Art in the Garden: Leaf Bowls

Picture1.jpgCelebrate the beauty of Brucemore’s grounds and embrace your creativity!

Join iowa Ceramics Center in creating ceramic leaf bowls. Use the changing leaves of Brucemore as inspiration for your hand-made bowl. Pick up your creation after it has been fired and take it home to remember the event! All materials and supplies will be provided.   


  • Sunday, September 15, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)
  • Sunday, September 15, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (SOLD OUT)

Admission: $30 per person (includes all materials) 




  • Arrival: We ask that you arrive via our main entrance, 2160 Linden Drive SE. There is on-site parking both near our Visitor Center and the mansion. 
  • Check-in: Please check-in at the Visitor Center. If you selected Will Call, your tickets will be available there. 
  • Capacity: Limited to 15 people per workshop. 

  • Explore: Visitors are encouraged to explore the estate. Stop by Brucemore's free Visitor Center to learn more, enjoy exhibits about the families, and peruse Brucemore's gift shop.  The Visitor Center is open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. on Sundays. The Visitor Center will open 30 minutes prior to the program if scheduled outside of standard hours. 

  • Photography: Photography for souvenir purposes is welcome on the grounds, but is not allowed inside the mansion.

  • Weather: The program will be held outdoors as weather allows. It will be moved indoors as weather requires.  

  • Ticket policies: All ticket sales are non-refundable. Tickets to Brucemore produced programs may be returned up to 24 hours prior to the program as a tax-deductible contribution or as an exchange for a different date or time of the same program, subject to availability. Other policies may vary.