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The Artist as Explorer

Schedule and Location

Saturday, March 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Sterling Morton Library

Fees and Registration

$25.00 member
$33.00 nonmember

Fee includes admission to the Arboretum.

Course Description

Learn how natural history artists traveled the globe with scientific expeditions and made significant contributions to the exploration, discovery, and documentation of plants through the centuries. The work of Ferdinand Bauer, Sydney Parkinson, Maria Sibylla Merian and Marianne North will be discussed. Tea and goodies will be served.

Instructor: Arlene Widrevitz, freelance artist & rare print collection staff, The Morton Arboretum
Notes:  Limit 15
Certificate Information: Art Certificate elective (3 hours)

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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.