Class Schedule & Upcoming Events

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To register for classes, workshops or summer camps, click here

Questions? Call or email artsandnatureschool@gmail.com or (475) 215-5582.  

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Half Day, School Break & Summer Camp Info

No school? No problem! Your kids will enjoy exploring their creative side at the Arts & Nature School’s unique classes and workshops.

February 2018

🎭Friday, 2/16 from 4-6pm: Kids & Families can come make a Mardi Gras mask with beads, feathers, paints and gem stones. $20 each.
 
Friday 2/16, 7-9pm: 21+ up BYO French crepe making with Nathalie! We will create flamed crepes with liqueur and fill them with jam, chocolate & fruit! YUM! 🍇🍓🌯 $35 each.
 
**PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED**
Call or email to RSVP:
475-215-5582
artsandnatureschool@gmail.com
  • Sun. Feb. 18, 12-3:30 p.m. closed for private party
  • Sun. Feb. 18, 4-7 p.m. Family GLOW Karaoke, $5 per child or $25 per family of 4, BYOD(inner), cabaret style
  • Mon. Feb. 19, 9:30-12:30
    • Half day art camp, $35
  • Mon. Feb. 19, 1:00 – 4:00
    • Half day art camp, $35
  • Sat. Feb. 24, Closed from 4-7pm for private party
  • Sat. Feb. 24, TEEN Glow Karaoke Night, 7:30-10 p.m., $10 per teen includes pizza
  • Mon. Feb. 26 – Closed from 3:30-6:30 for a private event

March 2018

  • Thurs., Mar. 8,12:30-3:30, Half Day Ridgefield
    • Leprechaun Catchers, $40
  • Fri. Mar. 16
    • 12:00 p.m. – 2:30
      • Closed for private event
    • 2:30- 4:30 p.m. Half Day Easton-Redding
      • Shamrock Shakers, $40
  • Sat, Mar. 17, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kid’s St. Patrick’s Day Art Party
  • Fri. Mar. 30 – Half or Full Day Workshops
    • Springtime Painted Pots, $40
  • Sat. March 31 – Ann’s Place Benefit 12-4 p.m., Concert 4-8 p.m.

April 2018

  • Tues. Apr. 3 – Half Day for Easton- Redding
    • Explorations in Pastels, $40
  • Weds. Apr. 4 – Half Day for Easton- Redding
    • Marvelous Mosaics, $45
  • Thurs. Apr. 5 – Half Day for Easton- Redding
    • Mastering the Masters (canvas painting), $40
  • Fri., Apr. 6 – Half Day for Ridgefield & Easton-Redding
    • Princess & Pirates Dress-Up Theater & Crafts, $45
  • Mon., Apr. 9- Half or Full Day Workshops
    • Fairies & Woodland Creatures Art  (morning) & Theater Camp (afternoon), $45 half day, $75 full day
  • Tues., Apr. 10 – Half or Full Day Workshops
    • Jungle Safari Art (morning) & Theater Camp (afternoon), $45 half day, $75 full day
  • Weds., Apr. 11 – Half or Full Day Workshops
    • Unicorns, Rainbows & Dragons Art (morning) & Theater (afternoon) Workshop,$45 half day, $75 full day
  • Thurs., Apr. 12 – Half or Full Day Workshops
    • Kids in Space Robotics Workshop,$55 half day, $95 full day
  • Fri., Apr. 13 – Half or Full Day Workshops
    • Glow Paint Party, $45 half day, $75 full day

