The Meadow Garden En Plein Air

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The Meadow Garden En Plein Air

Creative Arts Class with Online and Onsite Components
a person painting outdoors overlooking a meadow garden
Matthew Ross

Dates & Price

May 17–20, 2023

Fee: $99

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $89

Fee includes all-day admission to the Gardens on the day the class is onsite.

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Registration is Closed

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

Whether you choose to paint these stunning vistas, or focus on a native bloom, you’ll spend a wonderful morning in the Gardens. Begin this offering online with artist and instructor Diana Heitzman as she discusses technique and strategy for painting outdoors, and then join us here at the Meadow Garden with your medium of choice, easel, and tools for a spectacular plein air experience. This class is geared towards those with experience painting in outdoor environments.

Course Schedule

Online Orientation
Wednesday, May 17
6:00–6:30 pm

Onsite Session
Saturday, May 20, 2023
8:00 am–12:00 pm

Inclement Weather Date
Sunday, May 21, 2023


Onsite at Longwood Gardens with additional online session.

This program will take place partially or entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear footwear suited for walking on uneven paths and through wet areas.


Diana Heitzman