Teacher Resources


Programs and WorkshopsThe KMA offers exhibition-based staff development and teacher workshops throughout the year.  We invite you to contact the Education Department to plan a unique professional development program for your school or district. 914-232-9555, ext.2985.

Educators' Open HousePreview our exhibitions, receive educational materials and catalogues, and learn how the Museum can become a resource for Learning Standards in visual and language arts. Held annually in the fall and spring. Check back for upcoming events.

Educator's Preview:  Object Out Loud
Thursday, October 19, 4 - 6 PM, Free.

Join a private tour of KMA's fantastic fall exhibition Object Out Loud: Arman and Nick Cave led by curator Olga DeKalo. Enjoy a mini workshop with poet Pam Hart and dancer Maria Colaco, as they demonstrate techniques for engaging students with the artwork on view through word and movement. Learn about school tour options, curriculum connections, and multidisciplinary activities for your students. Free, please RSVP. Light Refreshments served.

Educator's Preview: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition 
Thursday, March 1, 4 - 6 PM, Free.
Teachers are invited to get a first look at the new exhibtion with Education staff and docent trainers.  Discuss curriculum connections, classroom activiteis and opportunities for students. Free, please RSVP. Light Refreshments served.

Teachers' Café

An opportunity to discuss the process behind successful classroom projects. Develop your skills in an informal setting, where lesson plans will be swapped, hands-on projects explored, and resources shared. Please check back for upcoming dates.

Art Teachers U-Night
Thursday, February 1, 4 - 6pm
Share, learn, and drink together at this inspirational dialogue about creative and successful art projects, as experienced in the Young Artists 2018 High School art exhibition.  Come ready to talk about your own favorite projects and ask questions of other teachers. Educators of all grade levels welcome! For more information: madasko@katonahmuseum.org.

 Professional Development Workshops 

Utilizing our current exhibitions, professional development workshops explore learning strategies and activities that support learning standards in art, language arts, social studies, and balanced-literacy classrooms.  Workshops range from 3 – 15 hours. Please check back for upcoming dates.

  Teacher Resources

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Learn about School Membership
Schools may participate in the School Membership program for $250 per academic year. This fee allows for an unlimited number of free visits during the school year.  District-wide memberships may recieve additional savings. BOCES, Arts in Education may cover the costs of the KMA fee. 

Download the Member School Application (PDF)

 

Download Exhibition Materials

  • "Ice Age" to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios
    (September 16, 2012 - January 20, 2013)
    Pre- and post-visit materials
     
  • Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography (March 25 - September 2, 2012)
    Pre-visit materials

 

The Artist/Writer in Residence Program

A visiting artist can integrate the Museum visit into your art, language arts, and social studies curricula. Contact Curator of Education, 914-232-9555, ext. 2969.