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Observe the world of visual arts from a garden perspective in this artistic program that includes thought-provoking activities related to art history, art interpretation and art production.
Embark on an artistic garden voyage to explore the enticing world of garden-inspired art. Create artwork using developmentally appropriate media and techniques through the study and interpretation of Impressionist artist Claude Monet.
K-2: Students experiment with color mixing as they create a color wheel and an original piece of artwork mimicking Impressionist painting techniques.
3-5: Students explore color theory, make their own color wheels, and are challenged to create an original work in the Impressionist style using oil pastels.
6-8: Students investigate the Impressionist movement and interpret paintings of Claude Monet using Visual Thinking Strategies. Using oil pastels, students create original works of art inspired by garden settings.
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The Gardens are the perfect place to expand young guests' horizons with a variety of fun and innovative programs.
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Registration now open! Join horticulture professionals from around the globe as they converge to discuss current research and trialing techniques.
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Registration is now open for our 2013 Continuing Education courses!
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