Botanical art and illustration

Botanical art and illustration

Local Flora: Spring

Learn the names of the wildflowers covering the forest floor in spring at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 12-May 10, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Visiting Artist Series: Drawing Birds

This workshop will guide, enlighten and inspire the illustrator into the realm of birds at The Morton Arboretum. Friday April 4-Sunday April 6, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. .

Library Exhibit Program: Drawing Treasures From the Rare Print Collection-Canceled

Be inspired by the rare print and art collection of the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 19-May 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Bent Willow Furniture for the Garden

Create your own bent willow furniture with garden artist Bim Willow at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 3, 9:00-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3:00 p.m.

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop-SOLD OUT

Learn to simplify a specimen into a few well placed strokes with the minimalist approach of brush painting at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 29, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Handmade Papermaking Workshop-Canceled

Learn to create unique handmade paper that can be incorporated into your artwork or that stands alone as finished art at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday May 3 and Sunday May 4, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The Illustrated Journal-Canceled

Exercise your creativity by making your own illustrated nature journal at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, May 3 and 10, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Spring Flowers in Polymer-Canceled

We will study the structure of flowers, then using polymer clay we will create a sculpture of a flower to display or wear at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, April 24-May 8, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Spring Palette

Learn which colors express the spring landscape and how to create “pastel veils” to capture the delicate beauty of this season at The Morton Arboretum. Friday May 9 or Saturday, May 10, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Creative Expression through Art and Yoga-Canceled

Begin the day with gentle stretches and meditation, then create a collage based on nature. Discover your creativity through getting in touch with nature at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, April 25, 9:30 am-3:30 pm.