Co-produced by the Katonah Museum of Art and the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, this lively series of concerts brings together three musical genres: American roots, classical, and jazz. Guests are invited and encouraged to bring a blanket and picnic dinner to enjoy in the Katonah Museum of Art’s beautiful Sculpture Garden.
**Advance reservations are highly recommended. $15 members, $20 non-members; admission includes complimentary beer and wine.**
June 11 - Cricket Tell the Weather (American Roots)
A family-friendly, five-piece string band whose members share a love of American traditional music. Their seamless blend of traditional mountain music and indie pop sensibilities is hauntingly melodic and exuberant. Tickets to Cricket Tell the Weather at Caramoor@KMA can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/697919.
July 16 - PROJECT Trio (Classical)
PROJECT Trio is a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, New York who blend their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles. PROJECT Trio is a musical experience not to be missed. Tickets to PROJECT Trio at Caramoor@KMA can be purchased athttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/704454.
July 30 - Alexis Cole Quintet (Jazz)
With a deep contralto voice “as smooth and dark as the richest espresso,” award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole has made an impressive impact. The Jazz Times says “Cole’s easy sense of swing is strongly reminiscent of Sarah Vaughan,” and the Swing Journal raves, “we've been waiting for the next great singer to come along, and finally... Alexis.” Tickets to Alexis Cole Quintet at Caramoor@KMA can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/704510
$15 members, $20 non-members; admission includes complimentary beer and wine.* Advance tickets recommended. Call 914-232-9555 ext. 0 for ticket purchase.
June 11, July 16, July 30
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Doors open at 5:30 pm, concerts start at 6:30 pm. Bring a blanket and picnic dinner!
The Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah, NY
*In the event of rain, performances will take place at the Caramoor Reception Tent, at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah, NY 10536. Check www.katonahmuseum.org for concert details and www.caramoor.org for more music.*
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.
*General Museum Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) always enter free.