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4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 381117 United States
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Mallory/Wurtzburger: A Retrospective January 22-April 9

| Free - $7

January 22 – April 9 Mallory/Wurtzburger Galleries In keeping with the Mallory/Wurtzburger series’ emphasis on exhibiting the work of local and regional contemporary artists, what better way to highlight Memphis art during the run of State of the Art than through a celebration of the artists from past Mallory/Wurtzburger exhibitions? This retrospective of Mallory/Wurtzburger artists celebrates the exhibition series with new works from some of the artists that have participated from 2008-2015, including Kate Bradley, Jim Buchman, Joyce Gingold, Martha…

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State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now January 29-March 26

| $7

Over the course of one year, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s curatorial team logged more than 100,000 miles, traversing the United States to visit nearly 1,000 artists. The result of this journey is a one-of-a-kind exhibition drawing from nearly every region and offering an unusually diverse and nuanced look at contemporary American art. State of the Art brings together over seventy works by forty artists in a variety of mediums, including painting, photography, fiber, sculpture, video, ceramics, installation, and…

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Sunrise Yoga Classes February 15, 6:15 am-December 27, 7:15 am

| $5

Wednesdays, 6:15am – 7:15am | Hughes Pavilion | Members free; non-members $5. Start your morning at the Dixon! Certified Personal Trainer and fitness instructor Peggy Reisser leads a rejuvenating weekly yoga class. A reasonable level of fitness is necessary, although modifications will be made for various levels of experience.

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Hello Holland: 230,000 Spring Bulbs March 1-April 29

| Free - $7

March 1 – April 29, 2017 PHOTO CONTEST #dixonblooms With so many visitors snapping images of our beautiful tulip display, the Dixon is having a photo contest! At the end of the exhibit we will select winners from those who have posted images in the following categories: • People and tulips portrait • Child with tulips portrait • Image that captures an expansive view of tulips • Close-up image • Image with insect To participate, post your photo on social…

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Hello Holland: 230,000 Spring Bulbs Exhibition and Photo Contest Continues through April March 9-April 30

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Visit the gardens and enjoy the myriad of tulips, narcissus, hyacynthoides, galanthus, and muscari blooming on the grounds. Over 230,000 various bulbs in many color combinations announce the arrival of spring! With so many visitors snapping images of our beautiful display, the Dixon is having a photo contest! To participate, post your photo on social media (Facebook or Instagram) and use the hashtag #dixonblooms. Visit dixon.org/garden-exhibitions for more details. Sponsored by: Garden District

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Photographing Tulips March 25, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| $15 - $25

Saturday, March 4 and 25 10:30am – 12:00pm Catmur Horticulture Building Curt Hart will teach students about safety while taking photographs in the public garden, basic camera work, lens options, and storing images. This workshop includes classroom time and field experience. Each workshop will emphasize capturing tulip displays. Members $15; non members $25.* Hannah Underhill will lead photography workshops in April. * All garden workshops are family-friendly and require registration. Call (901) 761-5250 or visit dixon.org to register.

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Munch and Learn – St. Jude: Vision for the Future March 29, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

| Free - $7

Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with museum admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and the Dixon’s staff sharing their expertise of the arts, horticulture and a variety of topics. March 29 St. Jude: Vision for the Future Charles Roberts, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President and Director, St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class March 29, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) March 29, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Preparing Daffodils for Competition March 31, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

| Free - $7

Friday, March 31, 1:00 – 2:00pm Winegardner Auditorium Learn grooming, staging, and preparing techniques for entering your flowers into the Daffodil Show. Pick young flowers, put them in water and bring them in to get tips from members of the American Daffodil Society about exhibiting your favorite blooms to their best advantage. Free with regular admission.

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Saturday Morning Garden Design and Plant Tours April 1, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

| FREE

Saturday Morning Garden Design and Plant Tours Saturdays, April – June, 10:00am – 12:00pm Each month during Scent and Symbolism, Garden docents will lead tours of featured fragrant plants in the gardens. Tours will change according to the flowers in bloom. All tours will start in the Cutting Garden and conclude with the Canale Conservatory exhibit.

