Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Art Workshop: Slow Looking: Drawing as Contemplative Practice

Event Date: 
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

Mara Menahan, Botanical Illustrator
Spend an afternoon with our botanical illustrator, slowing down and taking a closer look at the plants in our conservatory. Mara invites students to draw, breathe deeply and contemplate the incredible world of plants. This workshop is welcome to students of all artistic abilities as the benefits of nature and mindfulness are available to anyone who tries. All sketching materials are provided.

DATE: Sunday, February 5
TIME: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Conservatory Classroom
FREE: This program is full