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

FREE PlantMaker Studio
Date: 4/13/2019 - 4/11/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Saturdays and Sundays, FREE with gate admission, Drop-in anytime between noon - 4:00 p.m.

The Plant-Maker Studio offers "make a plant" experiences for all ages. Our technology-loaded lives can leave anyone eager to dig into nature and get their hands on plants.


FREE PlantMaker Studio
Date: 4/14/2019 - 4/12/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Saturdays and Sundays

Drop-in anytime between noon - 4:00 p.m.

FREE with gate admission

The Plant-Maker Studio offers "make a plant" experiences for all ages. Our technology-loaded lives can leave anyone eager to dig into nature and get their hands on plants.

Let's Talk Plants with Extension Master Gardeners
Date: 11/3/2019 - 11/1/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Saturdays & Sundays year round

Drop-in anytime between noon – 4 p.m.
Oswald Visitor Center Great Hall at the Yard & Garden Desk
FREE with gate admission

Bring your gardening questions and conversations to enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers when you visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.  


Let's Talk Plants with Extension Master Gardeners
Date: 11/9/2019 - 11/7/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Oswald Center

Saturdays & Sundays year round

Drop-in anytime between noon – 4 p.m.
Oswald Visitor Center Great Hall at the Yard & Garden Desk
FREE with gate admission

Bring your gardening questions and conversations to enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers when you visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.  


Wide Open Spaces - Reedy Gallery
Date: 11/22/2019 - 1/26/2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Please note gallery hours are 10 am - 6 pm on Sundays.

Winter Lights
Date: 11/22/2019 - 1/5/2020
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come see the Arboretum aglow with holiday lights, enjoy s'mores by the fire, and celebrate the season!

Mediterranean Diet: Eating Seasonally & Healthily
Date: 1/4/2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Marion Andrus Learning Center

Joan Donatelle, Chef and Cooking Instructor

David Donatelle, Chef, Beekeeper and Nutrition Coach

The Mediterranean diet is a great way to eat healthily and seasonally. Get inspired as you sample delicious dishes while learning valuable tips and strategies

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Lecture - Winter Light: Photographing Winter Wonders
Date: 1/4/2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Snyder Auditorium

Don Tredinnick, professional nature photographer, instructor and owner of Frozen Hiker Photography

Winter can yield surprisingly beautiful images - it's one of Don's favorite seasons for shooting pictures.

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Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Date: 1/4/2020 - 2/22/2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Marion Andrus Learning Center

Jim Calkins, landscape and production horticulturist, Research Information Director - MN Nursery & Landscape Assn

Do you dream about having a beautiful home landscape or have a specific landscape project in mind, but don't know how to get started? In this progressive, five-session workshop, your own yard is your class project!

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Arboretum Art Open Studio
Date: 1/7/2020 - 3/24/2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Snyder Building - Tea Room

Select a 12-week series

Winter Series 125-01-07-20

Tuesdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., January 7 - March 24, 2020

Do you need a beautiful and inspiring space to practice your art? Do you enjoy the community of other artists for support and encouragement? There is no better place than the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum to continue your artistic journey!

 

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"In the Field" Winter Light Practicum: Winter Sunrise
Date: 1/11/2020
Time: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Snyder Building - Tea Room

Prerequisite Lecture

Lecture - Winter Light: Photographing Winter Wonders Saturday, January 4 (see above)

These photo shoots will be exclusively available for those that register for the Lecture- Winter Light: Photographing Winter Wonders. This session will focus on capturing the winter sunrise. 

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Let’s Make a Feathered Friend with Clay: Intergenerational TogetherTime
Date: 1/11/2020 - 1/25/2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

During winter, what birds visit your feeder, backyard, or neighborhood park? Choose a favorite winter bird and let’s make your feathered friend in clay. You can decide to make your bird look more realistic or let your imagination take flight.

Susan Feigenbaum is a fiscal year 2019 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


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Watercolor Landscape: Two-Day Workshop with David Smith
Date: 1/11/2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery Center

Demystify the complexities of landscape painting in watercolor as David guides you on a Watercolor Journey. Every seat in the class has an excellent view thanks to the multiple monitors and the overhead camera! You’ll receive a drawing guide/sketch to transfer onto your paper, a reference photo, a typed outline (so you can focus on instruction vs taking notes), and step-by-step instruction through all stages of the paintings.

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