Spotlight on Orchids

March

Study the warm tones of flowers available in our corner markets, even in the winter's cold. Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting orchid flowers from the photograph provided. Flat wash, layering and other techniques will more...
243BIL225O 03/08 Fr 11:00am-1:45pm Vogel
ONLINE

In this two-part class, you'll master the best lighting and exposure techniques to capture the vibrancy of orchids without use of tripods or monopods. During the first session, you'll practice controlling and shaping light by using flash while photographing potted more...
244GWP937 03/16 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Falk
NYBG

Adorn yourself in flowers as you explore the art of crafting exquisite accessories inspired by NYBG's Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion. Using deconstructed Phalaenopsis orchids, Eucalyptus seeds, Hypericum Berries, Solidago, and Ranunculus, you'll design a necklace paired with matching earrings, more...
243FDN317 03/20 We 10:00am-2:00pm Elfe
NYBG

Join us as we go behind the scenes of NYBG's Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion with designers Hillary Taymour of Collina Strada, Olivia Cheng of Dauphinette, and Kristen Alpaugh of FLWR PSTL, in a dynamic conversation moderated by Vanessa Friedman, more...
243FDN804O 03/21 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Cheng
Alpaugh
Taymour
Friedman
ONLINE

Orchids are one of the most common houseplants in America. While this exotic flower is widely available, many do not know how to properly care for it. In this class, you'll explore how orchids grow in nature and learn the more...
243GAR213B 03/23 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Schmidt
NYBG

April

Familiarize yourself with the basics of sustainable floral design through orchids. This course teaches you to create stunning arrangements, step by step, with simple design principles and easy-to-find materials. You'll gain confidence in your skills by creating three orchid arrangements more...
243PLT130 04/03   Khan
ONLINE-FLEX

Show off the exquisite beauty of an orchid by mounting it on cork. Not only is this a showstopping piece of living decor, it is also healthy for the plant, mimicking the way epiphytic orchids grow in nature. Frank Guida, more...
244CRF116 04/12 Fr 11:00am-2:30pm Guida
NYBG

Myths abound about how hard it is to care for this ever-popular orchid. Dispel them with plenty of sensible advice on how to treat your phalaenopsis so that it blooms year after year. Light, water, nutrients, repotting, and root care more...
244GAR213A 04/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Satch
NYBG

Joshua Werber's playful headpieces are certain to delight, as his many followers on Instagram readily attest. In this special workshop, Joshua will discuss how to use botanical materials from The Orchid Show to design headpieces that showcase these special blooms. more...
244FDN316 04/26 Fr 11:00am-2:00pm Werber
NYBG
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