Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University   515-294-2710
1407 University Boulevard   rgregistration@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011
   
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Beginner Photography (FALL): Begins Tue Sep 2, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
This four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks". Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken. 

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. This class is the PREREQUISITE for Night Photography and many others, offered again in 2015.

Preregistration with payment is required by Friday, August 29.
Registration is Full.
$ 48.00
Beginner Photography (FALL): Begins Tue Sep 2, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. This class is the PREREQUISITE for Night Photography and many others, offered again in 2015.

Preregistration with payment is   required by Friday, August 29.
Registration is Full.
$ 60.00
Light Painting : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects. 

Please bring the following to each class: a flashlight, fresh batteries, cable release for your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod and an external camera flash (optional). PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 1.
$ 48.00
Light Painting : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 1. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
The Science of Color : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4wks (Members)
Learn from Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, about color theory, the physics of light, and the perception of color by the human brain, as you explore nature-themed images and experiment with different applications of color in drawing and painting! All levels of experience are welcome.

Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, September 2.
$ 40.00
The Science of Color : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, September 2.
$ 50.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 4, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Sunflowers

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 4, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Sunflowers

Please see description above. Accompanying adults pay general admission.
$ 6.00
Watercolor at the Gardens: Begins Mon Sep 8, 9:30-11:30am, 6wks (Members)
Join artist Peter Neel and experience the Gardens to find inspiration for watercolors. This class will be focused around “en plein air” outdoor painting – we will paint everything from plants, animals, and insects, to broad landscapes and garden areas. Learn new watercolor techniques each session as we discover new favorite spots in the Gardens, and explore different ideas and styles to utilize in your paintings.

Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 5.
$ 72.00
Watercolor at the Gardens: Begins Mon Sep 8, 9:30-11:30am, 6wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 5.
$ 90.00
Youth Watercolor : Begins Mon Sep 8, 6-8:30pm, 6wks (Members)
Join artist Peter Neel and experience the Gardens to find inspiration for watercolors. Learn basic sketching and watercolor techniques to paint everything from plants, animals, and insects, to broad landscapes and garden areas. Try new watercolor techniques each session as we discover new favorite spots in the Gardens, and explore different ideas and styles to create one-of-a-kind paintings.

STEAM program suitable for ages 8-14. Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 5.
$ 64.00
Youth Watercolor : Begins Mon Sep 8, 6-8:30pm, 6wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

STEAM program suitable for ages 8-14. Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 5.
$ 80.00
Butterfly Painting : Begins Tue Sep 9, 1-3pm, 6wks (Members)
In this course students will be taught how to paint the basic anatomy of moths and butterflies with acrylic. We will paint butterfly chrysalides, displayed butterflies, and live butterflies in the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing. Each week students  will learn new acrylic techniques to practice, and will be encouraged to find designs or botanical elements around the Gardens to use as inspiration. When the course is over students will have a set of their favorite butterfly and/or moth paintings.

STEAM program suitable for ages 10+. Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 5.
$ 90.00
Butterfly Painting : Begins Tue Sep 9, 1-3pm, 6wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

STEAM program suitable for ages 10+. Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 5.
$ 90.00
Botanical Drawing : Begins Thu Sep 11, 6-8pm, 6wks (Members)
The class will focus on drawing botanical features unique to Reiman Gardens. Students will be able to draw from plants brought into the classroom, and explore the grounds to find inspiration for projects. Each week we will study new plants, and learn new drawing techniques to apply toward our drawings. We will have plenty of time to practice over the 6 weeks, and begin to develop a proficiency in botanical design.

STEAM program suitable for ages 10+. Registration with pre-payment required    by Monday, September 8.
$ 72.00
Botanical Drawing : Begins Thu Sep 11, 6-8pm, 6wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

STEAM program suitable for ages 10+. Registration with pre-payment required by Monday, September 8.
$ 90.00
Fabric Design for Decorative Pillows : Fri Sep 12, 10am (Members)
Beloved artist Jo Myers-Walker is back at the Gardens, and she’s bringing her joyful expertise in fabric design to the 5th Annual Garden Quilt Show. Pillows add a welcoming feeling and hospitality to any room. The trend has been neutral walls and a splash of color in a pillow that makes a statement about our interests and passions. We will be using acrylic paints on cotton using watercolor washes & techniques. All supplies are provided.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, September 9.
$ 64.00
Fabric Design for Decorative Pillows : Fri Sep 12, 10am (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, September 9.
$ 80.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
PICK FOUR individual classes in which to learn the basics of Floral Design by creating beautiful arrangements to take home. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme!!
$ 116.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
$ 145.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: VENUS: Tropical Arrangements

Add some aromatic color and passion to the dull skies of fall with a lively design incorporating beautiful tropical flowers.

