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 15, 2017 – 9am-2pm – Alan Nowell, Instructor
Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 9am-2pm – Alan Nowell, Instructor
Thursday, June 29, 2017 – 9am-2pm – Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor
Thursday, July 27, 2017 – 9am – 2pm – Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor
Thursday, August 10, 2017 – 9am-2pm – Laura Rosenkranz, Instructor
Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 9am-2pm – Laura Rosenkranz, 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.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – 9am-12pm – Alan Nowell, Instructor
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 – 9am-12pm – Alan Nowell, Instructor
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 – 9am-12pm – 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. Check back in late 2017 for the Spring 2018 date!

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