Pagefly Masthead_1170_165.png__PID:e8d6b21e-d9c8-4edb-9fc9-d5b0608cda66

2024 Classes and Workshops

Learning at LongHouse

LongHouse Reserve inspires and empowers visitors of all ages to see and think in new ways, and to incorporate art and design into their lives. Our classes offer an enriching escape, where you can develop skills while finding solace in the beauty of nature. Check the calendar for all scheduled.

SEARCH BY MONTH

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

What's On: April 2024

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Saturdays from April 27 through September 28.

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens. Please meet her at the entrance by the gift shop.

*Please note: Members, when ordering tickets, please be mindful that Friend Memberships are entitled to one member priced ticket; Family Membership and all levels above are entitled to two member priced tickets. 

 

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation

Kendama Meditation

$35.00

Kendama is an ancient tool from Japan that increases mindfulness and focused awareness. It enables us to practice the philosophy of Kaizen which is about striving to become better than we were yesterday, by taking one step towards a goal and continuing to move forward. Join us for an outdoor movement meditation class with Kendama, instructed by Juan Yanez.  Breathwork session included.  

View Details
Arbor Day Pruning Workshop (April 27)
Arbor Day Pruning Workshop (April 27)
Arbor Day Pruning Workshop (April 27)
Arbor Day Pruning Workshop (April 27)

Arbor Day Pruning Workshop (April 27)

$40.00

Under the guidance of Bill Miller & Associates, learn pruning techniques in this one-hour workshop. You will work on a five-gallon container-sized plant that can be pruned to achieve various forms. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to take home your newly shaped plant, generously donated by Whitmores! BYOFs (Bring Your Own Felcos). Gardening gloves optional.

Children age 12 and under must be with an adult.

With thanks to Bill Miller & Associates and Whitmores, Inc. for their generous support of this program.

 

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details

What's On: May 2024

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone
Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

$30.00

Experience meditation for self-healing and exploration at LongHouse with Adriana Barone, May through October. By using the modalities of meditation and sound healing, you will begin to practice compassionate self-awareness. Movement and sound, sound and silence, combined with group energy, all contribute to expanding our habitual perspectives. Take your body, mind, and spirit out of the box and feel a sense of limitlessness.

 

View Details
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Saturdays from April 27 through September 28.

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens. Please meet her at the entrance by the gift shop.

*Please note: Members, when ordering tickets, please be mindful that Friend Memberships are entitled to one member priced ticket; Family Membership and all levels above are entitled to two member priced tickets. 

 

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation

Kendama Meditation

$35.00

Kendama is an ancient tool from Japan that increases mindfulness and focused awareness. It enables us to practice the philosophy of Kaizen which is about striving to become better than we were yesterday, by taking one step towards a goal and continuing to move forward. Join us for an outdoor movement meditation class with Kendama, instructed by Juan Yanez.  Breathwork session included.  

View Details
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

$375.00

In these workshops, you will explore, observe, and paint the extraordinary plant life, scenery, trees, waterways, light and shade of the Longhouse gardens. Learn and practice the principals of landscape and nature painting: composition, creating distance, skies, trees, water, mixing the colors of nature, and how to compose a beautiful landscape painting. Four sessions will allow for lots of painting exploration: flowers, trees, reflection, weather, light. Sign up for one or both workshops. Appropriate for beginner to experienced students. Bring your own materials. A list will be provided.

Session One Workshop Dates: May 31, June 7, June 14, and June 28

Click Here for all Painting Classes

Pricing
$350 for Members
$375 for Non-Members

About Barbara Thomas

Barbara attended The Art Students League and Pratt Institute in New York, and received her MFA degree from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work explores the natural world and human relationship to it. Subjects include earth and sky, flora and fauna, and seasons. Working mostly in traditional media, oil paint and gouache watercolor, she renders her views of the elements of nature with detail and attention. Her work also delves into contemporary media—digital photography and video, as well as experiments in direct use of land.