May 2018

  • Mon. May 28 – No Classes, Studio Closed for Memorial Day

June 2018

  • Tues., June 12 – Half day for Wilton
    • Wacky Windchimes, $45
  • Weds., June 13 – Half day for Wilton
    • Beautiful Birdhouses, $45
  • Thurs., June 14 – Half day for Wilton
    • Magnificent Mirrors, $45
  • Mon. June 25 – Fri. June 29 ~ Land of the Trolls (Based on characters & songs from the movie Trolls). Performance Friday, June 29 at 12 pm at the Arts & Nature School
    • Half Day Morning, 9:30-12:30pm, $275, Ages 3-12.
    • Half Day Afternoon, 1:00-4:00pm, $275 , Ages 3-12
    • Full Day, 9:30-4:00, $500 (save $50!), Ages 3-12
      • 10% sibling discount for 2nd/3rd child after paying full price for 1st child
      • Students ages 10+ up can have a part and/or act as student teachers, stage managers and assistants for younger kids which helps foster a sense of community and team work.

July 2018

  • Tues. July 3: One-Day Workshop: Red, White & You Patriotic Crafts
    • 9:30-12:30 or 1:00-4:00 p.m., $45 or $75 for full day
  • Weds. July 5: One-Day Workshop: Garden Stepping Stones
    • 9:30-12:30 or 1:00-4:00 p.m., $45 or $75 for full day
  • Fri. July 6: One-Day Workshop: Dream Catchers
    • 9:30-12:30 or 1:00-4:00 p.m., $45 or $75 for full day
  • Mon., July 9 – Fri., July 13 ~ The Mad Hatter (Based on characters & songs from the Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland). Performance Friday, June 13 at 12 pm at the Arts & Nature School
    • Half Day Morning, 9:30-12:30pm, $275.
    • Half Day Afternoon, 1:00-4:00pm, $275
    • Full Day, 9:30-4:00, $475 (save $75!)
      • 10% sibling discount for 2nd/3rd child after paying full price for 1st child
      • Students ages 10+ up can have a part and/or act as student teachers, stage managers and assistants for younger kids which helps foster a sense of community and team work.
  • Mon. July 16-Fri. July 20 ~ When I Grow Up (Based on characters & songs from the Broadway Musical Matilda, based on the book by Roald Dahl). Performance Friday, June 20 at 12 pm at the Arts & Nature School
    • Half Day Morning, 9:30-12:30pm, $275.
    • Half Day Afternoon, 1:00-4:00pm, $275
    • Full Day, 9:30-4:00, $475 (save $75!)
      • 10% sibling discount for 2nd/3rd child after paying full price for 1st child
      • Students ages 10+ up can have a part and/or act as student teachers, stage managers and assistants for younger kids which helps foster a sense of community and team work.
  • Mon. July 23-Fri. July 27: *CLOSED* for Vacation

August 2018

  • Mon. Aug. 6-Fri. Aug. 10 ~ Welcome to the 80’s. In this totally wicked rock-meets-pop show, aspiring leather-clad rockers fight against glitzed up glam girls decked out in stone-washed denim and neon for a record deal, fame and fortune. Totally tubular songs ensure this show will be something to talk about! Performance Friday, Aug. 10 at 12 pm at the Arts & Nature School
    • Half Day Morning, 9:30-12:30pm, $275.
    • Half Day Afternoon, 1:00-4:00pm, $275
    • Full Day, 9:30-4:00, $475 (save $75!)
      • 10% sibling discount for 2nd/3rd child after paying full price for 1st child
      • Students ages 10+ up can have a part and/or act as student teachers, stage managers and assistants for younger kids which helps foster a sense of community and team work.
  • Mon. Aug. 13-Fri. Aug. 17 ~ When I Grow Up (Based on characters & songs from the Broadway Musical Matilda, based on the book by Roald Dahl). Performance Friday, Aug. 17 at 12 pm at the Arts & Nature School
    • Half Day Morning, 9:30-12:30pm, $275.
    • Half Day Afternoon, 1:00-4:00pm, $275
    • Full Day, 9:30-4:00, $475 (save $75!)
      • 10% sibling discount for 2nd/3rd child after paying full price for 1st child
      • Students ages 10+ up can have a part and/or act as student teachers, stage managers and assistants for younger kids which helps foster a sense of community and team work.
  • Mon. Aug. 20-Fri. Aug. 24 ~ The Princesses & the Pirates (Based on Irish folklore, The Legend of Sheelagh, play adapted/rewritten by Wendy Mitchell). Performance Friday, Aug. 24 at 12 pm at the Arts & Nature School
    • Half Day Morning, 9:30-12:30pm, $275.
    • Half Day Afternoon, 1:00-4:00pm, $275
    • Full Day, 9:30-4:00, $475 (save $75!)
      • 10% sibling discount for 2nd/3rd child after paying full price for 1st child
      • Students ages 10+ up can have a part and/or act as student teachers, stage managers and assistants for younger kids which helps foster a sense of community and team work.

