Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Monday, November 24, 2008
Saffron is used in baking both as a spice and a dye, and is especially valued in Asia and Middle East. Saffron also plays an important roll in the Holiday food preparation in Northern Europe.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Karen Marais (nee Friemelt) lives in Cape Town, South Africa. She is the champion of the CREW (Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wild Flowers) group. Karen was originally trained as a physical therapist, and then did honors degree in Ecological Informatics. She is an avid amateur botanist and has been volunteering in the botany field for the past 5 years.
Denver Botanic Gardens – Morrison Center
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
This year Denver Arts Week is celebrating 150 years of Art and Culture in the Mile High City.
Denver Botanic Gardens is part of this celebration and will present artists from “Your Name in Graffiti” on Saturday, November 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
On the same day The Botanical Art and Illustration Program has an art sale for the benefit of the BI program. This will happen in the Gardens’ Lobby Court between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All the art is donated by the students. Saturday, November 22nd is a free day at the Gardens.
Monday, November 17, 2008
The Winter and Spring 2009 catalog is out! You can browse through 52 courses and I can guarantee that there is something for everybody, both for you who already graduated and likes to be challenged, and for you who just found out about the program and know nothing about illustration but is fascinated of the absolutely beautiful results.
You can find the complete catalog here, if you wish to look at the list of classes we are offering, you can see them here. The instructor pages will be updated shortly. Material lists will be available on-line by December 1st. Registration starts December 15, 9 a.m.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Over 100 Colorado artists captured the beauty of the Mile High City September 6-15, 2008. This resulted to the 2nd Annual Denver Plein Air Arts Festival Exhibition in Denver Public Library (November 14 – December 31).
Opening Reception: November 13th, 6-9 p.m. in Denver Public Library (10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Level Seven).