This Week!

Lots of great things happening this week…

This and next Monday.. Join us for Landscape Painting at Bent of the River. We are meeting from 5 PM- 6:30 PM!!!! Please contact us for more info!

This Thursday…. Join us at The Woodbury Public Library from 7-9 PM to make a giant mixed media Autumn Leaf! Please contact the Woodbury Library to sign up!!!

This Friday…

September 25th: Parent & Child Paint Night

Friday, September 25th from 7-9 PM

Join us at The Golden Button to create a very cool painting of an Elephant! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!!
 Cost is $55 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) .
(Please contact The Golden Button to register)

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This Sunday from 2-6 PM join us on Main Street in Woodbury for Fall Fest!!!


Sign up now for next weeks….

Needle Felting Class with Rachel Gerowe at The Golden Button….

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Needle Felting: Pelicans, Owls or Penguins:

Wednesday, September 30th from 7:00 PM to 9:30PM

Join us at the Golden Button on Wednesday, September 30th at 7 PM to create 3-D Pelican, Owl or Penguin sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In this class students will create a 3 dimensional felted Pelicans, Owls or Penguins:! You will have enough materials to make another one!!!

Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam)

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October 2: Family Paint Night: Autumn Tree Painting

Friday, October 2nd from 7-9 PM

Work together to create a Family Tree! Each family will get to pick one large canvas, or two medium canvases! We will create a beautiful Autumn tree painting with acrylic paint! Cost is $55 for up to 4 family members!

So much fun!

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As Promised…. Septembers Schedule is Ready!!!

Hello everyone!!! Hope you are all having a wonderful summer!!!! Getting ready for back to school! AHHHHHHH.Here at The Golden Button we are getting everything in tip top shape for lots of fun new classes, adventures, and special events!

Please email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com, call (203) 910-9948 or message us on Facebook to register for a class!!!! Please sign up ahead of time space is limited 🙂


Mondays……

-Portrait Class at The Golden Button

Monday’s in September (14, 21, 28 and October 5th) from 11:00 AM to noon

Create beautiful paintings and drawings while focusing on portraiture.  Each week we will work with different mediums to create sketches and practice before creating a finished piece of art. We will work from both real life as well as from photographs. You do not need previous experience to join!

This class is open to adults and senior citizens.

Cost is $75 plus $25 supply fee (covers all 4 classes)

-Kids Painting (Ages 7 and up) at Bent of the River in Southbury

Mondays in September: 14, 21, and 28th from 4:30- 5:30 PM

Kids will create landscape paintings at Bent of the River. We will explore and find a new place to paint each week! Meet us at the Bent Barn. We will be going on a little adventure to create a beautiful landscape painting or two. Children will be using acrylic paint and may be sitting on the ground so wear your old clothes and bring a mat or a blanket to sit on if the ground is wet!

Cost is $55 plus $20 supply fee. (Covers 3 classes) (register with The Golden Button)

 

-Evening Landscape Painting at Bent of the River in Southbury

Monday evenings in September: 14, 21, and 28th from 6:00-7:30 PM

Join us to create landscape paintings at Bent of the River!!! We will focus on colors, textures and lighting. Everyone is welcome, even if you don’t know how to paint! Please register for Landscape Painting with Kate Gorham from The Golden Button!

Cost is $55 plus $20 supply fee. (Covers 3 classes) We will meet at the barn. (Register with The Golden Button)


Tuesdays…

-Little Kids Art

Tuesdays in September: 8, 15, and 29th at 11:00 AM

Little kids explore art with safe non toxic age appropriate materials!!! (Classes typically last about 45 minutes!) All ages are welcome. We encourage parents, grandparents, babysitters and nannies to participate too!!!!) So much fun! Work with colors and textures! Great for preschool age children, toddlers and more.

Cost is $55 plus a $20 supply fee

-Art Exploration

Tuesdays in September: 8, 15, 22, and 29th from 1:00-2:30 PM

Explore the great artists and create artwork in their style!!!! During each class we will look at and discuss a new artist! Then we will create art based on their technique or style. Classes meet for 1.5 hours are wonderful for homeschoolers looking to learn more! Ages 6 and up please!

