Classes, Lectures, & Workshops

The learning never stops at Tohono Chul – discover this for yourself in our Classes, Lectures, & Workshops!

We’re all about connecting our members and visitors to the amazing world around us, offering them opportunities to make their own discoveries about the nature, art, and culture of our region. Read on for our latest listings of classes, lectures, and workshops designed to engage and delight!

Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to cancel or postpone an event due to lack of enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. A full refund will apply. If however, you cancel your registration in a class or lecture (generally priced $10-$14), there is no refund. If you cancel your registration in a hands-on workshop, there is a full refund if your space can be filled.

Mosaic Bird Feeder – Rescheduled!

Tuesday | September 5 | 10 am – 3 pm | Education Center Classroom 1 | $90 members, $105 general public

Join David Jarvinen, mosaic artist, to create a wonderful addition to your garden – a hanging bird feeder! We begin with a clay saucer with a hole in the center, then choose from an array of glass tiles to create your design. A hanging system is included and a grout kit is provided; with everything you need including instructions to apply after adhesive cures for a minimum of 24 hours. David will give a grout demonstration in the afternoon. No formal breaks are included so please bring lunch and/or snacks and a beverage.

Butterfly Bracelet – Rescheduled!

Friday | November 10 | 10 – 11:30 am | Education Center Classroom 1 | $35 members, $50 general public

Butterflies flutter in and out of our lives regularly. Frequency of butterfly sightings fluctuates from season to season. Artist, Dee Taube has a fun project to bring these delicate creatures into your life permanently! Make a beautiful bracelet with crystal beads and a butterfly focal. All skill levels are welcome, and all materials are provided. The butterfly focal piece measures approximately 1”x3/4”. Bracelet length is adjustable and made to fit each individual and includes an easy to open lobster claw clasp.