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The History and Art of Gourds

Join us at the Botanic Garden to learn about the history, growing, use of gourds and gourd art.

When

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May 26, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Botanic Garden - Farmhouse at the Heritage Farm
2601 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Description

Join the New Mexico Gourd Society to learn about the history, growing, use of gourds and gourd art. Over the past 40 years the use of gourds has evolved from a utilitarian or ceremonial craft to a respected and sought-after art form.  The presentation will be followed by a workshop, “Crafting a Gourd Birdhouse” for ages 10 years and older.

Event is included with regular admission.

Part of Botanic Garden Workshop Series. Other events in the series:

The Native Bees of the Botanic Garden

How to Attract Birds and Keep Them Safe

Pollinators in Your Backyard

 

The History and Art of Gourds

An example of a gourd bird house.

Contact

ABQ BioPark
505-768-2000
or
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)