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Botanical art and illustration

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.

Botanical Art With Colored Pencil

Explore the nature of color and how colors impact each other and the viewer at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Saturdays, April 19-May 17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Plants in Watercolor II

Combine techniques & creativity as you choose your own subject to create a unique & personal watercolor painting at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Wednesdays, April 23-May 21 and June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Spring Flowers in Polymer Clay

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.

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.

Handmade Papermaking Workshop

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.

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.

The Illustrated Journal

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.

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.

Sketching Moths

We will learn about the Saturnid moths, or great silk moths and sketch them at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, June 5-19, 6:30-9:30 p.m.