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, June 21– Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor

Thursday, June 28 – Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor

Tuesday, July 10 – Alan Nowell, Instructor

Tuesday, July 17 – Alan Nowel, Instructor

Thursday, August 2– Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor

Thursday, August 9 – Alan Nowell, Instructor  — SOLD OUT

Thursday, August 23 – Alan Nowell, Instructor

Thursday, August 30 – Alan Nowell, Instructor

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.

Monday, July 30, 2018 – Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor

Friday, August 10, 2018 – Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor

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.

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