The Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, New Jersey, is located just 45 minutes from New York City. The attraction offers a wide array of art displays and exhibits for families to explore. Once a month, the museum also hosts an hour-long Family Art Adventure program, where kids and parents pay one price to participate in hands-on activities that teach them about art.
The museum is home to both temporary and permanent art collections with works by both local and national artists. The Family Learning Lab is located on the third floor and includes interactive exhibits for kids to discover.
The Montclair Art Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. It is closed on Monday and Tuesday, as well as major national holidays. On the first Thursday of the month between October and June, the museum extends its evening hours until 9 p.m., with live music and additional activities offered for free.