WHAT: On November 2,come dressed in your favorite outfit or Halloween costume. We will celebrate the transformative power of dress with stories about special clothes read by costume designer Deanna Berg MacLean. Our featured books will be Turtle’s Penguin Day by Valeri Gorbachev, Strudwick: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing by Robert Kraus, and last but not least, Art & Max by David Wiesner. A fun fabric art project will follow the reading.
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2
WHERE: The Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah, NY
WHO: The Katonah Museum of Art (KMA), located at 134 Jay Street (Route 22) in Katonah, NY, is a cultural destination offering changing exhibitions that feature art from all cultures and time periods. The Museum attracts visitors from Westchester and Fairfield Counties, as well as the larger tri-state region. Located at the northern end of Katonah’s “Museum Mile” just off of Route 22, and neighboring John Jay Homestead and Caramoor, the Katonah Museum of Art is a two-minute taxi ride from the Katonah Metro North train station.
The KMA offers lectures, workshops, concerts and other events for a general audience, as well as innovative and substantive programs for over 100 member schools. The Learning Center is an interactive space where children can come on a daily basis to explore and create art. Among the many programs for children and families are Stroller Tours, Family Days, Saturday Story Time, Schools Out/Arts In vacation day programs, and art classes for children ages three through twelve. The Museum’s innovative Arte Juntos/Art Together program for new immigrant families has been recognized as a model program by the federal government.
The KMA mounts ten exhibitions per year in its main galleries, Sculpture Garden, and Learning Center. Influential modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes designed the 10,000 square-foot building.
*Museum hours: Sunday: 12pm – 5pm, Tuesday through Saturday: 10am – 5pm, Closed Monday.
*Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) always enter free
PRESS: Dawn Dankner-Rosen/Jen Topiel DDR Public Relations 914-747-2500