Vault491, located in the heart Montclair’s award winning downtown at 491 Bloomfield Avenue, is an innovative adaptive reuse of a historic 92 year old bank building. Built in 1923, Vault491 has housed numerous banks ranging from The Bank of Montclair to PNC.  The renovation of the building followed historic preservation guidelines and is GOLD LEED certified. The conversion preserved its wonderful character while simultaneously enhancing it to offer over 19,000 square feet of class-A professional office and retail space. The common space on the first floor is the community art gallery.  

Address: 491 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Tales from Pareidolia

Featured Artist: J. Steven Patton

Starts: 03/14/2024 Ends: 08/17/2024

Opening Reception: Friday, March 15th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Previous Exhibitions at Gallery491

ColoRican 2.0

Starts: 10/06/2023 Ends: 12/15/2023

Opening Reception: Friday, October 6th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Big Magic

Starts: 03/03/2023 Ends: 07/28/2023

Opening Reception: Friday, March 3rd, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get Back

Starts: 10/28/2022 Ends: 12/16/2022

Opening Reception: Friday, October 28th from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Clusters, Throngs and Bundles

Starts: 01/30/2020 Ends: 04/03/2020

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 6th, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Mixing Media

Starts: 09/06/2019 Ends: 12/13/2019

Opening Reception: Friday, September 6th, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.


Starts: 05/02/2019 Ends: 08/23/2019

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 2nd, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at 491 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair.