Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on June 22, 25 and 27 for concerts. More early closings.


York Street
Curator Conversations – Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

Curator Conversations – Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

York Street

Stroll through the Gardens with a curator to hear a behind-the-scenes perspective of the outdoor exhibition. Learn more

May - Sept., Select Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
York Street
Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting Tour

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting Tours

York Street

Explore the gardens with a knowledgeable docent and learn about the surprising intersections between 8-bit pixel graphics and minimalist sculpture. Learn more

May - Sept.; Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m.; Select Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m.


Easy Drawing in the Gardens

Make drawing easier and more enjoyable by learning the basics of perspective, composition control and the use of reference points and lines. This approach can be sculptural in nature, starting with a large and basic composition and finishing with details. After classroom instruction, students...Read more

CuddlyBots Maker Workshop

Design and create your own hi tech soft sculpture during this dynamic Adult Maker Workshop. Explore electronics, circuits and LEDs while creating a plush, felt and fabric pillow enhanced with technology. Participants have a blast working with our visiting artists and STEAM pioneers Monica...Read more

LED Terrariums – Adult Maker Workshop

Technology meets botany during this fun-filled Adult Maker Workshop. Design and create your own mini terrarium enhanced with LED grow lights. Explore circuits and electronics, learn to solder and design your own mini-garden habitat. Create a sleek, modern design and work with live plants. Have...Read more

Perspective Drawing in the Gardens

How can we reproduce correctly the position and effect of distance on objects? Linear perspective attempts to do this. Learn the basics of finding horizon, object placement, and one two and three point perspective. Also, learn about elliptical and aerial perspective. This is a must...Read more