Discover Classes. Earn Rewards.
View School's Profile

Chicago Botanic Garden Classes, Chicago

1066 classes

Apply Filters

Common Time Filters

Weeknights
Weekends

Days of the Week
What days are you free to take a class?

Class Times
What time are you able to take a class?

Class Schedule
When are you looking for a class?

Currently viewing classes from to

Where do you want to take your class?

Skill Level

Duration

Age

Searching

Chicago Botanic Garden Classes Coming up in Chicago

196 classes have spots left

Introduction to Beekeeping

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn all the basics needed to start keeping bees. This includes what to expect, how to put together equipment, how to get bees in your hive, finding the queen, feeding, what to look for after the bees are installed, and seasonal chores.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 9am - 2pm

Winter Bird Walk

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Explore the Garden in its winter glory. Discover our winter bird residents and the early migrants of spring. Each walk is approximately one to two hours long. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars and a field guide, if you have one.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 7:30am - 9am

Youth Farm Facilitator Training

at Chicago Botanic Garden - North Lawndale 3555 Ogden Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60623

Are you interested in learning more about how to work with youth in an urban agriculture or school garden setting? Would you like to know more about structuring a youth development program centered on sustainable agriculture and food systems during the summer or school year? Please join the Windy City Harvest Youth Farm staff for a day of focused learning....

Saturday Feb 22nd, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Stress Reduction Movement and Practice

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Experience a soothing blend of movement, mindfulness, and stress reduction techniques designed to support your body’s innate self-healing ability. Guided practice will help calm your mind and body, while giving you tools to manage stress at home and work. Open to all levels of fitness and ability.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 9:30am - 10:30am

  (5 sessions)
$99

5 sessions

Poisonous Mushrooms of Illinois

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Along with the many edible mushrooms dotting our Illinois landscape, our woodlands, flood plains, ravine communities, and even our own backyards often contain poisonous mushrooms. Get introduced not only to mushrooms that can make you very sick and those that are deadly, but also to the various toxins these mushrooms contain.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 11am - 1pm

Rejuvenated Jewelry

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Inspired by the little treasures you save and love, we will cleverly combine old and new elements to create spectacular jewelry. Bring your special and sentimental keepsakes, single earrings, buttons, charms, chains, family photos, and found objects and let Bonnie Arkin inspire your creativity.  You will learn to solder, wire wrap, and string....

Tuesday Mar 10th, 9:30am - 11:30am

  (8 sessions)
$274

8 sessions

Abstracts in Nature: Intensive

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This intermediate class will be spent applying photographic techniques to create a digital portfolio of abstract fine art photographs. Using design concepts and technical SLR tools, students will craft abstract images with a mood and message.  The class will include lecture, critique, and practice time in the Garden and at the Orchid Show. ...

Monday Feb 24th, 9am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$374

5 sessions

Mosaic Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Pique assiette, or “broken plates,” incorporates a blending of color, form, and texture. This folk art can be found in many cultures and is popular today as a way to recycle a favorite piece of china or broken heirloom. Complete a unique mosaic from shards of china, ceramic, or glass.  A supply list is given at the first class, but...

Thursday Mar 12th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$274

8 sessions

New Camera Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Did you receive a camera as a gift recently? Is your camera still sitting in the box? This workshop will help you set up your camera and cover its basic operations. With hands-on instruction, you’ll learn the basics of camera operation. To get the most out of the class, you should own a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless camera,...

Saturday Mar 14th, 9am - 12pm

  (2 sessions)
$124

2 sessions

Color Mixing

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn to mix accurate, exciting color including the vivid, specific hues of flowers, the bright and subdued greens of leaves, and the deep, subtle colors in shadows. You will make charts for permanent reference and then apply this knowledge as you paint flowers and leaves from live specimens.  You will work in watercolor, but exercises apply...

Saturday Mar 14th, 9am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$298

6 sessions

Demo Cooking: Taste of Mardi Gras

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Celebrate Mardi Gras with traditional Cajun and Cajun-inspired cooking. Learn how to prepare the essential element of dark roux. Enjoy corn maque choux, Cajun chicken stew, saffron rice with two onions, and sticky toffee banana cake.

Tuesday Feb 25th, 11am - 12:30pm

Backyard Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn to create an enjoyable backyard space that is functional and fun. Explore the design and development of dining and entertaining areas (such as decks and patios), children’s play spaces, and outdoor storage and utility areas. Learn how to screen and focus views to create a sense of enclosure for private areas with comfort and security.

Tuesday Feb 25th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Hands-on Cooking: Pizza and Beer Party

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Parties come together easily with food your guests help assemble. This hands-on cooking class will provide you with the basics to throw a fun party. Make an IPA onion dip, find out how to create a build your own flatbread pizza bar, and make chocolate stout truffles. Alcohol will be served in this class; participants must be 21 years of age or older....

Thursday Feb 27th, 6pm - 8:30pm

Hands-On Cooking: Eggs

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Successful egg cookery involves finesse and delicacy. Master a variety of techniques in this cooking class: poaching, making soufflé, using a ricer (for finely textured egg salad), simmering hollandaise sauce, and timing of soft- and hard-boiled eggs. You’ll enjoy eggs Sardou, farmhouse egg salad, zucchini frittata, and mango polenta soufflé.

Saturday Mar 7th, 10am - 12:30pm

Growing Orchids Indoors

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn how easy it is to grow orchids right in your own home! This includes selecting orchids best suited to your growing conditions, how to grow and maintain orchids on windowsills and under artificial lights, how to keep your plants healthy, and how to avoid common mistakes encountered by new growers.  This class is great for beginners and those...

Friday Feb 28th, 10am - 12pm

Reset all filters.

No results found

Try removing some filters.

Loading...