Nov. 16 for 7th-8th graders; Dec. 7 for 9-10th graders
WHAT: Here and There Workshops for Teens is a day-long program for teenagers. It begins at the Katonah Museum of Art (KMA), where students will work with artist Anne-Marie McIntyre, drawing faces from the KMA current exhibition, Eye to I, paying close attention to light, shadow and facial expressions. At the mid-way break, everyone will take the train to Pleasantville (with KMA and JBFC staff members) for a hands-on project in the Jacob Burns Film Center’s Media Arts Lab, where they will explore how filmmakers use lighting and camera techniques to draw out the personality and emotions of their subjects.
COST: $63 for members (JBFC members, Family Level or above, and/or KMA members). $70 for nonmembers. Registration fee includes train ticket. Pre-paid registration required.
Participants must commit to the entire day and bring their own lunch; To register, go to http://www.burnsfilmcenter.org/education, or call 914.773.7663, ext. 8.
WHEN: Grades 7–8, Saturday, November 16
Grades 9-10, Saturday, December 7
10:00 am–12:00 at the KMA
1:30–3:30 pm at the Media Arts Lab
WHERE: Drop-off: Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah, NY
Pick-up: Media Arts Lab, 405 Manville Road, Pleasantville, N
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.
*Museum Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) always enter free
The Jacob Burns Film Center is a nonprofit cultural arts organization dedicated to: presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy, and making film a vibrant part of the community. Located on a 47,500 sq. foot, three building campus in the center of Pleasantville, the JBFC is just 30 miles outside of New York City. Since the opening in 2001, over 2,000,000 people have seen over 5,400 films from more than 40 countries. The campus includes the 27,000 sq. foot Media Arts Lab, the JBFC’s state-of-the-art education center, a creative and educational community for storytellers in the digital age, offering one-time workshops, intensive courses, and weekend programs for children and adults of all ages.