Choosing a Field Class
The Desert Institute offers classes for adult learners in cultural history, natural science, survival skills, desert naturalist studies, citizen science, and creative arts. All programs are taught by expert instructors who provide a personal and fun learning experience on these educational adventures.
Click on the classes below to learn more. Register soon, as class sizes are limited!
Plein Air Poetry
May 2, 2015 – Jeanette Clough and Jim Natal, Award-winning Poets
David Muench Photography Workshop (Full – sign up for the “wait” list)
May 2, 2015 – David Muench, Master Landscape Photographer
David Muench Photography Workshop (three spaces left!)
May 3, 2015 - David Muench, Master Landscape Photographer
Light & Color: Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
May 2 – 3, 2015 – Andrew Dickson, MFA, Artist, Instructor
Keys Ranch Night Sky and Light Painting Photography Workshop (full – sign up for the “wait list”)
May 16, 2015 – Don Chambers, Nightscape Photographer, Instructor
Nightscape and Light Painting Photography Workshop (full – sign up for the “wait list”)
July 17, 2015 – Don Chambers, Nightscape Photographer, Instructor
Hikes with a Desert Naturalist
Desert Night Sky: Planets to Galaxies
May 16, 2015- David Chappell, Ph.D., Astronomy, Professor, University of LaVerne
* ACADEMIC CREDIT
Credit is available from University of California, Riverside Extension. Optional credit courses are marked by the symbol *. The number of units are listed with each class. Credit fees are listed separately from noncredit fees.