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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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cherry tomatoes ripen on the vine

June 14, 2021 | , ,

SWWAG Workshop: Harvesting and Post-Harvest Processing

We will explore the garden, identifying what stage to harvest different crops, go over proper harvest methods, post-harvest handling, and storage. By following these processes, you will ensure the highest quality produce with the longest shelf life. Skill level: Beginner Workshop leader: Carly Jade Freedman Location: The Garden at CHOP Karabots Pediatric Care Center, 4865 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. The garden is located at the back of the parking lot behind the building. The parking lot is accessible from 48th Street.

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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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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 16, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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June 17, 2021 | , ,

Summer Tree ID

Join master gardener Merissa MacDonald for a walk through the botanical gardens to observe and identify some special trees. Learn how to effectively utilize the Penn State Extension’s Summer Key for PA Trees along with the historical, cultural, medicinal, and horticultural uses of identified trees. FREE! Registration is required for either in-person or online (Zoom) attendance.

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 23, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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three bars of handmade soap sit on a table next to dried herbs

June 26, 2021 | , , , , , , , , ,

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Lotion Bars

Think of a lotion bar as a lip balm for the body! Shaped like a bar of soap, it’s perfect for those really rough patches like knees, elbows, and feet. Learn how to use natural ingredients to create these fun and unique moisture delivery systems.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University,…

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 30, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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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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