Family Days

Fun for the Whole Family!

Afternoons of fun await visitors of all ages at the KMA. Family Days at the KMA offer a way for visitors to actively engage with the Museum, the exhibitions, and each other. Participants enjoy gallery tours, hands-on activities, special performances, book readings, and more. All family members — young and old — are welcome!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, May 14, 11:30-4:00 
Family Day: Fantastical Worlds  

Artist Jeila Gueramian leads families in an adventure to create unique creatures and  fantastical  worlds  that burst with imagination! The museum will overflow with surprising craft materials, creative activities, and collaborative art making opportunities. Join us to let your imagination run wild!  

 


PAST EVENTS

Saturday, November 6, 2021
Connecting Communities

Communities came together for an afternoon of artistic expression with activities that explored themes of family heritage and shared American experiences. participants enjoyed art-making led by exhibition artists Sara Rahbar and Thuan Vu, listened to guest readers sharing immigration-centered picture books, and explored pop-up activities around the Museum.

 

Saturday, July 24, 2021
Art for the Ages

KMA’s summer Family Day explored how old materials can be used in new ways. The galleries and Marilyn M. Simpson Sculpture Garden were filled with imaginative art projects inspired by the Museum’s summer exhibition Cladogram. Guests of all ages created one-of-a-kind works with projects led by exhibition artists.

 

Saturday, May 15, 2021
The Not So Still Life

Expanding on the theme of the still life, the KMA hosted a multi-disciplinary day of creative activities for the whole family to enjoy. Teaching artists from the Katonah Art Center presented still life projects using a variety of art materials; dancer Milerka Rodriguez led movement and freeze dance games; and poet Pamela Hart shared an Ode to an Object poetry project, among other fun activities.