Cost is $75 plus $25 supply fee

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Lots of Sewing

Tuesdays in September 8, 15, 22, and 29th from 4:00-6:00 PM

Children will learn (or continue to learn) how to use their sewing machines and how to create new and fun items! Get ready for Fall and create an awesome fall blanket! We will also work on some hand sewing and add special embroidered touches to our blankets!

Please bring your sewing machine or you can rent one of ours for $10 a class.

Cost is $100 plus a $40 supply fee


Wednesdays….

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Sewing Exploration!

Wednesdays in September 9, 16, 23, and 30th class meets from 12:30 to 2:30

Learn how to use your sewing machine and create things! We will create wonderful sewing projects based on the children’s interest. Create a quilt or a tote back with hand sewing and machine sewing! Children will have a sewing notebook to collect ideas and inspirations then bring these projects to life! Please bring your sewing machine or you can rent one of ours for $10 a class. (for homeschoolers)

Cost is $100 plus a $40 supply fee

-Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays in September 9, 16, 23, and 30th class meets from 6:00 PM to 7:00PM

In this class we will focus on drawing and painting. Children will create art from still lives, models, photos and more. We will focus on our technique as well as how to be more positive on the outcome of finished artwork. Supplies include paint, charcoal, colored pencils, and ink. On nice days we may go outside for a little landscape drawing. Children will work at their own pace!

Each Child will receive a sketchbook to take home and carry with them!!! (Kids ages 7 to 12) Cost is $65 plus a $20 supply fee.


Fridays…

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-Little Kids Art

Fridays in September: 11, 18, 25th and October 2nd at 1PM

Little kids explore art with safe non toxic age appropriate materials!!! (Classes typically last about 45 minutes!) All ages are welcome. We encourage parents, grandparents, babysitters and nannies to participate too!!!!) So much fun! Work with colors and textures! Great for preschool age children, toddlers and more.

Cost is $55 plus a $20 supply fee

Afterschool Art: Fiber Art for Kids

Fridays in September: 11, 18, 25th and October 2nd from 4:00- 5:00 PM

Fiber Art! Learn about different kinds of wool, feel the difference between alpaca and sheep wool then learn how to dye it. Children will use nontoxic (child safe dye) to color dye wool. Children will use their vibrant colored wool to create art. Embroider drawings or designs on wool felt, weave a wall hanging, and make a felt pumpkin or apple sculpture for the fall.

Cost is $65 plus $24 supply fee.

Friday Night Art: Cookie Cutter Art

Fridays in September: 11, 18, 25th and October 2nd from 5:30-6:30 PM

Create awesome 3-d sculptures with cookie cutters and clay. (I’m serious!) Using several types of clay and a huge selection of cookie cutters we can create zoos, farms, animals in the wild, trucks, dioramas and soooo much more. Roll, cut, paint them as detailed as you please then install them into new worlds, FANCY backgrounds and hanging mobiles! So much fun!!!!!

Cost is $65 plus $25 supply fee

(Sign up for both Friday classes and feel free to bring a drink and snack and hangout between classes 🙂


Special Events

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September 11th: Kids Night Out: Fairytale Night

Friday, September 11th from 7:00 to 9:00

Drop off the kids for Fairytale Night! Create awesome artwork from your favorite fairytale! Make a giant beanstalk sculpture or a tiny 3-d fairytale town, make a “candy house” in the forest, build a castle with wooden pieces then paint it metallic gold! Lots of fun things to use and create and we may even read a few fairytales! Lots of fairytale inspired magical fun!

Ages 4 and up please! cost is $35 or $50 for two children!

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September 18th: Adult Paint Night

Friday, September 18th from 7-9 PM.

Join us to create a guided painting! Miss Kate will take you step by step through a summer inspired painting! Snacks will be served (BYOB) $45 each or $70 for you and a friend!!! (You do not need to know how to paint!)

September 25th: Parent/ Child Paint Night

Friday, September 25th from 7-9 PM

Join us at The Golden Button to create a very cool painting of an Elephant! We will use Acrylic paint so wear your old clothes and remind your favorite little person to do the same!!!!
 Cost is $55 a pair (one adult and one child!) $75 for a pair and an extra child! Cost includes supplies and snacks! (Everyone gets their own canvas!) .
(Please contact The Golden Button to register)

October 2: Family Paint Night: Autumn Tree Painting

Friday, October 2nd from 7-9 PM

Work together to create a Family Tree! Each family will get to pick one large canvas, or two medium canvases! We will create a beautiful Autumn tree painting with acrylic paint! Cost is $55 for up to 4 family members!

