The Four Elements: WATER

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, 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 […]

$8 – $35

Drawing Closer to Nature

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, 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 […]

$35 – $202.50

Summer Discovery Days

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, 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 […]

$48 – $4235

Lighting Up Solstice! A Strawtown Fundraiser

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

Join us for this special crafting event, and create magical candle light forms to light up the night while supporting Strawtown Studio, a 501c3 education not-for-profit! Winter Solstice is one […]

$10 – $45

After School Class

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

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 […]

$20 – $210.00

Winter Break Mini-Camp

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, 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, […]

$10.00 – $607.50

Maple Sugar Day

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

Date:  Saturday, March 7, 2020   Time: 10:00am - Noon   Location:  Marydell Faith and Life Center 640 North Midland Avenue Nyack, NY 10960   For more and up to […]

CANCELLED Earth Art Mini-Camp: March 20

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, 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, […]

$10.00 – $135.00

Learn our Nature-Connected, Creative Teaching Approach!

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

Learn our Nature-Connected, Creative Teaching Approach! We are excited for you to discover a whole new world of wonder! Journey into Nature with us and return ready to guide others to expand their creative perception, and ultimately, deepen their relationship with Nature. About Strawtown Studio Strawtown Studio was founded to keep authentic childhood learning alive. […]

$250

CANCELLED Spring Break Mini-Camp

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, 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, […]

$10 – $135

CANCELLED After School Class

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

*Strawtown Studio is committed to maintaining healthy and safe spaces. As a largely outdoor classroom, we are hoping to hold this session as a May-June class. We will keep this page updated with information regarding that possibility. Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: the season, weather, daylight, trees, […]

CANCELLED Next Level Nature Art – for ages 10-15

Marydell Faith & Life Center 640 North Midland Ave, Nyack

  In this lightly structured class, we allow space and time for exploration, and experience the timelessness of the natural world.  This Strawtown program is sure to stimulate and nurture the creative expression of our next generation of conscientious artists!   Features: Creative problem-solving, social time, skill-building and advanced tool use (like woodburning, exacto blade […]