Programs & Events

The Foster hosts a number of public and private events. Explore the calendar to the right to see all of the upcoming scheduled events.

Visit Eventbrite for more information and to register for these programs. Sign up for our monthly newsletter to learn about upcoming talks and events.

Speaker Series

The Foster hosted two speaker series in 2018-2019 and has posted videos of the talks on The Foster YouTube channel.

My Journey with Tony speaker series — Hear friends of Tony Foster talk about their travels and experiences with the artist. (Watch these on our free YouTube channel.)

Guest Artist-Explorers at The Foster speaker series — The Foster was proud to host a series of gifted artist-explorers who, like Tony Foster, are deeply connected to nature. (Watch these on our free YouTube channel.)

Classes and Workshops

Beginning watercolor painting workshops at The Foster in Palo Alto are given occasionally by watercolor instructors, including science illustrator Mattias Lanas

Chocolate Tastings at The Foster have also been offered. This workshop has been led by Corinne DeBra who has sampled and written about a different chocolate each day for 12+ years on her chocolate blog.

Tours and Gallery Talks

Public tours are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm. Guided group tours are available by appointment; contact info@thefoster.org to schedule. Occasionally Tony Foster may be in town and may give a gallery talk.