The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

Art in the Rose Garden

August 17, 2019 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

Art in the Rose Garden

Find your inspiration in Eleanor Ford's rose garden!  Enjoy a leisurely morning creating art with watercolor paints among the beautiful blooms.Your instructor will be Nora Venturelli.

Cost is $35 for non-members, $30 for members.

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This workshop is for artists at any experience level who are 16 years or older.

Participants must bring their own supplies. Students may shop around, but the instructor suggests the following, available from

01710-1010   Raphael Watercolor Travel Pan set  or  00378-1009 Sketch box

09311-1004   Watercolor brush

22491-1309   Great deal, complete Urban Sketching set 

10145-1003  Watercolor paper pad  8x10 or 9x12 (not larger)

Black pen, such as ultra-fine point sharpies 

Small plastic (yogurt-sized) cup to hold water


 In case of inclement weather, the rain date for this event is Aug. 24 at 9 a.m.