Saturday, December 30, 2017

Planning a birthday party? Make it an art party! Express Yourself Studios located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood hosts art birthday parties for ages 2 and up. All parties are unique and personalized. Drop by or give us a call, we’re ready to celebrate with you!

Kids Party Package includes:
• Two (2) hours of Studio time
• One (1) art project
• Face painting
• One (1) project leader
• One (1) - Two (2) assistants (as required)
• All project supplies and smocks for all participants
• Paper plates, napkins, tablecloths and utensils
• Balloons
Each child will leave with their very own masterpiece!

* Teen & Adult Parties too!

Party Package Details:
• Art Parties (painting, collage, pottery): $400 for 12 children ($20 per extra child)
• Tie-Dye T-shirt Party: $450 for 12 children ($20 per extra child)
• Deposit: $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your date/time
• Party Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (2-hours of studio time, other days/time slots available please inquire)
• Extra time/Overtime: $30 per additional ½ hour is applied for each additional 30-minutes
• The family is responsible for food (snacks, pizza, cake) and presents, etc.

Basic Party Package with Pizza Includes:
(Does not include adult guests or non-participating children)
• Plain cheese pizza (2 slices per birthday party participant)
• Beverages (2 pint size spring water bottles per birthday party participant)
• Fruit (1 individual, pre-wrapped, pack of apple slices, per birthday party participant)
• Chips (1 snack size bag of chips, per birthday party participant)

Basic Party Package with Pizza Details:
(Does not include adult guests or non-participating children)
• Art Party (painting, collage, pottery) with food option: $500 for 12 children ($28.00 per extra child)
• Tie-Dye T-shirt Party with food option: $550 for 12 children ($28.00 per extra child)
• Deposit: $150 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your date/time
• Party Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (2-hours of studio time, other days/time slots available please inquire)
• Extra time/Overtime: $30 per additional ½ hour is applied for each additional 30-minutes
• The family is responsible for cake and presents, etc.

Enhance your basic birthday party package with one of our add-on options i.e. Basic Party with Pizza or Signature Birthday Party Packages (enhanced balloon d├ęcor, cupcakes, etc.)

Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!


Tuesday, December 26, 2017

10th Annual “Celebrate Dr. King: Explore the Dream Through Art” Workshop - Express Yourself Studios

Express Yourself Studios located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood will host its 10th annual “Celebrate Dr. King: Explore the Dream Through Art” workshop, Monday, January 15, 11 AM – 2:00 PM. Learn about Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement through art. Families with children between the ages of 4-12 are welcome to participate in an art project exploring the themes of Peace, Equality, Friendship and Community.

In celebration of the 10th year honoring and remembering Dr. King, the studio will provide the first 20 families that pre-register with the inspired reading for the day “My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr,” written by Martin Luther King, III.

Special guest readings by Maplewood Township and resident representatives (on the hour):

 11:00 AM – Mayor Victor DeLuca
 12:00 PM – TBA
 1:00 PM – TBA

Additionally, all participants will contribute to a larger, community canvas to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the “Celebrate Dr. King: Explore the Dream Through Art" Workshop. The community canvas will be displayed at the Maplewood Library (Main Branch) in February.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day of service, to learn more about The King Holiday visit: http://www.thekingcenter.org/meaning-king-holiday. As in previous years Express Yourself Studios encourages all participants to bring a canned or boxed, non-perishable food item to be donated to a local charity, this year’s donations will benefit the Human Needs Food Pantry in Montclair NJ, http://www.humanneedsfoodpantry.org. Donations are accepted now through January 30.

In addition, this year $5 of each registration fee will be donated to Color for Kids, to learn more about the organization visit www.colorforkids.net.

The Workshop Fee is $20 per participant. If registering a group or community organization, register at the group rate of $15 per participant.

Visit the studio between 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (on the hour). To reserve a spot for your child or group please register 1-2 days prior, contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256 or register online www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com


Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!

Monday, December 11, 2017

Enroll Now for Winter Art Classes at Express Yourself Studios, Classes Begin January 9, 2018. Secure Your Child's Space Now!

