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Hot Glass Studio: Pumpkin

October 22, 29 & 30, 6–9pm  Sold Out
Sat., Oct. 18, 12–3pm  Call 614.715.8022 to register

Create your own colorful hand-blown glass pumpkin with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advanced registration is encourage by the Tuesday prior to each class.
$54 member; $60 non-member

October Watercolor Gardens

Saturdays, October 11–November 1, 1–4pm
Use the living subjects in the Conservatory biomes or outside in Franklin Park as inspiration while learning various painting techniques. Supplies list provided upon registration. Led by Mindy Newman.
 
Oct. 11: Autumn Leaves (Mosaic Colors of Fall); Oct. 18: Harvest Gourds (Classical Still Life); Oct. 25: Sunflowers (Golden Faces); Nov. 1: White Birches (A Forest of Blazing Color)
$45 members; $50 non-members (four-week series), $18/$20 (per class)



Hot Glass Studio Nights: Tumbler

Thursday, October 23, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass tumbler with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class.
 
$72 member; $80 non-member

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Ornament

November 5, 6, 12, 19, 26 and December 3, 4, 10, 17, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass ornament with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class. 
$54 members; $60 non-members

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Hot Glass Studio Nights: Candy Bowl

Thursday, Nov 13 or Dec 11, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful hand-blown glass candy bowl with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class. 
$72 members; $80 non-members



The Farm Intensive (Colored Pencil)

Saturday, November 15, 10am–4pm
Choose your favorite barnyard animal or farm friend and use colored pencil to create a bucolic scene. Bring references for your drawings, Prismacolor or Crayola colored pencils, and quality colored or white paper. Pack a lunch or visit the Garden Café. Led by Mindy Newman.
$40 members; $45 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Bud Vase

Thursday, Nov 20 or Dec 18, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful, hand-blown glass bud vase with help from a professional gaffer. No experience necessary. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Advance registration is required two days prior to each class.
$72 members; $80 non-members

O Christmas Tree (Collage)

Saturday, December 13, 10am–4pm
Build a Christmas tree with paper, glue, old art works and recycled junk mail. Bring collage materials, paint and pencils. Pack a lunch or visit the Garden Café. Led by Mindy Newman.

 
$40 members; $45 non-members

Classic Poinsettia (Watercolor)

Saturday, December 20, 10am–4pm
Use the Conservatory’s poinsettia displays for inspiration to create holiday works of art. Pack a lunch or visit the Garden Café. Led by Mindy Newman. Download a supply list.
 

$40 members; $45 non-members

Personal Glassblowing Sessions

By appointment, April through December
Work alongside a professional gaffer and create colorful pieces of glass artwork during this three-hour class. No previous glassblowing experience is necessary. Session is limited to two participants. For more information or to register, call Mark Miller at  614.715.8030.
$225 members; $250 non-members