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'Birds in Art': Birdhouse Gourd Painting

Event information

Date: Friday, January 12, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fee: $5 per person.

Age: Ages 21 and older.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Hollowed-out gourds on a table. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

It’s not just a bird house — it’s a piece of art. Find inspiration wandering through the internationally renowned “Birds in Art” exhibition at Plum Creek Nature Center on loan from the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum then sit down to create your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Birds will flock to your yard to move into the most stylish new real estate around!

BYOB (beer or wine only). One birdhouse per person. All materials provided. No previous painting experience is expected.

Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, Jan. 10: 708-946-2216.


Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.