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April 2019

$10 – $605
22 Apr

Spring Break Mini-Camp

Apr 22 - Apr 26 | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

For ages 6-12 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 for signs of wildlife Create seasonal artwork Have fun playing games Connect with friends old and new Other Information:…

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$8 – $35
27 Apr

Cancelled: The Four Elements: EARTH

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

We regret this program has been cancelled.  Please join us next Saturday May 4 for AIR! 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…

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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

CANCELLED: 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 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 640 N. Midland Ave. Nyack, NY 10960 FOR ALL AGES. Recommended for children 6+ with parents/caregiver. Please dress in clothing and footwear that is appropriate…

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$10 – $135
24 May

Earth Art Mini-Camp: May 24

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

For ages 6-12 Give your kids the best break from school with nature 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 or mountain Create seasonal artwork Have fun playing games Connect with friends old and new…

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June 2019

$8 – $35
8 Jun

The Four Elements: WATER

10:00am - 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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$35 – $202.50
8 Jun

Drawing Closer to Nature

2:00pm - 4:30pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

NEW! Join artists Natalie Russell and Joanna Dickey 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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15 Jun

Who Lives Here? Art & Science in the Stream

11:00am - 1:00pm | Sterling Forest Visitor’s Center, 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 and the quality of the water, and what a creek habitat needs to be healthy.  FOR ALL AGES. Recommended for children 6+ with parents/caregiver. Wear…

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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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August 2019

3 Aug

Ink Painting with Marsh Grasses

11:00am - 1:00pm | Goswick Pavilion 95 Ferry Rd, Piermont, NY 10968, Piermont

Explore two different local river grasses, phragmites and cattails!  In this program, participants will have fun painting with the grasses, which have been prepared and turned into painting tools, and they will learn how to work with different strokes and ink techniques.  By looking closely at the plants under microscopes, participants will be able to compare the inner structures of the two, and discover how they work in the marsh for providing habitats for different creatures. After painting, the marsh…

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10 Aug

Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count

2:00pm - 4:30pm | Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, Sleepy Hollow

If you could lift the lid off the Hudson River, what would you see? Join us at the fish count and find out!  The educators from Teatown will lead you in catching fish and aquatic life in the river with a sein net.  Then become inspired to make art on the beach with guidance from Strawtown artists. Click to Register

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