 


Spring Break Art at The Golden Button!

SPRING BREAK ART!!!!
Call ahead or drop in to join us for Spring Break Art! Cost is $20 per child for an hour of Art!!! Make a painting, build a sculpture or Make a 3-D Flower! SOOOO Much fun! Lots of great supplies and projects to pick from! Other new classes beginning this week!!!

Visit our April Class Page… Visit our Summer Arts Program Page and visit our Event Page!!!!

Tuesday, April 7th: 11:00-12:00 PM or 1:00-2:00PM

Wednesday, April 8th: 11:00-12:00 PM (Little Kid Art)or 1:00-2:00PM

Thursday, April 9th : 11:00-12:00 PM or 1:00-2:00PM

Tuesday, April 14th: 11:00-12:00 PM or 1:00-2:00PM

Wednesday, April 15th: 11:00-12:00 PM (Little Kid Art) or 1:00-2:00PM

Thursday April 16th: 11:00-12:00 PM or 1:00-2:00PM

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April Classes at The Golden Button

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*Art Exploration Class

Tuesdays from 1:00 to 2:30 PM

April 7, 14, 21 and 28th

Lots of Art for Kids age 6 and up!! This class is perfect for kids who have ½ a day or learn from home! We will focus on creating art while allowing children to make a plan, problem solve and try new materials. This class is meant for exploration and growing! Each session children will find new and fun materials to create with!

Cost: $75 plus $20 supply fee

*Little Kids Art

Tuesdays from 3:00 PM-4:00 ish

April 7, 14, 21, and 28th

Little children have fun exploring different art mediums and creating Spring art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters are encouraged to join! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost:  $65 plus $14

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*Kids Machine Sewing Class on Tuesdays (Beginner to advanced beginner)

Tuesdays: from 4:30 to 5:15 PM

April 7, 14, 21, and 28th

Learn (or continue to learn) all about sewing with your machine and a little hand sewing! Create fun projects! Bring your machine and your manual. We will be creating lots of fun projects!

Cost: $65 plus $20 covers all supply fees.

Wednesdays:

*Little Kids Art

Wednesdays from 11:00 PM-12:00 ish

April 8, 15, 22 and 29th

Little children have fun exploring different art mediums and creating Spring art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters are encouraged to join! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost:  $65 plus $14

*Kids Mixed Medium Art Classes (ages 6 and up!)

Wednesdays from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29th

For children who want to learn more art and sculpture! We will create great art!!!! Found object art, textured paintings and mixed medium sculpture. Ages 6 and up please!!!!

Cost: $80 plus $20 supply fee (covers all 5 classes!)

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 Thursdays

* Adult Machine Sewing Class

Thursdays from 11:00 – 12:00PM

April 9, 16, 23 and 30th

Create some easy sewing machines projects to learn how to sew on your machine!!! Please bring your machine and manual!!! We will supply the thread and fabric.

Cost is $65 plus $20 supply fee!

*Thursdays Machine Sewing

Thursdays from 4:00 – 4:45 PM

April 9, 16, 23, and 30

Learn (or continue to learn) all about sewing with your machine and a little hand sewing! Create fun projects!

Cost is $65 plus $20 supply fee!

*Hand Sewing

Thursdays from 5:00 to 5:45 PM

April 9, 16, 23, 30

Spring Hand Sewing class!!!!!!!!!! Make super awesome flowers and then use them in some awesome projects!

Cost: $65 plus $14 supply fee

Friday

*Hand Sewing

Fridays from 4:30 to 5:15 PM

April 10, 17, 24 and May 1st

Spring Hand Sewing class!!!!!!!!!! Make super awesome flowers and then use them in some awesome projects!

