GardenNews.biz - Feb 15,2017 - DENVER BOTANIC GARDEN - MORE CALDER INSPIRED ACTIVITIES
CLASS | Easy Drawing in the Gardens
Saturday, June 10, July 8, August 19, and September 9, 2-4 p.m.
$44, $36 member
Make drawing easier and more enjoyable by learning the basics of perspective, composition control and the use of reference points and lines. This approach can be sculptural in nature, starting with a large and basic composition and finishing with details. After classroom instruction, students move outdoors and practice the techniques by drawing and sketching in the Gardens.
FAMILY | Garden Art Family Workshop: Calder Inspired Planters
Saturday, June 17 and 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
$12 adult, $10 member adult, $17 non-member child, $15 member child
Embark on a journey of art and nature as a family while exploring the artwork of Alexander Calder in the Gardens. This hands-on workshop allows families to experience art in an inspiring and active way. Each child makes a planter inspired by the exhibition. Family Workshops are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10.
KIDS | Summer Camp: Art in the Garden
June 26-30 and July 24-28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$270, $250 member
Awaken your passion for drawing, sculpting, painting, cooking, gardening and the art of science. Explore the art of Alexander Calder at the Gardens and uncover your artistic skills. Learn about the connections between plants and art through form, color and texture. Ages 6-12.
CLASS | Photographing Sculpture
Thursday, August 31, 6-8:30 p.m.
$44, $36 member
Calling all amateur photographers! Find the best vantage points and opportunities to photograph the Gardens’ Calder: Monumental exhibition. This class begins with classroom instruction and moves outside so students can practice new techniques