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Continuing its tradition of nurturing and encouraging watercolor painters, the New England Watercolor Society offers workshops, usually in conjunction with sponsored shows or the annual meeting. Here is a calendar of currently scheduled workshops:

Painting Classes offered by NEWS and Mass Horticulture

Art In the Garden at Elm Bank, Wellesley, MA

Elm Bank at Mass Hort.Mass Hort. and the New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) have joined forces to offer you an exciting new way to appreciate the beauty of Elm Bank. From May through October, the gardens will provide the inspiration for a series of watercolor workshops taught by award winning professional artists of NEWS. Each instructor, demonstrating their unique style and technique, will take you through the elements that go into creating a painting. Whether you are an experienced artist seeking new inspiration or have longed to try watercolor for the first time, choose a workshop to suit your needs and take advantage of this perfect opportunity to express the beauty of Elm Bank through watercolor.

Scheduled workshops:

  • Nan Rumpf - May 21
  • Dawn Scaltreto - June 11
  • Tony Conner - June 24-25
  • Paul McMahan - July 8-9
  • Julie Blanchard - July 16, 23, 30
  • Julie Blanchard - Sept. 9-10
  • Dawn Scaltreto - Sept. 23-24
  • Ray Andreotti - Oct. 14-15

For more details and to register for classes, go to the Mass Hort. website or call Education Coordinator Katie Folts : 617-933-4973.

Elm Bank is located at 900 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482.