OPEN STUDIO TIME

  • All artists and crafters are charged a $5 studio fee in addition to their project costs
  • Artists and crafters may stay as long as they wish and complete as many projects as they would like
  • Art Projects and Crafts change regularly with seasonal and holiday crafts available too! 



FACE PAINTING‏

  • Simple Design - A small‏ cheek, nose, or arm decoration
  • Half - Full Face  - Get into full character!  Many different styles to choose from


PAINT STATION 

  • Ceramics - A variety of ceramic figurines and fun creatures await your artistic touch!
  • Wooden Birdhouses and Creepy Creatures - A variety of wooden birdhouses and styles are available for painting. These are both decorative and functional
  • Canvas - a variety of canvas sizes are available for painting your masterpiece!
  • Wood Jewelry Box or Chests - A variety of sizes and shapes
  • Mardi Gras Masks - Paint a simple veneer mask and decorate it with studs, feathers and more!  We have a variety of sizes from a eye mask, to a quarter mask to a full face mask


MOD PODGE
We have a variety of pieces you can paint and/or Decoupage a picture onto for a custom look.  Comic books and magazines are available for cutouts, but you can bring in your own picture to use for this project.  School pictures make great presents when decoupaged onto a small chest, an ornament or plaque for family members.

WINDOW ART‏
Create an outline for a design or pattern with black window art edging, then fill it in with bright colors.  Simple patters and letters are available to trace.  Provides the look of stained glass at a fraction of the cost!

BRACELETS 
Paracord, beads and semi-precious stones.   Learn the simple knot structure for a paracord bracelet.  A variety of color cording and clips available.  

SIMPLE ART FOR NOVICE ARTISTS

  • Stampers or Dot Art
  • Finger Painting -Beware, this craft leaves your little one messy!
  • Hand or Footprints - A plate with stand and your childs hand or footprint - makes a great present


MOSAIC‏

  • Stepping Stones - Pour a stepping stone and decorate with with tile, jewels and more
  • Designer Paper Weights - Make a simple stone into a designer paperweight using mosaic glass
  • Scrap Mosaic - Make beautiful paper landscapes, and designs


FABRIC DESIGN
Tye Dye - Squirt, Spray‏ or Paint a tye dye shirt or bag. Finish it off with fine clothes markers.

HENNA
Come in and get a Henna Tattoo.  Henna is a plant based temporary tattoo medium and lasts about 2 weeks


CLASSES and COURSES

We host a variety of classes each month along with special monthly events based on the season.  Some examples include:


  • Decorative Glass Painting
  • Kids Paint Nights
  • Adult Paint n Sip
  • Holiday Crafting
  • Wood Crafting
  • American Girls Get Crafty
  • Boys Club
  • Artsy Animals and Creative Creatures
  • Comic Heroes and Villains


PARTY PLANNING and GATHERINGS


THE GROOVY GATHERING
Looking for something to do with a small group of friends, and don't want to wait for a scheduled class?  Call us to reserve a table for a GROOVY GATHERING.  Nearly any class or craft can be setup as a GROOVY GATHERING.   Intended for  4-6 people,  you pay in advance and we reserve a table for you and set it up with the craft of your choice.  Great for small henna, painting or jewelry making parties.  You can bring your own food and drink (BYOB) for these gatherings.    Prices are based on the craft or art project scheduled for your gathering.

KIDS PARTY PLANNING

  • Parties are 2  hours in length unless otherwise scheduled
  • Prices are based on the craft or art project scheduled for the party
  • If you do not see the craft you would like for the party just give us a call
  • One or more RAD ARTIST will be dedicated to your party to make sure the project goes smoothly! 
  • The guest of honor will receive a custom message on our birthday board
  • Let us know your favorite music and we'll stream it via Pandora radio to set the mood
  • For children's parties, each guest will spin the prize wheel for a prize
  • Each guest receives a thank you coupon for a discount to a future visit at RAD ART
  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is due two weeks before the party to hold the date
  • Party Invitations can downloaded and printed
  • Call the studio for current pricing and options 


PARTY ACTIVITIES 

  • Guided Canvas Painting Party- create a wonderful piece of finished art!  - Artists will receive instruction on how to create a variety of painting effects and be instructed on creating a single piece from a selection of painting samples
  • Ceramics Party- create a wonderful finished piece of ceramic art - Artists will receive instruction on how to create a variety of painting effects, and can choose from 4 different ceramic animal characters
  • Wood Craft Party - Design your own wood craft secrets or jewelry box using paint, wood cutouts, design paper, Mod Podge, rhinestones or studs
  • ​Tie Dye Party - Design your own shirt and bandana or pillowcase with a variety of Tie Dye techniques - A breakdown of shirt sizes are needed otherwise adult MEDIUM will be designated.  
  • Multi-Craft Party- create a wonderful finished piece of ceramic art, along with a custom magnet, and a wood stick mask.
  • Artists will receive instruction on how to create a variety of painting effects, and can choose from a variety of ceramic characters!​​​​​​
  • Decorative Painted Glass - We have coffee mugs, beer steins, pint glasses, wine (stemmed and stemless) glassware for you to customize with our special enamel paint.    



