Workshops

A Day with Daylilies - Watercolor Workshop

On Friday August 2, 2019

Event Time 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Capture the graceful, large blossoms of Hemerocallis, Latin for “Beauty for a Day.” In this one day step-by-step workshop the focus will be on portraying the colorful blossoms using a variety of watercolor techniques including layering washes of vibrant color.

All levels welcome. Limited to 12 participants.

This workshop meets on Friday, August 2 from 10-3:30.

A materials list will be emailed with your registration confirmation.

Please bring a bag lunch – water, soft drinks and snacks will be provided.

The watercolor workshops at Hollister House Garden are taught by Betsy Rogers-Knox. Betsy received a Certificate in Botanical Illustration from NYBG in 2006. Her work has been widely exhibited in the United States and at the Royal Horticultural Botanical Art Show in London where she was awarded the Silver Gilt Award.

Hollister House Garden members $95

Non-members $120

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Flower Arranging from the Garden

On Friday August 9, 2019

Event Time 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will explore the joys of creating a seasonal floral design foraged from one’s own garden, the fields and woods. Horticulturalist and landscape designer Deborah Munson will begin by introducing you to her work and reviewing the tools of the trade. She wil then lead a walk through Hollister House Garden discussing floral design, structure and color. Following your time in the garden the group will return to the barn to create a design on your own.

Please bring your own glass or ceramic container. All floral material will be provided.

This workshop is strictly limited to 15 participants.

Deborah Munson is a horticulturalist and landscape designer working here in the northwest corner. Deborah combines her passion for garden history and ecological and sustainable design into the projects and properties she designs and oversees. She has co-chaired and consulted on Trade Secrets for many years.

HHG members $75

Non-members $85

Autumn Bounty

On Thursday October 24, 2019

Event Time 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Autumn in New England is rich with a myriad of brilliant leaves and colorful berries and pods. In this two-day workshop students will draw a variety of seasonal subjects, arrange these elements into a bouquet design and render in watercolor.

All levels welcome.

Limited to 12 students

Please bring a bag lunch. Water, soft drinks and snacks will be provided. A materials list will be emailed with your registration confirmation.

Hollister House Garden members $190

Non-members $230

The watercolor workshops at Hollister House Garden are taught by Betsy Rogers-Knox. Betsy received a Certificate in Botanical Illustration from NYBG in 2006. Her work has been widely exhibited in the United States and at the Royal Horticultural Botanical Art Show in London where she was awarded the Silver Gilt Award.