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

Foraging for Sustenance
Foraging for Sustenance
Date: 9/8/2017 - 2/26/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Artist Karen Gustafson pairs embroidered botanical drawings with related ancient herbals and domestic recipe books to commemorate and provide a contemporary perspective on DeMateria Medica, an ancient pharmacological text by Dioscorides.

Artist's Talk and Reception, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1:30-3:00 p.m., Snyder Aud.

Meet artist Karen Gustafson at this complimentary public reception.  Open to all visitors.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 12/2/2017 - 2/3/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.

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Whaddya Think? The Importance of Critique Groups in Art
Whaddya Think? The Importance of Critique Groups in Art
Date: 1/11/2018 - 2/18/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Critique groups help artists work to stay fresh, relevant and active in the art community. This show highlights a Minnesota group that has built a vibrant community through mutual respect and support resulting in stunning works of art.

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Annual APS Show and Sale
Annual APS Show and Sale
Date: 1/11/2018 - 4/8/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Juried exhibition "Seasons of Light" represents the Arboretum in all seasons, as seen through the lenses of talented members of the Arboretum Photographer's Society. Sunday hours begin at 10 a.m.

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Making Tea with Skill: An Exploration of Chinese Gongfu
Making Tea with Skill: An Exploration of Chinese Gongfu
Date: 1/13/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Gongfu is a Chinese tea ceremony involving the ritualized preparation and presentation of tea. Take part in a Gongfu tea ceremoney and earn to create your own beautiful tea experience. Try various Chinese tea and treats, and learn about their folklore and health benefits.

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Pastel: Hummingbird
Pastel: Hummingbird
Date: 1/13/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Chalk pastel is a portable, dynamic medium with a painterly quality akin to oil painting. This class will provide you with helpful techniques to explore this medium. Then you'll focus on creating a refined drawing, balancing line, color and composition.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 1/13/2018 - 1/14/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.

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PlantMaker Studio: Winter Wonderland
PlantMaker Studio: Winter Wonderland
Date: 1/13/2018 - 1/14/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Discover which plants will provide food and shelter for wildlife, and create a nourishing natural seed ornament to feed the birds outside your window.

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Dinner with the Farmer
Dinner with the Farmer
Date: 1/13/2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Tashjian Bee & Pollinator Discovery Center

Enjoy wine, appetizers, dinner, a presentation of Michael Ableman's recent TED talk, followed by audience discussion.

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