The new PleinAir ™ magazine (www.pleinairmagazine.com) reports on festivals, paint-outs, exhibitions, and events around the US and abroad. Here's a list of some taking place in the first six months of the new year. If you know of others, please send information and photos to email@example.com.
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2011 Scheduled Outings & Events
Date: February, 2011
Location: Butts County Council for the Fine Arts, Jackson, Georgia
Event: Exhibition of work by the Fall Line Painters of Central Georgia.
Date: February 5, 2011 - March 20, 2011
Location: The Autry National Center, Los Angeles, California
Event: Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale
Date: February 13, 2011 - April 24, 2011
Location: Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas
Event: American Legacy: Our National Parks, traveling exhibition of paintings by members of the Plein Air Painters of America organized by The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California. Catalog available. Exhibition travels to the Michele & Donald D’Amur Museum of Fine Arts in Springfield, Missouri from May 22 - November 6, 2011.
Contact: Plein Air Painters of America, www.p-a-p-a.com.
Date: February 18-19, 2011
Location: Red Wing, Minnesota
Event: 2nd Annual Winter Plein Air Event
Date: February 19-26, 2011
Location: Kapalua Bay, Maui, Hawaii
Event: Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational
Date: February 19-27, 2011
Location: Riverside Art Museum and Riverside Arts Project Gallery, Riverside, California.
Event: Sixth Annual Paint-Out Week sponsored by Plein Air Painters of Riverside
Date: March, 2011
Location: San Diego, California
Event: Workshop sponsored by the International Plein Air Painters (celebrating its 10th anniversary); J.R. Baldini and Linda Richichi teaching.
Contact: International Plein Air Painters website: www.i-p-a-p.com
Date: Now until October, 2011
Location: Locations throughout the state of Indiana
Event: Painting Indiana III Project sponsored by the Indiana Plein Air Painters in partnership with Indiana Landmarks. This will be the 10th anniversary of the Painting Indiana project and 80 - 100 historic landmark paintings will be included in a book published by Indiana University Press.
Contact: Bill Wissel, Coordinator, IPAPA Painting III, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.inpainters.org or www.PaintingIndiana.com.
Date: April 9-10, 2011
Location: Blue Ridge, Georgia
Event: Spring Plein Air Festival sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
Date: April 11-15, 2011
Location: New Harmony, Indiana
Event: Workshops with C.W. Mundy, Bye Britney, and Todd Williams sponsored by the Indiana Plein Air Painters
Date: April 25-30, 2011
Location: Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, Alabama
Event: The Southeastern Plein Air Invitational exhibition
Date: May 13-22, 2011
Location: Various locations between Mexico Beach and Alligator Point, Florida
Event: 6th Annual Plein Air Invitational sponsored by Florida’s Forgotten Coast Cultural Coalition.
Contact: Joe Taylor (email@example.com), Lori Putnam (firstname.lastname@example.org), or www.pleinairfl.com.
Date: May 12-15, 2011
Location: Carmel, California
Event: 18th Annual Carmel Art Festival
Date: May 16-22, 2011
Location: Wayne, Pennsylvania
Event: Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival
Date: May 23-27, 2011
Location: Sonoma, California
Event: Sonoma Plein Air 2011
Date: June, 2011
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
Event: Workshop sponsored by Painted Ladies
Contact: Painted Ladies page on Face Book, or Karen Whitworth at www.WhitworthGallery.org.
Date: June 10-12, 2011
Location: Bitterroot River Inn, Hamilton, Montana
Event: 7th Annual Montana Professional Artists Association Hamilton Show
Date: June 11, 2011
Location: Irwin Garden, Columbus, Indiana
Event: Columbus Paint Out, Indiana Plein Air Painters
Date: June 24, 2011-July 9, 2011
Location: Saks Galleries, Denver, Colorado
Event: Plein Air Artists Colorado 15th National Juried Fine Art Exhibition and Sale