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

$0.00

Join us for gentle movement every Sunday at 9am, a class focused on building balance, flexibility, resilience in body and mind.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome.  Bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensue you to stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey. 

 

View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details

What's On: June 2024

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone
Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

$30.00

Experience meditation for self-healing and exploration at LongHouse with Adriana Barone, May through October. By using the modalities of meditation and sound healing, you will begin to practice compassionate self-awareness. Movement and sound, sound and silence, combined with group energy, all contribute to expanding our habitual perspectives. Take your body, mind, and spirit out of the box and feel a sense of limitlessness.

 

View Details
Family Yoga with Jason
Family Yoga with Jason

Family Yoga with Jason

$0.00

Bring your own mat... and be prepared to move like a cat (or dog)! Join Jason in the LongHouse gardens for a half hour of yoga with the family. All ages welcome. Bring a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensure you have fun and stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.  

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey.  

View Details
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Thursdays from May 2 through September 19.  

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens; she will meet you at the Gatehouse after you park.  

 

 

View Details
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Saturdays from April 27 through September 28.

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens. Please meet her at the entrance by the gift shop.

*Please note: Members, when ordering tickets, please be mindful that Friend Memberships are entitled to one member priced ticket; Family Membership and all levels above are entitled to two member priced tickets. 

 

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation

Kendama Meditation

$35.00

Kendama is an ancient tool from Japan that increases mindfulness and focused awareness. It enables us to practice the philosophy of Kaizen which is about striving to become better than we were yesterday, by taking one step towards a goal and continuing to move forward. Join us for an outdoor movement meditation class with Kendama, instructed by Juan Yanez.  Breathwork session included.  

View Details
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

Session 1: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

$375.00

In these workshops, you will explore, observe, and paint the extraordinary plant life, scenery, trees, waterways, light and shade of the Longhouse gardens. Learn and practice the principals of landscape and nature painting: composition, creating distance, skies, trees, water, mixing the colors of nature, and how to compose a beautiful landscape painting. Four sessions will allow for lots of painting exploration: flowers, trees, reflection, weather, light. Sign up for one or both workshops. Appropriate for beginner to experienced students. Bring your own materials. A list will be provided.

Session One Workshop Dates: May 31, June 7, June 14, and June 28

Click Here for all Painting Classes

Pricing
$350 for Members
$375 for Non-Members

About Barbara Thomas

Barbara attended The Art Students League and Pratt Institute in New York, and received her MFA degree from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work explores the natural world and human relationship to it. Subjects include earth and sky, flora and fauna, and seasons. Working mostly in traditional media, oil paint and gouache watercolor, she renders her views of the elements of nature with detail and attention. Her work also delves into contemporary media—digital photography and video, as well as experiments in direct use of land.

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

$0.00

Join us for gentle movement every Sunday at 9am, a class focused on building balance, flexibility, resilience in body and mind.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome.  Bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensue you to stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey. 

 

View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details

What's On: July 2024

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone
Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

$30.00

Experience meditation for self-healing and exploration at LongHouse with Adriana Barone, May through October. By using the modalities of meditation and sound healing, you will begin to practice compassionate self-awareness. Movement and sound, sound and silence, combined with group energy, all contribute to expanding our habitual perspectives. Take your body, mind, and spirit out of the box and feel a sense of limitlessness.

 

View Details
Twilight Tours at LongHouse
Twilight Tours at LongHouse

Twilight Tours at LongHouse

$30.00

Our seasonal installations of sculpture and the continual growth and evolution of our gardens never fail to delight and inspire our visitors. What better way to entertain house guests, begin an evening with someone special, or unwind and connect with the beauty of the gardens, than to enjoy a Twilight Tour? Limited to a small group of 20, these walks are led by our knowledgeable and passionate docents. While visiting the gardens at dusk, you will see both our plantings and art in a most favorable light. $35 for non-members; $30 for members.

