America’s Great Plein Air Paint-Out kicks off on Thursday

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 08:59 AM.

The “Art as a Window” event will take place on May 10. Join an artists’ roundtable discussion on their love of the medium and their careers to date.  The discussion takes place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET at the Wetroom in Port St. Joe. That night, head over to the Plein Air T.G.I.F social event at Riverfront Park in Apalachicola. Relax with the artists and enjoy a low-country boil, music and more. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. ET and tickets are $10.

The Grand Patrons’ Party, the biggest event of the Plein Air Festival takes place on May 11 at 6 p.m. in the Wetroom. Here guests can meet the artists, view and even purchase their works. The Artist’s Choice paint will also make its debut. Tickets for the event are $40.

End your 2013 Paint-Out experience with “Art in the Afternoon,” and family-friendly event at the Wetroom in Port St. Joe. Here you can view the paintings one last time and make any last-minute sales. The event runs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET. Greg LaRock. Will teach his own class, “Guiding the Eye,” on May 12 and 13. The fee for his workshop is $200 and registration can be completed online.

With 10 days of amazing art and talent you’ll count the days until the 2014 Plein Air on the Forgotten Coast.

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