Friends of the Domes

Adult Education

The FOD Adult Education Program promotes horticulture, wellness, and sustainability. The goal is to provide learning experiences to our visitors and members with the use of this unique and globally diverse facility. We look forward to welcoming members of our plant-loving community to the Domes and other venues across the greater Milwaukee area for engaging workshops and classes.

Keep posted on upcoming events: here on our website, on social media, or become a member and receive our emails and member discounts on course admissions.

All education offerings require preregistration and payment online prior to the date of the workshop.

*Please note: Upon purchase, you will not receive a ticket in the mail for these classes, unless otherwise stated. Your confirmation email acts as your ticket.*

The Education Director will email you with additional information 1-3 days before your workshop.

FOD Adult Education Workshops Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registrants may cancel workshop registrations up to one week in advance of the workshop and receive 75% of the original price. Cancellations made after this time are nonrefundable. Cancellations made 3 weeks prior to the workshops will be refunded 100%. Note: this cancellation policy applies to Adult Education Workshops only.

FOD Media/Photo Release Policy: Photos and other media taken during the class may be used for marketing purposes. By purchasing a class registration, you are consenting to this policy. Please email if we may not use photos in our marketing efforts.

For more information about our workshops, contact the Education Director at

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Adult Education Programs

We are seeking instructors to lead 1 - 2 hour educational workshops in English or Spanish for adults relating to: horticulture, sustainability, the environment, the arts, the 5 senses, and/or mindfulness.

Email for more information.

Buscamos instructores para liderar talleres educativos de 1 a 2 horas en inglés o español para adultos relacionados con: horticultura, sostenibilidad, medio ambiente, artes, los 5 sentidos y/o atención plena.

Envíe un correo electrónico a para obtener más información.


Current FOD Workshops:


Organic Chocolate Taste and Make with Tabal 

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2:00pm-4:00pm 

Details and registration HERE


Macrame Plant Hanger with Knots and Braids LLC 

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Join Kate, creator behind Knots & Braids, for a make-and-take macrame plant hanger workshop. Enjoy a tour of the Tropical Dome too!

Details and registration HERE


Yoga In The Domes 

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 5:15-6:30pm 

Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of Milwaukee's botanical garden. Join instructor Dietrich Hunter! All levels welcome.  

Details and Registration HERE


Thank you for supporting Friends of the Domes Education Programming.