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Katonah Museum of Art: Open House for educators, Teen Programs, Extreme Jewelry, and LandEscapes

Educator's Open House Thursday, September 20, 4-6pm. FREE. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Get a sneak peek of the year ahead at this informational gathering. Discover all the KMA has to offer schools and teachers, preview upcoming exhibitions with KMA curators, and discuss education connections with colleagues. Refreshments provided.

For High School Students

KMA Teen Council 

KMA seeks motivated, arts-interested HS students to join its Teen Council program.  Students meet weekly to explore Museum program development, audience engagement, and artistic practice, capping it off with for-teens events which they produce themselves. The 2018-2019 Teen Council will run September to June.  

For information and application, deadline September 21.

Young Artists 2019 (February 10 - March 3, 2019)

Senior student's artwork from over 40 local high schools is highlighted in this annual exhibition. With the guidance of professionals, the aspiring artists participate in all aspects of presenting a museum exhibition, including invitation design, curation, and installation of the exhibition. Contact the  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to find out how your school can participate. Mark your calendars: Artwork drop off dates: Monday, February 4 a Tuesday, February 5; Opening reception: Sunday, February 10.

Outrageous Ornament: 

Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century

October 21, 2018 - January 27, 2019

Educator's Preview Thursday, October 25, 4-6pm. FREE.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Discover the art of jewelry and ornamentation in this stunning exhibition of more than 50 works of art that explore the intersections between jewelry and sculpture; adornment and statement; personal expression and public perception. How do artistic forms of jewelry and ornamentation convey messages, communicate identities, and challenge preconceptions? Tours will investigate these questions as well as the unique materials and techniques employed by the artists.

LANDESCAPE: 

Land's Reimagining in America, 1900 - 2018

March 17 - June 16, 2019

Educator's Preview Thursday,  March 27, 4-6pm. FREE.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This exhibition considers the genre of landscape when modern abstraction first emerged as well as its resurgence in the present.  On view are paintings by artists including Milton Avery, Marguerite Zorach, Marsden Hartley, and Georgia O'Keefe who transformed the traditional landscape into bold fields of color. Works by these iconic American painters are paired with contemporary artists including Jo Baer, Alex Katz, April Gornik, Shara Hughes, Kerry James Marshall who have taken the modern landscape to new, surprising directions.

The Katonah Museum of Art is located at 134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536.

Museum hours are: Tuesday through Saturday from 10am - 5pm, Sunday from 12pm - 5pm, closed Monday.

General admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors & students.

Members & children under the age of 12 always enter free.

For more information, please call (914) 232-9555 or visit www.katonahmuseum.org

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