 

View Details
Family Yoga with Jason
Family Yoga with Jason

Family Yoga with Jason

$0.00

Bring your own mat... and be prepared to move like a cat (or dog)! Join Jason in the LongHouse gardens for a half hour of yoga with the family. All ages welcome. Bring a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensure you have fun and stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.  

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey.  

View Details
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Thursdays from May 2 through September 19.  

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens; she will meet you at the Gatehouse after you park.  

 

 

View Details
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Saturdays from April 27 through September 28.

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens. Please meet her at the entrance by the gift shop.

*Please note: Members, when ordering tickets, please be mindful that Friend Memberships are entitled to one member priced ticket; Family Membership and all levels above are entitled to two member priced tickets. 

 

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
Friday Evening Painting with Barbara Thomas: Single Class
Friday Evening Painting with Barbara Thomas: Single Class
Friday Evening Painting with Barbara Thomas: Single Class
Friday Evening Painting with Barbara Thomas: Single Class

Friday Evening Painting with Barbara Thomas: Single Class

$85.00

Bring something to drink and a picnic blanket or lawn chair. Longhouse will provide painting materials to capture the magical beauty of the evening garden. With guidance from instructor Barbara Thomas, you’ll create a beautiful souvenir of an evening in the LongHouse gardens.

Single Class Dates:
Friday, July 12, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Friday, July 26, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Pricing:
$85 Adults
$45 Children

About Barbara Thomas

Barbara attended The Art Students League and Pratt Institute in New York, and received her MFA degree from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work explores the natural world and human relationship to it. Subjects include earth and sky, flora and fauna, and seasons. Working mostly in traditional media, oil paint and gouache watercolor, she renders her views of the elements of nature with detail and attention. Her work also delves into contemporary media—digital photography and video, as well as experiments in direct use of land.

View Details
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation

Kendama Meditation

$35.00

Kendama is an ancient tool from Japan that increases mindfulness and focused awareness. It enables us to practice the philosophy of Kaizen which is about striving to become better than we were yesterday, by taking one step towards a goal and continuing to move forward. Join us for an outdoor movement meditation class with Kendama, instructed by Juan Yanez.  Breathwork session included.  

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

$0.00

Join us for gentle movement every Sunday at 9am, a class focused on building balance, flexibility, resilience in body and mind.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome.  Bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensue you to stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey. 

 

View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

$375.00

In these workshops, you will explore, observe, and paint the extraordinary plant life, scenery, trees, waterways, light and shade of the Longhouse gardens. Learn and practice the principals of landscape and nature painting: composition, creating distance, skies, trees, water, mixing the colors of nature, and how to compose a beautiful landscape painting. Four sessions will allow for lots of painting exploration: flowers, trees, reflection, weather, light. Sign up for one or both workshops. Appropriate for beginner to experienced students. Bring your own materials. A list will be provided.

Session Two Workshop Dates: July 12, 19, 26 and August 2

Click here for all Barabara Thomas painting workshops


Pricing
$350 for Members
$375 for Non-Members

About Barbara Thomas

Barbara attended The Art Students League and Pratt Institute in New York, and received her MFA degree from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work explores the natural world and human relationship to it. Subjects include earth and sky, flora and fauna, and seasons. Working mostly in traditional media, oil paint and gouache watercolor, she renders her views of the elements of nature with detail and attention. Her work also delves into contemporary media—digital photography and video, as well as experiments in direct use of land.

View Details

What's On: August 2024

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone
Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

$30.00

Experience meditation for self-healing and exploration at LongHouse with Adriana Barone, May through October. By using the modalities of meditation and sound healing, you will begin to practice compassionate self-awareness. Movement and sound, sound and silence, combined with group energy, all contribute to expanding our habitual perspectives. Take your body, mind, and spirit out of the box and feel a sense of limitlessness.

