MOUNTS BOTANICAL GARDEN to Host 16 Healthy & Informative Events in September

 
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Aug. 17, 2021 - PRLog -- (West Palm Beach, FL – August 16, 2021) Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting 16 outstanding open-air events in September, including annual Exotics & Orchid Sale, art classes, Dogs' Day in the Garden, Qi Gong, and more for people of all ages.

"Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden is inviting garden enthusiasts, plant lovers, and proud 'green-thumbers' of all ages to come out and enjoy some of our many safe, healthy and happy horticultural activities in September, including our always popular Exotics & Orchid Sale," says Mounts Curator-Director Rochelle Wolberg.

Art Classes

September 7, 14, 21, 28

Sketchbook Journal Classes for Adults

Tuesdays, 9 am to 11 am

$20 for members; $25 for nonmembers / Includes full garden admission

Registration is required; class size is limited to 15 adults.

September 7, 14, 21, 28

Watercolor Journal Classes for Adults

Tuesdays, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

$20 for members; $25 for nonmembers / Includes full garden admission

Registration is required; class size is limited to 15 adults.

Art Classes Notes:

Share your love of art and nature with fellow sketchers or painters. Sign up for Sketchbook Journal, or Watercolor Journal, or both! Each class will begin with a nature walk through the Garden led by artist/instructor Carl Stoveland. The purpose of the walk is to give participants the opportunity to take reference photos with their phone or tablet to use in the class. The group will then move indoors, where the instructor will start with a quick demo topic then guide the class through the drawing or painting process, showing how explorations can be recorded and translated into a journal. Classes are for adults only and open to all levels, from novice to artist and will be tailored to the group. Participants should bring pencils, pens, paints (whatever they like to work with really) sketchpad or watercolor pad, a journal, and their cell phone or tablet.
Attached Jpegs:

1.   Watercolor Journal, by Carl Stoveland

2.   Nature Journal by Rita Boutros

3.   Bonsai by Michael Spencer

Available for Interview:

Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director

Mounts Botanical Garden

561.233.1730 / rwolberg@pbcgov.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net
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