Crafts & DIY

October

This talk will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The stunning embroidered leaf designs that grace NYBG Adult Education's Fall 2021-Winter 2022 catalog are the work of Virginia-based textile artist Hillary Waters Fayle. Get a more...
222CRF290O 10/21 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Waters Fayle
ONLINE

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Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her techniques for styling Instagram-worthy photos using dried and fresh flowers, herbs, branches and plants. She'll demonstrate how to curate more...
222FDN312AO 10/23 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

November

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Take inspiration from the woods as you create a rich, textural wreath for your home. Using a grapevine wreath as a base, you'll add a variety more...
222CRF173O 11/06 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
222BIL140AO 11/07 Su 11:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Fermentation is one of our oldest food processing methods. Scientifically known as zymology, it refers to the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or more...
222CKG201O 11/10 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Pin frogs—also known as kenzans or floral frogs—are a popular tool among floral designers. Pin frogs allow you to securely style and place a variety of more...
222FDN445AO 11/10 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The key to successful floral design lies in the way flowers are anchored into the vessel of an arrangement. In this three-part series, discover how more...
222FDN452AO 11/10 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
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Ring in the holiday season with decadent winter fruit preserves. Learn how to make brandied fruit, spiced apple compote, and almond pears in amaretto syrup from Cornell-trained master food preserver Stephen Nocera. He will demonstrate how to properly preserve fruit, more...
222CKG218 11/13 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Practice the meditative art of candle making with Alysia Mazzella who Vogue Magazine suggests kicked off the recent reboot of this ancient craft. Discover the wonders more...
222CRF228O 11/13 Sa 2:00pm-4:00pm Mazzella
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
222FDN243BO 11/15 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Aluminum wire is a malleable material that is easy to use in floral design. Learn how to properly manipulate aluminum craft wire (16 gauge) to create more...
222FDN446AO 11/17 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, more...
222FDN308AO 11/29 Mo 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

December

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn to fashion different types and sizes of wreathes-from those that hang on the wall to those surrounding a candle to bring a soft glow to more...
222CRF194AO 12/01 We 6:00pm-7:00pm Yanni
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This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Branches are a natural support for floral creations. Discover the best types of branches (think pliable, like curly willow) and how to properly use them in more...
222FDN447AO 12/01 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

The holidays come to life with fragrant, long lasting decorations for your door, table and mantel. Explore working with fresh pine, fir, cedar, boxwood, juniper and arborvitae. Cones and berries will add seasonal interest. Personalize your projects with accents of more...
222FDN335 12/04 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Norman
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Growing willows will introduce winter color, texture, and functionality to your garden or farm—while also supporting biodiversity. Learn how to grow, care, and harvest shrub willows more...
222CRF265O 12/08 We 6:00pm-7:30pm Clark
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
222FDN243CO 12/09 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring festive and aromatic greenery indoors for the holiday season. From her studio, Diana will demonstrate how to create a tabletop tree using fresh evergreen and more...
222CRF199O 12/11 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm Conklin
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn to fashion different types and sizes of wreathes-from those that hang on the wall to those surrounding a candle to bring a soft glow to more...
222CRF194BO 12/14 Tu 6:00pm-7:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

Southern charm and hospitality come front and center with a glossy, richly decorated wreath of magnolia leaves on a door, mantel, or accent wall. Weave leaves into a wreath form, then complement shape and color with seasonal fruit, pine cones, more...
222FDN355 12/15 We 10:00am-2:30pm Cawley
NYBG

A grand centerpiece in a pedestal vase brings the elegance of a Dutch still-life to your dining or entry room. Capture the essence of this festive season with large Dutch amaryllis and ranunculus, English garden roses, Italian lisianthus, hydrangeas, and more...
222FDN320 12/16 Th 11:00am-1:00pm O'Sullivan
NYBG

January

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, more...
223FDN308BO 01/10 Mo 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Pin frogs—also known as kenzans or floral frogs—are a popular tool among floral designers. Pin frogs allow you to securely style and place a variety of more...
223FDN445BO 01/11 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class series will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The key to successful floral design lies in the way flowers are anchored into the vessel of an arrangement. In this three-part series, discover how more...
223FDN452BO 01/11 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Aluminum wire is a malleable material that is easy to use in floral design. Learn how to properly manipulate aluminum craft wire (16 gauge) to create more...
223FDN446BO 01/18 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
223FDN243DO 01/19 We 10:00am-12:00pm Woodson
ONLINE

