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Smithsonian-Inspired Floral Design

3-Session Evening Course

Tuesday, July 23 to August 6, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Code: 1L0266

By Sarah von Pollaro

Learn the fundamentals of floral design while creating designs based on famous art in the Smithsonian’s collection. Each session focuses on a different work, providing inspiration for the flowers, greens, and vases participants use to create beautiful arrangements. Learn fundamental techniques in floral design as well as handy tips and tricks to bring your own floral masterpieces to life. 

Instructor Sarah von Pollaro, founder of Urban Petals Floral Design, has been called “the Julia Child of flowers.” She demystifies the classical art of floral design so that anyone on any budget can experience the joy of creating and living with flowers.

No experience is necessary. Participants take home centerpiece-sized arrangements at the end of each class.

A $75 supply fee, payable to the instructor at the first class, covers the cost of flowers, greens, and vases for all three sessions.

3 sessions, 2 hours each

Other Connections

Sarah von Pollaro demonstrates how to transform a supermarket bouquet—and a head of cabbage—into three different floral arrangements.

S. Dillon Ripley Center
Room 3031
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)