Cost: $65 plus $14 supply fee

*Fridays in March: Springy Art

Fridays from 5:30-6:30 PM

April 10, 17, 24 and May 1st

Springy Art! Friday nights in March create Spring Art!!!! All sorts of fun materials!!!! Paint, cut, trace, transfer, glue and let your imagination run wild! Make a super awesome flower or tree sculpture!!!! Create a Spring Environment and a giant 3-D painting! SOOO much fun!

Cost is $65 plus $16 supply fee


Sign up now for April Classes!!!!

Call (203) 910-9948

email: info@goldenbuttonshop.com

or message us here or on Facebook to save a spot!

For the Adults!!!

*ORNAMENT NIGHT- (set of three ornaments)

Thursday, December 4th at 6:30 PM

Rachel will teach you how to Needle Felt these beautiful little treasures just in time for Christmas! Using a special barbed needle and wool create these wonderful little treasures!

Cost is $40 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)



*Adult Cookie Bake Class with Eat. Play. Live.

Friday, December 5th 6:30-8:30 PM BYOB

Cookies: Basic Sugar Cookies with icing and decorations

Rugelach with fillings options of Raisin & Poppyseed, Apricot and Chocolate and Peanut butter)

Cream Cheese Cookies, Dipped in Chocolate

Coconut Meringue cookies (Plain or dipped in Chocolate)

Cost $20 plus $10 per person

Saturday, December 6th:

*Family Art Party! (Kids and Adults!!!)
Saturday, December 6th from 4:30-6:30 PM

Spend a very special event at The Golden Button and create some art together! All ages are welcome! Each family will receive a large canvas to paint! This might get messy! Wear old clothes! Work together to create a large piece of art to take home! Paint a picture or make a pattern or design and use everyone’s favorite colors! We will be using Acrylic paint… (It lasts forever! Its non-toxic but does stain clothes!)

Snacks and tea and hot cocoa will be served! This is a great opportunity for a wonderful family night out! (and Makes a great holiday gift!) Cost is $50 per family of 4 ($5 per extra person) (Please sign up early. Space is limited)


*Adult Paint and Cocktail Night!

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Saturday, December 6th from 7-9 PM (We are painting a winter forest scene! )

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Friday, January 2nd from 7-9 PM

Night out with your friends! Create a guided painting with Artist Kate Gorham while you have a cocktail and some snacks! This class is only for adults please! BYOB

Relax have fun and bring a friend! $45 per person covers all your supplies! Bring a friend and get 2 for $70

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*ANGELS, SANTAS, OR GNOMES

Sunday, December 7th from 1-4 PM

Learn how to create one of these magical sculptures using wool and special barbed needles!

Cost is $45 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Needle Felting: ANGELS, SANTAS, OR GNOMES- Sunday, December 7th from 1-4 PM ($45)

 


Have a special night out!!!!

*Kids Nights Out in December!!!

Drop the kids off and get some shopping done, have a dinner date, make plans with a friend!!!!

*Friday, December 12th 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM: Winter Animal Workshop! Create amazing sculptures of winter animals and make them a habitat to live it!!!! We will also make polar bear wall hangings and have lots of fun! (Little kids are welcome!!!) $30 per artist or $50 for two!

*Saturday, December 13th from 7:30- 9:30 PM: Kids Guided Paint Nights!  Miss Kate will guide your child (Step by Step) through a painting! Treat will be served! Wear old clothes we will be using acrylic paints! A very good time! Drop the kids off and get some dinner finish your shopping meet a friend!!! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Ages 5 and up)

*Friday, December 19th 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM: Winter Wonderland Night!!! Kids will create an awesome 3-d winter painting! Lots of fun objects and treasures to use!! Make a snowman and more!!!!! Little Kids are welcome to join!!!!! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Stay a little longer!!!! till 9 PM for $10 extra!!! Make a glitter house too!!!!)

*Saturday, December 20th from 6:00- 8:00 PM: Gift Making Night!!!! Children will pick from a bunch of great holiday gifts DIY! Make some gifts for the people you love! $30 per artist or $50 for two! (Stay a little longer!!!! till 9 PM for $10 extra!!! Make a glitter house too!!!!)


We are now booking parties for December and January!!!! Call now to get more information and to book your child’s birthday, ornament party, creative baby shower, guided paint night bachelorette party and more!!!!

This Week and Photos :)

Hello there!

Here are some wonderful things happening this week….

