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Nature Art and Photography

Color Composition for Fall Photos

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.

Botanical Art With Colored Pencil

Explore the nature of color and how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum. Four Mondays, October 10 through 31, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Glass Pumpkin Workshops

Work with molten glass to create your own glass pumpkin paperweight at The Morton Arboretum. Classes start Monday, October 10, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon. Multiple sections.

Fall Photography Walking Tour

See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Family Jack O Lantern Hikes

Join us on a family-friendly jack o lantern lit hike to explore the night life of owls, bats and spiders at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 10 or 17, or Sundays, October 11 or 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Graphite and Watercolor

Learn how to apply color to graphite drawings by applying glazes of watercolor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, October 19 through November 9, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The Candy Garden (18-35 months)

Does candy grow on trees? Come and find out what sweet treats grow on trees and other plants and play fun candy games in this sensory based program at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 12 OR Thursday, October 20, 2016, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

My Journey Into the Wilds of Chicago

Join professional nature photographer Mike MacDonald as he takes you on a virtual journey that celebrates the wonder and drama of the paradise known as “Chicago Wilderness” at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Nature Printing: Make a Fall Wreath

Learn the art of botanical printing and take home one-of-a-kind, fall-inspired creation at The Morton Arboretum.Sunday, October 23, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Nature Photography: Create a Personal Project

Develop your nature photography portfolio and hone your personal style in this project-based class at The Morton Arboretum. Five days: Four Thursdays, October 27 through 3-17, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.