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BOTANICAL ART FOR EVERYONE – ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:00 PM to
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:30 PM

Add to Calendar 1/11/2017 1:00:00 PM 1/11/2017 3:30:00 PM BOTANICAL ART FOR EVERYONE – ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

This class for the beginner and advanced student focuses on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students draw and paint using fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).  Combining traditional botanical illustration techniques and contemporary interpretations of flora, this class encourages expressive freedom while honoring the beauty inherent in its plant subjects. Basic instruction in watercolor will be given as well as advanced. Join us for lively discussions and exchange of ideas on materials, techniques and composition.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

This class for the beginner and advanced student focuses on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students draw and paint using fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).  Combining traditional botanical illustration techniques and contemporary interpretations of flora, this class encourages expressive freedom while honoring the beauty inherent in its plant subjects. Basic instruction in watercolor will be given as well as advanced. Join us for lively discussions and exchange of ideas on materials, techniques and composition.

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PHOTOGRAPHING THE GARDEN AT SUNSET AND MOONRISE

Thursday, January 12, 2017 5:00 PM to
Thursday, January 12, 2017 7:00 PM

Add to Calendar 1/12/2017 5:00:00 PM 1/12/2017 7:00:00 PM PHOTOGRAPHING THE GARDEN AT SUNSET AND MOONRISE

Here is your chance to photograph Fairchild during that magic hour of sunset as it highlights the winter evening sky. This class affords you the opportunity to benefit from an expert’s instruction in photographing the Garden just as the moon is rising. A very sturdy tripod and a camera with interchangeable lenses or a point-and-shoot camera with close-up settings and user-adjustable settings are strongly recommended. This class is limited to 12 participants, 18 years and older.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Here is your chance to photograph Fairchild during that magic hour of sunset as it highlights the winter evening sky. This class affords you the opportunity to benefit from an expert’s instruction in photographing the Garden just as the moon is rising. A very sturdy tripod and a camera with interchangeable lenses or a point-and-shoot camera with close-up settings and user-adjustable settings are strongly recommended. This class is limited to 12 participants, 18 years and older.

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Thursday Nights and Moonlight Tour at Fairchild

Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:00 PM to
Thursday, January 12, 2017 9:00 PM

Add to Calendar 1/12/2017 6:00:00 PM 1/12/2017 9:00:00 PM Thursday Nights and Moonlight Tour at Fairchild

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select Thursday Nights for informative lectures, art exhibitions and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select Thursday Nights for informative lectures, art exhibitions and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.

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WATERCOLOR FOR BEGINNERS AND GOING BEYOND

Friday, January 13, 2017 10:00 AM to
Friday, January 13, 2017 1:00 PM

Add to Calendar 1/13/2017 10:00:00 AM 1/13/2017 1:00:00 PM WATERCOLOR FOR BEGINNERS AND GOING BEYOND

If you have always wanted to try watercolor painting but thought it looked too difficult, this is the class for you. This class will explore the many facets of watercolor in a fun and relaxing way. As a beginner, the first two classes are mandatory since basic instruction will be given which will be the foundation for your success in watercolor painting. The class focuses on the principles and elements of design and offers instruction in the various techniques. Students will be encouraged to work at their own pace to develop their unique, creative style. 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

If you have always wanted to try watercolor painting but thought it looked too difficult, this is the class for you. This class will explore the many facets of watercolor in a fun and relaxing way. As a beginner, the first two classes are mandatory since basic instruction will be given which will be the foundation for your success in watercolor painting. The class focuses on the principles and elements of design and offers instruction in the various techniques. Students will be encouraged to work at their own pace to develop their unique, creative style. 

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CALLING ALL CHOCOLATE CONNOISSEURS TO FAIRCHILD’S CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Coral Gables, FL, January 9, 2017 – Indulge in artisanal chocolate and sweet treats at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s 11th Annual International Chocolate Festival. Celebrate Fairchild’s sweetest event throughout 83 acres of tropical paradise with artisan chocolatiers, interactive chocolate making displays, sweet samples, and cooking demonstrations. The three-day festival runs from FridayJanuary 20 – Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Life in a pot

Friday, January 27, 2017

Life in a pot

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