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The Garden classroom stays open year-round and hosts an array of programs led by experts who draw inspiration from our plant collections and the desert environment. Mobile users: Find the members login in the menu to the right.

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Get inspired and learn new skills through one of our programs in art, gardening, photography, history, science, travel and wellness.
Gain skills and confidence to get the job done in all aspects of desert landscaping, plus earn a credential after you successfully complete all the certificate programs.
Families engage in hands-on, nature-based experiences in a fun and safe environment, and teachers can participate in professional development opportunities.
Art

Be inspired by your imagination and release your creativity by attending art classes at the Garden. Classes are intended to foster your artistic visions and give you the skills to bring them to life. Each class is designed to be hands-on with individualized instruction. The Garden offers programs in mosaic, gourd art, drawing and painting, and jewelry making.

All art class materials are included with attendance unless otherwise noted. We suggest that you bring your own snacks or lunch.


Package Deal: The Art of Calligraphy
Regular Price: $173.00
Member Price: $153.00
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PACKAGE DEAL: Purchase Calligraphy: An Introduction and Advanced Calligraphy as a package by Jan. 2 and receive a discount.

Offer expires Jan. 3. Programs may be purchased separately, subject to availablity.

Instructed by Devon Meyer. Limit 15.

Calligraphy: An Introduction
Wednesdays | Jan. 8, 15 and 22 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Decorative hand lettering is an ancient art that has many modern uses. In this class, combine your own handwriting with a few new techniques and tools to create an elegant modern script. Click here for additional required materials.

Advanced Calligraphy: Design,Layout and Embellishment
Tuesdays | Feb. 18, 25 and March 3 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Build on lettering skills as and gain enhanced expertise in the advanced forms of modern calligraphy. Learn to incorporate designs and layouts with beautiful embellishments and take away a finished card, quote or other project. Click here for addtional required materials.
Session Winter 2019-2020: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 5:30PM - 8:30PM   (12 AVAIL)

Calligraphy: An Introduction
Regular Price: $110.00
Member Price: $90.00
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Wednesday | Jan. 8, Jan. 15 AND Jan. 22 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Decorative hand lettering is an ancient art that has many modern uses. In this class, combine your own handwriting with a few new techniques and tools to create an elegant modern script. All skill levels welcome. Click here for additional required materials. Instructed by Devon Meyer. Limit 15.

 
Session Winter 2019-2020: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 5:30PM - 8:30PM   (8 AVAIL)

Advanced Calligraphy
Regular Price: $110.00
Member Price: $90.00
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Tuesday | Feb. 18, Feb. 25 AND Mar. 3 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Build on your lettering skills and gain enhanced expertise in the advanced forms of modern calligraphy. Learn to incorporate designs and layouts with beautiful embellishments and take away a finished card, quote or other project. Click here for additional required materials. Instructed by Devon Meyer. Limit 15.
 
Session Winter 2019-2020: Tue, Feb 18, 2020 5:30PM - 8:30PM   (11 AVAIL)

CLASS CANCELLATIONS | Desert Botanical Garden reserves the right to cancel programs at its discretion. Programs will run as scheduled, regardless of weather, unless participants are contacted directly by Garden staff. We reserve the right to substitute any instructors.
REFUND POLICY | To receive a refund, you must send a written request at least 14 days before the scheduled date of your class or program. Please send your written request to registrar@dbg.org. For more information call 480.481.8146.
AGE REQUIREMENTS | Children under 10 may not attend. Ages 10-14 may attend education programs with an adult and both must pay fees. Those 15 and older may attend without an adu