Filoli Features  Filoli’s online news, January 2017, Volume 11; Issue 1

Plan Your Visit   |   Membership   |   Events   |   Education   |   Support Us  |   Volunteer 

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Happy New Year! from the Staff at Filoli

Front of the main house lit up for Holiday Traditions

Photo taken during the staff holiday party at the Carolands.

We all look forward to seeing you when
Filoli reopens on Tuesday, February 7!

New Filoli Member Benefits for 2017
We have updated our Membership program and included new benefits we think you will enjoy! Become a member today!

  • Senior discounts on three member levels
  • 10% discount in the Filoli Garden Shop
  • Up to four tickets at the member price for special events
  • Free membership in the National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • $100 off a Filoli portrait session

Learn More / Become a Member »

Membership Has Its Benefits.
Membership Has Its Benefits.

Plan Your Visit
tea pot Enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea at Filoli. It is a lovely tradition and ideal for meeting friends. Make your February 22, March 22, or April 26 reservations, beginning Monday, January 23. Learn More »

Membership Has Its Benefits.
Membership Has Its Benefits.
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Save The Date
Daffodil Daydreams
February 24–26

Filoli Members at a garden house reception Join us as we celebrate the spectacular flowering of Filoli’s Garden through three days of informative talks, tours, demos, and hands–on activities. Admission to all activities is free for Filoli members or with paid admission if you are not a member.

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Membership Has Its Benefits.

Classes, Walks, Talks and More

clippers being used

Winter Pruning Classes
Begin January 14

Become familiar with basic principles and practices of proper pruning techniques and plant care to ensure healthy growth and blooms.

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simple flowr form, a poppy

Botanical Art
Drawing Simple Flowers
February 7

Create basic flower drawings as simple flowers are broken down into parts to understand. Botanical paintings start with a good drawing.

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brightly colored watercolor of flowers

Watercolor for Beginners
February 10 and 11

Find out how water, paper, and pigment react to each other and discover how to have fun and create with this immediate medium.

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Mushroom Walk
February 11

Join a discovery excursion along the trails of Filoli, an excellent opportunity to look for signs of fungi.

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Flower Arranging with Winter Branches, Buds, and Blooms
February 16

Celebrate the romance of the winter garden by learning how to use these graceful plants in your flower arrangements.

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colored pencil drawing of a seed pod

Botanical Art: Colored
Pencil – Seed Pods
February 16

Explore the fascinating shapes and textures of seed pods while carefully observing and drawing them in great detail. All levels welcome!

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