THE GOLDEN BUTTON IS OPEN ON VETERANS DAY!!!!

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Looking for something fun to do on

Wednesday, November 11th? 

Look no further!!!!
The Golden Button is open at  11AM for  a special Hand Sewing class!

Hand Sewing Class: Sign up to hand sew this hedgehog pincushion from 11 AM till noon. (Cost is $16 per hedgehog) (Please sign up for this by calling (203) 910-9948, messaging us on Facebook or emailing us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com 

and

We are OPEN from noon to 4 PM for drop in Hours!

so…….. DROP in to create some awesome Art!!!!

Lots of projects to choose from including….

Thanksgiving Centerpieces
Autumn Sculptures, Paint a Masterpiece
and  MORE super fun Projects to pick from!!!!
Prices of projects vary.


Hope to see you soon!!!!

Look out for more fun upcoming events and DROP IN hours!!!!

Sign up now to make this Thankful Tree at The Woodbury Library at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, November 18th!!! Call the Children’s Department to save a spot!!!

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!

 


Summer Arts Programs at The Golden Button

We hope you had a Happy Father’s Day! Join us this Friday Night for Kids Night Out!!!!

*Friday June 26th is Kids Night Out Summer Style! from 7-9 PM.
Drop the kids off and have a night out!!!! Start Summer off with a fun night out! Kids will create a summer night sculpture, a glow in the dark necklace and more!!!! (Ages 4 and up please!) COST IS $30 per child or 2 for $50!

(Please let us know if you would like to join these classes by calling (203) 910-9948 or messaging us here or email us at
info@ goldenbuttonshop.com )

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Here are some photos from this weeks Summer Arts Programs!

Sign up now for upcoming sessions!

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Next weeks classes are….

  • Art Supply Survival Kit: 1:00 -2:00 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Create all your own art supplies! You will make your very own art supply survival kit!

(Ages 4 and up)

  • Zombies and Other Scary Things: 2:30-3:30PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Scary stuff! Zombies, monsters goblins and more!!!!

(Ages 7 and up… it is not that scary 🙂

  • Under The Sea: 4:00 -5:00 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Lets celebrate the ocean and all its wonderful creatures and maybe mermaids too.

(All Ages)

  • Sew It Up: 5:30-6:30 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Machine sewers!!!! Come on down! Lots of super awesome quick summer projects to create! Bring your own machine and manual! We have everything else!

(For children who have their own machines)

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Drop in Art, Summer Programs, and Paint Nights!

Today at The Golden Button…… Drop in Art

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Wednesday, June 17th: Drop in between 1- 5 PM

Friday, June 19th: Drop in between 1-6 PM

Saturday, June 20th: Drop in between 1-4 PM Different projects to pick from….

* Wise old Owl $20                                                                                                                        * Tea Cup for Teacher $15 each                                                                                        *Open Painting: Little canvases $10 each

*Make a End of the Year Teacher Box $10 each

*End of the Year Teacher Magnet $8 each

*Father’s Day Gift Beer Mug $15 each

*A Little Mixed Media Magnet (fish, shark or turtle magnet) $8 each

*Father’s Day Painting on a little canvas $10 each


We are beginning our Summer Arts Programs next week! You still have time to sign up!!! Each Summer Program has been discounted to $80.00 including all supplies!!!

Here are some Summer Arts Programs beginning next week! There is still time to sign up!!!! call (203)910-9948 or email us at info@goldenbuttonshop.com to sign up!

***Pretend Play Program: 1:00 -2:00 PM
Week One: 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/25

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Children will create pretend worlds with paint and sculpture! Gnomes, Fairies, mermaids, dragons, other mythical creatures! Paint on cardboard to create pretend play items, Make a 3-d playset with creatures and so much more!

(Ages 5 and up)

****Design Workshop: 2:30- 3:30 PM
Week One: 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/25

Hey aspiring clothing designers!!!! Lets create some clothing designs!!! Each day we will draw paint and illustrate designs from your imagination! Then pick your favorite and lets create a 3-d sculpture of it! We will use… fabric, paint, paper, cardboard and much more on a large “fashion model” form! (Hey! We promised our machine sewers….Please let us know…If you would like to bring your sewing machine. Kids can work a real clothing design! We will provide basic patterns to work off of!)

(Ages 7 and up)

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Here are photos from last weekends Paint Night at Woodlake!!!!!

We are planning our awesome Summer Night Classes for Kids, Teens, and Adults now!!!

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Photos From Some of this Weeks Classes and Parties…..

Hello there!!!! Here are photos from some of the classes at The Golden Button!!!! We are still having a deal for Summer Arts Programs… So please Register for you programs on or before June 1st to get 15 % off your programs!!!!!!!!

Click here to pick!!!


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German Shepherd Puppy Painting Party!!!!!

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Art Enrichment…. Georgia O’Keeffe Style….
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Important Things…

Hello there!!!! So here are a few things to share…

1. May classes all begin this week… We still have a few spaces in Wednesday Little Kids Art Class… and Friday Night Art (Click on the May Schedule for more info!!)

2. Friday Night Mother/ Daughter Paint Night is FULL so… We have decided to make Saturday, May 9th Night 6-8 PM Open to Mothers and daughters too (We are painting the Eiffel tower/ puppy picture) Cost is $55 for mother/ daughter or $70 for one mom/ 2 kids… That covers all supplies and snacks too!!!! (Please let us know you are coming!)

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3. If you register for Summer Arts Programs before June 1st you get 15 % off each class!

4. You can pop in this week to make Mother’s Day Gifts!!! (Pick from 4 Projects!)
*Tuesday between 1 and 5:30 PM
*Thursday Between 3 and 5:30 PM
*Friday between 2 and 4 PM
*Saturday between 1 and 3 PM

*Mother’s Day Gift Making!

Call ahead or JUST DROP IN!!!! Choose from wonderful projects to make for your moms, step moms, grandmas, aunts and special women in your life!

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Here are a bunch of pictures I wanted to show you!!!! We take lots of pictures and don’t always get to share them with you!!!

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$6: Create a beautiful enamel and wood brooch for the one you love!

$12: 3-D painting on canvas or boards (with or without a quote)

$15: Paint a teacup you can really use! Pick up later)

$20: Giant mixed media Flower!!!

Come in and see samples and create projects!!!

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!

Hello!!!!!!!!!

*Check out our Drop in Page to see the dates and times in March and April where you can pop in to make eggs, bunnies or spring art!

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*Adults!!!!  Join us this Friday, March 20th from 7-9 PM to create a guided bunny painting! BYOB!

Please call (203) 910-9948

or email us at Info@goldenbuttonshop.com to register

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Here is a Guided Fox Painting Party….