Plein Air

PLEIN AIR SCHEDULE    2015-16 School Year

Wednesday mornings, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Critique at 12 noon

 instructor - Mary Archibald,  website:


Session 3    March 23 to May 18, 2016  -  9:30 am to 12:30 pm, Wednesday mornings


March   23        Monrovia   -  Monrovia Gold Line Station at Myrtle Ave   (Directions: From the 210 Fwy, exit Myrtle Ave S.  At Pomona Ave, turn west/right to parking area. Meet near the bandstand.)


March   30        Arcadia   -  Mary’s Sunflower extravaganza,  244 West Naomi Ave  91007  (Directions:  From the 210 Fwy, go south to Duarte Rd, turn left/east.  At Holly Ave turn right/south.  At Naomi turn left/east. 


April  6     No  Class  -  Spring Break  (Students choose location for independent study.) 


April  13        La Canada  -  Descanso Gardens in spring,  1418  Descanso Drive, 91011  (Directions:  From 210 Fwy in La Canada/Flintridge, exit Angeles Crest Hwy S.  Go south to Foothill Blvd, then south again on Chevy Chase Drive.  Turn west on Descanso Drive to the entrance.  Meet inside. Fee required.)


April  20        Pasadena   -  Arlington Garden,  274 Arlington Drive, 91105  (Directions:  From the 210 Fwy at the 134 Fwy, go south to exit at California Blvd.  Go straight onto Pasadena Ave to Arlington Dr. The gardens are between Pasadena Ave and Orange Grove Ave at Arlington Dr.)


April  27        Duarte  -  Encanto Park,  751 Encanto Pkwy (From the 210 Fwy, exit Buena Vista, go north.  At Huntington Drive, turn east/right.  At Encanto Parkway turn north/left and continue to the park.)


May  4        Monrovia  -  First Presbyterian Church of Monrovia,  101 E Foothill Blvd   (Directions:  From the 210 Fwy, exit Myrtle Ave, go north to Foothill Blvd.  The church is at the corner of Foothill Blvd and Myrtle Ave.  Meet in parking lot.)


May  11       Duarte   -  Duarte Metro Gold Line Station at City of Hope, (Directions:  From the 210 Fwy, exit Buena Vista, go south. At Duarte Rd go east/left.  Near Highland Ave, you will see the station on the left, and parking on the right.) 


May  18     Arcadia  -  Armstrong’s Garden,  635 W Huntington Drive  (Directions:  From the 210 Fwy, exit at Huntington Drive, go east for one block.  At Monterey Ave, turn north/left.  The nursery is across from the Shell Gas Station.)


Questions?   Call  Mary Archibald, artist and teacher -  H (626) 447-5312,  C (626) 340-1978  

In case of rain,  Check your email for updates or cancellations, or call Mary after 8 am the day of class.


Next class session begins in September.  Sign ups begin in mid-August.  We will plan a few paint out for summer for those who are interested.   Sign up at: Monrovia Community Adult School, 920 S. Mountain Ave, Monrovia,  phone (626) 471-3035

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