Crabtree Nature Center to host Art in Nature event: Color the Preserves

  • Enjoy a variety of activities including painting with watercolor, drawing with pencils, sculpting, and other art forms at Crabtree Nature Center's Art in Nature: Color the Preserves event, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, in Barrington Hills.

    Enjoy a variety of activities including painting with watercolor, drawing with pencils, sculpting, and other art forms at Crabtree Nature Center's Art in Nature: Color the Preserves event, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, in Barrington Hills. Courtesy of Forest Preserves of Cook County

 
Posted9/11/2019 2:41 PM

Enjoy art making, art sales, music, food

Submitted by Forest Preserves of Cook County

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Crabtree Nature Center invites the public to the annual Art in Nature: Color the Preserves event, hosted from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills.

"During this free event, attendees can enjoy a variety of activities including painting with watercolor, drawing with colored pencils, sculpting with clay, and other art forms to capture and reflect the beauty of the forest preserves through art," explains Jeff Rapp, director of Crabtree Nature Center.

Throughout the event, there will be also be live music and dance programs, and art, painting and jewelry making demonstrations.

Additionally, visitors can view and purchase art throughout the event.

Crabtree Nature Center is one of six nature centers operated by the Forest Preserves of Cook County, and offers a variety of art classes and other activities throughout the year.

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For information on the event or the nature center, contact the Crabtree directly at (847) 381-6592.

A complete listing of all special events and programs is posted to the Forest Preserves' events website at fpdcc.com/events with seasonal brochures that can be downloaded.

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