Montclair Art Museum 40.8186° N -74.224° W

Description

The Montclair Art Museum, together with its Vance Wall Art Education Center, engages our diverse community through distinctive exhibitions, educational programs, and collections of American and Native American art. Our mission is to inspire and engage people of all ages in their experience with art, including the rich inter-cultural and global connections throughout American history, and the continuing relevance of art to contemporary life.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines: All visitors to the Montclair Art Museum are required to comply with COVID-19 safety protocol, available at www.montclairartmuseum.org/visit-mam/plan-your-visit. If your group is unable to follow these guidelines, you will be asked to leave and a refund will not be issued.

Complete information about museum accessibility can be found at: www.montclairartmuseum.org/accessibility-mam


Lunch Notes

Lunches and snacks are not permitted in the Museum at this time.

Bathroom Notes

A private, accessible, all-gender restroom is located by the front entrance on the gallery level. A private, accessible, all-gender restroom on the first floor by the Yard School studios and Leir Hall is available for studio class use. A women’s and men’s room with seven stalls each are located by the Harris Entrance and accessible by wheelchair lift.

Cancellation Policy

In the unforeseen event the museum needs to cancel a program, the museum will contact the program coordinator to reschedule, offer a program credit, or issue a full refund. For Outdoor Pod Learning Classes, in the case of inclement weather, the museum will contact the program coordinator to reschedule.

To cancel or reschedule your tour or program, please let us know by emailing tours@montclairartmuseum.org at least 48 hours prior to the date of your tour or program to avoid a cancelation fee. Cancelations within 48 hours are not eligible for a refund.

Info

3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

+1 973-746-5555

tours@montclairartmuseum.org

Sun
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon
Closed
Tues
Closed
Wed
Closed
Thur
Closed
Fri
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Subjects
Visual Arts, Women's History, Leadership, Climate, Cultural Connections, Arts, Art, Team Building, Native Americans, Social Justice, Ecosystems, Botany, Writing, Speaking & Listening, Animals, History, Government & Civics, Sustainability
Activities
Virtual Field Trip, Family Programs, Professional Development, Live Virtual Event, College Tour, Field Trip, School Based Program, School Partnership
Grades
3 5, 6 8, 9 12, K 2, Adult, Postsecondary, Preschool
Cost
Accommodations

Learning Experiences

Virtual Field Trip

Student Virtual Tour & Art Workshop

Join us for a thematic virtual museum tour, right from your home or hybrid classroom. In this participatory tour, students will be guided to make observations while looking closely at artwork on view in the galleries. Tours use 3D imagery of the galleries, are live, interactive, and led by the Museum's knowledgeable docents through the Zoom platform. All virtual tours feature artists of diverse backgrounds.
An art-making workshop led by our talented teaching artists will follow the tour. Creativity Kits filled with specialized supplies can be mailed to your school in advance. Please note that students will need access to basic supplies such as pencils, scissors, glue, markers, and crayons.

Choose a theme for your tour:

Celebrating Many Voices
This tour celebrates the work of established and emerging artists who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color or who are in the LGBTQ community. These artists use their art to highlight issues of social justice.

Eco Art
Take a walk on the wild side with a tour focused on sustainability, climate change, and animals in art.

The First Americans
Explore the art, culture, and history of Native North America—from ancient times through today. Learn how Native arts have evolved across vast regions of North America in response to social and political change.

Facetime: Exploring Portraits
Discover how artists depict people, from yesterday to today, through paintings, photography, and in some cases, sculptures.

Places & Spaces: Landscapes in American Art
Discover the many different ways artists engage with the evolving American landscape and built environment.

Subjects Covered

native americans, climate, art, visual arts, speaking & listening

Grades
3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Capacity
25 stu.
Activity

virtual field trip

Duration
90 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist

Student Virtual Tour

Join us for a thematic virtual museum tour, right from your home or hybrid classroom. In this participatory tour, students will be guided to make observations while looking closely at artwork on view in the galleries. Tours use 3D imagery of the galleries, are live, interactive, and led by the Museum's knowledgeable docents through the Zoom platform. All virtual tours feature artists of diverse backgrounds.

Choose a theme for your tour:

Celebrating Many Voices
This tour celebrates the work of established and emerging artists who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and members of the LGBT community, who use their art to highlight issues of social justice.

Eco Art
Take a walk on the wild side with a tour focused on sustainability, climate change, and animals in art.

The First Americans
Explore the art, culture, and history of Native North America—from ancient times through today. Learn how Native arts have evolved across vast regions of North America in response to social and political change.