GROUPS

GROUP OUTINGS

Outings can be scheduled Monday - Friday 12 noon - 6 PM and allow for smaller groups.

  • Outings for groups are 2 hours in length unless otherwise scheduled
  • If you do not see the craft you would like for the party just give us a call
  • A RAD ARTIST will not be dedicated to your party, but will be there to help and make sure the project goes smoothly! 
  • A Welcome message will be listed on our studio board
  • Let us know your favorite music and we'll stream it to set the mood.  
  • Each guest receives a thank you note and coupon for a discount to a future visit at RAD ART
  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is due two weeks before the event to hold the date
  • Invitations can be downloaded and printed



GROUP INNINGS - If your group cannot get out, call to discuss an Inning!

We understand there may be cases where small groups cannot come to the studio.  Parents may also want to add Arts & Crafts to a birthday party being hosted at home.  In these cases you can schedule an Inning and we'll bring the Arts & Crafts projects to you!  Innings are limited to Canvas Painting, Wood Craft and Seasonal/Holiday crafts.  

Innings for groups are 2 hours in length unless otherwise scheduled, and groups should plan an additional 20 minutes for setup and 20 minutes for breakdown clean up. Host must also provide cleaning supplies.



FUNDRAISING


RAD ART offers a unique opportunity in the community for fundraising events.   The studio can booked for part of the day or the full day for multiple sessions.  If your group can sell anywhere between 25 - 150 tickets to an event, we can help you raise needed funds and create an art event which has a theme appropriate to your cause.

Fundraising Events

  • Fundraising events are 3  hours in length for the painting session plus time for setup/breakdown
  • Our studio can host 60 individuals in one sitting
  • One or more RAD ARTIST will be dedicated to your event to make sure the project goes smoothly! 
  • We will write a custom message on our welcome boards
  • Let us know your favorite music and we'll stream it to set the mood
  • Each guest receives a thank you coupon for a discount to a future visit at RAD ART
  • A non-refundable deposit is due two weeks before the event to hold the date
  • Your organization sells tickets or notes reservations and collects from patrons​.  Balance due day of event.
  • Call us if your organization needs a proposal




ART CAMP
RAD ART hosts a day program Art Camp on days the Oxford School System is not in session and during summer vacation. Art Camp is a day program with morning and afternoon sessions
A full single day is $60 and a half-day is $35.  Morning session runs from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and Afternoon Session runs from 1:00PM to  4:00PM.  12-1 PM is our hour for lunch.  Campers can bring a bagged lunch or parents can leave $10 for subway for either the AM or PM session.  Artists should wear clothes that they can get messy, although we have aprons to wear.

During full weeks of camp - parents can sign up their children for a single day or alternatively:
A full week of mornings 9:00 am - 12:00 PM
A full week of afternoons 1:00PM to  4:00PM
A full week both morning and afternoon sessions 


OXFORD AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

RAD ART also hosts an after school program for children attending Quaker Farms School and Oxford Center School.

  • Full Time (4-5 days per week)  $250 per month
  • Part Time (1-3 days per week)  $200 per month


All Star Transportation has a bus run which will bring your child to the Art Studio for the after school program.  A RAD ART staff member will greet the bus with a list of children expecting to attend, and will walk them into the studio to check in.

The after school program includes a small snack.  We provide some quiet time to do homework and your child will also have fun doing some unique arts& crafts

To apply for the AFTER SCHOOL Program please fill out the following Application Form and bring it to RAD ART . 
To provide flexibility for working parents, our pickup time is set at 6:30PM, allowing parents who work in Hartford and New Haven time to get to the studio without a penalty!
Conveniently located on RT 67 (Oxford Rd) the RAD ART studio provides a great location for commuting parents.
You can also download the After School Parent/Caregiver guide to read and review at your leisure.



Download the AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM application

After School Program
Month Paid
First Childs Name and Age
Second Childs Name and Age

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