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
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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)



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 to sign up!

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


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)


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

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



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!)


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!


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!!!

Valentine Making Saturday 2-7-15


Valentine Drop in this Saturday from 11-2 PM!!!!! Cost is $15! Come make Valentines!!!! All ages welcome!!!! 2 projects to pick from!!! Make a Valentines wall hanging or make Valentines!!!!



We also have a bunch of really great events next weekend!!! Sign up now!
*****A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!

Friday, February 13th from 7-9 PM

Have a night out with your child or your favorite little person!

Tea and hot chocolate will be served! Create a guided painting! You will each get your own canvas! Miss Kate will guide you step by step though a painting! (We suggest the child is at least 5 to create the step by step painting) This is a great Valentine Treat!!!

Cost is $55 per pair!

*****Family Art Party

Saturday, February 14th from 3-5 PM

Make it a great Valentine’s Day with the ones you love the most!!! During our Family Art Party each family will get a large canvas to create a masterpiece! Work together to create a design or picture! (We will help you with planning and tips to create your painting!!!) Wear old clothes!!! We will be using acrylic paint!!! All ages are welcome to join! This is a wonderful keepsake! Tea and hot chocolate will be served!

(Each family will create a different painting!!! You can paint a design or pick a theme before hand!!! Some families even bring reference materials or pictures of inspiration!!!)

(Cost is $55 per family! Covers all supplies for 4 people!)

*******Kids Night Out! Valentine Making PARTY!!!!

Friday, February 14th from 6-8PM

We will make a bunch of awesome Valentines!!!! Play music, have a snack and have LOTS OF FUN!!!

Cost: $35 for one, $60 for two and $75 for 3! Covers all supplies!

*****Guided Paint Night For Adults

Friday, February 20th, 2015 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! BYOBRelax have fun and bring a friend! $45 per person covers all your supplies! Bring a friend and get 2 for $70

(I believe we will paint the Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf picture on the wall at the Golden Button…. I will post a picture)

Please let us know if you would like to join!!!


Here are some pictures from this week….



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Kids Valentine Making Party….




Tea and Embroidery….

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Family Art Night

We had a great time last night!!!!

(Next Friday from 7-9 PM Is Adult Guided Paint Night! BYOB!!! Call or email us to reserves a space for you and a friend!) 

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Sign up now for our next *Family Art Party on Valentine’s Day!!!

Saturday, February 14th from 3-5 PM

Make it a great Valentine’s Day with the ones you love the most!!! During our Family Art Party each family will get a large canvas to create a masterpiece! Work together to create a design or picture! (We will help you with planning and tips to create your painting!!!) Wear old clothes!!! We will be using acrylic paint!!! All ages are welcome to join! This is a wonderful keepsake! Tea and hot chocolate will be served! 

(Each family will create a different painting!!! You can paint a design or pick a theme before hand!!! Some families even bring reference materials or pictures of inspiration!!!)  

(Cost is $55 per family! Covers all supplies for 4 people!)

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The Golden Button on HamletHub and in the Paper!

Click here to visit HamletHub and read the Article about Kate and The Golden Button!!!


Here is a different article from this week in the Waterbury Republican about Kate’s new exhibit… Animals in Scarves… Up for the month of December in the Woodbury Library.





Join us on Sunday (from 2-4 PM for a little reception… with a hot chocolate bar. OHHHHHH!!!!!! So excited!




Many paintings are for sale. Please specify if you need them for the holidays!!!


Also Join us at the Arts & Craft Studio to make ornaments, paintings and Glitter Houses!!!!!!!!

Ornament Painting and Decorating: Pick 3 wooden ornaments, Paint, glitter, decorate them all!!!!! These come out beautiful!!!! And you can save them forever! (Leave them overnight to be varnished!) Cost is $16 for 3 or $30 for 6! 1-5 PM (You do not need to call ahead… You can just show up. Don’t forget we have moved to Woodbury!!!!)

Monday, December 8th from 1-6 PM

Thursday, December 11th from 1-6 PM 

Friday, December 12th  from 1-6 PM 

Saturday, December 13th from 4-7PM)

Monday, December 15 th from 1-6 PM

Thursday, December 18th from 1-6 PM 

Friday, December 19th  from 1-6 PM 

Monday, December  22nd from 1-6 PM

Sunday, December 21st from 12-5PM



Here are some favorite photos of this week.


And….. Just a reminder……………… GRAND OPENING! This Saturday between 1 and 5!

Just getting ready for our Grand Opening this Saturday! Stop by for snacks, a giveaway, a cooking demo from Eat. Play. Live, to sign up for a class and to say hi and do some art making! Can’t wait! You still have time to book a party at a discounted rate! Book by Saturday and get 50% off your base rate! 


Below are some photos from our Wednesday Little Kids Art Class ( contact us if you would like to join!) We also have another Little Kids Class on  Mondays at 11 AM!

Tomorrow is our Paint and Cocktail class! So visit our classes and workshop pages to pick out a class!



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The Golden Button

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Tonight is a Preview Night!!!

Call or message us to join in tonight for Needle Felting Pumpkins at 6:30 PM in Woodbury, CT

at 122 South Pomperaug Ave!


2014 Needle Felting schedule with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Please contact us to sign up for a class! Space is limited.


8/28   PUMPKINS- Thursday, August 28th at 6:30 PM ($40)

9/12    MARY/ JOSEPH/ BABY JESUS- (Part of the Creche Series)  Friday, Sept.12th at 6:30PM ($45)

9/14   WOODPECKERS- Sunday, September 14th from 1-4 PM ($40)

10/3    SHEEP AND SHEPHERDS- (Part of the Creche Series) Friday, October 3rd at 6:30 PM ($45)

10/24   ANGELS- (Part of the Creche Series) Friday, October 24th at 6:30 PM ($45)

10/26  WITCHES ($40) AND WIZARDS ($45)- Sunday, October 26th from 1-4 PM

11/14   KINGS- (Part of the Creche Series) Friday, November 14 at 6:30 PM ($45)

11/16   DEER/ MOOSE/ CAMEL- Sunday, November 16th from 1-4 PM ($40)

12/4    ORNAMENT NIGHT- (set of three) Thursday, December 4th at 6:30 PM ($40)

12/7    ANGELS, SANTAS, OR GNOMES- Sunday, December 7th from 1-4 PM ($45)

12/12  DONKEY/ CAMEL/ OR FINISHING NIGHT (Part of the Creche Series) Friday,

December 12th at 6:30 PM ($40) (No kit just finishing something up… $30)

Creche Series

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You can create your own beautiful, child friendly Creche for the holiday season! If you would like to join us for all 5 Creche classes you may do so for a discounted rate of $180! Covers all supplies and classes!!!

You will also be invited to join Rachel on

Sunday, November 16th and Sunday, December 7th from 1-4 PM

to finish up your creche figures (Free of charge!)

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Please register and pay ahead to guarantee a space in the class you want.