Events & Exhibits
Calendar: Event Details
Nature Journaling: Reflections of the Natural World through Images and Words
Friday, March 1 - Sunday, March 31. Weekdays 10 am - 4 pm, Weekends 1 - 4 pm
View examples of all kinds of nature journals from the artistic to the eclectic in this fun exhibit in the Garden's Library. Paired with quotations from famous and not-so-famous journalers and books from the Library's collection. See how others look at the natural world, and be inspired to start your own journal. Curated by Garden journaling instructor Susie Kowalik and featuring work by local journalers.
Included with regular Garden admission.
Hours: Weekdays 10 am - 4 pm, Weekends 1 - 4 pm
Interested in classes on Nature Journaling and basic drawing? Try these:
How to Draw Stuff (in the Garden) April 13, 20, 27
Thursday, July 18 (registration opens April 3)
A no-pressure, hands-on introduction to recording what you see in the garden. Instructor: Susie Kowalik
Nature Journaling May 18 (registration opens April 3)
Learn to record your observations in a fun and portable way.
And other Art in the Garden Classes:
Build upon basic pen and ink techniques and learn to create special effects
Interested in Botanical Illustration, which emphasizes accuracy and artistry?
Find details about the Garden Education Certificate in Botanical Illustration by clicking here, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a mailed copy.
Build on your study of proportion, perspective, composition, and tone. Pre-requisite: Drawing Fundamentals for Botanical Illustration I, above
Observe, dissect, and draw flower parts to understand structure and function and achieve accuracy in your works.