America’s oldest botanical garden, Bartram’s Garden, will host opportunities to learn about plants and bees this weekend. Here is an opportunity to learn through drawing!
- Botanical Illustration Meet-Up – Saturdays: September 11, October 2, November 6, 10 am to 1 pm. A standing invitation to meet other artists and share your passion for plants. Bring your own supplies. Specimens will be provided. Cost: $10 non-members, $8 seniors/students/members or FREE with Bartram Program Pass. No pre-registration required; pay in Museum Shop. Limit: 20.
- Imaginative Drawing of Bees – Da Vinci Art Alliance – Saturday, September 11, 2 to 4 pm. Artist, Ona Kalstein, will discuss her work and lead an activity about the imaginative drawing of bees and bee-related subjects. Supplies provided.
- Bees in Art – Da Vinci Art Alliance – Sunday September 12, 2:30 PM. Dr. Debra Miller, curator, will discuss how bees have been depicted in art. FREE.
Be sure to also see how local artists have been inspired by bees at the annual exhibition of the Da Vinci Art Alliance. Don’t miss the History of American Beekeeping, 1776-1810, a free workshop scheduled for Sunday September 12 at 1:00 PM.
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