What to do this Spring: Olmsted Plein Air

Olmsted Plein Air Invitational April 21-29

Experience a week of plein air Art activities! 30 premier American Impressionist artists arrive in Atlanta for the 4th annual Olmsted Plein Air Invitational. Daily public painting locations; evening art parties each evening [public welcome with tickets], and the place to purchase appealing Impressionist-style paintings by your favorite artists.

Formal Artists Awards & Collectors’ Soirée Saturday April 28

After the panel of esteemed Judges award the cash purse and prizes.
Petit Plein Air (gallery of small paintings about 8” x 10”) returns Friday-Sunday.

New this year:

Student Day: Friday, April 27

Plein Air Academe: Abundant schedule of demos, talks classes, lectures and panels by invited artists and judges

Tabletop Tableaux April 28-29

Still life arrangements by Georgia Garden Club members on Saturday, April 28 provides new subjects for painters; Continuous entertainment on the Buskers Stage in the Artists Village Saturday-Sunday.

PaintQuick April 29

Locals and pros participate in the public PaintQuick competition in the Park Sunday morning, April 29, immediately followed by judging, then sales.

Brett Lane

Brett has more than 20 years in the magazine business, starting with health & beauty articles and progressing into travel writing. She is passionate about sharing the many philanthropic organizations and their events in the greater Atlanta area.

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