The art room at The Patch is a bright mix of energy, color, and conversation. With walls decorated with inspirational quotes and students' creations, it’s clearly a space where creativity thrives. While crayons and coloring books are always on hand for free time and fun, art projects at The Patch expose youth to a plethora of art forms, including drawing, painting,... Read More
This Derby season, don’t forget to plan something for the kids! We've been working on lots of projects at The Patch that you can do at home.
What you need: Plastic or paper bowls, pie tins, newspaper, paint, glue, tape and embellishments like sequins, feathers, etc.
Cover the bowl or pie tin with glue and smooth newspaper over it. Use several... Read More
Working together to create beauty – what a wonderful lesson to teach a child! During Spring Break at The Patch, art camp focused on collaborative creativity, with our friends from Baxter’s Corner leading the fun.
Children were presented with just four colors – blue, red, white and yellow – and a color chart with a dazzling array of hues. Working... Read More
"Let us entertain you!"
The chorus refrain from one of the final numbers of The Cabbage Patch's Musical Theater Day Camp Talent Share brought cheers from the audience members, who were indeed entertained by performances in dance, stepping, song and more! This year, The Patch was proud to partner with Vault 1031, a local non-profit that is revitalizing the... Read More
At the Cabbage Patch, we have a team of specialized staff members, and it is their enthusiasm and expertise that make our programs truly unique. Because our teachers are committed to their personal exploration and success, they are wonderful role models for children who want to expand their horizons. Recently, our Recreation and Youth Development Specialist Elizabeth,... Read More
The cold winter landscape may be bleak in December, but in the Polly Williams Art Center at The Cabbage Patch, color blooms all year long! On Dec. 16, The Patch's young artists showed their most recent work at the Winter Art Show, which included several pieces from the recent exhibition at Local Speed.
One little boy walked carefully around a display... Read More
Get ready for an outstanding art exhibition! From Friday, August 1 through Saturday, October 25, Local Speed will showcase textile arts made right here at The Cabbage Patch by our talented children. Working Hands: A Modern Generation Explores the Ancient Craft of Textiles is the culmination of a partnership with the Little Loomhouse. The official opening takes... Read More
Nearly 50 people attended the Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, June 4, and Barbara Sexton Smith of Fund for the Arts captivated the crowd. Her poignant speech showed that creativity and determination truly does overcome adversity.
Alumna Kim Nelson told her success story with The Patch and revealed that our staff is “sneaky…” and our hidden agenda... Read More
The Cabbage Patch's young artists unveiled their newest work at the "Zoo Circus/Enchanted Forest" exhibition this spring! The Polly Williams Art Center was transformed into a vibrant playground for all God's creatures, great and small, created from clay, papier-mâché, paint and more. Cabbage Patch children, parents and staff enjoyed a reception featuring a... Read More