MSU/MAM: Art Talks

Department of Art and Design

Current Schedule

MSU/MAM: Art Talks is a Speakers' Series featuring some of the most prominent professional artists, critics and historians of our time.  It is co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Design's MFA in Studio Art Program at Montclair State University and the Montclair Art Museum located in Montclair Township.   Past speakers have included notables such as Leo Steinberg, David Hickey, Roberta Smith, Arthur Danto, William Wegman, Chakaia Booker, James Rosenquist, Xu Bing, Kiki Smith. Keith Sonnier, Cathy Opie, Eric Fischl, Janine Antoni, Jeff Koons, Tony Oursler, among others.

Location: Except where noted, all Art Talks take place at the Montclair Art Museum in Leir Hall, located at 3 South Mountan Ave., Montclair, New Jersey.

Admission: Events are open to the general public.  Tickets include admission to the current exhibition on the day of the program. The galleries will have extended hours from 5 to 7 p.m for exhibition viewing. Talks generally begin at 7 pm (check schedule below for verification.) Please arrive early.

  • $10 for MAM Members
  • $15 for Non-MAM Members
  •  Free for faculty and students with MSU identification.

For further information and/or to confirm a scheduled date, call MSU at 973-655-4074 or MAM at 973-746-5555.

Current Art Talks Schedule (See below)  l  Past Seasons and Speakers

Fall 2013 Art Talks Schedule


September 26

Montclair Art Museum
7:00 PM
The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium - Panel Discussion with Eleanor Heartney: visiting critic MSU:
Sue Scott
Nancy Princenthal
Helaine Posner


November 21
Montclair Art Museum
7:00 PM