Wednesday: Drop in for Little Kids Art Classes at 1 PM ($20)
We are making fun Halloween Artwork!

Sign up now for the next session…

Little Kids Art

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Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00 ish

November 5, 12, 19th and 26th

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join!

Cost: $65 plus $12 supply fee

 

We are Closed on Friday: Halloween but please visit our website for new classes beginning next week… Including Drawing and Painting for Kids, Sewing Classes, Crochet and much more!

Saturday: Night is Creative Paint and Cocktail Night!
*Easy Encaustic Painting

Saturday, November 1st from 7-9 PM
Many of you have expressed interest in learning about encaustic painting! We will be creating easy encaustic paintings!
This is a fun creative way to spend your evening with friends!
Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added.
Please keep in mind we will be using hot wax! Safety first! BYOB
Cost is $45 each or $70 for 2!


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*Sunday: Adult Cooking Class
November 2nd at 4:30- 6:30 PM
Hands on cooking class! Learn how to create healthy delicious meals! And Suggestions for leftovers!

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Menu: Individual Ground Turkey Meatloaves w hidden Zucchini, 
Roasted maple Butternut Squash with Cranberries, Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Warm Spiced Cider and Easy Apple Crumble!Cost is $20 plus $10 for ingredientsYou must sign up for this class! No Drop ins please. Thank you! Please sign up before Friday! Thank you!!!

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Needle Felting, Little Kids Art, Drop ins, Haunted House making, and Autumn Art with all our great friends!!!

Crystals and Bats

 

 

 

The leaves are starting to fall at The Golden Button. 

 

This Sunday from 2-4 PM is Needle Felting BATS!!!! Getting ready for Fall. 

There are still spaces available. Come learn how to sculpt a Bat out of wool! 

Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own foam and needles)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some pictures from our Kid’s Art Adventure Class… It was Crystal day! We made Alum Crystals and drew some Amethysts and Geodes. 

Then we finished up our Fossils from last week with some metallic and glitter paint.

   

 

   

     

Take a look at our October Schedule to find a new class or workshop!

 

 

 

In August!!!

Artist Demonstrations to sign up for…..

August 11th at 1:00 come visit Kate Gorham, of The Golden Button. Children (or anyone who want to make a felt creation) Sign up to make a mug of Milk and Cookies, Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows or Donuts!!! This is going to be fun!!!

Each kit costs $12!!!


Then at 3:00 PM there will be a painting demonstration by Kate Gorham and you may stop over to create a master piece! All ages welcome!!! $10 per canvas.

On Saturday, August 18th

At 1:00 PM Rose Garbein will demonstrate spinning techniques (Come meet Rose and see how to make your own yarn!!! It is fun and very interesting to watch. Ask questions and learn something fun!!) (FREE)

3:00 PM Rachel Gerowe will teach you how to Needle Felt. (Adults and Teenagers please) There is a suggested donation of $5 that will be donated to the Southbury Food Bank. (Rachel will teach you how to make a small insect) You can come even if you have done this before. It is for a great cause!!!

Saturday, August 25th

12:00 PM- Jessica  of the Small Things in Life Soap will be teaching children how tohand paint soaps. The cost is $10 per child. (This is very exciting for children to do. The decorative soap paint comes off the soap in the shower but it is still very fun to learn.)

 At 1:00 PM  Bradleigh Huzinga will do a card making Demonstration

 At 3:00 PM Dennis and Krissy of Kleiner Eisbar will have a book binding class: Learn to make a Slab Binding  (Teenage to adults)(cost is $30 plus $5 supply fee!) (Please call ahead to sign up for this event . Space is limited and it is very fun!!! these make wonderful gifts!!! Never buy a sketchbook again!)

Hope to see you soon! Come support local artists!!! Bring children to watch and learn… Call if you have any question!

(203) 910-9948!!!

We have something fantastic happening every Saturday in August!!!

Rainy Day: Open Painting

Good Morning on this rainy day! Today and tomorrow (Friday) we are offering Open Painting Hours since its raining. Any time between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM today and tomorrow you may stop by to create a painting.

 

All ages welcome

wear a smock or old clothes

stop by you don’t have to call ahead!

Hope to see you at The Golden Button!!!!