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A child's hands drawing a pinecone

April 11, 2021 | , , , , ,

Family Art Workshop: Creative Nature Journaling (2021)

Enjoy the Garden on a deeper level and preserve your memories with an artful nature journal. This is a family activity designed to promote a deeper connection with the space and each other through our senses. We will provide everything you need to get started as you create a one-of-a-kind memento from your visit to the Garden. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW/ACCESS Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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Bright sunflower with green leaves laying on top of crayon rainbow on white background

May 9, 2021 | , , , , ,

Family Art Workshop: Surprising Color (2021)

Let’s play with color! In this family art workshop, we’ll explore different ways that we can use color to convey emotion, ideas, and stories within the springtime rainbow setting of the garden. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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close-up shallow focus shot of assorted paintbrushes in a jar

May 17, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Mixing Colors (2021)

Learning color mixing techniques is one of the most powerful tools for bringing your painting to the next level. In this first class of a very special series, learn and use classic methods for mixing just the right color that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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close-up photo of wild goldenrod with bumblebee

June 5, 2021 | , , ,

Summer Foraging (2021)

Explore wild summer color in this foraging workshop. We’ll start by touring the grounds of Bartram’s Garden for botanicals like goldenrod, Queen Anne’s lace, and mulberry. Then we’ll learn to make dyes and inks from these natural ingredients for you to use in your creations.  No experience necessary and all materials are included. Ticket links: $35 Member/ $40 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders

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Bartram illustration of a Magnolia Warbler

June 13, 2021 | , , , , ,

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Birds (2021)

Explore birds from a creative point of view, learn techniques for drawing birds used by professionals, and create some bird art of your own. This workshop is designed for families to create together while enjoying our feathered friends who call Bartram’s Garden home. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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close-up shallow focus shot of assorted paintbrushes in a jar

June 14, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Underpainting and Glazing (2021)

In this very special series, learn and use classic methods that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. This class will showcase underpainting and glazing techniques, helping you to achieve depth, warmth, and a dreamy atmosphere to your painting. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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Silk dyed a light pink from rose petals

July 10, 2021 | , , ,

Make+Take: Healing Plants + Dyes (2021)

This workshop will look at the intersection of medicine and natural dyes. Many of the botanicals used in natural dying have the additional function of healing as well. Working with elderberry, marigold, and comfrey we’ll look at the healing properties and herbal preparations  of these dye plants. We’ll also learn to make dyes and inks.  No experience necessary and all materials are included. Ticket links: $35 Member/ $40 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders

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close-up shallow focus shot of assorted paintbrushes in a jar

July 12, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Composition (2021)

In this very special series, learn and use classic methods that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. This class will explore the fundamentals of composing a scene that captures the gaze and holds the imagination. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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White fabric dyed blue by indigo resist-dyeing

July 17, 2021 | , , ,

Make+Take: Resist Dyeing (2021)

In this workshop you will learn how to create unique patterns and surface designs using a variety of resist techniques including wax resist, paste resist, tying, binding, clamping. You will gain experience using stamps, brushes and various objects to create custom fabrics for use in your sewing projects. No experience necessary and all materials are included. Ticket links: $35 Member/ $40 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders

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