The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) is located in Montclair, New Jersey, United States, a few miles west of New York City. Since it opened in 1914 as the first museum in New Jersey that granted access to the public and the first dedicated solely to art, it has been privately funded. Its collection of more than 12,000 items and its exhibit programs are dedicated to American art and Native American art forms, as well as contemporary art in both those disciplines.Put Montclair Art Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Montclair route planner.
The museum sponsors a wide variety of programs in partnership with local organizations and maintains an extensive educational program for all age groups. For decades, MAM's Yard School of Art has provided opportunities for formal instruction to students at both amateur and professional levels.
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What I like about the Montclair Museum is that they know how to mount a show. They do not make it too long and overwhelming like some of the bigger museums. They have interesting art within the...
What I like about the Montclair Museum is that they know how to mount a show. They do not make it too long and overwhelming like some of the bigger museums. They have interesting art within the... more »
Quite a nice art museum. I particularly enjoyed the display about an artist who painted the images in storybooks. Really quite powerful.
This is such an incredibly beautiful space and we are so lucky to have it here in Montclair. Keep up the great work!
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