Registration opens Thursday, June 15 at 10am
Learn about Descanso’s collection of cycads in the Ancient Forest during their most active time of year. Cycads were one of the first seed bearing plants and predate all the flowering plants that dominate our world today.
On Saturday, July 22, students will learn how these ancient plants evolved through history and gain an appreciation for the diversity we see today.
Students are encouraged to bring pens and sketching paper. This class includes use of microscopes and other botany lab-style materials. Class takes place indoors and outdoors.
Meets on July 22. $20 members, $25 non-members. Advance registration required, registration opens Thursday, June 15 at 10am.
Registration opens July 14 at 10am
Join artist Virginia Hein for a sketch walk through the gardens on Thursday, August 3 from 5–6:30pm. This class is designed as an introduction to quick location sketching and each participant is given a small panorama sketchbook and waterproof pen (included in class price). Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation.
$40 for members/$45 for non-members, materials are included. Advance registration required. registration opens July 14 at 10am.
Image: © Virginia Hein
Come see what happens in the garden during extended hours. Take a tour, dance to music amongst the flowers, learn about nature, enjoy food and drink. Grab some friends and enjoy the gardens in a new way.
Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.
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