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Montclair Art Museum

3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) opened in 1914 as the first museum in New Jersey that granted access to the public and the first dedicated solely to art. It is one of the few museums in the United States devoted to American art and Native American art forms. The collection consists of more than 12,000 works. The American collection comprises paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculpture dating from the 18th century to the present. The museum's holdings of traditional and contemporary American Indian art and artifacts represent the cultural achievements in weaving, pottery, wood carving, jewelry, and textiles of indigenous Americans from seven major regions—Northwest Coast, California, Southwest, Plains, Woodlands, Southeast, and the Arctic; the work of contemporary American Indian artists is also represented.

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