Adult Education

Art in the Garden


Credit: Judy Thomas

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden's Art in the Garden classes offer a variety of opportunities to enhance your understanding of and appreciation for the natural world, learn new skills, and enjoy the company of like-minded artists! 

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Class Schedule August-December 2014
Needle Painting with Botanical Subjects
| August 5, 7, 12, 14                                                    

Translate linen, cotton and silk floss into stunning works.  Instructor: Anne McCahill 

Painting Plants and Pollinators
| September 10, 17, 24, October 1                                                 

Use the lush late summer growth in the Garden to select a plant, then learn about its pollinators and include them in your painting! Instructor:  Celeste Johnston

Landscape Drawing in the Garden (coop with Visual Arts Center)
| September 13                                           

Capture your impressions of the spectacular fall garden in this one-day workshop at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. 

Artist Talk: Woody Woodroof: Invasives
| September 20                                                                           

Organic farmer, community organizer, and artist Woody Woodroof discusses his large-scale cyanotypes hanging in Ginter Gallery II. 

Nature Journaling
| October 11                                                                                                       

Due to a lively interest in the Spring exhibit, Susie Kowalik is offering a one day Nature Journaling workshop.

NEW Needle Felted Holiday Ornaments
| November 1                                                                              

Learn how to needle-felt holiday decor, from individualized cards and gift tags, Father Christmas and other tree ornaments, to items for your holiday table, mantle or wreath. Instructor: Judy Thomas


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