TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 3 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 3 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

Botanical Creative Arts

Explore your creative side with classes such as nature drawing, botanical painting, or garden photography, or by attending one of our nature-inspired craft workshops. You’ll build your artist’s eye, meet a community of creatives, and play in the natural world.

Header image courtesy Brenda Ciardiello

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

August 2024

Click here to register now. Engage with Nature by discovering and polishing your drawing skills! Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. Our award-winning artist instructor will start with a demonstration, then answer questions and provide tips and one-on-one attention throughout a free-drawing session. We will end by gathering […]

Aug 03 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Click here to register now. Engage with Nature by discovering and polishing your drawing skills! Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. Our award-winning artist instructor will start with a demonstration, then answer questions and provide tips and one-on-one attention throughout a free-drawing session. We will end by gathering […]

Aug 03 2024
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Click here to register now. Calling all Art Adventurers! Engage with the natural world by experimenting with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new processes and having fun with our instructor’s open-ended, judgment-free […]

Aug 20 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Click here to register now. Calling all Art Adventurers! Engage with the natural world by experimenting with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new processes and having fun with our instructor’s open-ended, judgment-free […]

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September 2024

Click here to register now. Engage with Nature by discovering and polishing your drawing skills! Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. Our award-winning artist instructor will start with a demonstration, then answer questions and provide tips and one-on-one attention throughout a free-drawing session. We will end by gathering […]

Sep 07 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Click here to register now. Engage with Nature by discovering and polishing your drawing skills! Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. Our award-winning artist instructor will start with a demonstration, then answer questions and provide tips and one-on-one attention throughout a free-drawing session. We will end by gathering […]

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Click here to register now! Calling all Art Adventurers! Engage with the natural world by experimenting with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new processes and having fun with our instructor’s open-ended, judgment-free […]

Sep 17 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Click here to register now! Calling all Art Adventurers! Engage with the natural world by experimenting with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new processes and having fun with our instructor’s open-ended, judgment-free […]

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Registration opens soon! Join us for an enlightening class on using your smartphone for fantastic nature photography! Our expert instructor will introduce several apps and techniques to help you get the most out of your smartphone camera. Then we will head out into the Japanese Garden to apply what we learned with one-on-one guidance and […]

Sep 21 2024
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Registration opens soon! Join us for an enlightening class on using your smartphone for fantastic nature photography! Our expert instructor will introduce several apps and techniques to help you get the most out of your smartphone camera. Then we will head out into the Japanese Garden to apply what we learned with one-on-one guidance and […]

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Past Classes and Workshops

July 2024

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Please note that July’s class will meet on July 20 rather than the first Saturday of the month. Engage with Nature by discovering and polishing your drawing skills! Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. […]

Jul 20 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Please note that July’s class will meet on July 20 rather than the first Saturday of the month. Engage with Nature by discovering and polishing your drawing skills! Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. […]

Jul 20 2024

The event is finished.

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month!  Calling all Art Adventurers! Engage with the natural world by experimenting with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new […]

Jul 16 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month!  Calling all Art Adventurers! Engage with the natural world by experimenting with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new […]

Jul 16 2024

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
June 2024

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month!   Calling all Art Adventurers! Join Olivia Garcia-Hassell—the OG Art Teacher—to experiment with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning […]

Jun 18 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month!   Calling all Art Adventurers! Join Olivia Garcia-Hassell—the OG Art Teacher—to experiment with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning […]

Jun 18 2024

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this workshop you will learn to create botanical cyanotype prints. You will learn how artists made the first photographs of plants and flowers using this camera-less technique. Enjoy experimenting to make unique compositions using local flora from the Garden or bring your own plant specimens.

Jun 15 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In this workshop you will learn to create botanical cyanotype prints. You will learn how artists made the first photographs of plants and flowers using this camera-less technique. Enjoy experimenting to make unique compositions using local flora from the Garden or bring your own plant specimens.

Jun 15 2024

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you for another Botanical Creative Arts class soon! Looking to discover – or polish – your drawing skills in the natural beauty of the Garden? Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. Local artist Erika Duque Scully will […]

Jun 01 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you for another Botanical Creative Arts class soon! Looking to discover – or polish – your drawing skills in the natural beauty of the Garden? Bring your favorite portable medium and explore a new artistic focus each month. Local artist Erika Duque Scully will […]

Jun 01 2024

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9:00 am - 11:00 am
May 2024

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Calling all Art Adventurers! Join Olivia Garcia-Hassell—the OG Art Teacher—to experiment with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new […]

May 21 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Calling all Art Adventurers! Join Olivia Garcia-Hassell—the OG Art Teacher—to experiment with a variety of media and techniques. These monthly classes are appropriate for all ability and experience levels and promote enjoyment over perfection. Enjoy playing with art materials, learning new […]

May 21 2024

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Point of Contact

Michelle Schmidlkofer
Adult Education Manager
mschmidlkofer@fwbg.org
(817) 332-4441 x270

Cassandra Renard
Adult Education Program Assistant
crenard@fwbg.org

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