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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. $5 General Admission $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: $40 General Admission / $35 Member $2 Southwest Neighbors or 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: $40 General Admission / $35 Member $2 Southwest Neighbors or ACCESS Cardholders

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Franklinia bloom on a green leafy branch

August 9, 2021 | , , , ,

Paint & Sip: Franklinia (2021)

As we savor the long summer evenings, let’s paint the blooming Franklin tree together while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. A rare plant native to southeastern North America, the Franklinia alatamaha was named for Benjamin Franklin, and saved from extinction by the Bartram family. $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 of hand painting dripping green marks along a horizon in a painting

August 16, 2021 | , , , ,

Paint & Sip: Meadow En Plein Air (2021)

A great opportunity to try out the techniques you’ve learned so far in the Acrylic Technique Series at this free form BYO Paint & Sip en plein air event. Follow along with our instructor as she paints the alluring Bartram meadow, or let inspiration strike you and paint to your heart’s content. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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A group picnics under a large tree, just beginning to turn yellow from green

September 20, 2021 | , , , ,

Paint & Sip: Welcome Autumn Leaves (2021)

Enjoy Nature’s artistry as you get to know the unique shapes sported by the leaves of our very special Bartram trees. Get to know some local leaves and include them in a hand painted design of your own creation 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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A ginkgo tree trunk and bright yellow leaves, shot from below, with a blue sky just visible through the leaves

November 14, 2021 | , , , ,

Paint & Sip: Golden Ginkgo (2021)

Believed to be the oldest surviving specimen in North America, the Ginkgo tree at Bartram’s Garden brings vibrant golden hues to the autumn scene each year. Join us for a very special BYO Paint and Sip event, and capture the fall splendor of the Ginkgo biloba on canvas. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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