Yosemite Art Center Schedule

Visitors learn art tips and techniques at the Yosemite Art Center with experienced teachers

The Yosemite Art Center offers workshops Monday through Saturday, 9:45 am – 2pm, and two-hour beginner workshops on Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Workshop registration is $10 per student per day.

Programs meet at the Yosemite Art Center, located near the Village Store. Yosemite Art Center business hours daily: 9 am - 4:30 pm. Closed daily from 12 pm - 1 pm. 

Workshop size is determined at the discretion of the artist except in the case of inclement weather, where workshops must be limited to 15 participants. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Advance sign-up is recommended. There will be a $5 deposit for pre-registration, which will be applied to the total registration fee. For more information email artcenter@yosemiteconservancy.org or call 209-372-1442.

View the 2016 Art Workshop Schedule (PDF)

2015 Art Workshop Schedule    
April 6 – April 11 Steve Curl Catch Yosemite's Light in Watercolor

April 13 – April 19

Penelope McCrea *

Painting with Pastels

April 20 – April 25

Juan Peña

Magic of Watercolor

April 27 – May 2

Natalie Chan

Essence of Yosemite with Charcoal Graphite

May 4 – May 9

Frank Eber

Atmospheric Watercolor

May 11 – May 16

Geri Medway

Painting a Treasure, Yosemite in Watercolor

May 18 – May 23

Sonja Hamilton

Watercolor Spring in Yosemite

May 25 – May 30

Roger Folk

Rushing Water Silent Stone: Watercolor

June 1 – June 6

Robert Dvorak

Painting from the Heart

June 8 – June 13

JoAnn Formia

Watercolor Yosemite As You See It

June 15 – June 20

Tina Gleave

Yosemite on Silk

June 22 – June 27

Byron Spicer

Playful Acrylic Landscape

June 29 – July 4

Patricia Osborne *

Watercolor Fun and Loose

July 6 – July 11

Tsungwei Moo

Ease of Pastel for Landscape

July 13 – July 18

David Deyell

Fun With Watercolor

July 20 – July 25

Dan Tilstra

Keeping it Light: Watercolor

July 27 – Aug 1

Bill Bartelt *

Capturing the Splendor of Yosemite in Sepia

Aug 3 – Aug 8

Linda Mitchell

Beautiful Summer Watercolor

Aug 10 – Aug 15

David Peterson

Paint the Park Fast and Loose

Aug 17 – Aug 22

Thiermann/Perloff

Glowing Pastel Landscape

Aug 24 – Aug 29

Denise Newberry *

Long Live Print! A Printmaking Introduction

Aug 31 – Sept  5

Osamu Saito

Capture the Beauty; Watercolor

Sept 7 – Sept 12

Jo-Neal Boic *

Color Play, Beyond What you See; Watercolor

Sept 14 – Sept 19

Glennis Dolce

Sierra Nevada Blues- Indigo Dyeing in Yosemite

Sept 21 – Sept 26

Janet Takahashi *

Watercolor Sketchbook Journaling

Sept 28 – Oct 3

Laura Morales *

Bits and Pieces: Mosaic

Oct 5 – Oct  10

Karen Bieber

Watercolor Simple and Easy

Oct 12 – Oct 17

Sparkle Taylor *

Acrylic Painting with Color and Light

Oct 19 – Oct 24

John Hewitt

Plein Air Watercolor :

Oct 26 – Oct 31

Pam Pederson

Pen and Ink with Watercolor