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Events: Family And Kids

Sun, 10/26 9:00am

Art Display:

Wednesday – Friday

October 22–24

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Members-only Preview Sale Reception

Friday

October 24

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sales Event:

Saturday

October 25

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday

October 26

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Garden Grounds

Tickets:

Garden Admission plus $5 for Art Display/Sales Event

Free for members

This unique Art installation of glass pumpkins is coming to the South Coast Botanic Garden. Over 1000 works of art by local and regional artists will be on display in our beautiful garden setting. Come and tour the garden and discover the magic of glass art for yourself. This is a child friendly event.


 

Sun, 10/26 10:00am

Show included with paid Garden admission

This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular clubs will be represented. “How To” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your model cars and locomotives if you have problems and would like assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall. Popular for all ages. 


 

Wed, 10/29 4:00pm

Wednesdays

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5

Instructors: Megan Pollard and Lee-Jean Lin with Art Experience Studios

Cost: $135 members / $150 nonmembers

$15 Materials Fee (payable to instructor)

A wonderful introductory class for budding artists. Students will learn to observe nature in the garden, experiment with various art media on difference surfaces, and combine drawing and painting skills to create art projects. Both two and three dimensional media will be explored to build skills and self-confidence. They will explore the variety of the art world. including, but not limited to watercolors, acrylics, pastels, color pencils, collage, and printmaking. Lessons include color mixing exercises and observational drawings and paintings. Just come with an open mind and curiosity. No experience required.


 

Thu, 10/30 4:00pm

Ages 10+ years old

Thursdays

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6

Instructors: Megan Pollard and Lee-Jean Lin with Art Experience Studios

Cost: $135 members / $150 nonmembers

$15 Materials Fee (payable to instructor)

So, you wish you could draw cartoons and comics? Come and discover the secrets for cartoon, comic book, and anime figures in a fun, relaxed classroom atmosphere. Traditional drawing and painting rendering skill is the foundation. Create unforgettable and fun characters by studying cartoon and animation art from Disney, DreamWorks, Japanese animation and more! Children will learn how to design their own characters using traditional media (art pencils, paper, erasers and ink). Previous drawing experience is helpful but not required.


 

Wed, 11/5 4:00pm

Wednesdays

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5

Instructors: Megan Pollard and Lee-Jean Lin with Art Experience Studios

Cost: $135 members / $150 nonmembers

$15 Materials Fee (payable to instructor)

A wonderful introductory class for budding artists. Students will learn to observe nature in the garden, experiment with various art media on difference surfaces, and combine drawing and painting skills to create art projects. Both two and three dimensional media will be explored to build skills and self-confidence. They will explore the variety of the art world. including, but not limited to watercolors, acrylics, pastels, color pencils, collage, and printmaking. Lessons include color mixing exercises and observational drawings and paintings. Just come with an open mind and curiosity. No experience required.


 

Thu, 11/6 4:00pm

Ages 10+ years old

Thursdays

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6

Instructors: Megan Pollard and Lee-Jean Lin with Art Experience Studios

Cost: $135 members / $150 nonmembers

$15 Materials Fee (payable to instructor)

So, you wish you could draw cartoons and comics? Come and discover the secrets for cartoon, comic book, and anime figures in a fun, relaxed classroom atmosphere. Traditional drawing and painting rendering skill is the foundation. Create unforgettable and fun characters by studying cartoon and animation art from Disney, DreamWorks, Japanese animation and more! Children will learn how to design their own characters using traditional media (art pencils, paper, erasers and ink). Previous drawing experience is helpful but not required.


 

Fri, 11/7 7:00pm

Age: Adults (and Children age 10+ when accompanied by a paid adult)

$45 for Members / $50 Nonmembers (Materials Included)

This is an evening designed for you to eat, drink, paint and socialize with your friends.  It is your "creative happy hour” after a busy day.  No prior painting experience is required.  We will provide step-by-step instructions, helping you turn a blank 20"x 16"canvas into a final piece of personalized art in two hours.  Our DJ will play your favorite music and a selection of snacks and beverage will be provided to enhance your experience.  Come join us for a relaxing evening after work to enjoy the art and music.   We accept matured kids (10 Yr + recommended) when accompanied by a paid adult. 

Great for ladies night out, reunion, date night, birthday celebration, bridal shower, parent-children bonding, fundraising, corporate team building...

  • No experience needed!
  • We provide everything you will need: canvas, paint, brushes, easels, aprons, etc.
  • A selection of snacks and beverage to accompany the painting experience are available.
  • Enjoy the event and take home your work of art!

     

Tue, 11/18 9:30am

$10 members / $12 non-members – Prices per Class

Instructor: People’s Place

 

As a perfect way to introduce your friends and loved ones to the Garden, People’s Place has partnered with the Garden to provide a low-cost, fun and beneficial activity for parent and child ages three months to three years on ‘free admission’ days in the summer. This class will explore ways to establish and strengthen bonding and stress reduction through easy to follow stretching and light movement.


 

Fri, 11/28 1:00pm

Workshop #1: 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Workshop #2: 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Workshop #3: 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Cornish Courtyard / Classroom A

Cost: $25 Members/ $35 nonmembers

$5 Materials Fee (Payable to Instructor)

Instructor: Larry Bourget of Sea Foam Driftwood

 

Come join us for an unconventional Black Friday in celebration of the true meaning of the holidays: expressing appreciation for the ones you love. Spend quality time with friends and family while creating a beautiful succulent garden embedded into driftwood. Each registered student will take home a self-contained garden with beautiful live succulents.


 

Sun, 12/7 10:00am

Kids Club Members: FREE

All Others: $2

All children are encouraged to join us at the Holiday Boutique to make a winter-themed holiday card for parents, grandparents, and even friends. This Kids Club will be open to all children at the boutique. You can stop by the craft table any time from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Come get creative!  


 

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