Explore, discover, and enrich your life

Adult classes and workshops at Waterfront Botanical Gardens brings together our staff and local experts from across Louisville and Kentuckiana. Through Adult Education, we are excited to share knowledge and enthusiasm. Whether you’re trying a new hobby or digging deeper into plants and nature, we welcome lifelong learners and hope to provide ways to keep you learning no matter your age and ability.

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Wanda Peck, Director of Education

wpeck@waterfrontgardens.org

 

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We strive to educate, inspire, and enhance appreciation of the relationship between plant life and a healthy environment.

Adult classes and workshops often explore:

  • Horticulture and Gardening
  • Art and Design
  • Science and Environment
  • Health and Wellness
  • Nature Photography
  • City and Waterway History

Upcoming Class/Workshop

Gardens Walk & Talk

Event Date: May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site

Thursday, May 30 · 5:30 to 6:30pm Meeting location: WBG Plaza $20  | $15 per WBG Members As summer unfolds across the gardens, enjoy a guided walk and talk educational tour with …

Wildflowers in Watercolor

Event Date: June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom

Tuesday, June 11 · 6:00 to 8:00pm Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $54  | $45 per WBG Members Whether you are a beginner or advanced painter, Halóy will help you create an original 8 …

Gardens Walk & Talk

Event Date: June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site

Thursday, June 13 · 5:30 to 6:30pm Meeting location: WBG Plaza $20  | $15 per WBG Members As summer unfolds across the gardens, enjoy a guided walk and talk educational tour with …

Orchid Beginnings and Beyond

Event Date: June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG

Saturday, June 15 · 1:00 to 2:00pm Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $30  | $25 per WBG Members Join Jan Smith as she guides you through choosing orchids that will thrive in your area. …

Our adult offerings require advance registration and are open to both WBG members and the general public. Adult Education students must be at least 16 years of age. Students ages 16 – 17 must have an adult register and attend with them. Programs that involve alcohol tastings/beverages are 21+ only. Waterfront Botanical Gardens, Inc. does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age (over 40), disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.