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

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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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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Inspired by Nature: Botanical Art at the Arboretum
Inspired by Nature: Botanical Art at the Arboretum
Date: 10/26/2018 - 12/26/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

"Inspired by Nature" highlights approximately 70 works that not only include flowers, but also fruits, vegetables, trees, fungi and other "flora". Opens at 10 a.m. on Sundays

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Botanical Art Workshop: Dry-Brush Botanical Painting Technique with Wendy Brockman
Botanical Art Workshop: Dry-Brush Botanical Painting Technique with Wendy Brockman
Date: 11/10/2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Bee & Pollinator Center

Learn to build color and texture in your botanical paintings using layers of dry brush watercolor. Presented in conjunction with the American Society of Botanical Artists.

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Pop-Up Painters - Indoors
Pop-Up Painters - Indoors
Date: 11/10/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Visitors engage in a "speed dating" format with the Outdoor Painters of Minnesota artists, moving between artists in 10 minute intervals. Then join arts tours of their exhibition in the Cafe Gallery.

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Walks with Matt: Ready for Winter?
Walks with Matt: Ready for Winter?
Date: 11/10/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Snyder Building

Uncover the mystery and beauty of the ways that plants, animals, and insects adjust and prepare for the oncoming cold.

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Botanical Latin
Botanical Latin
Date: 11/10/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Snyder Building

Learn why Latin names are used for plant identification along with some of their common elements. Make the foreign familiar with a basic Latin vocabulary that will translate to the similarly pesky names of any living creature.

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