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Fused Glass Mosaics: Holiday Holly

$65 Non-Member / $52 Member Materials provided Paint a holly themed fused glass tile in the spirit of the Holidays.  Paint them in traditional greens and reds or paint them in bright colors and appreciate the joy of a unique palette.  All materials provided.  Tiles are ready to hang when painting is finished.  Each tile […]

Classes, Art

Poinsettias in Watercolor

$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Materials not included in the price of the class. See list of materials needed below description. Learn to draw and paint beautiful poinsettias with illustrator and artist, Devon Meyer.  Emphasis will be on drawing and painting skills and creating volume in our subject. No experience required. Please provide your own […]

Classes, Art

Botanical Art in Ink & Watercolor with Joan McGann

$75 Non-Member / $60 Member Discover various techniques for developing a botanical drawing with ink and then enhancing it further with watercolor. For all experience levels. Please provide your own art materials. Materials to Bring: Materials Provided: Instructor Joan McGann Joan McGann earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wichita State University and a Certificate […]

Classes, Nature & Ecology

Mistletoes and other Parasitic Plants

$30 Non-Member / $24 Member This time of year, we hear a lot about mistletoe, at parties, in carols, on cards, and other avenues.  In this class, we explore the reality of these fascinating plants.  There are many misconceptions about mistletoe which we will debunk.  For example, are they truly parasites?  They are not the […]

Classes, Culinary Arts

Sonoran Beef Tamales

$75 Non-Member / $60 Member Materials Provided Learn the basics of creating pillowy tamales des res en chile colorado Sonorenses, Sonoran beef tamales in red chile. While many think the filling makes the flavor of the tamales, this class will focus equally in making the perfect light and flavorful dough as well as the classic […]

Classes, Art

Antique Copper-Plated Botanical Bracelets

$45 Non-Member / $36 Member Let this bracelet warm your heart year-round with its ever-present leaves and flowers.  An easy to work lobster claw clasp in the shape of a bird makes fastening and unfastening simple.  All tools are provided and no experience is necessary to take home a completed bracelet made to fit you. […]

Classes, Art

Using Complementary Colors in Your Paintings

$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Learn basic and intermediate techniques from illustrator and artist, Devon Meyer, which will help you achieve more excitement in your painting.  With watercolors, we will simplify color theory and expand your options for beautiful colors and eye catching desert scenes.  Watercolor, beginner to intermediate level. Please provide your own art […]

Classes, Gardening

Container Gardening Delight – Colorful Winter Oasis in your Desert Pots

$36 Non-Member / $29 Member Embrace the art of Container Gardening with Marylee's expertise in cultivating a vibrant winter haven in your desert garden. Whether you're a desert novice, a returning snowbird, or a seasoned gardener seeking to conquer pot challenges, this class is your guide. Join Marylee as she draws from three decades of […]

Classes, Culinary Arts

Recipe Writing Techniques for Everyone

$75 Non-Member / $60 Member Learn the art of composing a neat and functional recipe, and explore the importance of recording family history through recipes. These little bits of written gastronomy not only teach us how to make a dish, but give us historical and sociological context as well.  Class capacity is 18 – register […]

Classes, Gardening

Roses: Winter Pruning for Spring Blooms

$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Join Terry Swartz, President of the Rose Society of Tucson and Consulting Rosarian, to learn how to prepare you roses to bloom this Spring. This hands-on demonstration will illustrate how to prune, feed, and keep pests at bay. Class capacity is 24 - register early! Upcoming Classes

Classes, Art

Beginning Ohara Ikebana: The Gentle Art of Japanese Flower Arranging – 4 Part Series

$165 Member / $130 Member When you register for the January 24th class you are registering for the series. CLASS DATES: Wednesday, January 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Create beauty and reduce stress through Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art of arranging flowers in the style most pleasing to the eye. […]

Classes, Art

Botanical Art in Ink: House Plants

$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Materials not included in the price of the class. See list of materials needed below description. This class is a great introduction to drawing and pen techniques using botany as our main subject. The specific theme for this class is House Plants. The tools and techniques shared in this workshop […]