Great Plein Air Art Experience
Crystal Cove State Park has a long history of plein air artists painting and preserving its beautiful landscapes. Every summer, you can be a part of this 100-year-old tradition. Spend a relaxing day with one of Crystal Cove State Park’s plein air artists while capturing the beauty of the Cove on canvas. No experience required; this introductory class is recommended for novices only.
Thursday, June 14 – Alan Nowell, Instructor — SOLD OUT
Thursday, August 9 – Alan Nowell, Instructor — SOLD OUT
Family Plein Air Art Exploration
These fun family workshops are intended for parents, grandparents, and children ages 8 and up. During this three-hour program, family teams will explore the basics of plein air painting, and then each family member will create their own masterpiece that captures the summer spirit of the Cove.
Art in the Park Spring Celebration
Each spring, in conjunction with the Conservancy’s Spring Art Show, Crystal Cove Conservancy and Crystal Cove State Park join together to celebrate art in all of its forms, from plein air painting to music and poetry.