Artists' Gardens: Nature Inspiring Art

by  Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)

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creations are inspired by a variety of things including the natural world and
gardens, both public and private. Join Karin as she takes you on a journey
exploring various artists, such as Claude Monet, Van Gogh, Childe
Hassam and Christie Belcourt. Discover how their art has been influenced by both the
cultivated and wild nature.

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About This Program


By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $140.00

IMPORTANT - 2023 fee increase
Fees set to increase Feb 1, 2023. If the program is booked by January 31, 2023 for a date between January and June 2023, you will be charged the 2022 rate - $140.00

We will send out the invoice at the end of the month that the programs happens. If you need it sooner, please let us know as soon as possible.

For American sites, we can accept payment by cheque or credit card in USD.

For Canadian sites booking this program it is in Canadian Dollars.


45-60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners Retirement homes Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Fine Arts, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Google Hang Out
Microsoft Teams

Booking Information

This was a specially requested program to complement a local garden presentation connecting Gardens and Art

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Fees set to increase Feb 1, 2023. If the program is booked by January 31, 2023 for a date between January and June 2023, you will be charged the 2022 rate - $140.00
We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)

Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Royal Botanical Gardens is a living museum which serves local, regional and global communities while developing and promoting public understanding of the relationship between the plant world, humanity and the rest of nature.

Education at Royal Botanical Gardens encourages environmental stewardship by providing meaningful and diverse learning experiences that connect people with the wild and cultivated plant world. 
With over 12 years experience delivering engaging interactive videoconferencing programs, we offer topics that explore biodiversity, conservation, botany, plant ecology and the environment., Whether you are looking for an insect program; a program exploring wetlands, their functions and human impacts or you want to discover more about a delicious chocolate treat; we have a wide variety of plant-based programs to support and enhance your classroom needs or stimulate and entertain older adults. 
No matter where you are, your group can interact with our educators and scientists.

Karin Davidson-Taylor
905-527-1158 x249

Program Details


1. Welcome to Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) and the program.
2. Explore historic paintings and discuss inspiration.
3. View some artistic works and the real-life inspirations - local gardens or wild natural areas.
4. Questions and comments are welcome during and after the presentation.


The participant will:
- engage in a discussion of what inspired artists
- explore the connection between art and nature using various artists and their works as examples

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Core Arts Standards
Connecting: Anchor #11:
Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding