Adult Classes

  • 2017 Oct 07

    Drawing the Animals: A Four Week Course

    9:30am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Four Saturdays: October 7, 14, 21, and 28
    9:30–11:30 am

    Through observational drawing, students will learn basic drawing skills they can continue to improve on their own. Participants will practice techniques in the classroom followed by sketching animal specimens in the galleries, with support and feedback from the course instructor. 

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Fees: $110 members/$130 nonmembers.

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  • 2017 Nov 04

    Drawing Birds in Colored Pencil

    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Learn to capture birds with colored pencils in this hands-on workshop. Explore basic avian anatomy and observational drawing techniques, then dive into some techniques for working with colored pencils to build up rich colors and plumage textures. All skill levels are welcome.

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Fees: $40 members/$55 nonmembers.

    Advance registration required.

     

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  • 2017 Dec 09

    Consider the Lizard

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    What is a lizard, and how can it be used to answer questions about ecology and evolution? Through careful observations of lizards, see the characteristics that define lizards, and explore the question of how a lizard’s morphology relates to its habitat. Meet live lizards and take a brief behind-the-scenes tour of the lizard collection.

    Instructor: Joe Martinez, Curatorial Assistant, Herpetology Department, Museum of Comparative Zoology and Sofia Prado-Irwin, Doctoral student, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

    Fees: $45 members/$55

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