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' Open House
Thursday, September 20, 4-6 PM. Free, please RSVP

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. Light refreshments provided.

 

Educators' Preview: Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century
Thursday, October 25, 4 - 6 PM. Free, 
please RSVP

Join KMA’s Education staff for a first look at the new exhibition, Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century curated by Jane Adlin, former curator in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Discuss curriculum connections, art-making ideas, and concepts evoked by the works on view. Refreshments provided.

 

Educators' Preview: LandEscape:  Land's Reimagining in America, 1900 - 2018
Thursday, March 27, 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 $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.