Education – Sherman Library and Gardens

Education

Group Tours

Plan your next outing at a Garden Tour! Sherman Gardens has a knowledgeable group of specially trained docents available to give tours of our beautiful gardens to both adults and children.

For Kids

We offer a variety of arts and garden based educational opportunities for children of all ages.  Our Gardens are a living laboratory of exploration and creative inspiration.

High School Internship

Sherman Gardens is seeking an inquisitive, energetic and motivated high school student to join the horticulture team for a fascinating educational experience.

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August 2022

Watercolor Class: Peacock Orchid

Watercolor Class: Peacock Orchid

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. This month Erna takes inspiration from a Peacock Orchid. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member 20 max Purchase Tickets

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Watercolor Class: Peacock Orchid

Watercolor Class: Peacock Orchid – Afternoon

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. This month Erna takes inspiration from a Peacock Orchid. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member 20 max Purchase Tickets

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Parent & Me Art Class: Peacock Orchid

Parent & Me Art Class: Peacock Orchid

August 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to create a picture of a Peacock Orchid!  Working together, you will use step-by-step watercolor techniques to create your own illustration of a vase and model magic clay to create the flowers. This fun, relaxed class takes place in our outdoor classroom before the garden is open. Grandparents and favorite adults are welcome too! No experience necessary. All materials provided. Members $25 Non-members $30 (Adults and children should each…

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series | Sherman Library & Gardens

Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series – Aug 15

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
CA

Mondays @ 5:30 pm through September 26 Shape-Up Health Club in Corona del Mar is returning to Sherman Gardens on Monday nights this Summer.  Weekly Abs & Booty classes, taught by certified fitness instructors, will take place in the Central Garden from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm, followed by a spirited "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages, and continue every Monday evening through September 26.  Bring your own mat, towel and water.  Registration required.  No…

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Workshop: Botanical Sun Prints (Cyanotypes)

Workshop: Botanical Sun Prints (Cyanotypes)

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join Alexandra Ito as she teaches you how to make a beautiful botanical sun print or cyanotype. You will make a variety of prints by arranging leaves and flowers onto a special photosensitive paper and then let the sun do the work of printing the pictures. Your finished prints will be ready for use as a card, a bookmark, or a framed print that you can keep or give as a gift.  Since your prints will need time to dry, you…

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Parent and Me Workshop: Sun Printing

Parent and Me Workshop: Sun Printing

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
CA

Join Alexandra Ito as she teaches you how to make a beautiful blue sun print. Working together, you will make your prints by arranging leaves and flowers onto a special photosensitive paper. You will then let the sun do the work of printing your pictures! Your final step will be rinsing off your prints and you will be amazed at how the colors change as they dry. Since your prints will need some time to dry, you will receive a…

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Photography Class: ‘Phoneography’ (How to use your smartphone to take great photos)

Photography Class: ‘Phoneography’ (How to use your smartphone to take great photos)

August 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CA

Learn the simple tricks that will give you great results and improve your smartphone photography. Join Jeanine Hill for this fun class and maximize the potential of your phone. After an initial demonstration, you will head out into the garden to try out your new skills on the flowers, bugs and plants. Once you have your shots Jeanine will show you basic editing techniques using Photoshop Express app. So grab your smart device of choice, and explore ‘phoneography’, the new…

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Lunch & Lecture

On select Fridays of every month Sherman Gardens, in partnership with Cafe Jardin, will feature a horticulture speaker combined with a delicious lunch… the perfect way to end the week.