The Arts

The Arts

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 6:00pm

From tiny wildflowers to broad landscapes, spend a day learning how to translate nature's beauty into strong, expressive photos. We'll cover principles of good composition, light direction, time of day, weather, and tides in a mixture of lecture, slide shows,...

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:30pm

Draw the first flowers of spring - camellias, tulips, and daffodils. Colored pencils are a rich way to express oneself artistically. Watercolor pencils allow us to created the transparent look of the flowers or provide a base for deeper color. Colored Pencils are a...

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

Winter and spring are wonderful and popular seasons at Point Reyes. Migrating whales, Elephant Seals, and wildflowers combine to act like a magnet for visitors. During the busy weekends from December through March or mid-April, the roads between South Beach and the...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm

Learn the tunes you need to play a barn dance! In this workshop, we'll explore tone, style, and improvisation techniques on the fiddle and mandolin. On Saturday night, participants will get the chance to perform in a barn dance at the Clem Miller Environmental...

Sunday, March 12, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Whether you are a budding photographer or a seasoned shooter, learn what makes a photo captivating and emotional. Train your eye to seek out pleasing textures, compositions, colors, textures, moods, and tones. Explore seven qualities of light to enhance your vision....

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

Come write with us in focused, supportive community under a nearly new moon and on early spring trails. Insightful workshops on writing craft, poetry, and short prose will help all levels of writer deepen their practice. We'll share potlucks and conversations before...

Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

When you draw, you are touching the world in an original way. Awaken to the extraordinary and transient nature of form. Learn drawing methods which create meditative and mindful experience. Enjoy relaxed, alert awareness and a pleasurable, rather mystical activation...

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 2:00pm

Grab your camera and come explore the magnificent natural wonders of Point Reyes National Seashore. This class will turn a photographic eye toward the natural beauty that helps define what people think of when they experience Point Reyes, from steep and rugged coastal...

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 4:00pm

In this annual weekend maritime painting class at the tip of Drakes Bay and the Pacific Ocean, we paint outdoors, weather permitting, and are inspired by the marine colors, sunlight on Drakes Cliffs, and traditional marine painters like Winslow Homer or Edgar Payne....

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Historic Lifeboat Station is nestled in a cove near Chimney Rock and provides a quintessential location for exploring the landscape elements of sky, land, and sea. Join the class for a unique opportunity to bring these elements to life and commit them to memory in...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 4:00pm

Location: Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with directions to the meeting location!