 

To register for camps click here.

Questions? Call or email artsandnatureschool@gmail.com or (475) 215-5582.  

Winter-Spring Session Registration is Now Open! 

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We’re happy to announce that registration is now open for our Winter-Spring, YES SPRING, session of classes! With only a few more weeks until the warm weather arrives, we’ve got plenty of classes for Mommy & Me, toddlers, school-aged kids, tweens, teens and adults to keep you warm until the first buds bloom.

Painting, puppets, paper mache, knitting and other classes encourage you to unleash your inner artist. From Cultural Music & Movement to Musical Theater, from clay and cartooning to watercolors and writing for teens, we have something for everyone. Click here for a list of classes and events and registration information.

No School? No Problem! Mon. Jan. 16: 10-1pm& 1-4pm

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MLK Play & Paint for Peace Kids Drop-Off Art Workshop: Ages 5-10

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Upcoming Events

  • Fri. Jan. 19, Paint 7 Sip: Winter Cardinals, 7-9pm
  • Splatterday Sensory Painting is January 28 & 29!
  • Fri. Jan. 26, Adult Cooking & Knitting Workshops
  • Fri. Feb. 9, Valentine’s Chocolate Truffle Making Workshop, 7-9pm
  • Sat. Feb. 10: Valentine’s Day Art Party
  • Fri. Feb. 13: Fat Tuesday Mask Making

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Book Your *UNIQUE* Birthday Party With Us Today! 

Splatter Box Painting: Kids will enjoy this totally hands-on, messy painting where they get to throw, splat, stomp and fling paint onto a 2.5’ x 3’ canvas, perfect for framing! Kids go in the splatter room 4 – 6 at a time for about 15 minutes each while the rest of the kids do other paint projects. T-shirts can be added on so they can make hand prints and sign each other’s shirts.

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Glam Rock Party: Includes braids, updo’s, nails & makeup & they get to dress up with feather boas and crowns. Boys can get a brightly colored faux-hawk and tattoos. We can add a “fashion show” component and add a runway so the girls can model their makeovers. OR a rock band karaoke show for boys & girls!

Arty Party: Paint, clay, puppets and so much more can be created at the imaginative party. You tell us your theme, we tell you how we can bring your child’s favorite things to life through creative art projects.

GLOW Party: Includes a DJ dance party, selfie booth, birthday banner and glow sticks. Kids draw on the big glow chalk wall & can paint themselves or each other with glow-in-the-dark face and body paint.

Kid’s Karaoke: Everybody is a star as they perform their favorite Disney, Broadway and pop songs with real microphones in front of their friends. Hundreds of songs to choose from!

Toddlers & Preschoolers: For younger kids we have puppets, parachutes, musical instruments and much more! Customizable themes and playlists are offered for all parties.

Add-Ons: Pizza, Prime Taco Bar, Face painting, Bubbles, Glow Bubbles, Chocolate Fondue Fountain. Call for pricing.

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!

Call Us: (475) 215-5582
Email Us: artsandnatureschool@gmail.com
LIKE US on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/artsandnatureschool/
Follow us on Instagram: @artsandnagtureschool

Sign up for our e-blast to stay updated on all of the latest news & events! Email us to be added: artsandnatureschool@gmail.com

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CLICK HERE  TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO EVENTS AND/OR REGISTER FOR CLASSES!

