Please note that the Woodland Animal Felting Workshop is sold out.
Join instructor Coco Howard for a fun introduction to needle felting. Learn beginning hand sewing and needle felting techniques to create little felted woodland animals and perfect woolen pockets pals.
Ages 5 and older. Children under 14 require an accompanying adult. Cost includes materials for one project per child. $40 members; $45 nonmembers. Advanced registration required.
Four Fridays from February 1–22. Meets in the Harvest Garden.
Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in story time, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills and social development.
Meets on four Saturdays from February 2–23 at Minka in the Japanese Garden.
Join artist Virginia Hein in this four-week series where you’ll learn to sketch the varied landscapes of Descanso using a variety of media.
$90 members, $120 nonmembers. Registration required, register here.
Image: © Virginia Hein
Please note that the iPhone Photography Workshop is sold out.
Learn iPhone photography techniques from Adrienne Gunde in the beautiful afternoon light. The class will practice taking pictures in the Gardens.
All levels welcome. Bring your own iPhone. $35 members; $40 nonmembers. Advance registration required.
The Origami Workshop meets at 11am and 2pm on March 9.
Get expert instruction in the art of Japanese paper folding. All levels welcome. Prior experience with origami not necessary, but children 12 and under should be assisted by an adult.
$10 members; $20 nonmembers. Advance registration required, register here. Please note that this program is non-refundable.
Get expert instruction in the art of Japanese paper folding at 2pm on March 9. All levels welcome. Prior experience with origami not necessary, but children 12 and under should be assisted by an adult.
$10 members; $20 nonmembers. Advance registration required, register here.
Please note that this class is full.
Join artist R. Jay Ewing and learn the foundations of drawing in this nature-based class for beginning and intermediate students.
Four Saturdays from March 30–April 20. $90 members, $120 nonmembers. Students will be emailed a materials list after registration. Advance registration required.
Please note that this program is non-refundable.