Join us in combining your thirst for creativity with our mission for conservation! Roosevelt Park Zoo’s Canvas, Corks & Conservation is an adult-only painting class that will inspire your love for the natural world through guided paint classes. We will provide your canvas, paints, and all other materials needed to create your masterpiece. All you need to provide is the wine! All money raised will be donated to the Zoo’s Change For Change Conservation directly benefiting wild animals and wild places.

Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Date: Thursday, February 27th
Ages: Must be 21+ to attend
Fee: $25 for zoo members $30 for nonmembers

 Call to register or walk in (remaining spots are first come first serve. Zoo doors will open at 6pm. ) 

Conservation for 2018

Funds raised through Canvas, Corks & Conservation will be invested into the Zoo’s Change For Change Conservation Fund. Your participation helps ensure the survival of wild animals and wild places. Roosevelt Park Zoo’s Change For Change Conservation Fund distributes money to organizations such as Care for Karamoja, Snow Leopard Trust, Prairie Wildlife Research and Okapi Conservation Project. Thank you for being apart of the change!

Your Impact in 2017

With your help we were able to raise $3,000+ to AZA SAFE (Saving Animals From Extinction) through Canvas, Corks & Conservation in 2017. As an AZA-accredited facility, we have a unique responsibly and opportunity to help slow species declines and extinction. AZA SAFE is an initiative to identify threats, develop action plans, raise new resources and engage the public. Visit to learn more about AZA Safe and how you can help.

Past Paintings