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Full Fused Glass Mosaics: Tree of Life

Education Building Classroom

$65 Non-Member / $52 Member Materials are included in the price Through the ages, the Tree of Life has represented the source of life and the force that connects all […]

Classes, Art

Botanical Art in Watercolor & Ink: Desert Senna Blooms

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Materials not included - see materials list under class description This class is a great introduction to mixed media, watercolor, and ink. We will explore […]

Classes, Gardening

Creating Shade for a Hot, Dry Climate

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Shade is a welcome presence in desert gardens – especially during hot summer months where it can reduce the temperatures around your home. Where you […]

Classes, Art

Drawing Animals – Bold India Ink

Education Building Classroom

$40 Non-Member / $32 Member Art Supplies included in Price Use India ink and brush to create dynamic brush sketches and illustrations of iconic southwest animals. We'll learn about dry […]

Classes, Art

Silver Butterfly Bracelets

Education Building Classroom

$45 Non-Member / $36 Member Materials included in the price Make a classic silver and black bracelet with butterflies and flowers.  An easy to work lobster claw clasp makes fastening and unfastening simple.  All tools are provided and no experience is necessary to take home a completed bracelet made to fit you. Class capacity is […]

Classes, Gardening

Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Education Building Classroom

$40 Non-Member / $32 Member In this 2 hour course Chad will discuss the role fungi and mushrooms play in our ecology, and go over cultivation and propagation techniques. We also will discuss the many benefits of fungi to the garden and gardener alike. Participants will have the opportunity to create and take home a […]

Classes, Nature & Ecology

Feathered Family Portrait: Hummingbirds

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Hummingbirds are nothing if not spectacular. Even stoic biologists lose their minds when it comes to these incredible aeronauts. Found only in the Americas, hummingbirds are found from above the Arctic Circle to the southern tip of South America. This class is part of a series that explores individual bird […]

Classes, Culinary Arts

Canceled Nixtamal: Homemade Tortillas de Maiz

Education Building Classroom

$75 Non-Member / $60 Member All culinary materials will be provided Learn the process of Nixtamalización in this hands-on class, following from the process of cooking, cleaning and grinding the grain to prepare masa para tortillas de maíz, or corn tortilla dough. Each student will have the opportunity to prepare tortillas with the masa, as […]

Classes, Gardening

Succulents in Pots

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$36 Non-Member / $29 Member Any time is the perfect time to add Succulents to your garden. Let’s plant them in pots! Like having your cake and eating it too, learn to create a trio of pots with water-wise succulents with a touch of color with flowers. Marylee, our Desert Potted Garden Expert, will share […]

Classes, Art

Botanical Art in Mixed Media: Wildflower Sketchbook

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Materials not included in price - see materials list under class description This class is a great introduction to mixed media, watercolor, and ink. We will explore Desert Wildflowers as our subject but with a relaxed and creative approach. In the first 20 min of the workshop, we will explore […]