There’s no better way to learn more about your favorite National Aviary birds or the birds in your backyard than from a National Aviary expert. The National Aviary offers a variety of engaging classes for people of all skill levels!
Upcoming Classes and Programs:
Falconry: The Sport of Kings
Falconry: The Sport of Kings Details
Falconry, the Sport of Kings, has been around for thousands of years. Join the National Aviary’s licensed falconer, Cathy Schlott, to discover the rich history and modern day practices behind this unique sport. Learn about the variety of birds falconers hunt with and the individual consideration in selecting a species while enjoying a visit from one of the National Aviary’s Ambassador Animals. Explore the variety of falconry equipment and get an overview of the regulations governing falconry in the United States.
To ensure the best experience for guests and our birds, this program is for guests ages 10 and older. Guests under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by a registered adult over 18 years of age.
Brushes & Birds: Happy Hour ft. Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas
Brushes & Birds: Happy Hour
Who-o-o’s burrowed under there?! Kick off the National Aviary’s Owl-O-Ween festivities a few days early by joining Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas (mariasideas.com) for a special 21+ evening edition of Brushes and Birds: Burrowing Owl! During this cheerful and Boo-tiful portrait class designed for painters of all abilities, you will follow Maria’s step-by-step instructions to paint your very own Burrowing Owl portrait. Materials are included.
Prior to class, relax with friends and meet a National Aviary Animal Ambassador owl as you enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or delicious non-alcoholic beverage!
Additional drinks and scrumptious bites will be available for purchase from Atria’s, including a hummus and tabbouleh naan dipper box, Artisan English cheese box with fresh cut fruit, a Firecracker Chicken Wrap, and a dessert box.
Find information about our fun and engaging camps for all ages here!
Looking for Virtual Fun?
Meet and Tweets
Brighten your team’s day by having a special guest attend your next video meeting or virtual happy hour! You can schedule a surprise video drop in with a penguin, parrot, or owl!Learn More!
Visit our FAQ section of our website for our cancellation policy.
In cases of insufficient registration, the National Aviary reserves the right to cancel any program. Under these circumstances, you will receive a full refund.