Oct
11
to Nov 15

The Artists's Way Workshop

Whether you create art to live or simply wish to live more creatively, find your motivation while we explore The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron during this weekly workshop. This 6-week series is great for those new to, and those looking to become reacquainted with, The Artist’s Way. Co-led by Adult Services Librarian Anya Berg and author, International Institute for Learning corporate trainer, and long-time Artist's Way follower Judith W. Umlas.

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

EcoArts: A Bird's Eye View

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 you get to become the bird in the sky, and create your own view down below. Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
20
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

October is to recreate Hopper's early illustrations through color palette.

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Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

River Art Rendezvous

Come out for an afternoon on the river beach!  Join Teatown educators and Strawtown artists for a creative Nature Art gathering.  Learn what's so amazing about the wide bays area of the Hudson River, and be guided to make art with natural found objects combined with fine art materials. Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

October is to recreate Hopper's early illustrations through color palette.

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Mary Shelley's Mixed-Media Art Doll Sculptures with Marisol Diaz

Learn a neo-generalist, Frankenstonian art application process of using and altering found-objects, employing sculptural techniques including small mold-making, casting and mixed-media to create one-of-a-kind effigy forms. These art-dolls will be sculptural in nature and can be interactive, with movable parts and/or have functions such as lockets and container bodies. This explorative sculpture course will result in a one-of-a-kind art doll you can, not only display, but potentially use! Click HERE for more information. 

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Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

November Join in this drawing workshop to create your own parade scenes for Veteran's Day, based off of Hopper's sketches of soldiers

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Nov
3
12:30 PM12:30

Mandala Workshop

With Melissa Forbes you will learn the role of colors and planets, how to use the Vedic square to create Mandalas, & to make a Mandala based on your personal numerology, your birthday, determining the Psychic & Destiny numbers, to receive maximum benefit & harmony with the planet. Click HERE for more information.

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Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

Raku Workshop with John Badik

This one-day workshop explores the process of Raku, an ancient Japanese art of firing ceramic ware.  Various reduction materials such as sawdust, paper, and hay will be used to produce unique iridescent effects on quickly heated pottery.  Bring 6-7 pieces of bisque-pottery created with Raku clay. Click HERE for more information. 

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Nov
6
10:00 AM10:00

Life Drawing: Open Sessions

Old friends and newcomers alike will enjoy the studio opportunity which enables artists to explore and develop their own individual style and work. All levels of ability are welcome. This is a non-instructed class with one long pose each week.  Click HERE for more information. 

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Nov
7
3:30 PM15:30

After School Class

Classes run Wednesdays from November 7th to December 19th. 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. Click HERE for more information.

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Nov
10
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

November Join in this drawing workshop to create your own parade scenes for Veteran's Day, based off of Hopper's sketches of soldiers

Click HERE for more information.

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Nov
17
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

November Join in this drawing workshop to create your own parade scenes for Veteran's Day, based off of Hopper's sketches of soldiers

Click HERE for more information.

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Nov
24
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

November Join in this drawing workshop to create your own parade scenes for Veteran's Day, based off of Hopper's sketches of soldiers

Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
13
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

October is to recreate Hopper's early illustrations through color palette.

Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
8
9:00 AM09:00

Earth Art Mini-Camp

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. Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
6
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

October is to recreate Hopper's early illustrations through color palette.

Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Our Tidal River

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 seine net and waders. Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

High School Creative Dramatics: Grades 9-12

Come join in the fun! Back by popular demand, Ayn is reviving her original acting class! The classes will include fun improvisation, skits using props and costumes, theater games, classes in technical theater, theatrical make-up and basic scenes. This class is not a continuing class. Each week will be something different so an occasional absence would be okay. Click HERE for more information. 

Ever Thursday from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm October 5 - March 15 

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Oct
5
4:00 PM16:00

Teen Eco-Art Studio

Class has 3 classes Oct5th, 12th and 19th. Does your teenager like to make things, spend time outdoors, hang out with friends? Art, Ecology, Culture: this class has it all!  While guided by master artists, young teens will work with a mix of natural materials and fine art and craft materials to develop their own style of expression. Click HERE for more information.

