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Mosaics for the Garden: Pick Your Project

Learn the whimsical art of broken china (pique assiette) mosaic while making a decorative items for the yard or to display in the home. You will learn the history of this colorful and fun form of mosaic, how to choose materials for outdoor environments, and the use of the proper tools, adhesives, and china cutting techniques. You will complete your project including grouting. Supplies included in registration fee.
 
Instructor: Lisa Tolbert, Mosaic Artist
Notes: Pick your project  Limit 10
Prerequisites: Beginners welcome--no art background is necessary.
Supplies: Supplies included in registration fee.
Course number: 
A022
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 
Saturday, July 26, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and/or  1:00-5:00 p.m.
Research Building. 
      

Section A:  8:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

  • Project 1: Mosaic Bird Bath: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,  $180.00 member, $212.00 nonmember
  • Project 2: Mosaic Wrought Iron Table: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,  $157.00 member, $185.00 nonmember 

 

Section B: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

  • Project 3: Mosaic Terra Cotta Pots: 1:00-5:00 p.m., $49.00 member, $58.00 nonmember
  • Project 4: Mosaic Bird House: 1:00-5:00 p.m., $95.00 member, $112.00 nonmember
FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW