Trip to the Monet Gaugin exhibition at the Berger

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  • Philip Wilkinson

The bus trip is now fully booked, so don’t try to sign up for it. It has proved to be one of our most successful trips, probably because it is half the price of other tours to the DeYoung and because there are two exhibitions available to view.

It’s time to renew your membership

Membership expires at the end of the year. Renewal forms are available for download at or from the OVA Office. Get your renewal in early and send a $20 check to the OVA Office at 6637 Oakmont Drive, Suite A, Santa Rosa CA 95409 or drop it off. Please don’t send cash. It’s sometimes hard to know who left it.

New Pastel Class

James Reynolds will teach a pastel class in March, 9 and 10, in the Central Activities Center. “Exploring Pastel” is a workshop for beginners to advanced students. Each day will begin with a demonstration in design, color and materials. Students will work individually in class and receive personal instruction.

Focus of instruction will be on color choices based on temperature and value. Other topics will include pastel layering, composition, problem solving, tools and materials, how to work from photographs, etc.

Cost of the workshop is $160 for the two days. Contact Dan Fishman to register at

James is also doing a demonstration painting at the Berger Center on Friday March 8th at 6:30 pm.



SAVE THE DATE: JULY 14 The Oakmont Pétanque Club has tentatively scheduled its first tournament for 2021, the Bastille Day Tournament, for Bastille Day, Wednesday,

Fine French Wines

An Online (Zoom) Event March 18th at 4:30pm Tasting highlights Fine French Wines From Bordeaux and Loire FUN Zoom Event with wine experts Learn, play

For The Love Of The Land with Fred Euphrat

Oakmont Sunday Symposium Broadcast SeriesLive Sunday programs10:30 am on Sunday mornings (Zoom Info on our Website) Fred Euphrat has a PhD is forestry economics