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Family Studio April 1, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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Photographing Tulips April 1, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| $15 - $25

Saturday, April 1 and 22 10:30am – 12:00pm Catmur Horticulture Building Hannah Underhill will teach students about safety while taking photographs in the public garden, basic camera work, lens options, and storing images. This workshop includes classroom time and field experience. Each workshop will emphasize capturing tulip displays. Members $15; non members $25 All garden workshops are family-friendly and require registration. Call (901) 761-5250 or visit dixon.org to register.

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Family Studio (all ages) April 1, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

| FREE

First Saturday of the month April 1, May 6, June 3 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission

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Annual Daffodil Show April 1, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

| Free

Saturday, April 1, 2:00 – 5:00pm Sunday, April 2, 1:00 – 4:00pm Winegardner Auditorium The Dixon hosts its seventh annual Daffodil Show! Identified species may be entered in the American Daffodil Society accredited exhibition and competition. Daffodils whose names are not known are welcome in the “just for fun” section. Entries will be received Friday, March 31, 12:00 – 4:00pm and Saturday, April 1, 8:00 – 9:30am. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide educational information about daffodils.…

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Annual Daffodil Show April 1, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

| Free

Saturday, April 1, 2:00 – 5:00pm Sunday, April 2, 1:00 – 4:00pm Winegardner Auditorium The Dixon hosts its seventh annual Daffodil Show! Identified species may be entered in the American Daffodil Society accredited exhibition and competition. Daffodils whose names are not known are welcome in the “just for fun” section. Entries will be received Friday, March 31, 12:00 – 4:00pm and Saturday, April 1, 8:00 – 9:30am. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide educational information about daffodils.…

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Annual Daffodil Show April 1, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

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Saturday, April 1, 2:00pm – 5:00pm and Sunday, April 2, 1:00pm – 4:00pm The Dixon hosts its seventh annual Daffodil Show. Identified species may be entered in the American Daffodil Society accredited exhibition and competition. Daffodils whose names are not known are welcome in the ‘just for fun’ section. On Friday, March 31 from 1:00 – 2:00pm, learn to prepare your daffodils for competition. Entries will be received Friday, March 31, from 12:00 – 4:00pm and Saturday, April 1, from…

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Annual Daffodil Show April 2, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

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Saturday, April 1, 2:00pm – 5:00pm and Sunday, April 2, 1:00pm – 4:00pm The Dixon hosts its seventh annual Daffodil Show. Identified species may be entered in the American Daffodil Society accredited exhibition and competition. Daffodils whose names are not known are welcome in the ‘just for fun’ section. On Friday, March 31 from 1:00 – 2:00pm, learn to prepare your daffodils for competition. Entries will be received Friday, March 31, from 12:00 – 4:00pm and Saturday, April 1, from…

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Young at Art Lawn Games April 2, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

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YAA Lawn Games APRIL 2, 3:00-6:00pm SCAVENGER HUNT WILL BEGIN AT 3:30 Free for Young at Art members and $5 for non-members

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Family Studio (all ages) April 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 3, 2017

| Free

First Saturday of the month March 4 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission. Sponsored in part by: The Schadt Foundation

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Munch & Learn: Adding Fragrance to the Garden April 5, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

| Free with admission

Adding Fragrance to the Garden Suzy Askew, Gardens Educator and Volunteer Coordinator,Dixon Gallery and Gardens Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon staff sharing their expertise of a variety of topics.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class April 5, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class April 5, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm

| $140 - $160

Fragrant Plants Series: Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, and 10, 1:30pm – 4:00pm Hughes Pavilion This beginner-friendly watercolor painting class is taught by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. She has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints and brush can produce. Participants must register. Limited to 10 participants. All supplies provided. Members $140; non-members $160 All garden workshops are family-friendly and…

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) April 5, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Scent and Symbolism: Perfumed Objects and Images April 6-July 2

| Free - $7

April 6 – July 2, 2017 The experience of scent brings to the forefront one of humankind’s most powerful yet enigmatic senses. Scent and Symbolism: Perfumed Objects and Images will consider the role of scent in the history of art through a collection of 140 scent bottles from the seventeenth through twentieth century from the collection of the Umi-Mori Art Museum in Hiroshima, Japan. The exhibition will also reveal how the sense of smell has been described by painters over…

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Scent and Symbolism: Perfumed Objects and Images April 6-July 2

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Organized by Dixon Gallery and Gardens and the Umi-Mori Art Museum, Hiroshima, Japan Opening Lecture: Gilles Chazal | Sunday, April 9, 2:00pm | Winegardner Auditorium | Free with regular admission Scent—experienced in nature and captured in perfume—has long been part of the spiritual, scientific, mercantile, and domestic lives of modern Europeans and Americans. Scent and Symbolism: Perfumed Objects and Images will consider the role of scent in the history of art through a collection of 140 scent bottles produced from…

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Dixon Garden Fair: Offering Rare, Choice, and Unusual Plants April 7, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

| No admission fee for plant sale.

