ParkARTS Workshops Returning During June

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced that its popular summer series of ParkARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops will return during the month of June at five Boston locations.

The series of eight workshops for budding artists ages nine and up is just one of the many offerings of the 18th annual ParkARTS program sponsored by Holly and David Bruce.  These hands-on watercolor painting workshops enable participants to create their own greenspace-inspired masterpieces.

Local art instructors welcome artists of all skill levels to join them and capture Boston’s historic parks in bloom. The free workshops include instruction and materials provided.  All classes are held from 12 noon to 2 p.m. weather permitting.

Dates and locations are as follows:

Boston Public Garden Lagoon (meet near Swan Boats)

Saturdays, June 7 and 14

Geneva Cliffs Urban Wild, 275 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester

Sunday, June 8

Nira Rock Urban Wild, 22 Nira Avenue, Jamaica Plain

Sunday, June 15

Copley Square, Boston

Saturdays, June 21 and 28

Kelleher Rose Garden, 70 Park Drive, Boston

Sundays, June 22 and 29

For further information on the workshops and other ParkARTS programs, please call (617) 635-4505 or visit the Parks Department online at www.cityofboston/parks or

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