Our Tidal River

Nyack Beach State Park 698 North Broadway, Nyack

River Life with Beach Art!  Sponsored by the Palisades Parks Conservancy, this free program will be a mix between a time to relax and picnic on the beach and to enjoy the view, and a time to experience the river through science and art activities. Participants will be guided in catching fish and aquatic life […]

Our Tidal River

Nyack Beach State Park 698 North Broadway, Nyack

River Life with Beach Art!  Sponsored by the Palisades Parks Conservancy, this program will be a mix between a time to relax and picnic on the beach and to enjoy the view, and a time to experience the river through science and art activities. Participants will be guided in catching fish and aquatic life with […]

Who Lives Here? Art & Science in the Stream

Silvermine Lake, Harriman State Park

Have fun exploring and making discoveries in and around the small stream at the historic Silver Mine location!  Search for aquatic life and work with magnifying lenses and microscopes to identify the critters you’ve found.  Create a work of art based on your experience meeting and making friends with the tiny stream life.  You will also learn about […]

Our Tidal River

Nyack Beach State Park 698 North Broadway, Nyack

River Life with Beach Art!  Sponsored by the Palisades Parks Conservancy, this program will be a mix between a time to relax and picnic on the beach and to enjoy the view, and a time to experience the river through science and art activities. Participants will be guided in catching fish and aquatic life with […]

A Bird’s Eye View

State Line Lookout NJ

Join Strawtown artists and educators at the State Line Lookout, and enjoy the cliff-side view, as it will be our outdoor creative space!  We will go on a short nature exploration walk, gather natural materials, and look to the skies for our bird friends.  Then participants will be led in a nature art project, where […]

Cornucopia of Fall Color!

Sterling Forest Visitor's Center 116 Old Forge Rd, Tuxedo Park

Join Strawtown artists and educators for a Fall Color Adventure!  Learn what happens to autumn leaves as they change colors.  Go on a short nature walk to search for colors and gather leaves and other natural materials.  Then participants will be led on a paint-mixing color wheel study, and create a work of art to […]

Lighting Up Solstice Workshop

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

Winter solstice is one of the most honored and revered celebrations around the world.  Experience the special wonder of this dark time of year with Strawtown artists while creating magical illuminating light forms.  Work with mirrors, candles, nature, and reflective materials to create light sculptures.  This is a time of year we spend more time […]

Birding By Ear: A Sight, Sound, & Art Experience

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

Join us for a guided bird walk of Marydell-on-the-Hudson!  Tune your ears to the trees and learn the calls of our feathered friends.  Make a “sound map” and work with fine art and natural materials to create a work of art to take home. Saturday, May 11 9:30am - 11:30am Marydell Faith & Life Center […]

Who Lives Here? Art & Science in the Stream

Sterling Forest Visitor's Center 116 Old Forge Rd, Tuxedo Park

Have fun exploring and making discoveries in and around the small stream in Sterling Forest!  Search for aquatic life and work with magnifying lenses and microscopes to identify the critters you’ve found.  Create a work of art based on your experience meeting and making friends with the tiny stream life.  You will also learn about the relationships between stream critters […]