Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their minds.

Saturday Play with Clay for Toddlers begins February 7th!

8 Week Musical Stew for babies and toddlers - 11am class still has spots - email for prorate information

3 Week Play with Clay for toddlers begins Saturday, February 7th

Register for both Musical Stew and Play with Clay and get a 10% discount off of both classes!!

Musical Chefs for preschoolers aged 3-5 years

The 2015 Winter session has a couple of spots left - email for prorate information.

We will explore songs and stories of snowflakes and winter, create soundscapes for winter poems, explore the movements of animals, and emerge from winter's slumber to greet the spring.

Imagination Playhouse for 5-8 year olds - The Drums of Noto Hanto

In a story that cries out to be performed, the people of Nabune Japan, on the Noto Hanto coast, cleverly save their village from invading samurai by frightening the enemy away with masks and fires on the beach and... drums.

Students 5-8 years old will have the opportunity to dramatize this beautiful tale, learn about taiko drumming, a song in Japanese, and create their own masks with Handmade Together's Keely Sheehan. A final performance will take place for friends and family on the last day of class. 10 week session begins Wednesday, January 14th.

Cartooning 101: Character Design for 9-14 year olds on Wednesdays!

Learn to create and design cartoon characters! From the inside out and outside in we will study and develop the skills to create any character you like: Super-heroes and heroines, animated characters of all shapes and sizes! Emphasis will be on creativity and fundamental drawing skills!

5 week class begins Wednesday, January 28th, 4-5:30pm

Gift Certificates are Available Too!

                                         Looking for that perfect gift for a special kiddo in your life?                                                                                                      What better than the gift of creativity!                                                             Give a gift certificate for a Compass Arts Class.


Welcome to Compass Arts

Built upon the idea that learning and creating are best accomplished through exploration, improvisation and play, Compass Arts seeks to expand the minds of children and adults and empower each individual through its interactive arts classes. Currently housed in the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY and drawing from the talents of professionals in a variety of arts fields, Compass Arts continues to grow its offerings, enabling you to find YOUR direction.



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