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Arboretum Uncorked: Happy Little Trees

Schedule and location

Following state recommendations to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this program has been cancelled. For refund and more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Prevention webpage.

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center, Arbor Room
The Morton Arboretum (maps and directions)

Fees and Registration

$49.00 member
$58.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 or to be waitlisted (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) 

Course description

Explore your artistic nature at the Morton Arboretum. On June 11th, come early to stroll among the trails and trees, then meet us in the Arbor Room for mingling and a glass of wine. Then it’s time to let your creative juices flow! Artist Kimberly Darovec, from Chicago Sip & Paint, will guide you through the process of crafting this colorful, captivating painting.

Trees weave networks, both above and below ground. Just like humans, our faithful green friends communicate through means that are easy to notice, and also in ways that take more digging to discern. Your visual communication transforms a blank canvas into a masterpiece you’ll be proud to hang in your home. Paints and direction will be available to use blues or greens instead of pinks if that makes the painting sing for you.

Your ticket includes admission to the Morton Arboretum, all art supplies, step by step instructions, one complimentary glass of wine*, light snacks, and the pleasure of painting within our picturesque landscape. A portion of the proceeds supports the Arboretum’s mission and work.
*Additional beverages can be purchased at the cash bar.

Course number



Kimberly Darovec, Chicago Sip & Paint

Course details

Notes: No art experience necessary. All supplies included. Dress for a mess. One drink ticket is included in the cost of the program, cash bar to follow. Limit 45

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Arboretum Uncorked: Happy Little Trees