Express Yourself Studios, located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood is currently accepting enrollment for its Winter Art Workshops. Classes are available for children (ages 2-12). All materials are included, and there are a wide variety of classes to choose from. Kid’s classes include: Mixed Media, Drawing & Painting, Sculpture and Cartoon Workshops and are offered in 6-week sessions.

Winter art classes begin January 9, 2018. The workshop fee is $175 per child, the sibling/multi-workshop rate is $155. Can't commit to a 6-week session, need more flexibility? Drop-In for a day or two during any session. The registration deadline is December 31, 2017.

To reserve a spot for your child please contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256 or www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com.

Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Cookies & Canvas, December 16, 10am - 1pm, Paint a Holiday Painting on Canvas, Enjoy Cookies and Cider, Register Your Family Now!

Express Yourself Studios; located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood will host its annual Cookies & Canvas family-friendly, holiday art workshop Saturday, December 16 for all to participate (best for families with children ages 4+). Visit the Studio between 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (on the hour) paint a holiday painting on canvas and enjoy cookies and cider.

The workshop fee is $25 per person. Bringing in a small group of friends, or the whole family, 4 or more? Register at the Group Rate of $20 per person. To enroll
in this workshop please register 1-2 days in advance, contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256 or www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com.

Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Home for the Holidays? Register for Express Yourself Studios Holiday Break Mini-Camp, December 26 - 29, Secure Your Child's Space Now!

Express Yourself Studios located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood will host a Holiday Break Workshop December 26 – 29, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Children ages 4-10 are welcome to join Express Yourself Studios for 3-hours of art and fun! Register for the full session or a day or two.

Be inspired creating paintings using a mix of mediums (acrylics, watercolor, and pastels) and other projects using a myriad of materials (clay sculptures & paper collages).

All materials included, 3-hours of studio time, $175 for the full session December 26 - December 29 (sibling weekly rate: $155) or $50 per child/per day or $45 per child/per day if registering 2 or more children or if registering for more than 1-day. Pack a light, nut-free snack and get creative!

To enroll in this workshop please contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256, expressyourselfstudios@outlook.com or www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com.

Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Save-the-Date, Cookies and Canvas, December 16, Create a Holiday Painting on Canvas Enjoy Cookies and Cider at Express Yourself Studios, Register Now!

Express Yourself Studios; located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood will host its annual Cookies & Canvas family-friendly, holiday art workshop Saturday, December 16 for all to participate (best for families with children ages 4+). Visit the Studio between 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (on the hour) paint a holiday painting on canvas and enjoy cookies and cider.

The workshop fee is $25 per person. Bringing in a small group of friends, or the whole family, 4 or more? Register at the Group Rate of $20 per person. To enroll in this workshop please register 1-2 days in advance, contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256 or www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com.

Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Election Day Mini-Camp (November 7) and NJEA Mini-Camp (November 9-10) at Express Yourself Studios, Register Now!

Express Yourself Studios, located at 1877 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood will host an Election Day Mini- Camp November 7 and NJEA Mini-Camp November 9 - 10 for children ages 4-10 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Participants will create paintings inspired by Master Artists using a mix of mediums (acrylics, watercolor, and pastels) and other projects using a myriad of materials (clay & paper collages).

All materials included, 3-hours of studio time, $50 per child /per day or $45 per day if registering 2 or more children or if registering for both the Election Day or NJEA Convention Days, November 9th & 10th.

To enroll in this workshop please register 1 – 2 days prior. Contact Express Yourself Studios 973-763-5256, or visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com

Express Yourself Studios is an art studio and art gallery dedicated to being an outlet for children and adults to express themselves creatively via classes in the arts. As well as a space where artist are welcome to display their work and create utilizing the studio’s space. The Studio offers Cocktails & Canvas, Coffee & Canvas, Wine Glass Painting , Pinot & Pottery and a Summer Art Workshop, as well as hosts Private Art Workshops, Birthday Parties and other art events throughout the year. For more information about the studio visit www.expressyourselfstudiosllc.com or read Express Yourself Studios’ Blog at http://expressyourselfstudios.blogspot.com to learn about the Studios’ events & happenings!