You loved her recent New Yorker covers! Award-winning artist and seasoned educator Jenny Kroik is known for the loosely rendered, evocative scenes she describes as "very responsive—like a journal." Using cut flowers as your subject, you will learn the basics more...
223CRF277B 01/20 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kroik
MDTN

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Professional prop stylist Robin Zachary shares her techniques for styling Instagram-worthy photos using dried and fresh flowers, herbs, branches and plants. She'll demonstrate how to curate more...
223FDN312BO 01/22 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Zachary
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
223BIL140BO 01/24 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Branches are a natural support for floral creations. Discover the best types of branches (think pliable, like curly willow) and how to properly use them in more...
223FDN447BO 01/25 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Mushrooms have been utilized for thousands of years for medicinal and edible purposes. John Michelotti, owner of Catskill Fungi, will show you how to cultivate gourmet more...
223CKG207O 01/29 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

February

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Some 36 states have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents tout it as a safe, effective treatment for symptoms of cancer, HIV, MS, Parkinson's, and more...
223WEL128O 02/01 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
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Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps. You'll learn the traditional melt-and-pour processand combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils—lavender, rosemary, mint, and more—to make four bars to take home.

more...
223WEL143 02/05 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

Early winter is when citrus is at its juiciest. Learn how to preserve these fruits and savor their tangy flavor throughout the year. Cornell-trained master food preserver Stephen Nocera will demonstrate the proper balance of sweet and tart while you more...
223CKG249 02/06 Su 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

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Go beyond the garnish to explore the world of oleo-saccharums, infusions, simple syrups, and tinctures using plants and ingredients accessible to the urban gardener/drinker. You'll learn more...
223CKG243BO 02/08 Tu 6:00pm-7:30pm Freeman
ONLINE

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Discover how to design your own terrarium or vivarium with Christopher Satch, plant scientist and award-winning exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Through lecture and demonstration, more...
223CRF275O 02/13 Su 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
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High in protein and rich in vitamins and minerals, miso has played an important nutritional role in Japan for centuries. In the traditional recipe, soybeans are fermented with salt and the fungus Koji, or Aspergillus oryzae. Explore the science behind more...
223CKG208O 02/16 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
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This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore multiple ways to bring the beauty of dried flowers into your home. In the first session, you'll discover tips on which flower types will last more...
223CRF237O 02/19 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Yanni
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
223FDN243EO 02/24 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Edinger
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, more...
223CKG241BO 02/27 Su 11:00am-12:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

With origins in ancient Chinese knot work and 13th-century weavers on the Arabian peninsula,macramé is a traditional craft that has taken many forms. Learn the meditative and creative art of knotting as you weave together a beautiful plant hanger. Fiber more...
223CRF201 02/27 Su 10:00am-1:00pm Danila
NYBG

March

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
When the trees have dropped their leaves and there is a chill more...
223CKG247 03/05 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and demonstrations are enhanced by individual instruction. Work at more...
223BIL140CO 03/07 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of more...
223WEL134O 03/09 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, more...
223FDN308CO 03/10 Th 6:00pm-8:30pm Edinger
ONLINE

You loved her recent New Yorker covers! Award-winning artist and seasoned educator Jenny Kroik is known for the loosely rendered, evocative scenes she describes as "very responsive—like a journal." Using cut flowers as your subject, you will learn the basics more...
223CRF277C 03/12 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Kroik
MDTN

Create a vibrant pair of tea towels by dyeing them in alluring, ancient indigo! You'll experiment with several different ways to create patterns using traditional Japanese shibori techniques. Textile artistMolly George will also show you just how easy it is more...
223CRF164 03/19 Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm George
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Bring cheer into your home and exercise your botanical creativity, with live, real-time guidance. Watch your fellow students' efforts online and get personal critiques from your more...
223FDN243FO 03/28 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Woodson
ONLINE