Family Art Adventure at MAM

Head over to the Montclair Art Museum on Saturday, Sept. 19 to participate in the Family Art Adventure.

Join the Family Art Adventure.

The Montclair Art Museum, located on South Mountain Avenue, is a place for people of all ages. The summer might be coming to a close, but the MAM is set to continue to offer great programs throughout the fall! Coming to the Montclair Art Museum on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 2 to 3 p.m. is a Family Art Adventure, an activity dedicating to allowing children at least five years of age to explore the various art and activities available throughout the museum, a day perfect for families!

According to the Montclair Art Museum’s website,, “Come to MAM for an hour-long, drop-in gallery program for children five and up and their adult companions. Explore and discuss artworks and engage in fun activities in MAM’s galleries and sculpture garden. This month features the newly opened exhibition, Eric Carle: Animals and Friends.

Admission to the Family Art Adventure is $15 for nonmembers or $6 for members. The Family Art Adventure takes place at the Montclair Art Museum, which is located at 3 South Mountain Avenue in Montclair and is open on Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. The museum is closed in observance of holidays, so be sure to check out the website for any closings before you make your museum outing plans.

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Entry to the Montclair Art Museum is $12 for nonmember adults, $10 for seniors over 65 and students with ID, free for members and free for children under 12.

The Montclair Art Museum also has art studio space that can be rented out for parties and other events. In addition, the third floor has a gallery, family learning lab and digital media lab. The lower level also has a children’s arcade gallery and art school arcade gallery where the art made from those who have visited the museum hang on the wall.

The museum brings together an assortment of different art galleries to show the wide range of art across different centuries. With a combination of modern and contemporary Art, eighteenth and nineteenth Century American Art and Native American art, the museum houses pieces by George McNeil, Jack Whitten, Edward Middleton Manigault and Van Dearing Perrine.

The Montclair Art Museum may not be as large as The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, but the art that is displayed in this museum offers just as much insight into art culture. Be sure to take advantage of this staple of culture in Montclair throughout the season with the new programs and exhibits that are always being offered.

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