Join Studios on the Park for the premiere of California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire exhibition with nationally recognized art historian Jean Stern. His slide-illustrated presentation "Historical Development of Plein Air Painting" takes place at Park Cinemas and will define "plein air" and trace its origins and developments from the 17th century up to the present. Mr. Stern will show how practical and scientific developments led to the refinement of the practice as we know it today.
Mr. Stern has extensive experience in the field as an author, curator, lecturer, and teacher. He is the Senior Curator of California Impressionism at the University of California, Irvine Institute and Museum of California Art and is the author of numerous books and articles on California Impressionism.
After his lively lecture, the party continues at Studios on the Park where attending art lovers and the featured artists have the exclusive opportunity to see the exhibition for the first time as they enjoy appetizers and wines. $30 per person, $50 per couple.
Tickets may be purchased online here or, to avoid processing fees, from the Studios front desk (805.238.9800).