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Program Calendar

February 2024

Wednesday, Feb 7 to Wednesday, Feb 28
Join artist Pat Hogan to capture, in watercolor, friendly denizens of the garden beginning on Feb. 7 through the 28, from noon to 3 p.m. Participants will work from photos and sketches of our visitors enjoying the BBG habitat. Pat Hogan’s work is inspired...
Monday, Feb 26 to Tuesday, Feb 27
Join Anastasia Traina for an engaging and creative exploration of color in the world of flowers. Over two days, Feb. 26 and 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., we will delve into the fascinating world of color mixing, and to enhance our understanding, we'll...

March 2024

Saturday, Mar 9
Drawing is about seeing, wondering and experimenting. It belongs to everyone, at any skill level. The tools for doing it are everywhere, from a stick in the dirt to proper art supplies. And if you’re already a painter, sculptor, or designer of anything,...
Saturday, Mar 23 to Sunday, Mar 24
Whether you are an artist already wishing to create color more sustainably or a natural dyer looking to find another use for your exhausted dye, this class, on Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., will make you see plants and...
Wednesday, Mar 27 to Friday, Mar 29
Join Casey Krawczyk for an exciting floral course from Wednesday through Friday, March 27, 28 and 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn to paint a charming floral arrangement in an “alla prima” approach through observation of the subtle nuances of color,...

April 2024

Saturday, Apr 13
In this hands-on workshop on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., taught by Marsha Edell, participants will learn the steps for creating four unique, waterproof, botanical-themed, ceramic tile coasters. The focus will be on creating four-by-four...
Saturday, Apr 20
Magical and simple cyanotypes are a camera-less technique that results in graphic blue and white prints. This alternative photographic process uses a light-sensitive solution on paper, sunlight, and pressed plants to make beautiful botanical images. For...
Wednesday, Apr 24
Whether your passion is photographing your garden, close-ups of flowers, or broad-brush images of the most beautiful landscapes in the area, this workshop, on Wednesday, April 24 from 9 to 11 a.m., has been designed for you. Thaddeus B. Kubis will explore...

May 2024

Wednesday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 29
Study a selection of fabulous BBG trees on Wednesdays from May 1 to 29 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Pat Hogan. On day one, kitted out with sketchbooks and cameras, and with the guidance of an arborist, participants will traverse the Garden learning to...
Sunday, May 5
Sunday, May 5, marks the start of Berkshire Botanical Garden’s 90th outdoor season and the annual Roy Boutard Day, a community celebration steeped in history and tradition that honors one of BBG’s most influential past directors.  Admission to the Garden...

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