ART, DESIGN AND CRAFT

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Skill Level:    A = All Levels      B = Beginner     I = Intermediate/Advanced        

Friday, September 27, 2019, 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
$72 Member; $86 Non-Member (Fee Includes Materials)
Instructor: Pinal Mania

Experience the magic that happens when plants, water, heat interact with natural fibers to create one of a kind imprints. Go home with a silk scarf and linen and cotton squares suitable for framing.

Sunday, September 29, 2019, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM
$80 Member; $90 Non-Member (Fee Includes All Materials Except T-Shirt)
Instructor: Candace Hernandez

Designing from your favorite botanicals, learn how to transfer and paint by hand onto textiles to create your own wearable work of art. Please bring a shirt to decorate.

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Included with admission, pre-registration requested
Instructor: Alena Mcnamara

Learn about plant- and garden-themed myths and legends told through beautiful historic illustrations, statues, and more in Tower Hill’s Non-Living Collections.

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Included with admission, pre-registration requested
Instructor: Alena Mcnamara

Learn about plant- and garden-themed myths and legends told through beautiful historic illustrations, statues, and more in Tower Hill’s Non-Living Collections.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Sunday, October 20, 2019, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Included with Admission
In collaboration with the Worcester Center for Crafts–more than 30 juried artists representing the finest in American craftwork.
Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:30 AM-3:30 PM
$70 Member; $84 Non-Member
Instructor: Steve Mcgrath

Have some fun with your garden photos. Learn how to add depth to landscape images, “star” the sun, use the zoom technique, create panoramic images, and more. Bring your camera equipment to this class and discover how to create great special effects.

Sunday, October 27, 2019, 10:30 AM-4:30 PM
$80 Member, $90 Non-Member
Instructor: Carol Schwartz

Using fall gourds as subject matter, refine your technique of layering colored pencils to achieve beautiful, realistic botanical art.

Sunday, October 27, 2019, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Included with admission, pre-registration requested
Instructor: Alena Mcnamara

Spiders, caterpillars, and other creepy-crawlies will emerge from Tower Hill’s Non-Living Collections on Halloween weekend in this program with Librarian Alena McNamara.

Sunday, November 03, 2019, 1:15 PM-4:45 PM
$45 Member; $59 Non-Member (Fee Includes Materials)
Instructor: Karen Keefe

Create 2 different Zentangle-decorated art pieces for holiday gifts.

Saturday, November 09, 2019, 9:30 AM-4:00 PM
$99 Member; $109 Non-Member (Fee Includes Materials)
Instructor: Pinal Maniar

In this contemporary approach to embroidery you will translate inspiration from the botanic garden into a finished piece for your wall.

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM
$56 Member; $70 Non-Member
Instructor: Steve Mcgrath

Discover some of the mysteries of Lightroom, a fantastic tool for any digital photographer who needs to edit and manage images quickly.

Sunday, December 15, 2019, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
$60 Member, $74 Non-Member (fee includes materials)
Instructor: Jessica Smith

Learn to make Japanese Camellias from crepe paper. These romantic blooms, known as the “Rose of Winter” are perfect to tuck onto your holiday tree or wreath, or top a special present.

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