Adult Continuing Education Programs

Find all the Adult Program classes in one place and plan your education courses. From gardening and design to creative arts to photography and special interest, the Dallas Arboretum Adult Programs have something for everyone.

Click and event below to get full details on prices, timing, and content, and to reserve your space online.

You can also download the 2016 Fall Adult Education Guide here, and call 2143.515.6539 to get more information and register.


September 28Wine and Movies: A Perfect Pairing with Gary & Hayley Cogill


October 1Powerful Perennials

October 1Winning Combinations

October 8Sustainable Style in Partnership with Perennial Plant Association

October 12Family Programs: Backyard Habitats

October 12Fused Art Glass Classes Stringer Plate

October 12Photo Stroll with Dallas Center for Photography

October 13Craft Beer Tastings: Four Corners Brewery

October 15Day Trips from Dallas – Waco, TX

October 15 Local Food and Why It's So Important

October 15The Best Shot with What You’ve Got

October 16Autumn Harvest Dinner in the Garden

October 20Craft Beer Tastings: Pegasus City Brewery

October 27Craft Beer Tastings: Oak Highlands Brewery

October 22Oshibana – The Art of Pressed Flowers

October 22Raised Bed Gardening

October 22Watercolor en Plein Air

October 29Fused Art Glass Classes Four Powdered Printed Glass Coasters

October 29Succulent Pumpkin

October 29Concrete Leaf Casting

October 29Kokedama – Japanese String Garden


November 5Beginning Watercolor, A Botanical Study

November 5Focus on the Garden – Botanical Photography

November 5Principles of Design

November 9Family Programs: Fermentation Fun

November 12A Year in the Garden: Herb for the Winter Garden

November 12Eco-Printing on Silk

November 12Fall/Holiday Pinterest Party

November 12Fused Art Glass Classes Fused Floral Frit Slurry Bowls

November 12Introduction to Colored Pencil

November 16Wine Tastings with Times Ten Cellars


December 7Family Programs: From Plant to Paper

December 2 – 10Birds and Landscapes of New Mexico: Bosque del Apache and White Sands National Monument

December 3-5Plein Air Painting at the Arboretum with SMU CAPE

December 10Fused Art Glass Classes Holiday plate and Ornament