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Free First Thursday at the Montclair Art Museum
December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2019
Each Free First Thursday Night includes:
Free general museum admission, 5–9 p.m.
The Free First Thursday Night bar offers a variety of drinks, including NJ Beer Co. beer, the exclusive beer of Free First Thursday Night. MAM members receive a special discount on drinks at the bar! Cash and credit card accepted.
Draw Along Workshop—all ages are invited to get creative in a free drop-in session with a clothed model!
Teen Space—this new open studio is available just for teens! 7–9 p.m.
December’s Free First Thursday Night Includes:
- 5-8 p.m. 3rd Floor Pop-up Meditation with Qwell
- 6-7 p.m. Leir Hall Newark Boys Chorus Holiday Concert
- 6:30 p.m. Docent-Led Tour Constructing Identity-Rotunda
- 7:30 p.m. Docent-Led Tour Kara Walker: Virginia’s Lynch Mob and Other Works-Elevator Lobby
- 7-8 p.m. Geyer Studio, Kara Walker Community Conversation with Senator Nia Gill and Stanley White
- 7-9 p.m. Teen Open Space, Studio C
- Janet Boltax Student Works, on view
- Music with Thieves and Poets
- Drop-In Draw Along, Studio B
- Food Trucks: Empanada Guy and Thai Elephant
PLEASE NOTE there is NO Free First Thursday Night in January. Free First Thursday Night will return February 7, 2019!