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!

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!

 


Wine Glass Painting!!!

Friday Night Events:

*Wine Glass Painting Night for Adults

Friday, May 29th from 7-9 PM: 

Sign up now for Wine Glass Painting for Adults! Friday, May 29th from 7-9 PM. Create an awesome set of wine glasses! Pick from several designs or make your own!!!! Cost is $45 to make a set of 4!!!! BYOB! Snacks will be served! Please register by calling (203) 910-9948 or messaging us here!

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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!

Friday Night Paint Night!!!

This Friday!!!!!!!

*A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!

*Friday, March 6th, 2015 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)

Cost is $55 per pair!
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*Friday, March 13th from 7-9 PM

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*Family Art Party

*Friday, March 13th from 7-9 PM

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!)


 

*Friday, March 20th, 2015

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*Guided Paint Night For Adults

Friday, March 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

 


 

*Sunday, March 29th 2-5 PM: Bunnies

photo-41Join us at the Golden Button on Sunday March 29th at 2 pm to create 3-D bunny sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In March’s class students will create a 4-5″, 3 dimensional felted bunny. Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam) To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948.

*Sunday, April 26th 2-5 PM: Kittens

*Sunday, May 31st 2-5 PM: Turtles and Fish

*Sunday, June 14th 2-5 PM: Mermaids and Fairies

Snow DAY!!! Friday, January 9th!

Hi there!!! If you want to get out of the house today….

We have Open Art today! Drop in between 1:30 and 3:30 PM

$15 for one child or adult, $25 for two  (The parking lot in Woodbury is MUCH better than our old one… But they are still doing some snow removal!) Lots of fun materials to create a masterpiece!

We also have a very special event this evening…
*A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!


Friday, January 9th 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)

Cost is $55 per pair! ($70 for 3)

I am working on a sample right now… A pig in a teacup!!!!!

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Hey Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts!!! Did you know you can work on your Arts and Craft patched here? At The Golden Button in Woodbury!!! 

Its true!!!

Contact us for more info!

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Hello There

HI!!!!

I am working on a bunch of new things right now….. But I wanted to share a few things.

Today is Monday December 15th! WHOA That means we are going through December pretty fast… Here are some reminders for you!

 

Join us for Ornament Painting, Glitter Houses and Drop in Art this week!

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Monday (12/15), Thursday (12/18), and Friday (12/19) drop in between 1-6 PM and Sunday (12/21) from 12-5 PM 

*Wooden Ornaments are 3 for $16 or 6 for $30

*Glitter Houses are $18 each! (They are different than last years houses!!!! So if you already made one these are a new pattern!

*Or grab a canvas for $10 each! They all make really special gifts from your children to teacher, grandparents, and other special people!!!!

Then we are offering 2 Kids Nights out this weekend!!!!

Drop the kids off and grab some gifts, have dinner with friends or grab a drink while the kids work on projects!!!! Please sign up ahead of time! (Friday Night is almost full!!!)

*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!!!!)

 

*Little Kids Art! (Drop in on Wednesday from 11- 12 ($20 per child) 1743596_791930804208021_7142196276226711376_n

Here are some pictures from and Up-Cycling Class at The Woodbury Library! (and you can see my paintings in the background!!!!) 10366039_791933090874459_1959062787844489410_n 10380328_791932920874476_1887589853036875806_n 10401337_791933114207790_3457576528792200826_n 10419605_791932910874477_7186130456126724397_n

Then we had a Gingerbread Making Party on Saturday with Eat. Play. Live! Thanks Sharon!!!!10603631_791117070956061_6809038869405944234_n 10636247_791116767622758_574144345986764154_n  10858617_791116994289402_6499863962236484331_n

 Have a great day! January Classes will be posted very soon!!!!

This Week at The Golden Button!

Create a Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece!
We have a bunch of Turkeys (I just finished another batch!) So please let me know if you are planning on coming in this week to create a turkey or two!!!!

You can stop by Friday (11/21) between 1 and 4:30 PM
Sunday between (11/23) 12 and 5 PM
or Monday between (11/24) 1 and 5 PM

All ages are welcome! $20 each covers all supplies and lots of feathers!

(Don’t forget… We moved to Woodbury!!! If you haven’t been to our new studio yet! Its located at 122 South Pomperaug Ave. in Woodbury, CT )

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Miss Kate is teaching a class at the Woodbury Library this Thursday… We are making a Autumn Fox Painting!!!

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You can sign up now for some other great classes and Workshops coming soon!!!!!

******Sign up now for this special evening!
Family Art Night!

Friday, November 28th from 7:00-8:45 PM

Spend a very special night 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 everyones 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! especially if you have family here from out of town! Like grandparents or cousins!

Cost is $50 per family of 4 ($5 per extra person)

(Please sign up early. Space is limited)


 

Sign up now to join us on December 4th at 6:30 PM for Needle Felting Ornaments! ($40 or save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!) with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals!10502396_777865845614517_7862900308231097420_n