Plein Air of Eureka Springs founded 2019

Tel: 817.903.3301

Monday

May 20, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Invitational Artist will meet at Main Stage to pick up their Welcome Bag. There will be no canvas stamping necessary for our event. Artist will also drop off 1-2 paintings at Main Stage that will be displayed during the week for viewing of the public. Those paintings will be removed on Friday evening for installation of the paintings completed during your time in Eureka Springs. If any of the paintings the artists brought for sell/display for the first four day sells those paintings can be picked up by the purchaser on Saturday during the final show. The original submitted paintings will be stored at Main Stage and the Artists are to collect them on Saturday or Sunday. Orientation is mandatory; we will take a group photo and go over important details for the week.

Tuesday

May 21, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Invited artists will paint in and around Eureka Springs.

Spectators/Public can view paintings and meet Artists during this time.

Live music, cash bar, and light appetizers will be available nightly. 

Wednesday

May 22, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 Invited artists will paint in and around Eureka Springs.

Spectators/Public can view paintings and meet Artists during this time.

Live music, cash bar, and light appetizers will be available nightly. 

Thursday

May 23, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

DAY 1- Outdoor Workshop by John Cook, Invitational Plein Air Judge, “Plein Air 2-Day Workshop” Cost: $275.00 for 2 days

Book Early, Only 14 Spots Available

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Invited artists will paint in and around Eureka Springs.

Spectators/Public can view paintings and meet Artists during this time.

Live music, cash bar, and light appetizers will be available nightly. 

Friday

May 24, 2019

9:00 AM - NOON

Invited artists will paint in and around Eureka Springs.

Spectators/Public can view paintings and meet Artists during this time.

Live music, cash bar, and light appetizers will be available nightly. 

9:00 AM - 4:00PM

DAY 2 of Outdoor Workshop by John Cook, Invitational Plein Air Judge

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The 2019 invited artists will paint in and around Eureka Springs.

Spectators/Public can view paintings and meet Artists during this time.

Live music, cash bar, and light appetizers will be available nightly. 

Saturday

May 25, 2019

9:00 AM - NOON

A second Quick Draw event open to the public only (not Invitational Artists), there will be a $25.00 fee to participate in the quick draw and the paintings will be displayed with the Quick Draw paintings from Friday’s event.

Invitational artists paint with a selected high school art students. -- Local art students -- (Students check with your teachers)

Student’s art will be displayed at The New Orleans Hotel

Main Stage art exhibit will be open to the public for viewing


Invitational artists select winners of the Quick Draw

Cocktail Party (open to the public)


Award presentation -- Judged by John Cook

10:00 AM - NOON

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2:30 PM

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

7:30 PM

*The Exhibition and Art Sale will be held each night and at the final Saturday event.*

*The winners of the event will be selected by our Judge, John Cook.*