Programs & Events
- Please note that the Gallery is closed as we install a new exhibition. The Florence Griswold House and Jennifer Angus installation remains open. Look for "Nothing More American" to open September 28.
- This event has passed.
June 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 13, 2019
Botanical Art Instruction: From Garden to Studio
This program has been canceled.
A three-day botanical art intensive featuring Betsy Barry, Botanical Artist and Instructor.
Working from life in the gardens and in the Hartman Education Center, participants will use graphite, pen, and colored pencil to capture the beauty of the flowers abloom in the Museum’s gardens.
Day I (June 11)—Introduction to Materials
Starting with sketchbook exercises and techniques in the studio, students will explore the geometric shapes and the basics that give a framework for creating life-like botanical drawings.
Day II (June 12)—Exploration and Working in the Field
Students will explore the grounds of the Museum, sketching en plein air learning to record observations on paper.
Day III (June 13)—Composition and the Start of Something Lovely
Students will work in the studio, transferring plein-air sketches into a final work using colored pencil and learning the layering technique necessary to complete a work of botanical art.
Class runs rain or shine. Materials list available upon registration. Students will have an hour for lunch at Café Flo or can bring their own.