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: VENUS: Tropical Arrangements

Please see description above.
Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Sep 17, 11am (Members)
Topic: FOUNTAINS & WATER FEATURES

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Sep 17, 11am (General Public)
Topic: FOUNTAINS & WATER FEATURES

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 18, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Pumpkins & Squash

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 18, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Pumpkins & Squash

Please see description above. Accompanying adults pay general admission.
$ 6.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Tue Sep 23, 6pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle.

Pre-registration is HIGHLY encouraged. Resource pack included.
$ 5.00
Night Photography : Begins Wed Oct 1, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light. The class will meet one night on Main Street to shoot the city lights (date to be determined). 

Please bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod, AND a cable release.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 29.
$ 48.00
Night Photography : Begins Wed Oct 1, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 29. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Oct 9, 2014 10am
Theme: Forests of Imagination

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, and outer space, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Oct 15, 11am (Members)
Topic: ARCHITECTURE IN THE GARDENS

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Oct 15, 11am (General Public)
Topic: ARCHITECTURE IN THE GARDENS

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: MARS: Monochromatic Arrangements

A monochromatic arrangement is an arrangement with tints, tones and shades of a single hue – this month inspired by the red planet.

Pre-registration and pre-payment one week before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: MARS: Monochromatic Arrangements

Please see description above.
Pre-registration and pre-payment one week before is required.
$ 45.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Oct 23, 2014 10am
Theme: Out of This World!

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, and outer space, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Photoshop Lightroom Software Training: First 3 Wed of Nov & Dec, 6pm (Members)
Go in-depth with this amazing photo-editing program, as professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg helps you to adjust your images, remove red eye, and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance, and share your photos, as well as create unique prints and photo books. 

Please bring the following to each class: laptop with Photoshop Lightroom 4 or higher (with power cord). Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, November 3.
$ 70.00
Photoshop Lightroom Software Training: First 3 Wed of Nov & Dec, 6pm (Gen. Pub.)
Please see description above.

Please bring the following to each class: laptop with Photoshop Lightroom 4 or higher (with power cord). Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, November 3.
$ 87.50
Caterpillar Club: Thu Nov 6, 2014 10am
Theme: Let's Go to the Moon

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, and outer space, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Botanical Zendoodle Workshop : Sat Nov 8, 2014 9:30-12 (Members)
Join artist and instructor Sara Merritt for a workshop exploring this meditative art form, with particular emphasis on botanical shapes and designs. We will do some quick, focused doodling in the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing, and look closely at   wing patterns and plant contours for inspiration.

STEAM program suitable for ages 10+. Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, November 6.
$ 16.00
Botanical Zendoodle Workshop : Sat Nov 8, 2014 9:30-12 (General Public)
Please see description above.

STEAM program suitable for ages 10+. Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, November 6.
$ 20.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Nov 18, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: THE SUN: Centerpieces

Centerpieces are wonderful additions to dining room tables and can be as much a part of the dining experience as the food. With the holidays just around the corner these showpieces will feature evergreens and rich colors inspired by the sun.

Pre-registration and pre-payment one week before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Nov 18, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: THE SUN: Centerpieces

Please see description above.
Pre-registration and pre-payment one week before is required.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Nov 19, 11am (Members)
Topic: BUTTERFLY WING & BASEMENT

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Nov 19, 11am (General Public)
Topic: BUTTERFLY WING & BASEMENT

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Nov 20, 2014 10am
Theme: Under the Sea

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, and outer space, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Dec 4, 2014 10am
Theme: Colors of the Rainbow

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, and outer space, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: THE MILKY WAY: Spiral Holiday Arrangements

Make your home the center of the universe this holiday season, with a spiraling arrangement incorporating color and movement.

Pre-registration and pre-payment one week before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: THE MILKY WAY: Spiral Holiday Arrangements

Please see description above.
Pre-registration and pre-payment one week before is required.
$ 45.00
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