New Classes and Events!

Hi There!!! Working on the new schedule… Here are some things I wanted to share….

*Oh…. check out this article

Featured Artist: Kate Gorham

Animals in Scarves on The Library As Incubator Project Blog!


New Classes and Events!


*Little Kids Art

Tuesdays from 3:00 PM-4:00 ish

January 27, February 3, 10, 17, and 24th

Lets explore colors!!!! Each week we will focus on learning our colors while using new mediums and making fun art!!!

Some fun projects include….Color mixing with our feet! Making Valentines and rainbow stacking art!

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! Class is appropriate for all ages.

Cost: $80 plus $18 supply fee



*Valentine Making

Fridays from 5:30 -6:30 PM

January 30th, Feb 6, 13th

Create awesome and fun Valentines for your friends and family!

Cost $50 plus $10 supplies


Sign up now!!!


*Friday, January 23, 2015

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*Family Art Night!

Friday January 23rd from 7-9 PM


On Family Art Night 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!


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

*Friday, January 30, 2015


*Adult Guided Paint Night

Friday, January 30th 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



*Friday, February 6th , 2015

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 *Kids Night Out

Friday, February 6th , 2015 from 7-9 PM

Drop the kids off and have a few hours off while the kids have a great time creating art!!!!

Cost is $30 per child $50 for 2 children!



*Friday,February 13th, 2015


*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!

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Painting at Bent of the River!!

This is a photo of Bent of the River in Southbury! One of my absolute favorite places…. Join us to create a Autumn Landscape Painting!!!! We will be there this Sunday!!!!!


Sundays, October 5th: 2-4 PM $34 per class
Saturday, October 11th: 2-4 PM $34 per class
Sunday, October 19th: 2-4 PM $34 per class

-Autumn Landscape Painting at Bent of the River
During Autumn in New England journey outside to see the colors begin to change. As the air gets crisp and everything turns…. join us to create some beautiful landscape paintings. Focus on colors and textures and the light on the trees. Beginners are welcome to create beautiful acrylic landscape paintings with Kate Gorham from The Golden Button!

Hope you can join us! Please contact us to sign up!

(203) 910-9948

or email:

or sign up here….


Don’t forget

You can still sign up for Autumn Art for kids tonight from 5:30-6:30


Guided Painting for Kids tonight from 7-8:45!

We are painting the Owl tonight!!!


Finger Paints and Raccoons!

On Fridays we offer a little Mommy and Mini Classes! With all non toxic and fun art projects for little ones!

This week the kids used homemade fingerprints!!!







There are still spaces available in August 25ths Needle Felting Raccoons Class.

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

Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals teaches you how to create a super cute sculpture out of wool!

Call (203) 910-9948 email or stop by to hold a spot!


New Hours and Little Kid Art

Little Kids Art on Thursdays

From 2-2:45 children explore all sorts of art mediums.







Mixed medium sculptures… towns




Contact us at if your would like your child to participate in this class.

New hours at The Golden Button begin this weekend…

We will be open tomorrow (Sunday) from noon to 5 PM. We will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight. (I probably will)

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!



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!

Haunted House Making Today

Today is Haunted House Making at The Golden Button

Getting ready to make Haunted Houses! Today at The Golden Button $20 per person. Make an awesome Haunted hour stop in between 1 and 5 PM (You have till 6 PM to work but you have to be here by 5 PM!) — at The Golden Button.


We have some treats….Gluten Free/ Dairy Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies and

Cake Balls.

Here are some photos from this weeks classes!

Needle Felting Owls!




Little Kids Art from Yesterday… We were very busy!

First we make nature art/ sculptures..



Then we made Woodland Creature Masks…

Finally, we finished up some beading we had worked on last week…

The next session of Little Kids Art begins next Thursday…

  • 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)


call (203) 910-9948, email or swing by to sign up!

Also visit our November Class and Workshop page for other new classes!!!

And visit our shop today and tomorrow for our Anniversary Celebration!!!

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!