Plein Air


2016 – 2017 Field Mice Paintouts

Here’s the schedule for the 2016 – 2017 Season. As a rule we paint from 9 to  11:30 or 12, with some painters arriving before 9 to get the lighting right, and stay to share our work over lunch at noon. Search the Web for more on the sites.

Old Town Palm Springs by Nels Femrite

Date                        Location                                          Address                                                       Notes

11/8/2016 Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden       72567 Hwy 111, Palm Desert 92260                           Bring bag lunch
11/15/2016 The Living Dese                                      47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert 92260                    Meet at Entrance at 11:30am for lunch. Bag lunch or café
11/29/2016 Vintage Nursery                                     78755 Darby Rd, Bermuda Dunes 92203                  Bring bag lunch
12/6/2016 Cahuilla Hills Park                                  45825 Edgehill Dr, Palm Desert 92260                     Bring bag lunch
12/13/2016 Moorten Botancial Gardens                 1701 S. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs 92264             $5 Entrance Fee and bring bag lunch
1/3/2017 Coachella Valley Preserve                         29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Rd,                          Bring bag lunch
1/10/2017 Coachella Valley Preserve                                   Thousand Palms 92276                                     Bring bag lunch
1/17/2017 La Quinta Old Town                                 78100 Main Street, La Quinta 92253                         Lunch at Stuft Pizza at 11:30am
1/24/2017 Indian Canyons                                         38500 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs 92264
Possible free passes if not fee charge.                      Bring lunch/meet at 11:30 am in a grove across the small bridge & to the right
2/7/2017 Villa Royal Inn                                            1620 S Indian Trail, Palm Springs 92264                   Bring bag lunch
2/14/2017 Downtown Palm Springs                        200 S Palm Canyon, Palm Springs 92262
At 11:30am meet at Sonny Bono Statue for lunch. Bring lunch or group lunch @LuLu’s
2/21/2017 Too be announced
2/28/2017 Jackalope Restaurant                             80-400 Hwy 111, Indio 92201                                     Paint patio area. Have lunch @ restaurant at 11:30am
3/7/2017 Cabot Pueblo Museum                             67616 E Desert View, Desert Hot Springs 92240     Bring bag lunch. Fee charge only for museum NOT for painting
3/14/2017 Haceinda del Gato                                   Traditions Golf Club 78505 Avenue 52, La Quinta 92253
3/21/2017 Whitewater Preserve                              9160 Whitewater Canyon Rd, Whitewater, CA 92282 Bring bag lunch
3/28/2017 Open to suggestions

760-568-1723  Nancy Whelan, Sue Ober,  Field Mice Chairmen

All members are welcome to join the Field Mice paint outs each Tuesday from 9AM to Noon.  Come equipped to paint outside (chair, easel, hat, sunscreen etc.)  We typically bring a lunch or buy lunch at a local spot and display our paintings while we eat.  All locations are easily accessible and have nearby restrooms. Sue Ober provides weekly directions by email.  If you’re not on the list, contact her at: