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Recurring Event Event Series: ART CLASSES – 2023


Monday, March 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


ART CLASSES – The Garden As Inspiration Series taught by Maria Mariottini



WINTER SESSION – STILL LIFE DRAWING: $100 – 6 Weeks – Feb 6 – March13 at 6pm – 7:30pm at The Robey Hall  2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

We will deepen our skills by studying the masters by working with still life setting inspired  by them. This session will open our eyes and be a different way to explore drawing and painting.


SPRING SESSION – WATERCOLOR: $100 – 6 weeks held April 3 – May 8 at 6pm – 7:30pm at The Robey Hall  2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

The Spring Session will focus on watercolor techniques. Each class will a center on a technique to help us develop mastery of this media.  We will work with bouquets of flowers from the Wicker Park Gardens.


SUMMER SESSION – DRAWING: $100 – 6 Weeks held June 5 – July 10 – 6pm – 7:30pm at Wicker Park Gardens, 1425 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60622 – Meet Near the Wicker Sculpture – Damen Side of the Park

Drawing at the Wicker Park Gardens. The Summer Session will be held OUTSIDE where you will view, learn about, and draw sections of the 10,000 sq. ft. of gardens that are Designed, Funded, and Maintained by the Wicker Park Garden Club.


Maria Mariottini has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and a Master in Educating Adults from DePaul. She produced the Bucktown Arts Fest for 20 years and still serves as a juror. She is committed to the value of arts and community. The Goal of the Series is to explore the Wicker Park Gardens as a source of inspiration to YOU as you learn various painting and drawing techniques, to meet and share your work with others, and to assist in funding the 10,000 sq. ft. of gardens in Wicker Park.

**The Garden As Inspiration Series is a Project of the Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP with The Robey Chicago and The Chicago Park District.


Monday, March 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Wicker Park Advisory Council
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Wicker Park
1425 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
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Wicker Park Field House
1425 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 9am-6:45pm
Sat: 10am-2pm
Sun: Closed
Hours may change – Verify at (312) 742-7553

Park Supervisor
Keith Jones