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!



Saturday, December 3 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Family Day: Celebrating Jerry Pinkney

Join us for an afternoon centered around the art and legacy of Jerry Pinkney. Create alongside A Sense of Community illustrators Bryan Collier (collage) and Eric Velasquez (watercolor). Enjoy special book readings and other illustration and gallery activities. 



Sunday, July 31, 2022
Traditions with a Twist

Boy at family dayTraditional dance, food, and crafts were re-imagined in this fun afternoon of family activities. Family members participated in an international dance fusion with Milerka Rodriguez, made Global Summer Rolls with ingredients from around the world  with Ms. Jessica of Curiosity Club, and enjoyed craft-inspired art projects with a twist.


Saturday, May 14, 2022
Fantastical Worlds  

Family activityArtist Jeila Gueramian led families on an adventure to create unique creatures and fantastical worlds using surprising craft materials. Additional activities around the Museum included edible sculptures with Fiddleheads Cooking Studio and mix-and-match gallery games. 


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.