Wednesdays with Eve

Rancho Mirage
Past Event

Sunnylands will host art instructors to celebrate the Annenberg’s sculpture of Eve by Auguste Rodin in honor of the centenary of the influential artists’s death (1841-1917). This limited access program will allow participants to spend time sketching in the atrium of the historic estate, guided by instructors. Restrictions apply and reservations are required. No previous art experience necessary. Adults only, no children permitted.

  • This session is reserved for high school students only. For information and reservations for this date, please call 760.202.2254.
  • November 22 Instructor—Stacey Campbell received her BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. She has taught classes throughout the Coachella Valley at Desert Art Center, Venus Studios, and Coachella Valley Art Center. Partnering with Desert Art Center in Palm Springs, and with help from a grant from the Arts Regranting Program/Inland Empire, she helped the S.C.R.A.P. Gallery, Raices Cultura, and Coachella Valley Art Center, coordinate community art classes in Mecca, Coachella and Indio. She is currently teaching art full time at La Quinta High School in La Quinta, California.

    Materials: Materials are not provided; participants are responsible for providing their own supplies.

    Only the following materials are allowed:

  • Sketch pads, sketch boards and notebooks. They may be no larger than 18 x 24 inches.
  • Graphite pencils, colored pencils, Conté pencils, kneaded erasers, blending stumps and/or tortillons, sharpeners with shavings catcher, and artist chamois.
  • The following items are prohibited:

  • Charcoal sticks, pastels, pens, loose ink, fountain pens, markers, oil crayon, paint (including watercolors), easels, stands or stools, are not allowed. Chairs will be provided for participants.
  • Photography inside the estate is not allowed and participants will not have access to the rest of the house.

  • Participants should arrive no earlier than 6:45am and no later than 7 am. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated. You will be transported by shuttle to the historic estate at 7 am sharp and will be shuttled back to the Sunnylands Center and Gardens at 9 am sharp.
  • After the drawing session, participants must depart from the Center, as it is closed to the general public and only group tours are allowed onsite.
  • All ticket sales are final; there are no refunds, exchanges, or wait list.
  • Failure to comply with these guidelines will result in loss of access to the workshop.

  • Space is limited. Reservations are required.
  • Unregistered guests may not attend.
  • For additional information, please call 760.202.2254