San Antonio Botanical Garden With Its Many Events
San Antonio botanical garden was created in the year of 1940s by RR Witt and Joseph Murphy, which also organized San Antonio Garden Center. It was then renovated and processed until it became a grand master plan to increase the size of the garden around the end of 1960s. This particular garden has under-go many renovations and additions since it was being opened for public on May 3rd 1980. Lucile Halsell conservatory that was decorated and created by Emilio Ambasz was also opened for public on February 29th 1988. In the same time, they moved the historical building of Sullivan Carriage House into the main garden. The building restoration itself started from the year 1972 and officially opened for public in 1995.
San Antonio botanical garden has many different events that could be enjoyed by many people from all ages. The garden art event that is going to start in January 2015 is one of the single exhibitions that will show nine metal statues from a Chicago artist, Richard Hunt. Family Flashlight event is also going to start at the end of this year on November 7th 2014 that will be open for public starting 6.00 am until 9.00 pm at night. This could be a fun family event that you could bring your family into the garden for. These are just some of the many events that the garden is going to host that could be fun for your family and friends to be involved with.
San Antonio botanical garden also has many different programs for your children. Creative art courses for example, involve Whimsical birds in watercolor and Hand decorated papers that was hosted by the garden on Sunday, September 7th 2014. With the many species of birds as references, your children would be able to create much different art by using water paint expressionist by doing stamping, stencils, metallic acrylic and also glitters. They would also be able to explore techniques in doing art by using newspapers, metallic threads, glass, and stampings. It could be used as an art collage or even wrapping papers when done. They would be able to explore their creativity side and also have fun with their friends and families.