Paint the Fall Colors at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and within the groundsundefinedthe newly acquired mansion site of the Java Plantation.
Arrangements have been made by Sally Babylon to facilitate this paint-out.
There will be opportunity to paint ruins of the historic farm, old growth forests, long vistas to the Rhode River from the wharf, rolling fields, and marshland; think Forest of Fontainebleau and the Barbizon School of landscape painting.
The Education Outreach program will offer access to the facility:
Dates: Saturday, October 16 only
Location: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center grounds, Edgewater, MD
Meeting Time: 9:00 am to 12:00pm
Meeting Location: Reed Education Center parking lot for map/directions
Lunch: Brown bag lunch at the center. Drinks provided.Conversation.
Afternoon: Enjoy Center exhibits, trails, etc. or return to site to paint before closing time of 4:00pm
Contact: Sally Babylon
cell phone 520-906-7106
For further information about the site and directions visit the SERC website: www.serc.si.edu