanent exhibition of Native art. Discover and learn unique ways of living and art from valuable cultures past and present

 

Image: Kay WalkingStick, New Mexico Desert, 2011, oil on wood panel, 40 x 80 x 2 in. Purchased through a special gift from the Louise Ann Williams Endowment, 2013. National Museum of the American Indian 26/9250, Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

Price: 
$170.00
Member Price: 
$150.00
Sunday, May 06, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Tuesday, May 08, 1:30 PM
2:30 PM

Ages 7+

Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.

8 sessions (Starting on April 10, 2018)

 

Tour Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist and the permanent exhibition of Native art. Discover and learn unique ways of living and art from valuable cultures past and present

 

Image: Kay WalkingStick, New Mexico Desert, 2011, oil on wood panel, 40 x 80 x 2 in. Purchased through a special gift from the Louise Ann Williams Endowment, 2013. National Museum of the American Indian 26/9250, Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

Price: 
$170.00
Member Price: 
$150.00
Wednesday, May 09, 9:30 AM
11:30 AM

Second Wednesday of the month

 

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. The program is led by MAM Educator Angela Frasco and geared towards preschool age children. Storytelling provided in the galleries courtesy of the Montclair Public Library. Refreshments provided.

 

Tickets are per family.

 

Park Bench is made possible by an anonymous donor.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Thursday, May 10, 12:00 PM
2:00 PM

Please note that Home School Day is usually the Third Thursday of the month, but will take place on May 10.

 

The Montclair Art Museum invites Home School families for a fun and educational afternoon. The two-hour programs include a gallery tour and studio art project. Children are divided into two age groups, 4–10 and 11+

 

Tickets are per family.

Price: 
$18.00
Member Price: 
$6.00
Saturday, May 12, 3:30 PM
5:30 PM

Child and adult tickets: $5 MAM and FIAF members

Nonmembers: $7

 

Join MAM and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) for a screening of En Sortant de l'ecole (Going out of school) a series of 13 beautiful and playful animated shorts by young animators inspired by beloved French poet Jacques Prevert. 45-minute screening followed by a related art activity; knowledge of French is not required to enjoy the program.

 

 

 

Price: 
$7.00
Member Price: 
$5.00
Sunday, May 13, 1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Every Sunday

 

Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork on view in the galleries. Open-ended activities are designed to spark creativity in artists of all ages and abilities with seasoned MAM studio instructors standing by to provide hands-on assistance and technical advice. Come in for 20 minutes or stay for an hour and leave with your very own masterpiece.

 

FREE for Members / Included in Museum admission

Tuesday, May 15, 1:30 PM
2:30 PM

Ages 7+

Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.

8 sessions (Starting on April 10, 2018)

 

Tour Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist and the permanent exhibition of Native art. Discover and learn unique ways of living and art from valuable cultures past and present

 

Image: Kay WalkingStick, New Mexico Desert, 2011, oil on wood panel, 40 x 80 x 2 in. Purchased through a special gift from the Louise Ann Williams Endowment, 2013. National Museum of the American Indian 26/9250, Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

Price: 
$170.00
Member Price: 
$150.00

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