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17th Annual Plein Air Easton Art Festival and Competition

July 11, 2021 - July 18, 2021

Artist in Easton, Maryland.

Plein Air Easton is the largest and most prestigious juried plein air painting competition in the United States.  Artists participate in this week-long festival from all over the U.S. and beyond apply to this competition and those who are selected paint throughout Talbot County during the Festival week.

The resulting original works of art are then on display, awards are given, and the  paintings are sold. Highlights include the Festival’s Quick Draw Competition and demonstrations, workshops, exhibits and lectures for all ages.

2021 Plein Air Easton has added an exciting, new exhibit at the Academy Art Museum, Beauty and Bounty: The Eastern Shore Plein Air Agriculture Collection beginning July 15! The exhibition showcases eleven Plein Air paintings exploring farm life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and can be viewed at the Academy Art Museum through July 29. For more information, check out the Academy Art museum’s Beauty and Bounty exhibit webpage.

To plan your trip, check out the Plein Air Easton Trip Planner here.

For schedule and artist information, please go to:  http://pleinaireaston.com/

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