On Going Events

Mindful Movement for Caregivers

Thursdays 9:30am – 10:30 am
Join local yoga instructor, Roni Ben-Yoseph at Brushwood Center for her new series designed to reduce stress and promote wellbeing.

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Botanical Art Academy

This ongoing course is designed for botanical art students of all levels who are willing to make a commitment to learn and improve their drawing and painting skills.

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Current Events

Make a Mosaic Tea Light

February 4, 2020
Make a Mosaic Tea Light Holder
Learn basic mosaic skills to make your very own mosaic tea light! We will be using colored pieces of glass and grout on top of a clear glass vessel to create these unique home accents that glow when a candle is placed inside.

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Elements Piano Concert

February 22nd
Join Brushwood Center at the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory for a special performance of “Suite de los Elementos”, featuring Dr. Rasgado-Flores and Chamber Musicians from MYAC.

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Make a Decoupage Tray

March 10, 2020
Make A Decoupage Tray
Use the many print materials and sample images available in BASE to create a unique tray. We will be working with plain wooden trays and decorating them using collage and decoupage techniques and then covering them with a clear sealant.

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Call for Artists, Artisans and Makers: Nature Themed Arts, Crafts, and Functional Objects Spring Market

Call For Art
Brushwood Center’s new Spring Green Art & Garden Market is looking for Artists, Artisans and Makers for their April 2020 event

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UpCycled Jewelry

April 7, 2020
Jewelry-making is a great way to start experimenting with upcycling. Ceramic tiles, paper, plastic, fabric, found objects and so much more can be used in creative new ways to make something beautiful!

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Macrame Wall Hangings

May 5, 2020
Macrame Wall Hangings
Macrame is back in a big way! Learn the basics of this ancient art and create something beautiful for your home.

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37th Annual Smith Nature Symposium

June 19-20, 2020
Brushwood Center invites you to save the date for the Smith Nature Symposium! This year, in addition to our Dinner & Award Presentation, we will also feature a full-day Nature and Art Symposium.

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Past Events

Elements: Earth, Wind, Water, Fire

Sunday, January 19th
Join us for the opening of an exciting new show featuring the work of Jeanne Garrett, a local photographer and mixed-media artist focusing on the natural world.  This project, entitled “The Elements – Earth, Wind, Water, Fire”, showcases environmental photography combined with stitching.

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Mindful Movement for Caregivers

Thursdays 9:30am – 10:30 am
Join local yoga instructor, Roni Ben-Yoseph at Brushwood Center for her new series designed to reduce stress and promote wellbeing.

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Botanical Art Academy

This ongoing course is designed for botanical art students of all levels who are willing to make a commitment to learn and improve their drawing and painting skills.

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Enriching Life Exhibition

November 24 – January 12, 2020
Join Heeyoung Kim, internationally renowned artist, and Brushwood Center’s botanical artists for an exhibition of their latest work.

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