Landscape Drawing and History Hiking at Bartow Pell Mansion

Plein Air Landscape Drawing

Thursdays, May 22 – June 26

Oil painting by Geri Smith

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

City Island artist and teacher Geri Smith will help you develop your artistic direction while building technical and composition skills in an outdoor setting. Learn how to simplify landscapes into essential shape, tone, texture, and line, creating a personal visual vocabulary of b/w graphite drawings.
All levels welcome. Please bring a folding chair. Materials list will be provided upon registration.
Cost $175 for six classes; members $140
Registration and prepayment required 718.885.1461or

Urban Park Ranger History Hike

Sunday, May 25                 
11 a.m.

Learn about Revolutionary New York and in particular the Battle of Pell’s Point on this fascinating hike of the area with an Urban Park Ranger.
Comfortable shoes or boots, water, and a light snack recommended. Meets at parking lot.
Cost Free
Registration requested 718.885.1461 or


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