Winter Watercolors in the Sculpture Garden 

Saturday, December 17th | 1:00pm-2:00pm 

Image: Greg Staley

This program is now full. We apologize for any invonvinience. Please visit our programs page for more information regarding upcoming events.

'Tis the season for Winter Watercolors in the Sculpture Garden. Join teaching artist Cheryl Edwards for a family-friendly workshop in painting the garden plein air (outdoors). Participants will learn the history of plein air painting before creating original landscapes. As an added bonus each participant will also leave with a handmade gift. This workshop welcomes all ages but is recommended for artists ages 7 and above.

About the Artist 

Cheryl D. Edwards, an African American artist was born in 1954 in Miami Beach, Florida. She began her studies in art during 1988 in New York City in a class at the Art Student League taught by Ernest Crichlow. She has been living in Washington, D.C. for the past 27 years.

She has exhibited in many shows in Washington, D.C., New York, Virginia, Maryland, Miami, Texas, Pennsylvania, Rotterdam, Germany, Monaco, and Hong Kong. Her medium is oil, ink, printmaking, mixed media, and acrylics. Please visit for more information.

Please note that this class will be held outdoors. Please bring a water bottle and dress accordingly.

In the event of inclement weather the class will move to our studio space indoors. Limited parking is available on site. 

Please let us know as soon as possible if you plan to cancel so we can offer your spot to someone else. No refunds will be issued within the 24 hours before the program.

This project was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.