Friday, April 7, 9:00am – 4:00pm Saturday, April 8, 9:00am – 2:00pm Plant Nursery Area Mark your calendar to attend the annual spring plant sale, a Memphis garden tradition. The sale will feature plants from difficult-to-find natives, choice shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Choose from an excellent selection of ferns and shade perennials appropriate for the Memphis area, as well as herbaceous and Itoh peonies. An array of fragrant plants including native azaleas, roses, and herbs will also be featured. Dixon…

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Dixon Garden Fair: Offering Rare, Choice, and Fragrant Plants April 7, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

| Free

Friday, April 7, 9:00am – 4:00pm and Saturday, April 8, 9:00am – 2:00pm Plant Nursery Area Mark your calendar to attend the annual spring plant sale, a Memphis garden tradition. The sale will feature plants from difficult-to-find natives, choice shrubs and herbaceous perennials. An array of fragrant plants including native azaleas, roses, and herbs will also be featured. Dixon staff and volunteers will help with plant selections and answer gardening questions. A list of plants for sale at the Dixon…

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Food Truck Fridays April 7, 11:30 pm

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APRIL – SEPTEMBER 11:30am – 1:30pm For schedule and weather-related updates, visit dixon.org SPONSORED BY: Jim Keras Subaru

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Dixon Garden Fair: Offering Rare, Choice, and Unusual Plants April 8, 9:00 am-2:00 pm

| No admission fee for plant sale.

Friday, April 7, 9:00am – 4:00pm Saturday, April 8, 9:00am – 2:00pm Plant Nursery Area Mark your calendar to attend the annual spring plant sale, a Memphis garden tradition. The sale will feature plants from difficult-to-find natives, choice shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Choose from an excellent selection of ferns and shade perennials appropriate for the Memphis area, as well as herbaceous and Itoh peonies. An array of fragrant plants including native azaleas, roses, and herbs will also be featured. Dixon…

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Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) April 11, 10:00 am-11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 10, 2017

| Free

NEW Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) Second Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:00am Sketch in the gardens or galleries! Join a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only please. Free admission.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class April 12, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) April 12, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Dixon Easter Egg Hunt April 15, 9:30 am-11:00 pm

| $8 - $10

Hunt for eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and make Easter crafts! South Lawn Egg Hunt (ages 4-8) Picnic Area Egg Hunt (ages 3 and under) – Check-in at 9:30am by the Hughes Pavilion. Egg hunts will begin promptly at 10:00am. Lemonade, cookies, and healthy snacks will be provided. Members $8; non-members $10

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Made in Dixon April 16-April 30

| Free - $7

April 16 – April 30 It’s back! Made in Dixon returns, showcasing the colorful and joyfilled artwork created in the Dixon’s educational programs. Works from artists of all ages celebrate the Dixon’s commitment to our community through education in visual arts.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class April 19, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) April 19, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Art after Dark: Museum and Garden Tour: Scent and Symbolism April 20, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

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Third Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm APRIL 20 Museum and Garden Tours Scent and Symbolism

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Spring into Watercolor with Bill Branch April 21, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

| $95 - $110

Friday, April 21, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Saturday, April 22, 10:30am – 2:30pm Local artist Bill Branch will conduct a two day workshop for beginner and experienced students in the medium of watercolor. The class will outline the history of watercolor, basic painting techniques, and will include individual instruction. During the class, students will paint outdoors “en plein air” in the Dixon Gardens. Materials and lunch on Saturday will be provided. Members $95, non-members $110.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class April 26, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) April 26, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class May 3, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) May 3, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Family Studio (all ages) May 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 3, 2017

| Free

First Saturday of the month March 4 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission. Sponsored in part by: The Schadt Foundation

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Family Studio May 6, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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Family Studio (all ages) May 6, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| Free

First Saturday of the month May 6, June 3 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class May 10, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

Learn More

Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) May 10, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) May 11, 10:00 am-11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 10, 2017

| Free

NEW Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) Second Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:00am Sketch in the gardens or galleries! Join a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only please. Free admission.

