Fine Art and Crafts

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Call: 614.715.8022

Fax: 614.715.8195

Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Personal Glassblowing Sessions

By appointment, through December 31
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 614.715.8015.
$225 members; $250 non-members

Hot Glass Studio Nights: Sizzling Saturdays

Saturday, March 25–December 17, 6–9pm
Create a colorful hand-blown glass vessel of your choice—candy bowl, bud vase or 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. 
$80, $72 for members

Hot Glass Studio Nights

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 6–9pm
Create your own colorful, hand-blown glass artwork 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.
 
Hummingbird Feeder May 3, 11, 17, 25, 31
June 14, 28
July 6, 19
August 2
$80, $72 for members
Glass Flower May 4, 10, 18, 24
June 8, 22
July 5, 13, 26
August 9, 17, 30
$60, $54 for members
Suncatcher Orb June 1, 7, 15, 21, 29
July 12, 20, 27
August 3, 16, 24
$60, $54 for members
Pumpkins August 10, 23, 31
September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
$60, $54 for members
















Watercolor Fairy Gardens (Two-Week Series)

Saturdays, May 20 & 27, 1–3pm
Using images of the Conservatory’s fairy gardens, work to compose your own watercolor landscapes, incorporating a few trolls and elves. Instructor will share tricks for forming these mythical creatures. Demonstrations provided to ease beginners into this medium.
$30, $25 for members (two-week series)
$20, $18 for members (per class)



Watercolor for Beginners (Four-Week Series)

Saturdays, June 3, 10, 17 & 24, 1–3pm
Receive step-by-step instructions on each phase of the watercolor process, from sketching to color wheels. Students are proficient by the fourth session. Supplies provided for one class free of charge.

June 3: Daffodils
June 10: Tulips
June 17: Iris
June 24:  Rhododendron
$60, $50 for members (four-week series)
$20, $18 for members (per class)



Mini Paper Bonsai Tree

Saturday, June 17, 1–4pm
Bonsai trees can require a lot of maintenance, unless you use paper, wire and little craftiness.
Includes a mini pot, fake soil and rocks to create the final look. Bring work gloves to twist wire.
Led by Lea Gray, PaperBlooms LGD www.paperbloomslgd.com
Location: Meeting Room A
$75, $70 for members

Photographing Summer Flowers

Sunday, June 25, 1–3pm
Following a classroom discussion of techniques, venture onto Conservatory grounds to take photographs of wonderful and colorful early-summer blooms. Bring camera or smart phone and manual. Tripod is optional. 
Led by photographer, Gary Walker, Walker Photography School
Location: Meeting Room A
$55, $50 for members

Framed Succulent Wall Garden

Saturday, August 5, 1–4pm
Learn various techniques in creating paper succulents, plants and vines to place in your very own Framed Succulent Wall Garden. Frame and materials provided.
Led by Lea Gray, PaperBlooms LGD www.paperbloomslgd.com
Location: Conservatory Classroom A
$75, $70 for members