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Join the Great Plein Air Art Experience

Celebrate more than 100 years of plein air art at Crystal Cove State Park. Come spend a relaxing day capturing the beauty of Crystal Cove on canvas with the guidance of a Crystal Cove plein air artist.

Join the Great Plein painters

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Courtesy of Crystal Cove Conservancy

Plein air painting at Crystal Cove

Classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 5 through August 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and are likely to sell out. Register now.

Sessions are held in Cottage #13 (The Beaches Cottage) in Crystal Cove State Park’s Historic District.

The cost is $100 per workshop; $85 for Conservancy members.

All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 12 people, ages 18 and up only. 

  New dates have been added for their Family Plein Air Art Exploration classes for you artists 8 years of age and up. During the two-hour program, family teams will explore the basics of plein air painting, and then each family member will create a masterpiece that captures the summer spirit of the Cove. These classes from 9-11 a.m. are offered July 6 and July 20, so register now! Sessions are held in Cottage #13 (The Beaches Cottage) in Crystal Cove State Park’s Historic District.

For more information, visit www.crystalcove.org.