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

A Collector
A Collector's Perspective: Selections from the Wilcock Gallery Private Collection
Date: 4/10/2018 - 6/17/2018
Time:
Location: Cafe Gallery

On display in the Cafe Gallery.

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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Children
Children's Garden: Garden Chefs for Ages 10-13
Date: 6/3/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Learning Center

Garden Chefs create learning opportunities according to their own interests and intuition, including science experiments in the classroom or kitchen.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 6/3/2018 - 12/30/2018
Time: 10:00 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: 6/3/2018 - 12/30/2018
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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Plant Maker
Plant Maker's Studio: Blooming Branches Ink Painting
Date: 6/3/2018 - 7/29/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Examine branches, tree trunks, and tree blossoms to create a Chinese and Japanese-inspired ink painting. Practice tending a zen dry garden of stone, moss, and sand.

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Garden Fun Stop: Garden Origami Folding Station
Garden Fun Stop: Garden Origami Folding Station
Date: 6/3/2018 - 9/30/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Create an original flower, leaf, acorn, or bird to take home.

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Yoga in the Gardens
Yoga in the Gardens
Date: 6/3/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Hsiao Chinese Garden

Enjoy your practice in the beauty of the arboretum. Class taught by Good Vibrations Yoga.

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Garden Fun Stop: House Hunting for Pollinators
Garden Fun Stop: House Hunting for Pollinators
Date: 6/3/2018 - 9/30/2018
Time: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Bee & Pollination Center

Learn what soil is best for native ground dwelling bees and what you can do to make pollinators welcome in your neighborhood.

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More Medicinal Plants of the Midwest
More Medicinal Plants of the Midwest
Date: 6/3/2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Learn to identify, collect, and prepare plants to use their healing powers.

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Children
Children's Garden: Mighty Mites for Ages 5-7
Date: 6/3/2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Learning Center

Mighty Mites will learn the value of teamwork and build foundational gardening skills as they tend their gardens and reap their produce.

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