Plant material on a table, from a previous workshop at the Hammer.

CANCELED: 826LA@Hammer: Writing for Plants: A Botany Workshop

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This event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Recommended for ages 8-14

Become a resident botanist for one day at the Hammer, observing, charting, and writing imagined histories of a few bizarre, beautiful, and rare plants. Led by poet, children’s picture book writer, and magazine editor Michael A. Reyes.

Free collaborative workshops, presented with 826LA, combine writing with creative activities for groups of up to 20 students. Reservations are encouraged. Visit, or call 310-915-0200.

Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. Hammer Kids also receives support from friends of the Hammer Museum's Kids Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser. Additional funding is provided by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, GRoW @ Annenberg, and The Winnick Family Foundation.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.

Public programs advancing social justice are presented by the Ford Foundation.

Digital presentation of Hammer public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.