Open House This Weekend

Suzanne Wegener, Nature Arts Education Manager at The Morton Arboretum, and Nature Artists’ Guild liaison, would like to share the following news about an upcoming event!

Visiting Artist and Nature Artists’ Guild presenter Cynthia Hellyer-Heinz and her husband will be hosting an open house this weekend at the historical Warren Tavern Museum.   Cynthia is a Visiting Instructor at The Morton Arboretum and this is a unique opportunity to see her original works.

The Open House will take place on Friday, November 22, 2013 from 6 until 9 pm, Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 10 am until 5 pm and Sunday, November 24, 2013 from 10 am until 4 pm.   Please click here for directions.

Cynthia will also be teaching a workshop at The Morton Arboretum in February, 2014 –
Visiting Artist Series:  Capturing Nature with Colored Pencil, Cynthia Hellyer-Heinz

The experience of drawing enhances both our understanding and appreciation of the objects of our natural world. This workshop will address the intimate relationship between seeing, feeling, and then depiction. The fundamentals of drawing and expression will be applied to the creative representation of the precious artifacts from the landscape.

Notes:  Limit 15,  Certificate Information:   Art Certificate enrichment (10 hours), Course number: A601
Prerequisite:   Botanical Art & Illustration: Colored Pencil (A215)
Schedule and Location:   Saturday, February 22 and 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Thornhill Education Center.
Fees and Admission:  $105.00  member, $123.00  non-member
To register:   Call 630-719-2468, stop by the Arboretum Visitor Center, or register online by clicking here.

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