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

Inside Out
Inside Out
Date: 4/28/2018 - 10/21/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Discover origami sculptures in the Reedy Gallery. A single piece of paper is transformed into various objects by complex folded patterns, which are revealed by deconstructing or unfolding in this accompanying exhibit to Origami in the Gardens. 

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Harmony with Nature
Harmony with Nature
Date: 4/28/2018 - 10/21/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Brushwork and pottery created by local artists who have studied and reflected on Japanese culture.

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Origami in the Gardens
Origami in the Gardens
Date: 4/28/2018 - 10/21/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Grounds

Visit this monumental outdoor sculpture exhibition that captures the delicate nature of this paper art form in museum-quality metal.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 6/2/2018 - 12/29/2018
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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Yard and Garden Desk Q&A
Yard and Garden Desk Q&A
Date: 6/2/2018 - 12/29/2018
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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Scarecrows in the Garden & Scarecrow Village
Scarecrows in the Garden & Scarecrow Village
Date: 9/21/2018 - 10/31/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Grounds

Scarecrows in the Gardens (Dahlberg Terrace and walkways behind main buildings) and Scarecrow Village (Scarecrow Hill next to picnic shelters) create a festive note to the Arboretum's fall displays.

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World of Pumpkins Display
World of Pumpkins Display
Date: 10/1/2018 - 10/31/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Displays of popular, heirloom, unusual and international pumpkins and squash - both ornamental and edible - in colors ranging from white to purple, orange to green and more.

 

Paint in Place: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Paint the Arb
Paint in Place: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Paint the Arb
Date: 10/3/2018 - 1/3/2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Cafe Gallery

The Outdoor Painters of Minnesota (OPM) have come together to paint the exquisite ever-changing beauty of the Arboretum in various seasons. The mission of the OPM is to encourage and promote painting directly from nature.

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Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Date: 10/6/2018 - 11/10/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn the principles of landscape design, analyze soils, investigate proper plant selection and more. Develop a functional, manageable, environmentally sound, cost-effective, and visually pleasing design unique to your home setting.

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PlantMaker Studio: Sweetgrass Braids
PlantMaker Studio: Sweetgrass Braids
Date: 10/6/2018 - 11/24/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn how to grow this vanilla-scented grass and find out its significance to native people. Create a sweet-smelling braid or bundle to take home.

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Let
Let's Create and Bake with Pumpkins Together! Intergenerational TogetherTime
Date: 10/13/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Bake delicious and nourishing squash muffins and flavorful pumpkin seeds. Then decorate a mini-pumpkinhead with features made from garden-fresh veggies, flowers and fruit.

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iPhone Photography
iPhone Photography
Date: 10/13/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Bee & Pollinator Center

Explore advanced iPhone photography, focusing on plants and the autumn landscape, HDR effects, and how to navigate the advanced controls of the Camera+ and Snapseed Photo Editing apps.

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Walks with Matt: Fall Foliage
Walks with Matt: Fall Foliage
Date: 10/13/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ordway Picnic Shelter

Learn the science behind the changing colors of foliage in autumn. Search for mushrooms and learn about these somewhat mysterious, if not mythical, organisms.

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Why Did My Bees Die?
Why Did My Bees Die?
Date: 10/13/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Bee & Pollinator Center

Learn what to do if you've lost a bee colony, using clues bees leave behind when they died.

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Create Your Own Kokedama: A Drop-in Mini Workshop
Create Your Own Kokedama: A Drop-in Mini Workshop
Date: 10/13/2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Kokedama is a Japanese variant of bonsai, in which live moss is used as a container for another plant such as ferns or orchids. These easy-care plants are beautiful displayed on a table or suspended by a window.

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Through the Lens: Prairie Golden Hour
Through the Lens: Prairie Golden Hour
Date: 10/13/2018
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn techniques for capturing the beautiful hours before sunset. Discuss what the golden hour is, how it affects your images, when it will arrive, location scouting tips, and how to capture subjects in that glorious golden hour.

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