‘Tis the season of giving, and what better gift is there than something handmade and from the heart? Children and adults can expand their crafty capabilities and take home a one-of-a-kind, nature-inspired piece of art by enrolling in one of the Arboretum’s winter classes.
Whether you have a passion for paper, a fascination with fiber, or a curiosity for clay, the perfect gift for a loved one or a timeless treasure for yourself is awaiting you. Craft Classes Include:
Fabulous Fiber Leaves
Saturday, December 15
Member $25 (nonmember $32)
Create a pin, hair band, or ornament out of fiber leaves as you enjoy hot chocolate and snicker doodle cookies.
Sunday, January 20
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Member $65 (nonmember $76)
Learn the joys of handmade paper using natural dyes and Western fibers such as cotton and abaca.
Art Just for Me
Tuesday, February 12
Member $65 (nonmember $71)
Spend a morning enjoying hot cider and cookies while making nature-printed note cards suitable for Valentine’s Day.
Botanical Sculpture in Polymer Clay
Thursdays, February 21 and 28
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Member $75 (nonmember $95)
Study the structure of flowers, then create a flower sculpture to display or wear.