Katonah Museum of Art
August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2022
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2022
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
A distinctly modernist building in the scenic hamlet of Katonah hosts three to four exhibitions annually, covering a broad range of art and humanities topics. Explore the peaceful sculpture garden and surrounding Norway spruce trees.
Current exhibitions include ARRIVALS, featuring some 50 works spanning the 16th century to the present, exploring arrivals to America – Columbus, the Middle Passage, the Pilgrims, Ellis Island, the southern border today, among others and The Rothko Room, two masterpieces in a room designed for individual reflection. and Beatrice Scaccia: My Hope Chest which includes stop-motion animation and site-specific wall drawing.
In The Learning Center,a welcoming exhibition and activity space for children of all ages, enjoy art projects that change with each exhibition, create sculptures, paintings, collages, and more, learn about art through games, puzzles, and activities and read stories about art and the visual world. Call before your visit (914-232-9555); The Learning Center is sometimes closed for special events and school groups.
Metro North offers a special getaway package with train ticket from from GCT/Harlem-125th Street and museum admission ($27, $2/ages 5-11). The museum is an easy 15-20 minute walk or 3-minute taxi ride from the Katonah station.
This charming beach-side amusement park, in operation since 1928, has lots of cute rides for little ones and a few roller coasters for those taller and more daring including the historic wooden dragon coaster.
* Small enough that it can all be done in one day. Colorful, creative decor include giant toy soldiers and fireman…More info
Join Katonah Museum for creative fun the 3rd Friday of the month.
At 9:30 am, join a baby-friendly, interactive stroller tour of the exhibitions (parents and caregivers with babies 0-18 months).
At 10:30 am, spark the imagination of children ages 2-5 during Artful Families, featuring Museum games, story time, and art-making activities.More info
Join Battery “B” First Rhode Island Light Artillery for fun, educational activities, demonstrations and the firing a real civil war cannon. Witness living history while learning about the life of civil war soldiers and their families.
Bring water, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, and wear comfortable clothing for outside activities.
Two hour sessions start at 10…More info
Experience a variety of cultures from around the world at Kensico Dam Plaza. Enjoy live music, food, family activities, and a wide array of vendors. The highlighted culutre changes each week and includes Polish, Asian-American, Indian, Jewish, Irish, Muslim and more.More info