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Colombian Crochet Bag Workshop (ages 10-13) May 13, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm

| $10 - $15

Saturday, May 13 1:30pm – 3:00pm Celebrate Memphis in May’s honored country and make a “mochila Wayuu.” Participants will learn how to crochet and get to know the Wayuu indigenous community of Colombia. Supplies included. Registration required. $10 members; $15 non-members

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class May 17, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

Learn More

Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) May 17, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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“Go For It” Family Day May 20, 10:00 am-2:00 pm

| FREE

Saturday, May 20, 10am – 2pm Challenge yourself and your friends during this hands-on, minds-on Dixon family day. Test your abilities with physical and mental games, special activities and contests. Live music and refreshments will reenergize you! ALL AGES WELCOME | FREE ADMISSION

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class May 24, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) May 24, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class May 31, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) May 31, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Family Studio June 3, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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Family Studio (all ages) June 3, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

| Free

First Saturday of the month June 3 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission

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Family Studio (all ages) June 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 3, 2017

| Free

First Saturday of the month March 4 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission. Sponsored in part by: The Schadt Foundation

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class June 7, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

Learn More

Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) June 7, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Kids in the Garden (ages 7-10) June 10, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| $10 - $15

Saturday, June 10 10:30am – 12:00pm Let’s go outside and get our hands dirty! This fun gardening session will give kids a chance to experience nature up close and learn the basics about planting and garden design. Snack and tools included. Reservations required. $10 members; $15 non-members

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Kids in the Garden (ages 7-10) June 10, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| $10 - $15

Saturday, June 10 10:30am – 12:00pm Let’s go outside and get our hands dirty! This fun gardening session will give kids a chance to experience nature up close and learn the basics about planting and garden design. Snack and tools included. Reservations required. $10 members; $15 non-members

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Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) June 11, 10:00 am-11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 10, 2017

| Free

NEW Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) Second Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:00am Sketch in the gardens or galleries! Join a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only please. Free admission.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class June 14, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) June 14, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Build a Bamboo Trellis for a Fragrant Moonvine June 17, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| $15 - $25

Saturday, June 17 10:30am – 12:00pm Catmur Horticulture Building Create a bamboo trellis to support vines in your garden beds or containers. Participants will receive a fragrant moon vine to train on their newly constructed trellis. Members $15; non-members $25* * All garden workshops are family-friendly and require registration. Call (901) 761-5250 or visit dixon.org to register.

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Munch and Learn: Fragrance in Aromatherapy- an Historical and Cultural Perspective June 21, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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Fragrance in Aromatherapy – an Historical and Cultural Perspective Upasana Singh, Master Gardener Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon staff sharing their expertise of a variety of topics.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class June 21, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) June 21, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Munch an Learn: Perfume: Orchestrated Opulence June 28, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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Perfume: Orchestrated Opulence Brian Pera, Filmmaker and fragrance specialist Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon staff sharing their expertise of a variety of topics.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class June 28, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) June 28, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Family Studio July 1, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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Family Studio (all ages) July 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 3, 2017

| Free

First Saturday of the month March 4 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission. Sponsored in part by: The Schadt Foundation

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class July 5, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) July 5, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) July 11, 10:00 am-11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 10, 2017

| Free

NEW Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) Second Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:00am Sketch in the gardens or galleries! Join a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only please. Free admission.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class July 12, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) July 12, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class July 19, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) July 19, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Artifact of a Relationship: Jason Miller July 23

| Free - $7

May 7 – July 23 Local artist and gallery owner Jason Miller photographs everyday objects that have meaning to him. Through this series of photographs, he recounts his memories of these objects, linking one relationship to the next.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class July 26, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) July 26, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class August 2, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) August 2, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Family Studio (all ages) August 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 3, 2017

| Free

First Saturday of the month March 4 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission. Sponsored in part by: The Schadt Foundation

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Family Studio August 5, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class August 9, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) August 9, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) August 11, 10:00 am-11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until December 10, 2017

| Free

NEW Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) Second Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:00am Sketch in the gardens or galleries! Join a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only please. Free admission.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class August 16, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) August 16, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class August 23, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) August 23, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class August 30, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) August 30, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Family Studio September 2, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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