Garden Party

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Saturday, June 17, 5:00–7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the start of summer with the Museum’s annual garden party. Spend an evening exploring the sights and sounds of the Sculpture Garden, inspired by Monet’s Giverny. Enjoy live music in the Garden Café, pick up drawing supplies and sketch en plein air or create your own potpourri satchel with flowers and herbs found in the Sculpture Garden. 

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Watercolor Sketches
5:00–6:15 p.m.
Draw your impression of the Garden using watercolor pencils and watch as your drawing transforms into a painting with water brushes.

         
 GardenParty13         Garden Sculptures
6:15–7:30 p.m.
Explore the forms found in sculptures in the Garden and create your own sculpture using model magic.
         
 GardenParty6       Potpourri Blending
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Discover the art of potpourri and create your own blend using a variety of botanicals, including some from the same plant families found in the Garden.
 
         
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Plein Air Sketching
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Discover the art of potpourri and create your own blend using a variety of botanicals, including some from the same plant families found in the Garden.

 
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Colorful Caryalls
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Decorate a paper gift bag to hold all of your artistic creations from the Garden Party. Gather colorful inspiration from Monet’s Garden at Vétheuil and Sam Francis’s Basel Mural I

 

         
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Family Scavenger Hunt
5:00–7:30 p.m.

Go on an adventure in the Sculpture Garden using a booklet that guides you to discover details in the nature and art around you.

         
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Live Music in the Garden Cafe
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music and a special summer food & drink menu for purchase in the Garden Cafe.

 
Photos by Ryan Miller / Capture Imaging