Student Opportunities

YOUNG ARTISTS: A High School Art Exhibition

In the Main GalleriesThis annual exhibition of high school seniors' artwork from member schools gives aspiring artists an opportunity to participate in all aspects of a museum exhibition. With the guidance of professionals, the young artists organize, publicize, curate, and mount their own exhibition. Contact the Education Department, 914-232-9555, ext. 2985 to find out how your school can participate.

March 1 - 8, 2015, Opening Reception: Sunday, March 1, 3 5pm
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Poster Workshop
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 9am -- 3pm

Graphic arts educators will lead this workshop in which students design a unique announcement for Young Artists 2015. Participating schools are invited to have two seniors attend.

Exhibition Installation
Wednesday, February 25 and Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9am – 3pm

In this exciting two-day process, students from each participating high school take on the roles of curators, exhibition designers, and installers. Working alongside professional staff, they will fulfill the daunting task of mounting an exhibition of more than 300 artworks.


In the Learning Center

Showcase your students’ work in the Museum.  Original art created in your classroom, inspired by your museum visit, will be displayed in the Learning Center.  Artwork can be made by individual students, groups, or entire classes.  Younger artists will have a festive fruit punch and cookie opening. Contact the Learning Center Curator, 914-232-9555, ext. 2981 to find out how your school can participate.


INTERNSHIPSThe KMA provides supervised Museum internships designed collaboratively to meet the requirements for school credit.  Students also have the opportunity to volunteer for community service credit.  For information, contact the Education Department, 914-232-9555, ext. 2984.