Enjoy spring wildflowers in full bloom, watch artists capture the beauty of nature on their canvases, experience the Reserve with family and friends, and breathe in the fresh ocean air while supporting the preservation of one of San Diego’s unique natural environments.
The Torrey Pines Natural Reserve Docent Society and Torrey Pines Association is holding its third annual Art in the Pines on
- May 5: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- May 6: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Festival is free and open to all and will be held at the Reserve just south of the Lodge.
Art in the Pines will feature a professionally judged Plein Air contest with an awards ceremony; artists’ booths and an open air galleria exhibiting nature-inspired art for sale in a variety of media such as painting, pastels, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, and photography; food and live music; children’s nature and art activities; an opportunity drawing for donated artwork; guided nature walks; tours of the historic Torrey Pines Lodge; and expert demonstrations in several different artistic mediums.
The Art in the Pines Festival provides opportunities for individuals, community organizations, foundations and businesses to support children’s nature programs at the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.
A free shuttle will run from the Reserve’s North Beach and South Beach parking lots. The event is free, but the parking lots are $10 per car or a valid annual pass.