Nature Art and Photography

Botanical art and illustration

Create a nest in a pencil drawing. Observe and capture the essence of nest structures and their intricacies in combination with subtle additions not necessarily present in the specimen at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, February 3, and Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Compose dramatic photographs of water in its many forms in this nature photography class for intermediate and advanced photographers at The Morton Arboretum. Three Wednesdays, February 1 through 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Warm up by the fire and tap into your creative side with an introductory workshop on drawing at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 28 or Sunday, January 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn about the photographers who shaped the way we see nature at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Learn to mix the multitude of greens that nature offers in this intermediate/advanced watercolor class at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Four Mondays, January 23 through February 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Photograph night scenes at the Arboretum and in downtown Chicago. Five days: Three Thursdays, January 5, 12, and 19, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and two Saturdays, January 7 and 14, 2017, 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Improve your fall photography through thoughtful composition at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, October 5 through 26, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Apply direct oil painting techniques to canvas to lend a sensual texture and convey movement to a botanical The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 3, 2016, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Refresh your holiday decor with a stunning, holiday-themed hanging window mosaic at The Morton Arboretum. Two Days: Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.