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Oct
2
Sat
Japanese Garden Ikebana Display @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the beauty of Japanese Garden during the fall season and view large-scale ikebana pieces, created by artist Kaz Kitajima, on display in the Japanese Garden from October 2–24. 

Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Photo credit © Martha Benedict

Oct
9
Sat
Sketching with Color @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Join artist Virginia Hein for a four week series that focuses on exploring color to sketch the autumn landscapes of Descanso. Bring a spirit of play and experimentation while learning to work confidently with color.

$90 members, $110 nonmembers. Class meets in the Rose Pavilion on Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 9am to noon. Advance registration required, register here.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Oct
17
Sun
Papel Picado Workshop with Self Help Graphics @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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Learn the traditional art of papel picado with Self Help Graphics & Art on October 17. Self Help Graphics’ teaching artists will guide participants through creating a papel picado scene, cutting elaborate designs into pieces of delicate tissue paper.

$37 members, $42 nonmembers. Meets in the Rose Pavilion. Advance registration required, register here.

About Self Help Graphics & Art

Self Help Graphics is dedicated to the production, interpretation and distribution of prints and other art media by Chicana/o and Latinx artists. Their multidisciplinary and intergenerational programs promote artistic excellence and empower the community by providing access to space, tools, training and capital.

Oct
24
Sun
Stencil Screenprinting Workshop with Self Help Graphics @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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Create beautiful stencils with Dia de los Muertos, family, and remembrance themes with Self Help Graphics & Art on October 24. Participants will learn about the silk screening process while artists print posters with participants’ stencils. Once the process is done, take your artwork to enjoy at home.

$42 members, $47 nonmembers. Meets in the Rose Pavilion. Advance registration required, register here.

About Self Help Graphics & Art

Self Help Graphics is dedicated to the production, interpretation and distribution of prints and other art media by Chicana/o and Latinx artists. Their multidisciplinary and intergenerational programs promote artistic excellence and empower the community by providing access to space, tools, training and capital.