11th Annual Plein Air Juried Exhibition March 30-April 1

From March 30 – April 1, 2017, 50 Plein Air artists from across the nation will be working in various mediums to capture the outdoor sights and scenes of historic Marble Falls and the panoramic Texas Hill Country that surrounds it. For four days, with thousands of visitors, there will be an expansive exhibiting/sales gallery, live demonstrations, a “Paint Out Challenge”, interactive “arts” stations, a student competition and a nationally recognized judge presenting the award winners, all ending with a Live Auction and Reception

2017 Schedule

Monday, March 27-30th

  • Artist Early Registration with tours & maps of private painting sites; artists can paint the full week

Thursday, March 30

  • Arts Gallery  – Open to the Public 12:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday, March 31

  • Artists painting all day on Main Street and around the Highland Lakes area
  • Plein Air Demonstration 1:00 – 3:00 PM
  • Artist Trading Cards interactive station 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Middle School and High School art students class, demonstration and submitting artwork
  • Arts Gallery open 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Artist Nocturnal “Paint Out” Competition  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Public Invited, wine & music
  • Live Music & Food “Meet the Artist” Reception 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Saturday, April 1

  • All student awards presentation 11:00 AM
  • All artists turn in their work by 12:00 PM
  • Plein Air “Quick Draw” 1:00 – 3:00 PM
  • Artist Trading Cards interactive station 11:00 AM – 4:00PM
  • Live Jazz Band 2:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Judge B. Eric Rhoads Keynote Speaker
    *Today’s Plein Air Movement and How Artist and Collectors can Benefit – 4:00PM
  • Awards & “Arts Celebration” with live music, food & wine 7:00PM – 9:30PM

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors.