Plein Air Painting with Fran Atkinson

Painters of all skill levels are invited to join artist Fran Atkinson for a three-day immersion into plein air painting along the Brandywine. The workshop will include discussions about composition, color, and value, painting demonstrations, gallery visits, and extended painting sessions on the Museum campus or from the expansive windows in the Museum atrium. Artists may work in oil, watercolor, gouache, pastel, or acrylic.

Fran Atkinson has a BFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art. She paints and exhibits locally and is a docent at Brandywine River Museum of Art. She previously taught art in public schools and worked in creative marketing. 

For more information including a material list, contact Associate Educator for Adult and Community Programs, Bailey Gamberg, at or 610-388-8120. Event will be held rain or shine. Full refunds are available for event withdrawals made two weeks prior to the program. No refunds are available two weeks or less from the event date. Membership fees are non-refundable.