The Arts

The Arts

The Arts

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 1:00pm


lifeboat station in the distance on a very sunny day with clear ocean water
Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Allie invites you to a day of poetry and identity-making to start National Poetry Month with a bang! In this workshop, you will create a map of an environment that is vital to your identity. From there, Allie will lead writing exercises to loosen the creative flow and...

The Poetics of Place
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 2:00pm


Friday, April 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 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...

Photographing the Natural Wonders of Point Reyes
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

This class will focus on observing different qualities of light and color in nature and how they translate into painting. Reflected light in shadow, atmospheric color and light, time of day, and a breakdown of the behavior of light on water are some of the topics that...

Pastels & Natural Light
Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 10:30am to 5:00pm

Come celebrate the natural world and learn to photograph close-up where a flower becomes a world of its own. You’ll learn what macro photography is, what different magnification methods there are, and the trade offs of one approach over the others. We’ll also discuss...

Macro Magnificence
Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

This class will focus on the landscape and all its challenges. We will meet at the picnic area across from the Bear Valley visitors center. We will discuss the pros and cons of plein air painting including reference materials and samples of works I have created on...

Plein Air Painting
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 1:00pm

Want to have a fun weekend learning photography in beautiful Pt Reyes.? Don’t let the buttons, dials and choices on your DSLR camera overwhelm you! It is time to master your technique and unlock your creativity. We will be working through the technical ABCs of...