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The garden is open and house tours are offered Tuesday and Sunday afternoons. 

Welcome Summer!

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2-4pm

We look forward to seeing you at the Museum for workshops and other events in the garden throughout the summer. Share your summer hopes on our wishing tree. Join us for some creative fun and a glass of our house punch as we kick-off the season. All ages welcome!  House tours will be available from 1-4pm. 

Free admission, donations are welcome & appreciated.


Garden Creativi-Tea: Drop –in Art Workshops

Fairy houseTuesdays, July 13 - August 10, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

A garden inspires and provides great materials for art-making. All ages welcome!

Our family-friendly workshops in the garden are back. Make and take home your own creations.  Each week we combine art with garden nature, and a refreshing glass of iced tea on the side.  Come to one or come to all.  If you cannot come to the museum, or if weather turns wet, there’s a virtual edition of each activity to do on your own.

  • July 13th  Fairy Houses. Create a magical abode. Simple or intricate – see where your imagination takes you!
  • July 20th – Corn Husk Dolls
  • July 27th – Steampunk Design: a touch of Victorian, some florid fantasy, and a bit of bling.
  • Aug 3rd – Wearable Felt Flowers & Bugs. Adorn yourself!
  • August 10th – Watercolors in the Garden

Admission for each session: $5 individual, or $12 family, per session.  Children under 3 admitted free.

Also coming this summer…..

In late July, Finding the Family, a new virtual exhibition will launch on this website.

Hip to Hip Theatre returns to the garden with two new Shakespeare productions August 6th & 13th.

Honey Harvest Festival is scheduled for August 24th.



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