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Plein Air Painting Day at Third House

Friday, September 30th, rain or shine!

Welcome to Third House, Montauk, a restoration of an 18th century house, surrounded by some of the oldest trails in America, with extraordinary views, all the way to the ocean! Everything for landscape painting is there; hills, grasses, trees and shrubbery, clouds, water. If rain, we will paint botanical studies of our plants, grasses, flowers, animal drawing and painting based on animal life of our area, as well as drawing and painting exercises to help further our painting skills.

Montauk Painting Day is led by Barbara Thomas. Barbara has been a plein air landscape painter all her life, and has been teaching painting and art making practice at leading institutions for over 20 years. Please visit some of her art projects at and


9:30-12 morning painting

12-1 break for bring- your- own picnic lunch

1-3:30 afternoon painting

(If rain, we will paint indoors)

Students bring their own supplies. We will begin with some warm up exercises that will help with painting principals, and then paint the great scenery of the area!

Cost for Painting Day at Montauk is $150.

Please email Kathy Havlik at to register.

Feel free to reach out with any questions.

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