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Watercolor Workshop: Orchids

at Queens Botanical Garden - Flushing

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Flushing, Queens
43-50 Main St
At Dahlia Ave
Flushing, New York 11355
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 10 and older
Average Class Size: 15
Teacher: Chemin Hsiao

What you'll learn in this watercolor class:

Our seasonal series of watercolor classes with artist Chemin Hsiao is back. Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors in a different garden setting each month, highlighting different summer blooms. 

In August we will focus on orchids as part of the Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit. This workshop is all outdoors and all materials are provided. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+ (accompanied by participating adult).

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Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer.

In the event that an instructor or the school needs to cancel at the last minute, students will receive a refund less a 5% non-refundable registration fee.


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GETTING TO QBG: By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus.

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Watercolor Workshop: Orchids
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/12/2022
I'm sure it was absolutely perfect. My flight made me miss it, I wanted to go so bad, but it was the only day available for when I was in town.
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