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See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Create a three-dimensional pumpkin or plaque, perfect for either the Halloween or Thanksgiving holiday at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Grow your nature drawing skills under the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, October 25, November 1, 8, and 15, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Create a ready-to-hang, personal piece of Arboretum art you can display in your home or give as a gift. Four Thursdays; October 26 through November 16, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Get the botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Online components start Thursday, August 31 or Friday, October 20, 2017. Multiple sections.
Learn the basics of how to use your new camera at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 30, and November 4, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of watercolor and create a fall painting at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 4, or Sunday November 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, September 7 through 28, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Create set of ten monotype print cards to send to friends and family this season at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 11, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
This class will cover the best ways to use your smartphone to capture attractive images, and recommend a selection of good starter apps for some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton Arboretum. Summer dates: Saturday, July 15, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m, or Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Fall date: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.