ART, DESIGN AND CRAFT

Visit our Events Calendar for more information on the events listed below. Please click here to view our Class Policies.
Skill Level:    A = All Levels      B = Beginner     I = Intermediate/Advanced        

Sundays, July 09, 2017 – July 16, 2017, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Member $135, Non-member $150
Instructor: Helen Byers

Getting the greens right is essential in botanical illustration  but it can be tricky. Learn a color mixing method in colored pencil that saves time and reduces guesswork.

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Member $60, Non-member $75
Instructor: Steve McGrath

Learn the best camera settings and techniques for landscape photography. Hands-on practice in the gardens will be followed by classroom critique.

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Member $45, Non-member $60 per class
Instructor: Suzanne Foxwell

Come have fun with acrylics, and use this medium to capture the beauty of Tower Hill!

PHOTO © Suzanne Foxwell

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Member $65, Non-member $80
Instructor: Sue Dion

Learn classic watercolor techniques by working through a step-by-step project with an experienced watercolor instructor.

PHOTO © Sue Dion

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Member $50, Non-member $65
Instructor: Steve McGrath

Learn how to use your cameras special features to improve your photography.

Sunday, August 06, 2017, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Member $45, Non-member $60 per class
Instructor: Suzanne Foxwell

Come have fun with acrylics, and use this medium to capture the beauty of Tower Hill!

PHOTO © Suzanne Foxwell

Wednesday, August 09, 2017, 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Lecture only: Member $15, Non-member $25, Lecture plus Photo Shoot: Member $45, non-member $55
Lecture: 7-8pm – Photo Shoot: 8-10pm (limited to 15)- Rain Date August 16th

Fine art photographer Jurgen Lobert will share the basics of night photography in the lecture. Then head outdoors for hands-on practice with one-on-one guidance with a photo-shoot.

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Member $60, Non-member $75
Instructor: Steve McGrath

Learn tips and techniques to improve the way you photograph flowers and gardens and take your abilities to the next level.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 – Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Member $180, Non-member $200
Instructor: Helen Byers

Create a botanical portrait of a vegetable that calls to you. Well work in layers to achieve accurate proportions, luminous color, necessary values, and fine detail.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Sunday, October 29, 2017, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Stoddard Education and Visitors Center
Free with Admission
American Craft Fair at Tower Hill
In Collaboration with the Worcester Center for Crafts
A Juried Craft Festival
October 1 10AM  5PM – please note 5:00 closing time
October 2 10AM  4PM

Exhibitor selection has been finalized

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