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February 2018

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Saturday, January 27 and February 3 1 – 4:30pm $65 Members / $75 Non-Members Join us for this two-part class where you can create an intricate pine needle basket. New students will learn the basics while those with experience will learn advanced techniques. Registration required. Limited class size on first-come, first-serve basis.

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February 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$72 Members / $80 Non-Members Learn to paint landscapes from award-winning artist, Joe Mancuso. He will demonstrate his painting techniques using soft pastels in a friendly and relaxed outdoor Garden atmosphere. See below for class lists, Supplies not included. Registration required. Limited class size on a first-come, first-serve basis.   Basic-Starter-Supply-List-Plein-Air-Workshop(1)

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February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$25 Members / $35 Non-Members Larry Bourget, the creator of the beautifully planted driftwood featured in The Gift Shop, will lead this workshop where you can make your own driftwood creation. All materials provided.Registration is preferred. Please call the Gift Shop at 310-544-1948 to make a reservation.

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March 2018

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Fridays, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27 9 am – Noon $85 Members/$95 non-Members. Noted artist and instructor Hisako Asano will share her approach to a world of delicate watercolor painting. Create paintings of nature that capture this soft-colored art form, learn to blend colors, and how to manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke. Space is limited. Registration required. Call Visitor Services at 310-544-1948.

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March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Teen Photographer with Adult Ticket: $49 Location: Frances Young Hall and Garden Grounds Join us for a spring day of exploration and creativity thru your lens. The Garden Foto Fest Presented by PAUL’S PHOTO, Creative Photo Academy and the South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation is a fantastic opportunity for photographers of all ages, skill levels, and interests to learn and have fun making pictures!   The South Coast Botanic Garden offers photographers the opportunity to capture gorgeous images of plant and…

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April 2018

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$45 Members/$53 Non-members Join artist and longtime art instructor Susan Summit Cyr on a journey to capture the beauty of the natural world in a tinted watercolor pen and ink drawing using live material for inspiration. Students will learn how to accurately capture form and then use watercolor paint to infuse life into their piece. All artistic experience levels welcome. Fee includes all supplies needed for the class.  Registration required.

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April 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Appropriate for the beginning artist as well as those with more experience who want to refresh their skills, students will be inspired by natural forms from the Garden to create a black and white composition. Professional artist and art instructor Susan Summit Cyr will guide you through the process in a warm and nurturing environment – from working with live material using charcoal and white pencil, design basics, and developing form using light and shadow. Fee includes all supplies needed…

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April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free public program. Meet artist Eric Ernest Johnson and receive a signed copy of his “Through the Eyes of Artists” Metro poster featuring the South Coat Botanic Garden. The work was commissioned as part of a series by Metro to celebrate transportation through colorful destination posters. In his depiction, a whimsical bird’s-eye view of the Garden is surrounded by waves amid the flourishing Palos Verdes Peninsula

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May 2018

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

FREE to South Coast Botanic Garden members Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $6 students/seniors, $4 children (5yrrs – 12 yrs), under 4 years FREE Celebrate mom at the Garden with a picnic in the Upper Meadow followed by a concert with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band featuring “Magnificent Melodies.” The program will feature the best in concert band music, including works by Eric Whitacre, Frank Ticheli, Leonard Bernstein and Arturo Márquez. Come for the flowers, stay for the…

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May 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$72 Members/$80 Non-Members Learn to paint landscapes from award-winning artist, Joe Mancuso. He will demonstrate his painting techniques using soft pastels in a friendly and relaxed outdoor Garden atmosphere. Supply list located below. Registration required.   Basic-Starter-Supply-List-Plein-Air-Workshop

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June 2018

June 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Tuesdays: June 5th - July 31st
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$120 Members/$133 non-Members. Materials fee is $40 beginners/$80 advance. Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Instructor Yumiko Kikkawa of the Ohara School of Ikebana, will guide you to see beyond the decorative and help you merge the indoors and outdoors through the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage. Space is limited. Registration required. Call Visitor Services at 310-544-1948.

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June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

9 am – Noon $85 Members/$95 nonmembers. Noted artist and instructor Hisako Asano will share her approach to a world of delicate watercolor painting. Create paintings of nature that capture this soft-colored art form, learn to blend colors, and how to manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke.   Registration required. Please call Visitor Services at 310-544-1948

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June 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$72 Members / $80 Nonmembers Learn to paint landscapes from award-winning artist, Joe Mancuso. He will demonstrate his painting techniques using soft pastels in a friendly and relaxed outdoor Garden atmosphere. Supply list located below. Registration required.   Basic-Starter-Supply-List-Plein-Air-Workshop

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July 2018

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

We apologize for the inconvenience, but this class has been cancelled.   Basic-Starter-Supply-List-Plein-Air-Workshop

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August 2018

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$72 Members / $80 Nonmembers Learn to paint landscapes from award-winning artist, Joe Mancuso. He will demonstrate his painting techniques using soft pastels in a friendly and relaxed outdoor Garden atmosphere. Supply list provided below. Registration required.   Basic-Starter-Supply-List-Plein-Air-Workshop

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September 2018

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Join us for the unveiling of a stunning new sculpture installation in the Mediterranean Garden, presented by South Coast Botanic Garden Trustee, Marilyn Long, and the Long Family Foundation. The artist will be present to introduce the sculpture and share her inspiration.  

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October 2018

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$85 Members/$95 non-Members. Noted artist and instructor Hisako Asano will share her approach to a world of delicate watercolor painting. Create paintings of nature that capture this soft-colored art form, learn to blend colors, and how to manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke. Registration required. Materials List: 1.5” Hake Brush, 11” x 15” Strathmore Series Watercolor Paper, water container, Viva brand paper towels, watercolor palette, transparent watercolor in tube: Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Sap Green, Lemon Yellow, Indio, Prussian…

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October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on November 11, 2018 at 2:30pm

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$95 Members / $110 Nonmembers Grow your child’s budding interest in the outdoors through a series of outdoor guided exploration and hands-on art projects. Each class will explore a new theme from birds, flowers, leaves, and trees. Advance registration required.

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October 16 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$95 Members / $110 Non-members Enjoy a little preschooler and me time. Children and their caregivers will explore the wonders of the natural world with a new theme each week through guided sensory excursions followed by a hands-on art project. Advance registration required. Price covers child and caregiver.

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October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 6, 2018

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$120 Members/$133 non-Members. Materials fee is $40 beginners/$80 advance. Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Instructor Yumiko Kikkawa of the Ohara School of Ikebana, will guide you to see beyond the decorative and help you merge the indoors and outdoors through the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage. Registration required.

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