Classes and Exhibits

EXHIBIT

 

CLASSES

 At the Morton Arboretum-4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53, LISLE, IL 60532

 Under the Microscope: Drawing Dragonflies

Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly
© 2015 Karen A Johnson

Explore the world of dragonflies and other insects under the microscope.  Enjoy this unique opportunity to see up close the intricacies of their wings and the beauty of their coloration. Take notes and make sketches in your sketchbook so that you can accurately draw them later if you like. We will be using specimens from the Arboretum’s and the instructor’s collections.

Instructor: Karen Johnson
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 15
Supplies: Please bring:

  • Sketchbook
  • Pencil with sharpener or mechanical pencil
  • Eraser
  • Portable colored media of your choice. The Arboretum will have some colored pencils available for your use.
  • You may wish to bring a firm pillow to sit on to make it easier to look into the microscope from your seat.

Course number:

A371

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:

Two Thursdays, October 5 and 12, or two Saturdays, October 7 and 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cudahy Room, Administration Building

  • Section A: Thursdays, October 5 and 12
  • Section B: Saturdays, October 7 and 14

FEES AND ADMISSION:

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.

$75.00 members

$88.00 nonmembers

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW

CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.


Jewelry Making: Autumn Leaf

These beautiful fall oak leaves are made from clay.

Learn to sculpt and create a delicate leaf pendant you can wear this fall. Instructor Karen Johnson will teach students how to work with polymer clay, a versatile medium with endless possibilities. Learn to condition and layer the clay with colors and inclusions and sculpt a three-dimensional piece of art. Pieces will be cured off site and then finished in the second class meeting. A brass chain is included in the price of the program.

Instructor: Karen Johnson, nature artist
Notes: All supplies included. Appropriate for all experience levels. Limit 16

Course number:

A093

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:

Two Thursdays, October 19 and 26, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cudahy Room, Administration Building

FEES AND ADMISSION:

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.

$79.00 members

$93.00 nonmembers

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW

CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.

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