Young Adult Art Academy grades: 9-12
KAC is once again offering an intensive art program for high school students: The Art Academy! Running in bi-weekly sessions from 1-6pm, each session will focus on different subjects with three separate instructors, including Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Metalsmithing, Fused Glass, and more. A clothed model will be provided for at least one day per week. Weather permitting, we will paint the landscape outdoors at least once during each camp week. This program is for students of all levels who are looking for a sophisticated and passionate environment to explore multiple mediums of art. This program begins the week of June 29th, choose the preffered week(s) below.
See Camp FAQs for more info.
Also, see Teen Camps for more info.
This program is also great for students working on their portfolios, see Summer Portfolio Development for Teens.
Bi-Weekly Camp Sessions:
Young Adult Art Academy Sessions (Summer 2017)
If you are registering the same student for multiple camps below, you can enter their name and age once here, and it will populate the fields in each add to cart.
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
20th Annual Student Art Show
Open to all Students from the years 2016 & 2017.
The Katonah Art Center is pleased to announce our 20th Annual Student Art Exhibit June 3rd - June 30 at the Katonah Village Library. This event has always been a wonderful opportunity for our students to exhibit their work and for Katonah Art Center to showcase the quality of artwork being created in our studios. The show will be open to every student at the art center.
Our Opening Reception will be held Saturday, June 3th, 10 AM - 12 PM at the Katonah Village Library.
Before dropping off artwork, be sure to complete artwork labels, click here to download.
In order to keep the show as professional we require that all 2-D artwork be
frames as follows: Artwork Media (clay, pencil, oil paint)
• Drawings - matted and framed with glass & wired across the back for hanging.
• Paintings - no glass or matter need (sectional frames are fine) & wired across the back for hanging.
• Craft projects will be placed on windowsills in the children’s exhibit.
• Digital Prints - should be framed with glass (mats are optional) & wired across the back for hanging.
• Photography should be framed with glass (mats are optional) & wired across the back for hanging.
• 3D Pottery and Sculpture will be placed on pedestals.
• Digital Animations will be looped and put on display in the children’s ex- hibit (see your instructor for details).
• See you instructor for any details or help with framing.
DROP OFF at the Art Center, May 12th thru June 1st OR at the Library on June 1st 10am-3pm. Please do not drop off Artwork unless it is labeled and ready to hang.
PICK UP Artwork can be picked up at KAC between June 30th than July 10th.
Please call (914) 232-4843 for any additional exhibition inquires.
Last Day of Fall Semester
Check out the daily Holiday Camps!
12/22, 23, 29 and/or 30.
July 4th - No Classes
Summer Classes startRead More →
Weekly Art & Imagination Camps beginRead More →
Last Week of Summer CampsRead More →
Memorial Day Weekend -no classes
Summer Camp Open House
Come take a tour of KAC and check out the new listings for 2015!
Our weekly Fine Art Camps start with Art & Imagination Camps (ages 3.5), Kids (Grades 1-5), Teen Camps (Grades 6-12) and the Teen Atelier for High-Schoolers (Grades 9+). The event will include a camp sampler of drawing & painting camps, pottery, sculpture, animation, cartooning, art & crafts topics and more!
Katonah Art Center camp instructors will be available for tours, demonstrations, on-site instruction and to answer your questions about camps.
Click here for the complete Summer Camp listing.
Fall Semester begins
Holiday CampsRead More →
Secrets and Scandals of Art
Join us for two hours of Fun and Fascinating Art History! Meet our new Instructor, Jill Kiefer, and enjoy a FREE presentation—along with some snacks and good company. We want to wet your appetite for the new Art Appreciation Program Jill will be offering at Katonah Art Center—and this event will give you a taste of what it’s all about!
There are a lot of “Secrets and Scandals” that surround certain artists—and particular paintings. Come and spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon with us to find out what some of them are—and how they influenced the art. You’ll see some beautiful images—and catch up on a lot of art historical gossip! Please help us to spread the word, and feel free to bring your friends along!
KAC Holiday Gift Sale 2015
Come and see beautiful pieces and one of a kind objects made by the artists, students and staff at KAC! It's a great place to purchase holiday gifts, including pottery, artwork and more.
GRAND Opening Celebration & Faculty Show
Coming January 2016!
OUR NEW HOME!
5 minutes north, 65 Old Bedford Road, (same road as Goldens Bridge Train Station)
Join us! Opening Reception & Tours Jan. 9th 3:30pm, (snow date Jan. 10th)
HUGE, newly renovated space
Larger Fine Art Studios
Larger exhibition space for the Anderson Chase Gallery
Specialty Studio for stone, metal, wood, glass & printmaking
HUGE Clay & Pottery Studio
Art Supply Retail Store
Beautiful, large children's studio / party room
Outdoor yard with beautiful oak trees
Here are some sneak peeks, see you at the Grand Opening!
Spring Semester Ends
Spring Break CampsRead More →
Open House @ the New Space!
Stop by for a tour of the new space and spend some time doing art projects! For newcomers and the curious! This event may include drawing, painting, pottery, sculpture, animation, cartooning, crafts, manga, 3D printing, music and more! Katonah Art Center instructors will be available for tours, demonstrations, on-site instruction and to answer your questions about classes and/or camps. You may also draw from the model in costume. Refreshments will be served and fun will be had in generous amounts.
All workshops are free - no registration is required.
Summer Classes End
Student Art Show Opening ReceptionRead More →
Open HouseRead More →
Easter Weekend no classes
Pottery Pick up
Clay pieces will be completed, organized & ready for pick up 3-5 weeks after the camp has ended. Please do not wait longer than 90 days to retrieve your piece(s). Pottery pick-up times run during normal business hours, if you would like to schedule a pick-up time, please call the office at (914) 232-4843. It is recommended that you bring the clay artist with you.
Click here to see if your pieces are ready!Read More
Each Friday our entire KAC staff and campers are encouraged to come to camp dressed as outrageously as possible. A visit from the ice cream truck completes our Freaky FRIDAY FUN! Select Fridays will include KAC's Comic Con. Don't forget to bring your ice cream money!
Looking for Holiday Camps?
Join us for our popular Holiday Art Camps! Keep your child/teen creative and inspired during school breaks at our arts & craft camps.Read More
Our Summer Camps
Welcome! Since 1998, KAC has kept children and teens of all ages, learning, creating and having fun! Small groups, professional staff and a nurturing atmosphere will give your child summers to remember!