The Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event features 40 talented artists working outside to capture the sublime light and inspiring vistas of the Columbia River Gorge – from the waterfalls, rivers and plateaus to the surrounding peaks. Join us for the Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, when “fresh paintings” will be hung and available for purchase; the exhibition remains on view through Sunday, August 27.
OPENING RECEPTION: Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event
Friday, August 4 | 5 to 8 p.m.
The public is invited to view paintings created in plein air, meet the artists and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. Artwork will be available for purchase with a percentage of the sales benefitting Maryhill Museum of Art. Awards will be given in a number of categories, including “Best Sky,” “Best Mountain,” “Best Water,” “Historic Columbia River Highway Award,” “Maryhill Museum Award,” and a purchase award. FREE.
EXHIBITION: Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event
Saturday, August 5 to Sunday, August 27 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The plein air exhibition, featuring works created during the Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event, remains on view with paintings available for purchase. Exhibition entry is free with museum admission.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Pacific Northwest Plein Air is made possible by the generosity of Burley Design, Cathedral Ridge Winery, Dakine, David Burbach Photography, Dick Blick Art Materials, Dog River Coffee, Framing Resource, Full Sail Brewing Co., Gamblin Artists Colors, The Griffin House on the Columbia River Gorge, Byron and Sue Henry, Stephen and Laura Muehleck, PleinAir Magazine, RayMar Art Panels, Rosemary & Co. Brushes, and Scottsdale Artists’ School.
Top: Thomas Jefferson Kitts, “Sacred Rights,” 2016, oil on canvas, 16″ x 20″; Museum purchase, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art. Bottom: Photo by Dave Burbach.
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