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A green ginkgo leaf, in focus against a blurry background of other ginkgo leaves

July 16, 2020 | , ,

Paint + Sip on Instagram: A Forest of Leaves (2020)

Enjoy Nature’s artistry as you get to know the unique shapes sported by the leaves of our very special Bartram trees. You’ll learn about some notable local leaves and include them in a hand painted design of your own creation. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering her student’s instruction in multi-disciplinary place-based art. IMPORTANT…

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One white bloom with yellow center and two green buds of the Franklinia tree, surrounded by its leaves

August 13, 2020 | , ,

Paint + Sip on Instagram: Franklinia in Bloom (2020)

As we enjoy the end of long summer evenings, let’s paint the blooming Franklin tree together, live! A rare plant native to southeastern North America, the Franklinia alatamaha was named for Benjamin Franklin and saved from extinction by the Bartram family. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering her student’s instruction in multi-disciplinary place-based art.…

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A close-up of a spotted lanterfly held in someone's fingers, its wings splayed showing its red underwings.

September 17, 2020 | , ,

Paint + Sip on Instagram: Spotted Lanternfly (2020)

Appreciate the exquisite beauty of the spotted lanternfly on canvas and discuss the effects of its ongoing presence in our local ecosystem. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering her student’s instruction in multi-disciplinary place-based art. IMPORTANT NOTE: Bartram’s Garden is open! And you, as always, are welcome to come to the garden to sketch,…

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A ginkgo tree trunk and bright yellow leaves, shot from below, with a blue sky just visible through the leaves

November 12, 2020 | , ,

Paint + Sip on Instagram: Golden Ginkgo (2020)

Believed to be the oldest surviving specimen in North America, the ginkgo tree at Bartram’s Garden brings its vibrant golden hues to the autumn gardenscape each year. Join us for a very special Paint and Sip event and capture the fall splendor of the Ginkgo biloba on canvas. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering…

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