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Adult Classes at Bonnet House

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With 2021 off to a great start, Bonnet House is already looking ahead to the future by offering a variety of interesting classes for adults. Our popular classes explore fascinating topics that
range from watercolor painting to the art of auctions. These classes all include knowledgeable instructors and provide you with the information you will need to succeed in each medium.

On Saturday, March 13th, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Bonnet House will be hosting our Watercolor Mini Workshop 2 covering glazes and underglazes. Students will be able to work with a series of
experiments and paint their own unique creations by using layers of glazes to enhance the colors. The instructor will teach the class using a slide show presentation, showcase examples
of finished artwork, and demonstrate appropriate techniques. Registration is $70 for Bonnet House members and $80 for non-members. Click here to register for this popular class.

On Thursday, March 25th, from 12 pm to 1 pm, we will also be featuring a free, members-only Lunch & Learn hosted by Christie’s, one of the world’s premier auction houses handling the sales
of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Tash Perrin, Deputy Chairman and Head of Auctioneering at Christie’s, will be hosting a Zoom-based webinar
to discuss Christie’s and the exciting world of auctions. She will conclude her presentation with information about the April 1st, 2021 Art of the Islamic and Indian World Auction that includes
the Bonnet House Qajar painting, and how to watch this important sale online. To register, click here.

Bonnet House believes in doing our part to advance the education of our community. We do this by offering a multitude of interesting classes and lectures that emphasize what was most important to the Bartlett family: art and nature. We hope that you will consider attending some or all of these fascinating classes. To learn more about our upcoming classes, click here.

orchid festival

Bonnet House Garden Mart This March

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Spring is finally upon us, and the new season brings many new and exciting events here at Bonnet House. In addition to the various classes and lectures we are offering throughout the month of March, we will also be hosting another Garden Mart from March 27th – 28th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

This market will feature a variety of local vendors including:
● J & J Plants
● Lucky Bamboo 4U
Odom’s Orchids
Quest Orchids
Smiley Orchids
Soroa Orchids

Each of these vendors and many more will be featured at the Garden Mart this March and will offer a variety of orchids and native plants. All of the vendors are extremely knowledgeable about gardening, and are willing to help answer any questions you may have. Orchids, in particular, are unique in many ways, so this Garden Mart is a perfect opportunity to talk to experts, and purchase the necessary tools you’ll need to take care of your plants.

These weekends are always pleasant, and fun for the whole family to experience. The Garden Mart is $10.00 at the entrance for both members and non-members. Children between the ages of 6 and 17 are $8.00, and kids under 5 can enter for free.

We hope that you will consider joining us for our Garden Mart. You will be sure to enjoy the beautiful exotic and native plants while taking in the lovely atmosphere on the Bonnet House Grounds. To learn more about this event, click here.