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Evening in the Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

On Thursday evenings Hollister House Garden welcomes our friends and neighbors to enjoy the garden as day fades into evening. On Thursday evenings only picnicking is permitted on the main lawn. Before you come please review our picnicking guidelines. Admission $5 per person

Summer Farm Stand Edibles in Colored Pencil

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

From farm to table to beautiful art, the unexpected and familiar shapes of the summer harvest are a feast for the senses. We will select from the greenmarket the best of vine, tree and soil as inspiration for our color pencil illustrations. Join us as you learn how to translate these delicious local seasonal fruits ... Read more

Flower Arranging from the Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

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, ... Read more

Capturing the Light: An Introduction to Floral Still Life

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

This class will focus on providing a detailed introduction to different approaches to floral still life photography.  Participants will learn to enhance image drama and depth through the interplay of light, shadow and compositional techniques. After a practical overview and demonstrations, participants will experiment with a variety of setups, lighting conditions and subjects.  There will ... Read more

Summer Bouquet

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Enjoy a peaceful, stress-free day and create a simple summer wildflower bouquet painting using a variety of watercolor techniques including masking, wet washes, dry brush and charging color. We’ll use local colorful plant material of the season. With demonstrations and a step-by-step approach this workshop is open to all skill levels. The watercolor workshops at ... Read more

Dahlias in Colored Pencil

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Autumn in New England is rightfully celebrated for its colorful foliage. But it's the bright, varied and colorful dahlias that capture our imagination  as summer ends and provide us with a rich and vibrant palette. These glorious blooms are the subject of this colored pencil workshop. Come and learn how to use color pencil techniques ... Read more

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