Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Artists paint throughout SLO County. “From the Studio to the Outdoors” is an exhibit of a studio and plein air painting by each artist at the museum. At 7 p.m., hear a live concert under the stars at the nearby Mission Plaza lawn.
Sept. 28, all day: Festival artists paint throughout SLO County. From 3 to 5 p.m., join Kids Paint Out at the Mission Plaza lawn. At 7 p.m., see a plein air painting demo by Douglas Simms Stenhouse at the museum.
Sept. 29, all day: Artists paint throughout SLO County. At 7 p.m., attend Movie Night and see a documentary film on plein air painting at the museum.
all day: Artists paint throughout SLO County.
For Poetry Night, poets read the poems at 7 p.m. at the
museum they created while shadowing painters on location.
Oct. 1, 6 p.m.: Join the Collectors Party, a $100 ticketed event for the first 100 collectors and an exclusive preview of the exhibition and sale at the museum. From 6 to 9 p.m., enjoy Art After Dark, the public opening of the exhibition, and sales. Free admission. At 7 p.m., juror Marcia Burtt will present exhibition awards.
Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.: Quick Draw Paint Out takes place within a one-block radius of the museum. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the festival exhibition and sale continues. Free admission. From noon to 2:30 p.m., see the quick draw exhibit and a live auction at the Mission Plaza amphitheater. At 7 p.m., attend a lecture by Jean Stern, titled “The Art of Looking,” at the museum.
Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The exhibition and sale continues at the museum. Free admission.
For more information, or to order tickets, call 543-8562, visit sloartcenter.org, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.