We Are One Year Old!

Its official… The Golden Button is ONE!!! We have had a wonderful, successful first year! With lots of new friends and fun classes, workshops, artists, and lots and lots of great pictures! We would like to say thank you to everyone who has visited and supported the shop for the past year! We look forward to new and wonderful things in the future! I hope to see you in the coming months during the holidays! Thank you for remembering how important it is to support local business and local artists!

love,

Kate

I received this beautiful pink box filled with delicious Gluten free/ dairy free cupcakes for our anniversary!!! From Scrumptious Cupcakery! My best friend from when I was little makes delicious cupcakes!!

 

 

Just a few reminders….

New Hours for Fall!

Beginning  in November we will have new Hours….

We will be closed on Monday and Tuesday

We will be open from Wednesday- Saturday 11 AM to 6 PM

Open on Sundays from 12 PM to 5 PM

November classes are beginning this week… sign up now!!

This year get started early and make some beautiful gifts for your family and friends. The Golden Button is offering great class, sessions, and workshops for all ages. Beginning in November and straight into December! We are also changing our hours! We will now be open on Sundays from 12-5 PM and we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in November!

  • Little Kid Art (Ages 2 to 5)

Thursdays 2:00 to 2:45 PM.

Children: ages 2- 5 will have fun with painting, building, creating and so much more. Young children get hands on. With lots of fun mediums and new things to try!

November 1, 8, 15, 29 (No Class on the 22nd for Thanksgiving)

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 50 plus a $10 Supply fee)

  • Painting Techniques

Thursdays 5:00 to 5:45 PM.

If you are interested in learning all about paint and techniques this is a great class for you….Learn about color mixing, surfaces to paint on, design and so much more!  (age 6 and up)

4 sessions class

 November 1, 8, 15, 29 (No Class on the 22nd for Thanksgiving)

(Cost is $ 58 plus a $15 Supply fee)

 

 

  • Printmaking, Transfers, Ink and Paint

Friday 5:00-6:00PM

 Explore different printmaking and transfer techniques while using different inks and paints. Try some new techniques and make some beautiful artwork to take home! Class is open to children 8 and up.

We will focus on creating printed patterns, transferring photos and learning new art processes. (Ages 6 and up)

 

November 2,9, 16

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $13 Supply fee)

 

Sign up now spaces are limited!

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Mini Summer Camps and Birthday Parties

 Week Three of Mini Summer Camp- ART CAMP Begins tomorrow!!!!

We are having a great time at The Golden Button! Thank you to all the families who have participated in the Mini Summer Camps!!!

Mini Summer Camps this year are almost totally full!!! Please sign up if you are interested in being involved in one of these great weeks!

There are still spaces in the below Summer Camps…

Week five- I Love Jewelry Camp

August 7-10th from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Ages 4 and up)
If your child loves jewelry and building things this is a great series for them. Your child will create simple jewelry, a very cool jewelry stand with cups and saucers, a jewelry box and some polymer clay jewels.

Just added- Week five- Shark Week!!!!

August 7-10th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM (ages 4 1/2 and up)

Cost is $50 per child plus a $10 supply fee (10% sibling discount on class fee but the $10 supply fee still applies)

Four days of Shark Art!!!! Create a shark sculpture, Make a habitat for your shark, wear your bathing suit on Friday and get photographed “underwater with a shark”, make shark jewelry and learn about the coolest animal in the sea!!!

Week six- Fabric Design Camp (updated 7/24: This is Full)

August 14-17th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Play with fabric this week…try a new way to tye-dye, make freezer paper prints, print textiles or experiment with different fabric markers. Learn all different techniques. Design a tote bag and up-cycle an old t-shirt from home!

Week seven – Art Show Camp (Almost Full)

August 21-24th from 5:00-6:00 PM
Lets create some ART…. Collages, color block painting, permanent marker drawing and much more. Create lots of art then at the end of the last class we will have a Summer Art Show! The children may invite grandparents, friends, aunts and uncles or anyone they like!!!

Stop by the shop…call or email to hold a space.

(203) 910-9948

goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com

On Saturdays in August we are having Artist Demos… Keep your eyes out for some great demos and workshops we are offering!!!
Don’t forget The Golden Button hosts birthday and arts and crafts parties!!!!
Here are some of the cupcake favors we offer!
Call or email for more information.  Arts and Craft Parties for children 4 and up. For up to 12 or 13 children or adults.
pss….We will be offering Christmas Ornament Decorating Parties in December too!!!

Bakery Painting, New Items and a Tiny Art Show

Guess what I am doing?

Making cupcakes for Bakery Painting this Friday and Saturday!

Here are some new items at The Golden Button

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We are also getting ready for the “Tiny Art Show” On Friday, June 1st at 5:00 PM

Please come by and see some beautiful art that local tiny artists have made!

Bakery Painting

Super fun event next weekend!!!!!

Bakery Painting…

All ages!!! Next Friday and Saturday! (3-5 PM)

Come and decorate a cupcake then paint a picture of it. Lots of fun! Bring a friend!!!
(Cost is $30 includes everything cupcakes, decorations, canvas, sparkles, sequins and paint!!)

Just a reminder….

 

Tuesday night at 6:30 to 8:30 pm… Needle Felting Pigs!!!

Cost is $35

or $30 if you bring your own foam and needles. There are only a few spots left. Let me know if you want to come!!!

Keep an eye out for Father’s Day events!

Birthday Parties

Today The Golden Button hosted a Birthday Party for Hannah!!!

Happy 6th Birthday Hannah!!!!

We love You!

The girls each painted a canvas their favorite colors.

We learned how to paint cupcakes!! Then decorated them with sequins and glitter.

There was pizza and cupcakes and gifts!

Then they opened their party favors…

Handmade felt birthday cakes!!

 Here are the finished pieces all ready to go home!