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Arts and Crafts

Engage your senses, discover hidden talents, and explore a more personal relationship with plants and the environment. Courses in drawing, painting, and color theory will help you develop your technical skills and further your understanding of art and the creative process. Learn from accomplished artists and teachers and enjoy the Garden as your studio. Find art classes including flower arranging, watercolor, wreath-making workshops, painting, sketching, drawing, garden art classes, holiday crafts, calligraphy, and jewelry making.

Botanical Drawing 1, Autumn Session

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 9:30am

Advanced Frame Loom Weaving

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 9:00am

Watercolor in Plein Air at Mettawa Manor

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:00am

Watercolor: Painting the Natural World

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 12:30pm

Botany for Botanical Artists

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 6:00pm

Gourd Art Workshop: Introduction to Zentangle

  • Start Date: Friday, September 11, 2015 - 9:00am

Gourd Art Workshop: Zentangle Pendant

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am

Gourd Art Workshop: Gourd Birdhouse

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am

Gourd Art Workshop: Zentangle Flowers and Leaves

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 1:00pm

Rejuvenated Jewelry

  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 7:00pm

Natural Dyes Color Mixing Class

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 9:00am

Scenic Photography Workshop at Mettawa Manor

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:00am

Mosaic Workshop

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
  • Start Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Rhythms of Stone: Garden Sculpture Workshop

  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 9:00am

English Watercolor Techniques

  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Advanced Rejuvenated Jewelry

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00pm

Botanical Art "Learn How" Series

  • Start Date: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 9:00am

Learn How to Draw

  • Start Date: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 9:00am

Learn How to Paint Fall Leaves in Watercolor

  • Start Date: Friday, October 2, 2015 - 1:00pm

John Pastoriza Pinol, Advanced Watercolor Workshop

  • Start Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 9:00am

Trees in Watercolor

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 1:30pm

Meditations in Ink: Zen Bamboo

  • Start Date: Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 10:00am

Beginning Frame Loom Weaving

  • Start Date: Monday, October 12, 2015 - 9:00am

Fiber Arts Workshops

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:00am

Felted Jewelry: Mixed Media Necklace

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:00am

Shibori Dyed Scarf

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 1:00pm

Personalized Natural Perfume Workshop

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 10:00am

Formulating Perfumes with Natural Essences

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 1:00pm

Sketchbook as an Artists Resource - Level 2

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 9:00am

Intermediate Watercolor

  • Start Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 2:00pm

Botanical Drawing 2, Autumn Session

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 9:30am

Holiday Calligraphy Workshop

  • Start Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:30pm

Twiggy Reindeer

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:00am

Holiday Fiber Arts Workshops

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:00am

Holiday Angel

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 1:00pm

Holiday Willow Workshop: Rustic Reindeer

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 9:00am

Holiday Willow Workshop: Holiday Tree

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 9:00am

Willow Furniture Workshop: Garden Bench

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:00am

Willow Furniture Workshop: Bent Willow Chair

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:00am

Color Pencil Workshop

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 1:30pm

Merry, Berry Wreath

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 1:00pm
  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:30pm

Pop-Up Paper Holiday Card Workshop

  • Start Date: Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 12:00pm