Workshops & Lectures


My programs are always a combination of discovery, delight and expansion. Your imagination and connection to beauty, nature and creativity will deepen. Delicious local food awakens the senses along with beautiful surroundings, seasonal flower bouquets, and taking time to appreciate the beauty around you. Very popular for corporation spousal events as well as retreats for friends, mother and daughters, and all who seek to expand their creativity in a nourishing playful setting. Each program is individually tailored to the group. Workshops can be held at my historic home and gardens in Monterey or other locations. View the Workshop Flick.

Workshops & Keynote Presentations: A series of one day retreats to awaken your imagination, and nurture your soul.
Offered as Saturday workshops from 10-4 or by special arrangement.
Place: Elizabeth Murray's Artist Cottage, Monterey, California
Register: CALL 831-375-1613 or email:
Cost: $190 per workshop. See workshop details

Life Mapping

Find and fulfill the central purpose of your life. You will create your own personal road map for living your life dream, with heart and meaning in alignment with your highest destiny and calling.

Living Life in Full Bloom

Develop the Gardener, Artist, Lover and Celerbrant in your life! Deepen your relationship to nature, creativity, what you love as you naturally weave in celebration and spirit. Learn ways to connect daily to what makes your heart sing, supports earth, community and brings you joy, gratitude and delight as you contribute your unique gifts. Offered as a weekend retreat, or over several weeks.

iPhone Photography (iPhoneography)

Use layered apps to create your own stunning images. Engage with beauty, create, play, enjoy walks in nature, historic gardens and architecture.

Monet's Passion: Ideas, Inspiration and Insights from the Painter's Gardens

Keynote slide lecture on Monet's gardens; historic photos Monet's paintings, and gorgeous photographs taken in all seasons. Personal stories of helping restore Monet’s gardens, 30 years of photography are woven with horticultural information. My book: Monet's Passion: Ideas, Inspiration and Insights from the Painter's Gardens is a great company for a book signing at a lecture. View Elizabeth's Monet Flick.

I have lectured widely to Museums, Botanical gardens, garden clubs, corporate events, across the US, France and Japan.

Art Walks in Carmel

I will introduce you to the historical and current artists. Come to my home, the first artist colony in Monterey. Meet my favorite gallery owners, learn about collecting. Take part in a salon discussion about beauty and art with local artists while enjoying delicious local food and wine.

Watercolor & Sketching in Nature

Take time to reside in the wonder of the natural world. Sketching slows you down and invites you to really see. Both relaxing and enjoyable, be in my garden, the sea or other locations. No experience necessary, your Artist awaits you!

Key note Lectures and Book Signings  I am available to give a wide variety of keynotes, book signings, and art shows. Meet me.

Five Day Creativity retreats offered Monday afternoon to Friday by arrangement.

Contact me by or call 831.375.1613 for more information. View the Bio Flick.

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