Happy Holidays! Looking for something fun to do with (or without) your kids during winter break? Check out our drop-off workshops, Open Studio & events! Call or email for more information: (475)215-5582 or artsandnatureschool@gmail.com. 

 

 

 

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Splatterday Saturday is coming in early January! We’re confirming b-day (GLOW) party dates & will post soon. Sign up for Fri., Dec. 29 Splatterday sensory art here:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

WINTER BREAK WORKSHOPS:

TUESDAY, 12/26: Drop-Off Art Workshop: Igloos & Clay Penguins, Ages 3-12, 2-4pm or 4-6pm: Make a sugar cube or marshmallow igloo, create a clay penguin or 2, draw on our huge chalkboard wall and have some creative fun during the winter break. $25 per student includes supply fee. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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TUESDAY, 12/26: Willy Wonka Musical Mini Theater Camp

willy wonka castLooking for something to fun & cool for the kids to do during winter break? Drop them off to us for our School Break Winter Camps and kids age 3.5-12 will get to experience musical theater instruction AND play fun, “cool” games in a safe, nurturing and creative space! Students will learn vocal and acting techniques, choreography and participate in an engaging and interactive theater camp that includes games, set design and crafts!

Willy Wonka: Half day: 9:30AM-12:30PM OR 1-4pm, Full day: 9:30AM-4:00PM, Half day: $40, Full day: $75. Extended day available until 6pm for an additional $25. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack . Full-day students should bring nut-free snacks & lunch.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~WEDNESDAY, 12/29: Princess & Pirates Mini Musical Theater Camp

Screen Shot 2017-03-21 at 3.01.50 AMLooking for something to fun & cool for the kids to do during winter break? Drop them off to us at & kids age 3.5-12 will get to experience musical theater instruction AND play fun, “cool” games in a safe, nurturing and creative space by highly trained professionals! Students will learn vocal and acting techniques, learn choreography and participate in an engaging and interactive theater camp.

Princess & Pirates: Half day: 9:30AM-12:30PM OR 1-4pm // Full day: 9:30AM-4:00PM. Half day: $40 // Full day: $75. Extended day available until 6pm for an additional $25. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack. Full-day students should bring nut-free snacks AND lunch. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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WEDNESDAY, 12/27: Drop-Off Art Workshop: Make-Your-Own Hatchimal, Ages 3-12, 2-4pm or 4-6pm: Make-your-own Hatchimal out of clay & fur, decorate an egg to take it home in, draw on our huge chalkboard wall & have some creative fun during the winter break. $25 per student includes supply fee. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack.

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THURSDAY, 12/29: Lion GLOW King: Musical Theater Mini Camp, Ages 3-12, 9:30-12:30am or 1-4pm: Looking for something to fun & cool for the kids during winter school break? Drop them off tfor our School Break Winter Camps and kids age 3.5-12 will get to experience musical theater instruction AND play fun, “cool” games in a safe, nurturing and creative space by highly trained professionals! Students will learn vocal and acting techniques, learn choreography and participate in an engaging and interactive theater camp that includes games, set design and themed crafts as well!

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Lion GLOW King: Half day: 9:30AM-12:30PM OR 1-4pm. Full day: 9:30AM-4:00PM. Half day: $40. Full day: $75. Extended day available until 6pm for an additional $25. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack. Full-day students should bring 2 nut-free snacks AND lunch. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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THURSDAY, 12/28: Drop-Off Art Workshop: Paper Mache & Felt Puppets, Ages 6-12, 2-4pm or 4-6pm

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Make-your-own puppet out of paper mache, felt and upcycled materials, draw on our huge chalkboard wall & have some creative fun during the winter break. $25 per student includes supply fee. Students should bring a NUT-FREE snack. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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FRIDAY, 12/29, 10am-12pm: Splatterday Kid’s Sensory Painting

