Fine Arts, Crafts & Literature
Classes & Workshops
Ignite your creativity. Pursue a new passion. Become inspired by nature.
Books in the Garden 2023: Why Does Nature Matter?
6 session series
Wednesdays, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, 2023, noon-1:30 p.m.$110 member/$155 non-member
Arboretum Art Open Studio: Spring 12-week Series
Select a 12-session series
Tuesdays, March 28-June 13
Mornings 9 a.m.-noon
Afternoons 12:30-3:30 p.m.
All levels, mediums & abilities are welcome$64 member/$239 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available.
Saturday, June 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
All Levels$59 member/$74 non-member
Abstract Minnesota Wildflowers in Watercolor
Tuesday, June 13, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Intermediate, some watercolor experience preferred$89 member/$129 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available.
Iris in Watercolor Batik
Select a session:
Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday, July 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Great for beginners!$79 member/$94 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available.
Mosaic Nature Treasure Blocks
Select a session
Friday, June 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Beginner to Intermediate$79 member/$99 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available.
Paint a Portrait of Your Pet
Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Some experience with acrylic paints preferable$79 member/$94 non-memberSOLD OUT, waitlist available.
Japanese Braiding Technique: Kumihimo Bracelet
Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
All levels$39 member/$54 non-member1 spot left
Jewelry Making: Metal Stamping
Sunday, August 6, 1-4 p.m.
All Levels$69 member/$84 non-member
Contemporary Japanese Weaving: SAORI
Select a session
Saturday, August 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday, August 19, 2-5 p.m.
No experience necessary$94 member/$124 non-member
Books in the Garden Fall 2023: Why does Nature Matter
Wednesdays, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, noon-1:30 p.m.$110 member/$155 non-member
The Power of Balance: Stone Sculptures for your Garden
Sunday, September 24, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
No experience necessary$45 member/$60 non-member
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