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.

Educators' Preview: LandEscape:  Land's Reimagining in America, 1900 - 2018
Thursday, March 21, 4 - 6 PM. Free, please RSVP

Curator Olga DeKalo takes educators on a tour of the new exhibition, LandEscape: Land's Reimagining in America, 1900 - 2018, followed by discussions about curriculum connections, classroom extension, and related hands-on art projects. Refreshments provided.

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 28, 4 - 6pm
Teachers are invited to this inspirational dialogue about creative and successful art projects, as seen in the Young Artists 2019 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! Refreshments provided. 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 $275 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.