Arts & Crafts

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Art in the Park: Nature Prints

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Join us for an exercise in artistic observation and documentation! No Art Experience Necessary! Meet at the Outdoor Salado Classroom. Once gathered the class will walk around the east side of the park and find a spot to capture in watercolors. Encounter the tree that inspired Mayor Phil Hardberger, explore the Borrow Pit, and learnRead More

Free

Home on the Range K-5th Grade Teacher Workshop

Online

Rangelands Curriculum and Workshop Receive our popular K-5 curriculum guide - Rangelands: A Science and Conservation Education Guide Earn 6 hours CPE credit Receive full access to our teaching resources Enjoy a fun and interactive workshop filled with new ideas and resources to incorporate into your classroom! The Welder Wildlife Foundation’s Home on the RangeRead More

Free

Recurring

Art Camp with Martha Carson

Texas Botanical Gardens 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX

Martha Carson, a renowned artist, will teach art camp to elementary-aged children in the Texas Botanical Gardens from July 18-20. She is basing her camp on the Keri Smith book, "How to Be an Explorer of the World, Portable Life Museum" and will guide the students to express the world around them in art. NoRead More

Free
Recurring

Art Camp with Martha Carson

Texas Botanical Gardens 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX

Martha Carson, a renowned artist, will teach art camp to elementary-aged children in the Texas Botanical Gardens from July 18-20. She is basing her camp on the Keri Smith book, "How to Be an Explorer of the World, Portable Life Museum" and will guide the students to express the world around them in art. NoRead More

Free
Recurring

Art Camp with Martha Carson

Texas Botanical Gardens 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX

Martha Carson, a renowned artist, will teach art camp to elementary-aged children in the Texas Botanical Gardens from July 18-20. She is basing her camp on the Keri Smith book, "How to Be an Explorer of the World, Portable Life Museum" and will guide the students to express the world around them in art. NoRead More

Free

Fortlandia

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin, TX

Fortlandia, our annual exhibition of secret hideouts, is taking place in a new location — the Luci and Ian Family Garden. This year’s lineup of custom forts will transport you to imaginary worlds and spark an appreciation for art and nature. There will also be a bonus installation along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-BikeRead More

$15

Field of Light

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4801 La Crosse Ave., Austin, TX

Austin’s own C3 Presents, in collaboration with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, is proud to host highly-acclaimed British artist Bruce Munro’s Field of Light installation, from September through December 2022. Illuminating 16 acres in the Texas Arboretum at the Wildflower Center, Field of Light is a stunningRead More

$20

Toddler Tracks

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX

Toddler Tracks is for explorers aged 5 and under and a caregiver. We read a nature-themed book, do a craft or hands-on activity and go for a nature walk on our Libby's Trail. Toddler Tracks is the second Friday of the month from 10-11 am. Included with admission, free for members. Theme: Rainbow Fish

$4

Toddler Tracks

Wildcat Bluff Nature Center 2301 N Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX

Toddler Tracks is for explorers aged 5 and under and a caregiver. Wildcat Bluff will host a nature-themed storytime, do a craft or hands-on activity and go for a nature walk on Libb's Trail. Dress for the weather and bring a water bottle, we go out for our nature walk in all kinds of weather,Read More

Free

Paint by Nature

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX

Join us for our popular Paint by Nature workshop! For this one, we’ll be focusing on our Bison! We start with a short walk to our bison viewing platform. Then we move indoors to paint! Our skilled instructor will guide you through the painting steps. A canvas, paint, and brushes will be provided and aRead More

$40

Storytime: Celebrating Traditions

Children's Nature Play Area 8400 NW Military HW, San Antonio

Join Mrs. Wendy and her friends this morning for songs and stories that celebrate traditions! The Park is a special place for sharing and community, and Storytime is about imagination! We'll talk about some holidays that are special to us, and we hope to learn what days are special to you! Listen to a varietyRead More

Free

Family Outdoors: Holiday Hike & Ornaments

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Join our Education Coordinator Mr. David on a cool morning nature walk to the Land Bridge and back! The group will gather at the Salado Outdoor Classroom building and head onto the trails. Along the way, we'll stop to look at plants and any wildlife- before heading back to the classroom to make some natureRead More

Free

Art in the Park: Winter Pastels

Salado Outdoor Classroom 13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio

Meet at the Outdoor Salado Classroom. Once gathered, the group will head out onto the trails on the east side of the park to find inspiration. Using pastels and clipboards, we will create several small pastel drawings out in the park. Encounter the tree that inspired Mayor Phil Hardberger, explore the Borrow Pit, and learnRead More

Free
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