Art Happy Hour

Art Happy Hour

A monthly series encouraging recreational and fun interactions with art and artists. Enjoy a glass of wine and light refreshments while learning a new skill and meeting some cool people. No experience necessary, just bring your creative spirit!

Register early – classes fill quickly! Walk-ins accepted only if class is not full. Call us to check availability.

Interested in a private Art Happy Hour for friends or family? Private sessions are available for groups of 15 or less. Contact Angela Lombardi for more information.


The Symbolism of Flowers w/ Preston Montague

TH April 12 
ages 21+

$25 members / $35 non-members
Materials provided.

Enjoy wine and snacks while you discover the symbolism behind certain plants and flowers, all while learning the basics of painting flowers in watercolor! Accomplished botanical illustrator, Preston Montague, will share his plant knowledge and some simple techniques to get you painting. No experience necessary.


Preston Montague is an artist, educator, and landscape designer who developed a passion for the natural world while growing up in the rural foothills of Virginia. Currently, he works in Durham, North Carolina focusing on projects that strengthen relationships between people and nature.  Preston’s latest body of work, Old North Alphabet, is a series of didactic botanical illustrations designed to promote natural science literacy using art and storytelling.His work can be found at