SCHOOL’S OUT / ART’S IN

schools outSchool’s Out / Art’s In – Katonah Museum of Art
November 4, 11, 28, December 26, 30, 31, January 2
10:00 am – 3:00 pm, drop-in, Ages 3 to 5 with an adult

Looking for creative fun for kids when schools are closed? Teaching artists introduce a different project each day, inspired by our current exhibitions.

T. 11/4 – Origami Samurai Helmet
Try the ancient art of origami to make and decorate samurai helmets

T. 11/11 — Family Crest Banner
Design a Japanese family crest and use it to decorate a banner

F. 11/28 — Holiday Cards with a Twist
Create unique holiday cards using Japanese batik techniques

F. 12/26 — Origami Kimono dolls
Use origami paper to create miniature kimono dolls

T. 12/30 — Samurai Masks
Construct and decorate fierce samurai masks with colorful papers

W. 12/31 — Colorful Japanese Hanging Art
Using beads, yarn, and papers, create a fun hanging artwork

Fr. 1/2 – Japanese Printing
Create Japanese designs using cut paper and print them in the style of Ukiyo-E printmaking

Participating children: $5 members, $8 non-members. Adults: Regular museum admission.

For more information visit: http://www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/schoolsoutfall14/ 

About the Katonah Museum of Art
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Katonah Museum of Art originates ten to twelve exhibitions annually, covering a broad range of art and humanities topics. From the beginning, the KMA was committed to presenting exceptional art from all cultures and time periods. The founders’ decision to be a non-collecting institution resulted in a dynamic and flexible exhibition program, which remains one of the most distinctive features of the KMA. The KMA offers lectures, films, workshops, concerts and other events for a general audience; and presents innovative and substantive programs for over 100 member schools. Our Learning Center is the only interactive space in Westchester County where children can come on a daily basis to explore and create art. Our outreach programs for the local Hispanic immigrant population are at the forefront of community-based education programs. The KMA works intensively with schools and service organizations to develop literacy and assimilation skills among this population.  Annual attendance is approximately 40,000 people.

The Katonah Museum of Art is supported in part by ArtsWestchester, with funds from the Westchester County Government, and by the New York State Council on the Arts.

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