Adult Classes

 

An exciting season of Arboretum educational programming awaits you, packed with new topics, fun themes, and empowering, planet-friendly knowledge! Featuring 1,200 acres of natural beauty, talented instructors, inspiring subject matter, and fun social connections, the Arboretum team invites you to learn and experience something new this season.


computer in relaxing home garden setting, photo Yulia Grigoryeva/shutterstock

Online and @Home
Classes, webinars, workshops from the comfort of your home computer

Gardening & Horticulture
Grow your green thumb for all plants, inside and out!

Fine Arts, Crafts & Literature
Get inspired by the Arboretum's natural beauty...grow skills and improve your artistic confidence.

Food and Wine Food & Wine
Taste as you learn! 90% of the world's food comes from plants.

Photography
Improve your photography skills with nature-inspired themes.

Guided Walks & Nature Appreciation
Special topics and experiences designed to enhance your appreciation of the Nature all around us.
Nature-Based Therapeutics
Explore the different ways nature can heal.
Pollinators
Learn about local pollinators and discover unique ways to help them.
Special Access
Go behind-the-scenes special access to Arboretum experiences that are not available to the public!
 Girl planting seeds with her mother, photo bubutu/Shutterstock

Family Programs
Spend quality time together with your kids at the Arboretum!

Conferences & Summits
Learn from experts and professionals on topics that are important to today and our future.
Greenlist
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Art: lOvElOvE/Shutterstock
Photography: Azlan Dupree/Flikr
Seasonal Gifts: Mirage Studio/Shutterstock
Family Programs: Lumina Images/Shutterstock


Questions?
Arboretum Education Office
Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
arbedu@umn.edu
612-301-1210*
*We are temporarily working from home, we may return phone messages from a home phone 

Cancellations & Exchanges
Cancellation policy

Waitlist
The best chance of being enrolled in a sold out class is to add your name to the waitlist. Click the "waitlist" button or link next to the class and complete the form. There is no obligation to register if a spot opens. If the waitlist shows enough demand, additional sessions may be added.

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Use this feedback form to share anonymous feedback about educational programming with the Arboretum Education Team.

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Summer Day Camps Ages 5-13

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Food & Wine

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Guided Walks,Tours & Nature Appreciation

Nature Based Therapeutics

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Photography

Pollinators

Special Access Experiences

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