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Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Intermediate: Grades 6-8

This class is for the young person who has become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap. In this class you will continue to learn more complicated steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Thursday 6:00 pm-7:30 pm from October 4 – March 14

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Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Intermediate: Grades 3-5

This class is for the young person who has become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap. In this class you will continue to learn more complicated steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:00PM from October 4th to March 14th 

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Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Intermediate: Grades 9-12

This class is for the young person who has become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap. In this class, you will continue to learn more complicated steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Thursday  6:00 pm-7:30 pm from October 4 – March 14

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Oct
4
5:00 PM17:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet - Beginner: Grades 6-8

This class is for the young person who wants to become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap without being involved in a recital. In this class, you will learn the steps, terms, rhythms and then apply all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. You must wear fitted dancewear for this class. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Thursday from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm from October 4 – March 14

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Oct
4
5:00 PM17:00

Tap/Jazz/Ballet – Beginner: Grades 3-5

This class is for the young person who wants to become familiar with the fundamentals of jazz/ballet and tap without being involved in a recital. In this class you will learn steps, terms, rhythms and then applying all to techniques. You will also learn how all three disciplines inter-connect to each other and theatre dance. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Thursday from 5:00PM to 6:00 PM from October 4th to Marhc 14th 

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Oct
2
4:30 PM16:30

On-Camera Technique For Film & Television: Grades 6-8

This course will cover both auditioning and performance for today’s acting industry, incorporating modern acting styles and today’s acting techniques. Students will study current scripts from the latest commercials, television shows, and feature films. They will learn to make the most creative choices when auditioning and performing for the camera. Click HERE for information. 

Every Monday 4:30-6:30 from October 2 – March 12

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Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Find Your Singing Voice: Grades 6-8

This class focuses on healthy singing. Each session will begin with vocal warm ups, which are used to improve vocal technique, you will learn: posture, breathing, phonation, articulation, coordination, range and will progress to individual repertoire for each student with time spent working one-on-one with the instructor. Students will also learn to read music and build sight-singing skills which is great for the student interested in participating in NYSSMA! Click HERE for more information. 

Held Mondays 6:30-8:00pm from October 1  – March  18

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Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Find Your Singing Voice: Grades 3-5

This class focuses on healthy singing. Each session will begin with vocal warm ups, which are used to improve vocal technique, you will learn: posture, breathing, phonation, articulation, coordination, range and will progress to individual repertoire for each student with time spent working one-on-one with the instructor. Students will also learn to read music and build sight-singing skills which is great for the student interested in participating in NYSSMA! Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Monday 6:30 PM to 8:00 from October 1st to March 18th 

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Oct
1
4:30 PM16:30

On-Camera Technique For Film And Television: Grades 9-12

This course will cover both auditioning and performance for today’s acting industry, incorporating modern acting styles and today’s acting techniques. Students will study current scripts from the latest commercials, television shows, and feature films. They will learn to make the most creative choices when auditioning and performing for the camera. Click HERE for more information. 

Every Monday from 4:30-6:30 October 1 – March 18

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Oct
1
4:30 PM16:30

On-Camera Technique For Film & Television: Grades 3-5

This course will cover both auditioning and performance for today’s acting industry, incorporating modern acting styles and today’s acting techniques. Students will study current scripts from the latest commercials, television shows, and feature films. They will learn to make the most creative choices when auditioning and performing for the camera. Click HERE for more information. 

Held every Monday 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM from October 1st to March 18th 

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Sep
29
to Sep 30

Who Lives Here? Art & Science in the Stream

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. Click HERE for more information.

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Sep
29
12:00 PM12:00

Hop Into Art

Weekends at the Edward Hopper House offer ongoing family art workshops related to the artwork on display in the main gallery. Filling a gap in arts education in public schools, this workshop program gives families immediate access to high quality art, offering deeper insights into the exhibitions and local history presented at the Edward Hopper House. 

September is for Milton Glaser’s creative wisdom in “Ten Things I Have Learned” guides families in creating their own designs through bold graphic stenciling.

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Sep
28
4:00 PM16:00

After School Class

Class runs Fridays from September 28th to November 2nd. 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. Click HERE for more information.

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Sep
27
3:30 PM15:30

Nature Babies: Earth Art for Little Ones

Join Strawtown Studio in this class designed for young wonder and creative  time in the outdoors. In each class we explore nature, make art and learn new skills --  precious time for parents and young children to share in expressive imagination, discovery, and delight of the natural world. For Ages 18 months - 5 years with caregivers Thursdays 3:30 - 5:30. Click HERE for more information.

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Sep
26
3:30 PM15:30

After School Class

  • Kathryn W. Davis Riverwalk Center (map)
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Runs Wednesdays from September 26 - October 31. 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. Click HERE for more information.

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Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

The Expressive Image (Beginner/Intermediate) with Margery Theroux

Explore the process of creating expressionistic still life and landscape paintings!  This class is suitable for all levels.  Students may choose to paint with oil or acrylic on canvas as well as oil stick, oil pastel and other media for variety of line and texture.  A materials list will be sent upon registration. Click HERE for more information. 

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Sep
25
4:30 PM16:30

Portfolio Development for High School Artists

Create or expand your art portfolio and express your creative ideas! Experiment with a variety of media, develop your own style and create new works to make your portfolio more competitive! Whether you are expanding your portfolio or exploring new techniques of drawing and painting, join us for this fun class! Click HERE for more information. 

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