Coming Soon

To learn more about an upcoming class - click on the class name. To view all of our classes, tours and events, select one of links located in the column on the right. 

 

 

Express Yourself Through Ikebana 

Saturday June 10, 10:00 am - noon

Express yourself through Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art form with flowers and other materials. Also a brief history and concept of Ikebana, basic techniques, and how to prepare and treat plant materials. You’ll take home a beautiful arrangement or two. 

 

Plein Air Class w/Jane Nash

Thursday June 15, 9:00am - noon

We will use the Garden as an inspiration for landscape watercolor painting. Plein Air means “out of doors”. We will paint as the impressionists did, using natural settings and the changing light as our subjects. 

 

Art in Nature Summer Day Camp

July 17-21, 9:00am – 3:00pm

In July Leach Botanical Garden will be transformed into a self-contained art studio for summer day campers ages 9-13. While exploring all areas of the Garden, campers will fine-tune their observation and recording skills. Studying nature while exploring the Garden influences art projects such as drawing, sculpture, weaving and more! Of course there will also be plenty of time for games! On the final day of camp, family and friends will be treated to an art show!

 

Plein Air Class w/Jane Nash

Thursday July 27, 9:00am - noon

We will use the Garden as an inspiration for landscape watercolor painting. Plein Air means “out of doors”. We will paint as the impressionists did, using natural settings and the changing light as our subjects. 

 

Plein Air Class w/Melissa Gannon

Wednesday, August 2, 9:30am-noon

Celebrate the summer with wonderful paintings! The class will focus on how to choose a subject, address perspective, and use shapes, colors and values to create wonderful compositions. Individual attention will be given to each participant during the painting process.