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September 2019

$20 – $210
18 Sep

After School Class

Sep 18 - Oct 30 | 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: 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, children become…

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$20 – $210
19 Sep

Next Level Nature Art – for ages 10-15

Sep 19 - Oct 24 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

NEW! Back to School : Back to Skills! For ages 10 - 15 Does your pre-teen like to make things, spend time outdoors, hang out with friends?   This program is designed for 10 - 15 year olds, during their transition from late childhood to early adolescence. It's the place to learn mastery of skills, explore personal expression, develop confidence, and discover an authentic identity in a caring, creative community.   In this lightly structured class, we allow space and…

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19 Sep

The Nature Antidote: How to Make Nature the “Centerpiece” of Your Family

6:00pm - 7:30pm | Valley Cottage Library, Valley Cottage

Looking for an antidote to school and screens? Join Strawtown Studio nature education expert, and earth artist, Laurie Seeman, for this inspiring talk with advice on how to live with Nature as a centering power of your family’s life and choices. The talk will be followed by time for creating a nature craft centerpiece, symbolic for keeping your family engaged in nature experiences through the fast pace of the school year. Joining Seeman will be long-time Strawtown parent and board…

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$20 – $210
20 Sep

After School Class

Sep 20 - Oct 25 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: 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, children become…

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$15 – $25
21 Sep

Hudson Valley Ramble 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Nature Art - Off the Hook! Don’t miss this annual event series that celebrates the history, culture and natural beauty of the Hudson Valley!  Join Strawtown artists and naturalists for a creative outdoor experience at The Marydell Faith and Life Center, located at the base of Hook Mountain on the Hudson River. Come learn about the special features of the river and the diverse wildlife it supports, then create a related work of art to take home. Please register by…

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28 Sep

Colors of Migration

11:00am - 1:00pm | State Line Lookout

Fall is a time of migration for many species of animals in the northeast.  Join us in an artistic exploration of migration, as we play with the differences in color and composition of the land and water that the animals travel over and through -- from the earthy autumn tones of the Hudson Valley, to the aqua blues and bold colors of southern island habitats. Participants will have fun studying aerial images of the earth and creating art by mixing…

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October 2019

12 Oct

Have you ever been on an art hike? Presented in Partnership with the Palisades Parks Conservancy, join Strawtown artists and naturalists for a healthy hike along the Doodletown Brook in Harriman State Park. We will collect the colors of the forest along the way, then gather at the reservoir to share our findings and practice handwork. We will incorporate our autumn findings with materials like wire, strings, and beads to make a work of art inspired by the place. Afterwards,…

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$10 – $130
14 Oct

Earth Art Mini-Camp: Oct. 14

9:00am - 4:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

For ages 5-12 Give your kids the best break from school with outdoor exploration and earth art! Strawtown’s mini-camp is the ultimate way to refresh and recharge with nature, art, and science adventures. We go on outings to see what we can discover and then return to the studio with impressions, materials, and ideas for creative time. Explore woodlands and fields Hike to the river Create seasonal artwork Have fun playing games Connect with friends old and new More Details:…

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19 Oct

Painting with Marsh Grasses – Oct. 19 2019

1:30pm - 3:30pm | Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

Explore two different local river grasses, with naturalists and artists from Strawtown Studio, led by its Director and Lead Artist/Educator, Laurie Seeman. Participants of all ages will learn how to paint with grasses, observe the plants under microscopes, and learn about the ways in which they provide habitats for different creatures in the Hudson River marsh.  For all ages. Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm Hudson River Museum 511 Washburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701 Workshop included in Admission Price.…

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November 2019

$20 – $210
1 Nov

After School Class

Nov 1 - Dec 20 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: 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, children become…

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$10 – $130
5 Nov

Earth Art Mini-Camp: Nov. 5

9:00am - 4:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

For ages 5-12 Give your kids the best break from school with outdoor exploration and earth art! Strawtown’s mini-camp is the ultimate way to refresh and recharge with nature, art, and science adventures. We go on outings to see what we can discover and then return to the studio with impressions, materials, and ideas for creative time. Explore woodlands and fields Hike to the river Create seasonal artwork Have fun playing games Connect with friends old and new More Details:…

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$20 – $210
6 Nov

After School Class

Nov 6 - Dec 18 | 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: 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, children become…

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