young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

Roots to Healing
Roots to Healing
Date: 1/8/2019 - 4/30/2019
Time:

Roots to Healing: A Brief Survey of the Past, Present and Future of Plant-Based Remedies in Minnesota” Arboretum Skyway Gallery & Andersen Horticultural Library. Consider the role of plants and nature in healing across cultures in Minnesota in this educational exhibit.

A Different View
A Different View
Date: 1/8/2019 - 3/11/2019
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Location: Reedy Gallery

Pollinator Friendly Mixed Media by Jodi Reeb” Reedy Gallery. Photographs from the Arboretum combined with encaustic paint and beeswax combining nature and human activity. 

Art in Your Own Backyard
Art in Your Own Backyard
Date: 1/9/2019 - 2/27/2019
Time:
Location: Cafe Gallery

Flora and Fauna are highlighted in a variety of mediums from the Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour. All works are available for sale. 

Harrison Sculpture Garden Winter Tours
Harrison Sculpture Garden Winter Tours
Date: 1/26/2019 - 2/2/2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

See the Harrison Sculpture Garden during the winter in this first time tour. $5 member, $20 non-member, 15 and under free. To register click here. 

Spring Flower Show
Spring Flower Show
Date: 2/1/2019 - 3/3/2019
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Come help us welcome spring with these beautiful blooms!

PLANT-MAKER STUDIO: CORN CREATIONS
PLANT-MAKER STUDIO: CORN CREATIONS
Date: 2/2/2019 - 3/31/2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

 

A fun-filled afternoon focused on corn. Create a bracelet with dried corn and grind cornmeal to prepare cornbread, tamales, or tortilla. Test your knowledge about corn with trivia.

 

ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING PRAIRIE COMMUNITIES
Date: 2/2/2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Bee Center

 

Learn to model native prairie plant communities with benefits such as soil-building and carbon storage, attracting beneficial insects including native pollinators, and enhancing human health and well-being.

 

 

ARBORETUM ART OPEN STUDIO: YOUR PLACE TO CREATE AND CONVERGE!
ARBORETUM ART OPEN STUDIO: YOUR PLACE TO CREATE AND CONVERGE!
Date: 2/5/2019 - 3/26/2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Snyder Tearoom

 

Enjoy the fire in the cozy tearoom as you join fellow artists in practicing your craft. Bring your own art supplies and benefit from this supportive working environment.

 

Houseplant Patrol: Basic Care, Problem-Solving and Resources
Houseplant Patrol: Basic Care, Problem-Solving and Resources
Date: 2/9/2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

University of Minnesota Extension educator, Julie Weisenhorn, covers best practices of indoor gardening and the science behind it. In the second half of class, explore the Learning Center Greenhouse as you talk about pests, repotting, fertilizing and more. Finish up the class by taking a few cuttings to start at home!

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Watercolor Semi-Abstract & Abstract Workshop: Apples or Pears
Watercolor Semi-Abstract & Abstract Workshop: Apples or Pears
Date: 2/13/2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Create a painted patchwork of semi-abstract and abstract techniques, with a still life fruit theme! "Semi abstract" painted objects are recognizable, but are not intended to be photographic realism; "Abstract" is completely unrecognizable patterns and colors. 


Exclusive Access: Tropical Orchid Macro Photography
Exclusive Access: Tropical Orchid Macro Photography
Date: 2/16/2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Join others to enhance your skills and expand your botanical portfolio! This workshop allows students an exclusive opportunity to get up-close and personal with the wonders of beautiful tropical orchids! In-class time will cover 

  • DSLR techniques to create stunning macro images of the tropical orchids and other flowers
  • tips on focus
  • lighting with and without flashes
  • background
  • composition

Winter Art Fair
Winter Art Fair
Date: 2/16/2019 - 2/17/2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Nature-inspired painting, photography, jewelry, ceramics and more. Free with gate admission.

Japanese Weaving - SAORI
Japanese Weaving - SAORI
Date: 2/16/2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Create a delightful hand-made gift for yourself or a loved one as you enjoy a relaxing weaving experience. SAORI weaving is a gentle, mindful and meditative process which emphasizes improvisation and creative expression.

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Plant-Based Body Scrubs for Glowing Skin
Plant-Based Body Scrubs for Glowing Skin
Date: 2/23/2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You’ll create fresh and customizable recipes using lavender, green tea, lemongrass, cocoa and more – recipes that smell positively heavenly and refresh your skin. Plant-based recipes will be featured, such as coffee scrub, sugar chai honey scrub, herb garden body scrub, and gentle oatmeal chamomile scrub!

 

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