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August 2019

Art In the Garden

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Get ready to capture the beauty of nature and your inspiration through art. Join teaching artist Beth Iska as she shows us new ways to look at and capture the beauty of the garden through art! This series is for families with children between the ages of 2-8 years old. Class meets on the south lawn in Lurie Garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing…

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Sunday Science: Spiders

August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Explore the science behind the beauty of Lurie Garden as we learn about and look for spiders. Spiders help us keep a healthy balance in the garden--and they are beautiful! This is an all-ages program. Meet at the south end of the boardwalk in the garden. Drop in or register to get  a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to…

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Gardener’s Plant Walk

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

These morning walks are for the gardener that would like focused information about Lurie Garden plants and their place in our garden landscape. These walks are meant to expand your understanding of plant varieties, their habits and environmental requirements. Each walk will last approximately 45 minutes. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Click here to Support…

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September 2019

Garden of Peace, Heart of Gratitude

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Join Jennifer Kim of The Peace School for a workshop in Peace Breathing Meditation surrounded by the natural beauty of Lurie Garden. Deepen your connection to nature and experience the strength of inner peace as you breathe in quiet contemplation and then in walking meditation on the garden paths. Enjoy short readings from the book, Peace Breathing: Lessons on Achieving Peace in Everyday Life and learn how loving thoughts and attitudes can have a positive impact on the natural world. This workshop…

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Introductory Botanical Drawing: Color Technique

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Botanical artist Heeyoung Kim shows us the basics of botanical drawing and how to maximize the use of color with colored pencils. Come learn how to translate your love of plants into a beautiful work of art! Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Click here to Support Lurie Garden's Free Nature Programming  

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Stories, Songs, and Circle Games

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Enjoy a morning filled with nature-based stories, music and movement with your little ones! Teaching artist Tisa Batchelder will lead you and your child on an interactive musical journey so come fly like a butterfly, sing like a sparrow and explore the beauty of the Lurie Garden. This program is for children ages 4-6. Class meets on the south lawn in Lurie Garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s…

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