George Inness: Private Treasures
November 6, 2011–April 1, 2012
The Montclair Art Museum’s George Inness Gallery customarily houses an installation of rotating selections from the Museum’s renowned collection of America’s greatest landscape painter, who settled in Montclair in 1885. This will be the first special exhibition to be held in the Gallery and will bring together ten works from private collections in the Montclair area.
Hours: Wednesdays - Sundays, Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays.
The Montclair Art Museum (MAM), a notable, community-based institution with an international reputation, boasts a renowned collection of American and Native American art that uniquely highlights art making in the United States over the last three hundred years. The collection includes more than 12,000 objects: paintings, prints, original works on paper, photographs, and sculpture by American artists from the 18th century to the present, as well as traditional and contemporary Native American art and artifacts representing the cultural developments of peoples from all of the major American Indian regions. The Museum’s education programs serve a wide public and bring artists, performers, and scholars to the Museum on a regular basis.
MAM, along with its Yard School of Art, engages a diverse community through its distinctive collection of American and Native American art, exhibitions, and educational programs that link art to contemporary life in a global context. SummerART offers a kids' camp as well as studio classes for adults and teens. The Yard School of Art holds classes for seniors, adults and youth year round.
Guided tours offered (English).
Hours: Wed - Sun, noon - 5pm; Mon, Tue, closed.
Cost: $12 nonmember adults, $10 seniors (65+) and students with valid I.D. Credit cards accepted. MAM admission is free for members and children under 12. Museum galleries are free for everyone on the first Friday of every month. Student and senior discounts available.
Parking: Free in MAM lot.