 

View Details
Twilight Tours at LongHouse
Twilight Tours at LongHouse

Twilight Tours at LongHouse

$30.00

Our seasonal installations of sculpture and the continual growth and evolution of our gardens never fail to delight and inspire our visitors. What better way to entertain house guests, begin an evening with someone special, or unwind and connect with the beauty of the gardens, than to enjoy a Twilight Tour? Limited to a small group of 20, these walks are led by our knowledgeable and passionate docents. While visiting the gardens at dusk, you will see both our plantings and art in a most favorable light. $35 for non-members; $30 for members.

 

View Details
Family Yoga with Jason
Family Yoga with Jason

Family Yoga with Jason

$0.00

Bring your own mat... and be prepared to move like a cat (or dog)! Join Jason in the LongHouse gardens for a half hour of yoga with the family. All ages welcome. Bring a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensure you have fun and stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.  

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey.  

View Details
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Thursdays from May 2 through September 19.  

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens; she will meet you at the Gatehouse after you park.  

 

 

View Details
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Saturdays from April 27 through September 28.

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens. Please meet her at the entrance by the gift shop.

*Please note: Members, when ordering tickets, please be mindful that Friend Memberships are entitled to one member priced ticket; Family Membership and all levels above are entitled to two member priced tickets. 

 

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation

Kendama Meditation

$35.00

Kendama is an ancient tool from Japan that increases mindfulness and focused awareness. It enables us to practice the philosophy of Kaizen which is about striving to become better than we were yesterday, by taking one step towards a goal and continuing to move forward. Join us for an outdoor movement meditation class with Kendama, instructed by Juan Yanez.  Breathwork session included.  

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

$0.00

Join us for gentle movement every Sunday at 9am, a class focused on building balance, flexibility, resilience in body and mind.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome.  Bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensue you to stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey. 

 

View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas
Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

Session 2: Summer Painting with Barbara Thomas

$375.00

In these workshops, you will explore, observe, and paint the extraordinary plant life, scenery, trees, waterways, light and shade of the Longhouse gardens. Learn and practice the principals of landscape and nature painting: composition, creating distance, skies, trees, water, mixing the colors of nature, and how to compose a beautiful landscape painting. Four sessions will allow for lots of painting exploration: flowers, trees, reflection, weather, light. Sign up for one or both workshops. Appropriate for beginner to experienced students. Bring your own materials. A list will be provided.

Session Two Workshop Dates: July 12, 19, 26 and August 2

Click here for all Barabara Thomas painting workshops


Pricing
$350 for Members
$375 for Non-Members

About Barbara Thomas

Barbara attended The Art Students League and Pratt Institute in New York, and received her MFA degree from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work explores the natural world and human relationship to it. Subjects include earth and sky, flora and fauna, and seasons. Working mostly in traditional media, oil paint and gouache watercolor, she renders her views of the elements of nature with detail and attention. Her work also delves into contemporary media—digital photography and video, as well as experiments in direct use of land.

View Details

What's On: September 2024

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone
Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

$30.00

Experience meditation for self-healing and exploration at LongHouse with Adriana Barone, May through October. By using the modalities of meditation and sound healing, you will begin to practice compassionate self-awareness. Movement and sound, sound and silence, combined with group energy, all contribute to expanding our habitual perspectives. Take your body, mind, and spirit out of the box and feel a sense of limitlessness.

 

View Details
Family Yoga with Jason
Family Yoga with Jason

Family Yoga with Jason

$0.00

Bring your own mat... and be prepared to move like a cat (or dog)! Join Jason in the LongHouse gardens for a half hour of yoga with the family. All ages welcome. Bring a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensure you have fun and stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.  

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey.  

View Details
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Thursday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Thursdays from May 2 through September 19.  

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens; she will meet you at the Gatehouse after you park.  

 

 

View Details
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson
Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

Saturday Tai Chi with Katherine Henderson

$30.00

Tai Chi is a gentle class encouraging all to move and enjoy the lovely gardens.  All ages are welcome to try this ancient form of exercise that helps reduce stress, improve balance, and build strenth.  Relax and take time from your busy schedule to breathe deeply and enjoy and appreciate the beauty of life.  Alternate Saturdays from April 27 through September 28.

