(MAM) & Yard School of Art offer American, Native American, & contemporary art exhibitions, programs, & classes in NJ
Join us for Free First Thursday Nights at MAM every month from October through June,  5–9 p.m., and enjoy an evening of free art and dynamic programming.
Free First Thursday Nights are made possible by
 
 

Each Free First Thursday Night includes:

  • Free general museum admission, 5–9 p.m.
  • The Free First Thursday Night bar offers a variety of drinks, including NJ Beer Co. beer, the exclusive beer of Free First Thursday Night. MAM members receive a special discount on drinks at the bar! Cash and credit card accepted.
  • Draw Along Workshop—all ages are invited to get creative in a free drop-in session with a clothed model!
  • Teen Space—this new open studio is available just for teens! 7–9 p.m.
  • Live music
  • Tours
  • Food Vendors

 

SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS:
 

 

June 7, 2018

  • Pictures Concert 2018 jazz musicians will perform pieces that coordinate 1-to-1 with  works from the MAM collection.
  • Catherine Kinkade 35 years at MAM - Alumni Exhibition: Plein Air and Personal: Lessons in Landscape from Catherine Kinkade
  • Winning Poems by Buzz Aldrin Middle School students, 6 students to recite original poetry
  • Raku Firing Demos
  • Empanada Guy, & NEW! Mezoco Mexican Taqueria Food Truck will be joining MAM in the circular drive.

 

Businesses

Have a creative business or activity you'd like to present at Free First Thursday Nights? Please email us a description at thursdays@montclairartmuseum.org.
 
 
Groups

We encourage you to bring groups to Free First Thursday Nights! We ask that groups of 10 or more RSVP to thursdays@montclairartmuseum.org. In return, we'll give your group a special mention on the Free First Thursday Nights webpage. 

 
 
Social Media

Visitors are encouraged to share their Free First Thursday Night experience on social media.

Find the Museum @MAMmontclair and share your posts with #MAMfftn.