Costumes and Cool Clothes with a Costume Designer. Kids should come dressed in their favorite outfit or Halloween costume. The the transformative power of dress will be celebrated, with stories about special clothes, read by costume designer Deanna Berg MacLean. 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.
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 3-12. 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.
NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.