To ensure the well-being of our employees and the public, we are canceling or postponing many programs, events and operations. For details on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, click here. Yosemite National Park is closed to all park visitors until further notice. See the Yosemite National Park site and the NPS Public Health Update for more information.

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*Yosemite Conservancy has made the difficult decision to cancel this art class due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information about our response to COVID-19, please click here.*

In this wine and paint class, you will learn the basics of watercolor and employ them to create an iconic Yosemite landscape step-by-step. With guidance from a Yosemite Conservancy Art Instructor, you’ll walk away with an understanding of simple watercolor techniques, color mixing, and your very own Yosemite masterpiece!

This class is perfect for aspiring artists and experienced artists alike. When you leave, you’ll be inspired to try watercolor painting at home or on the road!

  • Beginner level: Little to no experience required, ages 21+.
  • Registration: $47 per person; advanced registration recommended. Reservations can be made online only, call us with any questions: 209-372-0631.
  • 2 glasses of wine, a cheese and fruit plate, all the materials, supplies and instruction are included in the registration fee.
  • Location: Mountain Room Lounge at Yosemite Valley Lodge; Shuttle stop 8.
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 4 pm, every Friday through October 16, 2020.
  • Lodging arrangements are the responsibility of the participant