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July 2017
July 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Classroom A, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $55 members / $70 non-members   Due to a private event at the Garden, we will be relocating this class on Saturday, July 29th, so that it does not have to be canceled or rescheduled. The Rolling Hills United Methodist Church next door is kindly providing a space for your class. Please plan to meet at the church in the Choir Room. There will be signs for parking when you arrive. Michelle Caruthers, our Gift Shop Manager, will be at the church…

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August 2017
August 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Classroom A, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $55 members / $70 non-members Location: Classroom A These show-stopping pieces have been gracing the shelves of the Gift Shop for some time. Join our very own Craft Workshop instructors for this two-part class in learning to build a waxed-linen or raffia pine needle basket from pine needles in the Woodland Walk. Additional work may be required between classes to complete your basket. No experience required. For those students who have previously taken the class, they will have an…

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August 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $10 Members / $15 non-members Join us at this hands-on workshop on the Garden Patio and learn to make your own drift wood decoration. No reservations required. Payment will be accepted at the Gift Shop.

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September 2017
September 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

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

Fridays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27 9am – noon $85 Members / $95 Non-members Instructor Hisako Asano will share her approach to a world of delicate water color 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. Limited class size on a first-come, first-serve basis.   Materials List:1.5” Hake Brush, 11” x 15” Strathmore Series Watercolor Paper,…

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September 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an artistic game of row-sham-bo at this month’s Kids Club, where families will explore the intersection of nature and art together. Grab a paint brush, paint a rock and set your imagination free as you hide them in the Garden for future visitors to find. Capture the beauty of the Garden alongside master plein air artists with your own pastel painting, and help create a group masterpiece using your very own nature paint brush. FREE with membership…

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September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

$70 Members / $78 Non-members Learn to paint landscapes from awardwinning artist, Joe Mancuso. He will demonstrate his painting techniques using soft pastels in a friendly and relaxed outdoor Garden atmosphere. Registration required. Limited class size on a firstcome, first-serve basis. Supplies needed: Be sure to check out the class/workshop’s supply list here.    

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October 2017
October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$15 Members / $18 Non-members If you’ve seen the remarkable handcrafted cards in our gift shop, you know that our volunteer manufactures put the greeting card stores to shame! The cards are embossed, sewn, and even pop-up. In this hands-on workshop you will learn to make three cards using a variety of techniques. Walk-ins are welcome but registration is preferred.

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January 2018
January 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2018

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

Fridays, Jan. 5 – Feb. 23 9am – noon Cost: $85 Members / $95 non-Members Noted artist and instructor Hisako Asano will share 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. Limited class size on a first-come, first serve basis. Please call Visitor Services to reserve your spot – 310-544-1948…

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January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$20 Members / $25 Non-Members Channel your inner Picasso at this tote bag painting workshop. The Gift Shop will provide all necessary materials, including a canvas tote bag, paint and brushes. Walk-ins are welcome, registration is preferred.

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January 27 @ 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 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 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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April 27 @ 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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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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