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April 2019

$8 – $35
27 Apr

POSTPONED TO APRIL 27:The Four Elements: EARTH

10:30am - 12:30pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

This is a unique opportunity to work with Strawtown artists and naturalists at our studio at Marydell!  In each workshop we will focus on one of the four elements, explore their attributes, make art and science connections, and create a work of art. We spend part of the class outdoors, then come back to the studio for creative time! EARTH Grounding Reliable Realistic Structure Boundaries Did you ever wonder how everything in our modern lives originally came out of the…

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May 2019

Free – $210
1 May

After School Class

May 1 - Jun 5 | 3:30pm - 5:30pm | Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, Sleepy Hollow

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: the season, weather, daylight, trees, wildlife . . . In this class we watch the workings of nature over time, and let our questions be our guide. We make art related to our discoveries, with a wide variety of materials to explore and skills to learn. There’s plenty of space for imagination to grow and to work out new ideas. In these weekly art and nature classes,…

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$8 – $35
4 May

The Four Elements: AIR

10:30am - 12:30pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

This is a unique opportunity to work with Strawtown artists and naturalists at our studio at Marydell!  In each workshop we will focus on one of the four elements, explore their attributes, make art and science connections, and create a work of art. We spend part of the class outdoors, then come back to the studio for creative time! AIR Breath Clarity Spontaneity Vision Air is all around us, and is possibly the one element that is the most challenging…

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11 May

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

9:30am - 11:30am | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Join Strawtown artists and Park educator Kirstie Fanning 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 640 N. Midland Ave. Nyack, NY 10960 FOR ALL AGES. Recommended for children 6+ with parents/caregiver. Please dress in…

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$35 – $202.50
11 May

Drawing Closer to Nature

May 11 - Jun 8 | 2:00pm - 4:30pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

NEW! Join artists Joanna Dickey and Natalie Russell in this drawing course that features close observation of nature in Spring through an artistic lens.  We will experience drawing as a way to tune in with nature, train our eyes, and inspire our creativity. Enjoy artful walk-abouts in the breathtaking Marydell landscape Pay close attention to the ever-changing natural forms around us Learn to see local flora and fauna through an artistic lens Practice drawing skills with exercises in a variety…

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June 2019

$8 – $35
8 Jun

The Four Elements: WATER

10:30am - 12:30pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

This is a unique opportunity to work with Strawtown artists and naturalists at our studio at Marydell!  In each workshop we will focus on one of the four elements, explore their attributes, make art and science connections, and create a work of art. We spend part of the class outdoors, then come back to the studio for creative time! WATER Playful Fluid Intuition Emotion "Water is the true governor of all life" -Lao Tzu Look closely at the dynamic movement…

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July 2019

$48 – $4235
1 Jul

Summer Discovery Days

Jul 1 - Aug 15 | 9:30am - 4:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Our nature, art and science program is truly engaging all day long! Children explore nature, play in streams, build dwellings, pick berries, learn games and make art with natural materials in a small group setting. They have time to observe different plants and animals and get to know them. We guide children through artful questioning of the world, where we often make first-time discoveries. This is what kids love so much about Strawtown – it’s always new and exciting. Our…

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