Painting Fall Colors En Plein Air

Painting Fall Colors En Plein Air

Creative Arts Class with Online and Onsite Components
A fall image of a meadow garden with changing color leaves in yellows and reds.
Hank Davis

Dates & Price

October 11–14, 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.

Register by October 10, 2023

This class is intended as an adult learning experience.  Find out more about our Family Learning experiences.

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.

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 stunning vistas, or focus on a native bloom, you’ll spend a wonderful morning in the Gardens. Begin online with artist and instructor Diana Heitzman as she discusses technique and strategy for painting outdoors—then, join us in 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, October 11
6:00–6:30 pm

Onsite Session
Saturday, October 14, 2023
8:30 am–12:30 pm

Inclement Weather Date
Sunday, October 15, 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