Sculpture & Sculpting
Classes & Workshops

Discover, learn, and practice your skills in 3-dimensions! Create beautiful and unique sculptural forms in a variety of mediums...all inspired by nature or using natural materials!


The Power of Balance: Stone Sculptures for your Garden

Saturday, September 21 
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9:30 a.m. - noon (125-09-21-19)
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (125-09-21-19-01)
Peter Juhl, stone balancing artist, www.temporarysculpture.com

Level
No experience necessary
Supplies
An assortment of practice rocks will be available to use during class

Get balanced! Dazzle your friends with a new skill that looks like magic and combines elements of meditation, sculpture, and performance art. Peter will explain simple techniques using shape, weight, and friction to create impossible looking balances using ordinary stones. You'll also gain insights on photographing your creations, learn about design and composition, and receive helpful tips on more advanced balancing. You'll leave grounded, refreshed, and able to repeat your balancing act in your own garden or anywhere with stones. You'll never look at stones in the same way again! This workshop is designed for adults; because a general understanding of gravity and physics is discussed, suggested minimum age for this class is 12. 
Limit 24

This session is sold out. Register for the afternoon session, below!
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9:30 a.m. - noon
$42 member/$57 non-member
includes Arboretum admission
Learning Center - Tree Place
 

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1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$42 member/$57 non-member
includes Arboretum admission
Learning Center - Tree Place 

 

The Power of Balance: Stone Sculptures for your Garden

125-02-15-20
Saturday, February 15, 2020
9:30 a.m.-noon

Peter Juhl, stone balancing artist, www.temporarysculpture.com

Level
No experience necessary
Supplies
Use an assortment of the instructor's practice rocks during class
Dazzle your friends with a new skill that looks like magic and combines elements of meditation, sculpture, and performance art.
  • Create impossible looking balances using ordinary stones!
  • Learn and practice simple techniques using shape, weight and friction
  • Gain insights on photographing your creations including design and composition
  • Receive helpful tips on more advanced balancing
You'll leave grounded, refreshed, and able to repeat your balancing act in your own garden or anywhere with stones.
NOTE This workshop is designed for adults; because a general understanding of gravity and physics is discussed, suggested minimum age for this class is 12.

Limit 24, Learning Center - Tree Place
register

$42 member/$57 non-member
includes Arboretum admission 


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