PLEIN AIR is a French term for sketching/painting outside on location. These activities are part of the Bakersfield Art Association.
Anyone interested in PLEIN AIR is invited to participate.
The chairperson for PLEIN AIR is CHARLOTTE WHITE, (661) 330-2676.
Materials: Sketching/painting supplies.
Optional: a chair, sunscreen, water, snack, hat, jacket or vest, sack lunch, TV tray and umbrella.
Dress in layers.
Questions: call Charlotte White at 330-2676.
COVID-19 NOTICE: Please wear a mask when near others and practice social distancing.
Fun at Morro Bay with
Every Monday starting June 14th 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Kern County Museum, 3802 Chester Avenue. Enter the third gate on the north side of the museum at 8:30 a.m.
Call Charlotte White at 330-2676 for instructions. Cost: $10.00.
ROAD TRIP to TAFT.
Come sketch paint Main Street, the Fox theatr
Taft Center street. Topics: Old buildings and the Fox theatre.
You have the option of going to the West Kern Oil Museum, 1168 Wood Street, (661) 765-6664,
and sketch/paint the history of Taft, oil products and petroleum industry history of west Kern County.
Questions call Charlotte White at 330-2676.
WILD WEST DAYS
Kern County Museum,
3801 Chester Avenue.
Spend the day and go back in time to the myth-making cowboys, bandits, gold miners, bank robbers, and the folklore of the California frontier.
This is a special event and the admission is $10.00
Call Charlotte White
(661) 330-2676 for questions.
Tehachapi, Little Red 1800s Schoolhouse,
20811 Pine Ridge Drive, West Golden Hills.
We will have access to the restroom in the building.
You may bring a picnic lunch or lunch at the Kohnen’s Country Bakery, 125 West Tehachapi Blvd. in downtown Tehachapi or other local restaurants.
You may also want to check out the Gallery ’N’ Gifts, 100 West Tehachapi Blvd.
Call Charlotte White
(661) 330-2676 when you arrive.
Kern River at the Kernville Park. Free.
Come sketch/paint the mountains, trees, river, the bridge, and people floating on inner tubes.
There is a pickleball court. Pack picnics or enjoy a lunch at Cheryl’s Dinner or other local restaurants.
You may also want to check out the little shops around the town square.
There may be parking beside the park or you may need to park up a side street.
Call Charlotte White at 330-2676 when you arrive.
Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center, Los Angeles.
“The Royal End” by Paul Gaugin
“Irises” by Vincent van Gogh.
Some artists will carpool and have lunch at the restaurant.
$20.00 parking garage.
Road Trip to Morro Bay/ Cambria area.
Some artists will travel on Friday afternoon. Artists are responsible for their own transportation,
motel reservations and meals. Some artists will be carpooling.
Aug. 7th: Sketch/paint near Cambria.
Pack a picnic lunch or enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Cambria.
Lynn’s is recommended for awesome pies. Exact location TBD.
Aug. 8th: Sketch/paint near Cambria. Exact location TBD.
Details about the trip are being developed.
If you have a suggestion for locations we can sketch/paint
call Charlotte White at 330-2676
Grape field, location TBD.
Come sketch/paint the colorful umbrellas, and field workers picking and packing grapes.
Please do not walk into the field or block traffic in the roadway.
If you have a grape field where we could have Plein Air :
please call Charlotte White at 330-2676