The Olana Plein air festival 2022

This event is held in partnership with New York State office of parks, recreation, and historic preservation – and Drawing America at Olana State historic site

September 24

7:00am - 7:00pm

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Sunday Sep, 25th

The Olana Plein Air Festival

Overlooking the Hudson River, with 250-acres of artist-designed landscape and sweeping views of the Catskills, Olana is the perfect place to get artistic inspiration! Join us on Saturday, September 24th for the Olana Plein Air Festival.

During this day-long festival open to artists of all skill levels, participants are invited to bring their own supplies and materials to paint outdoors throughout Olana. This event is held in partnership with Olana State Historic Site, and Drawing America.

Amazing Architecture

Wonderful landscape and architecture to work from.

Meet Friends

Reconnect with friends and make new ones.

Group Workshops

Learn from some of the best landscape artist around!

General Admission Tickets and Plein Air Workshops

General Admission Tickets

Participants may join us on-site for a full day of painting by purchasing a general admission ticket.

Workshop Tickets

Participants may register for artist-led workshops and events throughout the day.

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Our mandate is to make the event accessible to the widest possible audience.

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June 17 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
5 tickets left
June 19 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
6 tickets left
June 20 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$45
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Instructed Drawing Class – Elements of Drawing

Join us for our weekly Instructed Drawing Class - with a focus on drawing…
6 tickets left
June 21 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$40
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Friday Night INSTRUCTED Figure Drawing

Learn from our talented figure drawing instructors in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
9 tickets left
June 22 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Saturday Figure Drawing

Take some time for yourself during this relaxed weekend session. All levels are welcome.
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June 23 @ 1:00 pm EDT
$95
The American Military Museum Rosemead Boulevard
South El Monte, California 91733 United States

Outdoor Sketching Workshop with Cynthia Halley (The American Military Museum)

Learn to sketch with style and confidence as Art Director Cynthia Halley shares her…
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June 23 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Sunday Long Pose – Figure Drawing

Take the time to make a finished drawing. We style one single pose for…
9 tickets left
June 24 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
10 tickets left
June 26 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
7 tickets left
June 27 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$45
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Instructed Drawing Class – Elements of Drawing

Join us for our weekly Instructed Drawing Class - with a focus on drawing…
6 tickets left
June 28 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$40
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Friday Night INSTRUCTED Figure Drawing

Learn from our talented figure drawing instructors in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
10 tickets left
June 29 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Saturday Figure Drawing

Take some time for yourself during this relaxed weekend session. All levels are welcome.
10 tickets left
June 30 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Sunday Long Pose – Figure Drawing

Take the time to make a finished drawing. We style one single pose for…
10 tickets left

July 1 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
10 tickets left
July 3 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
10 tickets left
July 5 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$40
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Friday Night INSTRUCTED Figure Drawing

Learn from our talented figure drawing instructors in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
10 tickets left
July 6 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Saturday Figure Drawing

Take some time for yourself during this relaxed weekend session. All levels are welcome.
10 tickets left
July 7 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Sunday Long Pose – Figure Drawing

Take the time to make a finished drawing. We style one single pose for…
10 tickets left
July 7 @ 12:00 pm EDT

Jennifer Gennari in Conversation to Benefit Sweetbriar Nature Center

Jennifer Gennari in Conversation (and Q and A) Join master oil painter Jennifer Gennari…
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July 8 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
10 tickets left
July 10 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
10 tickets left
July 11 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$45
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Instructed Drawing Class – Elements of Drawing

Join us for our weekly Instructed Drawing Class - with a focus on drawing…
5 tickets left
July 12 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$40
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Friday Night INSTRUCTED Figure Drawing

Learn from our talented figure drawing instructors in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
10 tickets left
July 13 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Saturday Figure Drawing

Take some time for yourself during this relaxed weekend session. All levels are welcome.
10 tickets left
July 14 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Sunday Long Pose – Figure Drawing

Take the time to make a finished drawing. We style one single pose for…
10 tickets left
July 15 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
10 tickets left
July 17 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
10 tickets left
July 18 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$45
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Instructed Drawing Class – Elements of Drawing

Join us for our weekly Instructed Drawing Class - with a focus on drawing…
7 tickets left
July 19 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$40
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Friday Night INSTRUCTED Figure Drawing

Learn from our talented figure drawing instructors in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
10 tickets left
July 20 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Saturday Figure Drawing

Take some time for yourself during this relaxed weekend session. All levels are welcome.
10 tickets left
July 21 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Sunday Long Pose – Figure Drawing

Take the time to make a finished drawing. We style one single pose for…
10 tickets left
July 22 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
10 tickets left
July 24 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
10 tickets left
July 25 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$45
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Instructed Drawing Class – Elements of Drawing

Join us for our weekly Instructed Drawing Class - with a focus on drawing…
7 tickets left
July 26 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$40
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Friday Night INSTRUCTED Figure Drawing

Learn from our talented figure drawing instructors in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
10 tickets left
July 27 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Saturday Figure Drawing

Take some time for yourself during this relaxed weekend session. All levels are welcome.
10 tickets left
July 28 @ 12:00 pm EDT
$35
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Sunday Long Pose – Figure Drawing

Take the time to make a finished drawing. We style one single pose for…
10 tickets left
July 29 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Monday Night Figure Drawing

Start your week off right by drawing with others in a mansion.
10 tickets left
July 31 @ 6:30 pm EDT
$30
Drawing New York 15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003 United States

Wednesday Night Figure Drawing

Get over the hump by drawing with others and eating the cookies we provide!…
10 tickets left

The Rain Date for This Event is Sunday, September 25th

The Amazing Olana

The Amazing Details

The Designed Lake

Morning Light in The Garden

The Olana Bell Tower

The Olana Expansion to 250 Acres

Frederic Joseph Church, Plan of Olana, 1886. Ink and watercolor on paper...

Church Family Skating

Unknown photographer, Skating on the pond at Olana, Thanksgiving 1892...

Drawing of the South Facade

Frederic Edwin Church, Southwest Façade, Olana, c. 1870. Ink, pencil, and....

Olana Vaux House Study

Vaux, Withers & Co. Architects, Study of a House for F.E. Church Esq. at Hudson...

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