Behind the Collections: Art of the Sterling Morton Library

Schedule and Location

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Sterling Morton Library

Fees and Registration

(Registration opens November 20, 2019)

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

$16.00 member
$20.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

Course Description

Join librarian Rita Hassert and artist Karen Johnson for an armchair tour of the Sterling Morton Library's extensive botanical art collection. Learn about the rich history of key botanical pieces and gain insights into the styles and techniques of the artists. From James Audubon to May Watts, enjoy a varied and meaningful glimpse into the world of botanical fine art and get inspired for your own creative interpretation of the nature that surrounds you. Great for art lovers, artists, and nature enthusiasts alike.

Course number

A402

Instructor

Rita Hassert, library collections manager, Sterling Morton Library, and Karen Johnson, artist

Course Details

  • Notes: Limit 35