Painting Tulips En Plein Air

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Painting Tulips En Plein Air

Creative Arts Class with Online and Onsite Components
Yellow, red and pink tulips growing in a garden bed.
Cathy Matos

Dates & Prices

April 17–20, 2024

Fee: $125

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $112

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

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.

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

Experience and capture the ephemeral colors of Longwood’s Flower Garden Walk and the pristine reflections of morning light on Longwood’s lakes with this plein air offering. Begin the class online as instructor Diana Heitzman offers techniques and tips for painting en plein air. Then, enjoy exclusive early-morning Gardens access as you put your knowledge into practice during a four-hour, in-person painting experience with your choice of medium, easel, and tools. You’ll find plenty of inspiration in this spectacular setting amid the tulip blooms, spring-fed lake, and springtime color.

Course Schedule

Online Orientation
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
6:00–6:30 pm

Onsite Session
Saturday, April 20, 2024
7:30–11:30 am

Inclement Weather Date
Sunday, April 21, 2024


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