History of Botanical Art

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History of Botanical Art

10/20/2018 @ 9:30am – 2:30pm
$80 (members receive 20% off, sign-in for discount)
History of Botanical Art

This class is an in–depth study of the rich history of botanical art from its beginning through the 20th century, including its recent revival and the important role it plays today. View a collection of originals, copper plate engravings, and books focusing on major botanical artists such as Maria Sybilla Merian, Georg Ehret, and P.J. Redouté. Historically significant events, such as the Age of Exploration, and important Florilegia will be presented.

Students enrolled in the Botanical Art Certificate Program are required to write a paper on their favorite historical botanical artist.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations up to 2-weeks prior to a class are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.  Cancellations less than 2-weeks prior to a class are non-refundable.  Filoli does not issue credits for future classes.