 

 

 

Your child will get to BE the painting as they throw, fling, stomp and splat paint in our portable splat room. Kids age 2+ up will get a set of goggles and a shower cap/paint cap to wear. Please dress them in clothes that can get messy and bring clothes to change into. This is a totally fun and COOL sensory activity for kids of all ages! $25 per child includes studio fee and supply fee. Each child gets their own canvas painting to take home. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

****THE NEXT SPLATTERDAY SATURDAY SESSION IS COMING VERY SOON — January— Please stay tuned to our Facebook page for an announcement or email us at artsandnatureschool@gmail.com to be added to our e-blast.*****

 

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CHECK OUT OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE ****BY CLICKING HERE**** TO PURCHASE TICKETS. TO ANY OF THE CLASSES OR EVENTS.

  • 12/2, 5-7pm, Kid’s Karaoke, Cabaret Style: BYOB & dinner & enjoy watching your kids be the star of the show! Kids can sing favorite Disney, Broadway and/or pop songs. $10 adults, $5 kids.
  • 12/3, 1-3pm Family Paint & Sip, Winter Snowman: $40 per person, $25 kids includes supplies & refreshments.
  • 12/3, 3-5pm Family Nog n’ Gnome Felted Wool Gnome Workshop: $25 per person includes supplies & refreshments.
  • 12/4 – Fri 12/8, 4-8pm Holiday Drop & Shop Art Workshops: Clay, puppets, Mandalas, Gingerbread houses, yarn/knitting, sugar cube/marshmallow igloo creations.
  • 12/8, 7-9pm Soul Sisters Swag Night: Grab some friends and a bottle of wine for this fun alternative to paint & sip. Create a holiday door swag to deck your door and fa la la your way into a festive holiday season. $40 per person.
  • 12/9, 12-2pm, Splatterday Saturday: Your child will get to BE the painting as they throw, fling & splat paint in our portable splat room. Kids age 2+ up will get a set of goggles & cap cap to wear & go home with a splattered canvas creation!
  • 12/9, 4-6pm, Family GLOW Party: Put on your best white & neon & dance! Glow stickers, glow bubbles, glow body/face paint and more! Price includes DJ dance music, glow sticks, games, glow face/body paint and glow bubbles. Pizza and drinks available to purchase. $15 per person.
  • 19/9, 6-8pm, Grades 3-8 Drop-Off GLOW Party: drop-off glow party for students in grades 3-8. $15 per person.
  • Sun 12/10, 2-4pm, Pictures, Cookies & Crafts with Santa: Pictures & cookie decorating with Santa is a benefit for Family & Children’s Aid so please bring a new, unwrapped toy to help local foster kids have a happy holiday. Photographer Michele Williams. $65 per family. OR come for cookies & crafts for $20 per person.
  • 12/15, 7-9pm Adult Paint & Sip, $55 per person: Grab some wine & friends & join Jessica Ventura for a festive winter-themed Paint ‘n Sip painting a cardinal.
  • 12/17, 5-7pm, Holiday Kid’s Karaoke, Cabaret Style: BYOB & dinner & enjoy watching your kids be the star of the show! Kids can sing favorite holiday songs, Disney, Broadway and/or pop songs. $10 adults, $5 kids.

CHECK OUT OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE ****BY CLICKING HERE**** TO PURCHASE TICKETS. TO ANY OF THE CLASSES OR EVENTS.

Questions? Call or email: (475) 215-5582 ~ artsandnatureschool@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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Our mission is to encourage a spirit of community, kindness, nurturing and creativity through the power of the arts by providing well-designed, play-based art classes, musical theater, Mommy & Me, birthday parties and more. We strive to bring out a child’s uniqueness and creative spirit while helping them develop respect for each other, nature and the world around them. Our focus is on developing a child’s self-esteem through fun, interactive and engaging classes provided by nurturing, experienced professionals.