Steamboat Art Museum

Workshops & Lectures


Stephen Henry
Plein Air Basics with Your Favorite Medium!

Dates: June 25, 26, 27, 2021
Fee: $300.00

If you are new to Plein Air painting this is the Workshop for you!
Stephen is a nationally recognized plein air painter. He has won over 20 plein air awards in the last 5 years, including several “Best of Shows”. Stephen has been awarded for oils, watercolors, and charcoal, he has a wealth of knowledge to share with participating artists.

Not only is Stephen knowledgeable in the area of plein air techniques, but he is also proficient in delivering instruction. A veteran of the classroom for 21 years, Stephen knows how to help his students understand what it takes to make plein air enjoyable and, with practice, successful!

Dottie at the Steamboat Art Museum can make recommendations on lodging.

The Museum Store at SAM can pre-order all supplies needed for this workshop!  Contact Susie at museumstore@steamboatartmuseum.org.


Dennis Pendleton
Steamboat Springs, Colorado Watercolor Workshop 2021

Dates: July 30, 31 and August 1, 2021
Fee: $350.00

Join Dennis Pendleton for a 3-day Plein Air Watercolor workshop in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and inspire your creative development. Immersing yourself in the lush summertime mountain setting, learn everything from how to simplify the complex landscape to capturing sparkling color to creating a strong sense of light in your paintings. Steamboat Springs is rich in beautiful subject matter, from working ranches with old barns and haystacks to dramatic mountainscapes with quaking aspen trees, you will revel in the scenery.

Whether you are new to watercolor painting or a more advanced student, Dennis will help push your skills to the next level through demonstrations, individual attention, and friendly critiques. Basic watercolor experience needed. Students are responsible for their lodging and meals. Dottie at the Steamboat Art Museum can make recommendations on lodging.

The Museum Store at SAM can pre-order all supplies needed for this workshop!  Contact Susie at museumstore@steamboatartmuseum.org.