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  • 4 Reasons to Give a Handmade Gift This Holiday Season

    Does the thought of crowded department stores and lines out the door make you want to take cover in the safety of your own apartment? We understand, so we’re here to help! This year, skip the long lines and expensive trendy gifts and craft your own presents with ideas that come from the heart. Here […]

  • 3 Reasons to Get Inspired in the Hudson Valley

    You can’t argue with the fact that New York is a beautiful place to be in the Autumn. With colorful leaves on the trees and a cool breeze in the air, New York gives off an irresistible energy that inspires us all season long. We always make the trip to Hudson Valley every fall to […]

  • Summer’s Ending! Let’s Recap the Fun.

    Sadly, the time is here– summer is coming to a close. While we’re packing up our backpacks and laying out our first-day-of-school outfits, let’s take a moment to think about all of the fun we’ve had this summer at Kids at Art. 1. We honored our favorite artists by creating our own versions of their […]

  • Your Official Summer 2015 Bucket List

    There’s just a few weeks left in summer but still so much to do in New York City! We’ve created a bucket list of 5 things you must do in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens before the season comes to an end. 1. Try for a Hole-In-One Enjoy the 18-hole mini golf course that overlooks the […]

  • You’ll “Fall” in Love With Our Latest Promotion!

    Need a Monday pick-me-up? We’re here to help. We’re offering 10% off fall classes! Sign up and use the code “FALLSAVE10” at check-out. Be sure to sign up by June 30 to receive the discount. View our fall schedule and our latest offerings, including our varied arts program, including fashion design & sewing classes, plus […]

  • #InstaInspo: 5 Inspiring Instagrammers to Follow Now!

    Social media is a great place to find content that is both unexpected and beautiful. A highly visual platform such as Instagram is filled with users with unique identities and perspectives. This makes it the perfect place to be creatively inspired! Here are five of our favorite Instagrammers to follow to get creative inspiration. 1. […]

  • Creative Inspiration: Pandas and Seagulls and Cats… Oh My!

    We’ve been hard at work here at Kids at Art. With Memorial Day and summer programs right around the corner, we’ve been preparing for a summer of fun by experimenting with different ways to recreate our favorite animals. Lana (7 years old) drew a beautiful seagull using oil pastels. Lana is definitely ready to visit […]

  • The 9/11 Memorial Museum: One Year Later

    May 15, 2015 marked the one year anniversary of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. We went down to the memorial to pay respects to the lives lost on September 11, 2001. The memorial has an extraordinary design, which includes two large reflecting pools where the Twin Towers once stood, over 400 surrounding trees, and a liberating […]

  • 5 Things We Learned at the New York Botanical Gardens Orchid Show

    We visited the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx this weekend to view the annual spring Orchid Show. There were so many beautiful orchids to see and things to learn! Here are 5 of the most amazing things we learned about this unique flower species. 1. There are currently more than 25,000 different species […]

  • Exploring the Digital Art Scene: Species in Pieces

    Sometimes art can be an amazing way to make a difference. While planet Earth is plentiful in diverse species of animals, years of pollution, global warming and various other factors have sadly contributed to the decline of many species, which are now endangered. Artist Bryan James created an interactive exhibit, Species in Pieces, that pays […]

  • 5 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring

    March 20 is the first day of spring and we’ve gathered a list of the best ways to celebrate! From art fairs to flower shows, these activities are perfect for welcoming the days of warmer weather and sunny skies. 1. Sign up for our spring break workshops! From puppet making to paper mache, we’re offering […]

  • A Pretty Sweet Birthday Party

    We recently celebrated Emerson’s 8th birthday party at Kids at Art with a fun afternoon of painting, pizza and a particularly special cake. Each attendee was given a blank canvas and inspiration photos of some delicious desserts. The guests could use whatever colors they wanted to depict their favorite sweet treat. They worked really hard […]