Facetime: Exploring Portraits
Discover how artists depict people, from yesterday to today, through paintings, photography, and in some cases, sculptures.

Places & Spaces: Landscapes in American Art
Discover the many different ways artists engage with the evolving American landscape and built environment.

Subjects Covered

native americans, climate, art, visual arts, speaking & listening

Grades
3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Capacity
25 stu.
Activity

virtual field trip

Duration
45 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist

KidzArt Virtual Tour & Art Workshop

Join us for a thematic virtual museum tour, right from your home or hybrid classroom. In this participatory tour, students will be guided to make observations while looking closely at artwork on view in the galleries. Tours use 3D imagery of the galleries, are live, interactive, and led by the Museum's knowledgeable docents through the Zoom platform. All virtual tours feature artists of diverse backgrounds.
An art-making workshop led by our talented teaching artists will follow the tour. Creativity Kits filled with specialized supplies can be mailed to your school in advance. Please note that students will need access to basic supplies such as pencils, scissors, glue, markers, and crayons.
Choose a theme for your tour:
Color, Shape & Line
Calling all museum detectives! Investigate works of art from different times and places to discover how artists utilize the building blocks of art.

Using Your Senses
Get a unique, multisensory perspective as you experience art through your eyes, ears, and body.

Celebrating Many Voices
This tour celebrates the work of established and emerging artists who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color or who are in the LGBTQ community. These artists use their art to highlight issues of social justice.

Eco Art
Take a walk on the wild side with a tour focused on sustainability, climate change, and animals in art.

The First Americans
Explore the art, culture, and history of Native North America—from ancient times through today. Learn how Native arts have evolved across vast regions of North America in response to social and political change.

Facetime: Exploring Portraits
Discover how artists depict people, from yesterday to today, through paintings, photography, and in some cases, sculptures.

Places & Spaces: Landscapes in American Art
Discover the many different ways artists engage with the evolving American landscape and built environment.

Subjects Covered

native americans, animals, cultural connections, art, visual arts

Grades
k-2, preschool
Capacity
25 stu.
Activity

virtual field trip

Duration
60 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist

KidzArt Virtual Tour

Join us for a thematic virtual museum tour, right from your home or hybrid classroom. In this participatory tour, students will be guided to make observations while looking closely at artwork on view in the galleries. Tours use 3D imagery of the galleries, are live, interactive, and led by the Museum's knowledgeable docents through the Zoom platform. All virtual tours feature artists of diverse backgrounds.

Choose a theme for your tour:

Color, Shape & Line
Calling all museum detectives! Investigate works of art from different times and places to discover how artists utilize the building blocks of art.

Using Your Senses
Get a unique, multisensory perspective as you experience art through your eyes, ears, and body.

Celebrating Many Voices
This tour celebrates the work of established and emerging artists who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color or who are in the LGBTQ community. These artists use their art to highlight issues of social justice.

Eco Art
Take a walk on the wild side with a tour focused on sustainability, climate change, and animals in art.

The First Americans
Explore the art, culture, and history of Native North America—from ancient times through today. Learn how Native arts have evolved across vast regions of North America in response to social and political change.

Facetime: Exploring Portraits
Discover how artists depict people, from yesterday to today, through paintings, photography, and in some cases, sculptures.

Places & Spaces: Landscapes in American Art
Discover the many different ways artists engage with the evolving American landscape and built environment.

Subjects Covered

history, native americans, cultural connections, art, visual arts

Grades
k-2, preschool
Capacity
25 stu.
Activity

virtual field trip

Duration
30 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist

Community Virtual Tour & Art Making Workshop

Join us for a thematic virtual museum tour, right from your home. In this participatory tour, students will be guided to make observations while looking closely at artwork on view in the galleries. Tours use 3D imagery of the galleries, are live, interactive, and led by the Museum's knowledgeable docents through the Zoom platform. All virtual tours feature artists of diverse backgrounds. An art-making workshop led by our talented teaching artists will follow the tour. Creativity Kits filled with specialized supplies can be mailed to your group in advance. Limit to two shipping addresses. Please note that students will need access to basic supplies such as pencils, scissors, glue, markers, and crayons. Reach out to us at tours@montclairartmuseum.org to discuss themes or badge requirements.

Subjects Covered

visual arts, women's history, leadership, climate, cultural connections

Grades
3-5, 6-8, 9-12, k-2
Capacity
25 stu.
Activity

virtual field trip

Duration
90 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist

Family Programs

Professional Development

Live Virtual Event

College Tour