Programs

Colloquium: Great Collectors and the Art of Nature
January 27, 2017; 2–3:30
Held in conjunction with the exhibition Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art, this colloquium will examine great libraries and private collections of botanical art and works on natural history.

To attend the colloquium, please RSVP to vsellers@nybg.org

What in the World is Botanical Art?
A Live Demonstration and Talk

Sunday, December 11; 1–4 p.m.
Ever wonder why artists draw plants? Watch and learn from professional artists as they demonstrate the beautiful and exacting practice of botanical art and illustration. Then see breathtaking examples in Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art.

Classes

Classes in Botanical Art & Illustration at NYBG

Learn about Adult Education's extensive art program, with beginner to advanced classes taught at the Garden and in Midtown. See a sample listing below and browse all art classes at nybg.org/adulted



Botanical Oil Painting: An Introduction
Friday, October 21; 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., NYBG

Fall Leaves in Watercolor Workshop
Sunday, October 30; 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., NYBG

Botanical Watercolor for Beginners and Beyond
Sessions Starting Monday, November 7, NYBG & Midtown Education Center

Botanical Drawing for Beginners
Sessions Starting Monday, November 11, NYBG & Midtown Education Center

Botanical Drawing I: Methods and Materials
Sessions Starting Wednesday, January 11, NYBG & Midtown Education Center