Join instructor Katherine Henderson for tai chi in the gardens. Please meet her at the entrance by the gift shop.

*Please note: Members, when ordering tickets, please be mindful that Friend Memberships are entitled to one member priced ticket; Family Membership and all levels above are entitled to two member priced tickets. 

 

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation
Kendama Meditation

Kendama Meditation

$35.00

Kendama is an ancient tool from Japan that increases mindfulness and focused awareness. It enables us to practice the philosophy of Kaizen which is about striving to become better than we were yesterday, by taking one step towards a goal and continuing to move forward. Join us for an outdoor movement meditation class with Kendama, instructed by Juan Yanez.  Breathwork session included.  

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

$0.00

Join us for gentle movement every Sunday at 9am, a class focused on building balance, flexibility, resilience in body and mind.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome.  Bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensue you to stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey. 

 

View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details

What's On: October 2024

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone
Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

Sound and Silence with Adriana Barone

$30.00

Experience meditation for self-healing and exploration at LongHouse with Adriana Barone, May through October. By using the modalities of meditation and sound healing, you will begin to practice compassionate self-awareness. Movement and sound, sound and silence, combined with group energy, all contribute to expanding our habitual perspectives. Take your body, mind, and spirit out of the box and feel a sense of limitlessness.

 

View Details
Family Yoga with Jason
Family Yoga with Jason

Family Yoga with Jason

$0.00

Bring your own mat... and be prepared to move like a cat (or dog)! Join Jason in the LongHouse gardens for a half hour of yoga with the family. All ages welcome. Bring a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensure you have fun and stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.  

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey.  

View Details
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days
Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

Come, Sit, Stay: Dog Days

$25.00

In partnership with ARF, bring your pooch to play at LongHouse once a month on Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, May through December

So many of our visitors asked to bring their dogs to LongHouse that we've introduced monthly Dog Days. Bring your pup, your rescue, your best friend, to LongHouse to romp in our amphitheatre, meet other furry friends, and enjoy tasty treats.  In partnership with ARF.  

Please note that dogs must stay in the amphitheatre; thank you for your cooperation.    

View Details
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)
The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

The Shine Studio@Members Mornings (Saturdays)

$0.00

On Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30 pm, members can enjoy early access to the gardens with the family, connecting with nature, art, and craft with our friends from The Shine Studio. Children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers can work with an educator or follow easy steps on their own to create a unique piece inspired by LongHouse, sometimes even made with elements sourced from the gardens. This activity is a benefit of membership and free to members, but reservations are encouraged.  

We are grateful to our partner The Shine Studio for making this experience possible.

shine logo
View Details
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM
Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

Gentle Yoga with Jason - Sundays at 9 AM

$0.00

Join us for gentle movement every Sunday at 9am, a class focused on building balance, flexibility, resilience in body and mind.  No experience necessary, all ages welcome.  Bring a mat or blanket and a water bottle—we have a filling station and want to ensue you to stay hydrated. Exclusively for Members.

Yoga at LongHouse is made possible thanks to the generous support of Drs. June and Mark Halsey. 

 

View Details
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

$0.00

Join us for Walking Meditation with Jason on Sundays at 10:00 am to bring attention to your feet, body, and the ground as you soak up the sights, sounds, and feel of our natural environment. Certified instructor and healing practitioner Jason Amis will lead a meditative walk through the trees and bamboo forest. No equipment required - just bring your body's natural powers of sight, smell, touch, and hearing.  Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Exclusively for members.  

View Details

Calendar of Events

View Events

To receive the latest on LongHouse events and exhibitions, join our email list

Donate To LongHouse

Help support our mission, including our collections, gardens, sculptures, and programs.

SUPPORT

Learn About Our Educational Initiatives

Help support experiences that inspire, motivate, arouse curiosity and challenge students of all ages.

Learn More