Nature Art and Photography

Course List

  • Study the masters of minimalist photography and learn to create your own evocative nature compositions at The Morton Arboretum. Five days: Three Thursdays, May 30, June 6, and June 13, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Two Saturdays, June 1 and 8, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Create field sketches of summer landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE JUNE 7 SECTION. THE JUNE 1 SECTION HAS BEEN CANCELED. Friday, June 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • In this workshop, you will learn to simplify a specimen into a few well placed strokes with this minimalist approach of brush painting at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Become a nature photographer. Move beyond shooting in automatic; learn how to adjust your camera’s manual settings to get the shot you want at The Morton Arboretum. Register now for Spring; Four Thursdays, June 6 through 27, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Summer registration opens May 21; Four Thursdays, July 11 through August 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Get the botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. In-person only option: Saturday, May 11, or Sunday, June 9, 2019, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Online only option: Starts Wednesday, May 29, 2019
  • Remember, “the best camera is the one that’s with you.” Whether you are new to photography or new to smartphones, discover techniques for getting great nature images with your phone at The Morton Arboretum. Register now for Spring; Saturday April 13, or June 15, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Summer registration opens May 21; Saturday, July 13 or September 14, 2019, Noon to 3:00 p.m.
  • Become a nature photographer. Move beyond shooting in automatic; learn how to adjust your camera’s manual settings to get the shot you want at The Morton Arboretum. Register now for Spring; Four Thursdays, June 6 through 27, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Summer registration opens May 21; Four Thursdays, July 11 through August 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Remember, “the best camera is the one that’s with you.” Whether you are new to photography or new to smartphones, discover techniques for getting great nature images with your phone at The Morton Arboretum. Register now for Spring; Saturday April 13, or June 15, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Summer registration opens May 21; Saturday, July 13 or September 14, 2019, Noon to 3:00 p.m.
  • Learn the basics of drawing in a class designed for true beginners at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, April 25 through May 16, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Summer registration opens May 21. Four Saturdays, September 7 through 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to noon.
  • Remember, “the best camera is the one that’s with you.” Whether you are new to photography or new to smartphones, discover techniques for getting great nature images with your phone at The Morton Arboretum. Register now for Spring; Saturday April 13, or June 15, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Summer registration opens May 21; Saturday, July 13 or September 14, 2019, Noon to 3:00 p.m.