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Sep 25

Jean Mackay: (Family Event) Nature Explorer’s Hike and Sketch (Afternoon Session)

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT



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Jean Mackay: Nature Explorer’s Hike and Sketch (Afternoon Session)
This ticket is for one adult and one child under 16. The adult should also purchase one General Admission ticket.
$ 25.00
15 available

Nature Explorer’s Hike and Sketch

Grab your sketchbook and explore Olana’s woods, pond, and fields with Jean Mackay, author and illustrator of The Nature Explorer’s Sketchbook. We’ll try a variety of fun nature sketching activities while hiking Olana’s carriage roads. This program is geared for families with children aged 7+. Please bring a sketchbook, pencil or pen, and a small set of colored pencils.

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Jean Mackay Short Biography

Artist and educator Jean Mackay has been exploring and sketching nature for more than 25 years. Working in all kinds of settings, from tide pools to farm fields to her own backyard in Upstate New York, Jean’s artwork reflects a keen eye for detail and profound sense of wonder. She is the author/illustrator of The Nature Explorer’s Sketchbook, published in 2020. Jean offers online classes through the Winslow Arts Center in Bainbridge, WA, and in-person workshops at the Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine and by request. Discover the ordinary, yet extraordinary things that she encounters close to home and farther afield on her blog, Drawn In;


September 25
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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Olana State Historic Site
5720 NY-9G
Hudson, NY 12534 United States
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