Public Events

Welcome to Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival! We are glad you are here!

This list below highlights all the great events happening during this year’s Plein Air Festival. The festival kicks off on Monday, August 15th, and comes to a close on Saturday, August 20th.

DayTimeEvent
MondayStarting at 8:00amArtists paint in and around Dexter
TuesdayAll DayArtists paint in and around Dexter
WednesdayAll DayArtist paint in and around Dexter
12:00 – 1:30pmElementary School Age Activity
2:00 – 4:00pmMiddle School Age Activity
4:30 – 6:30pmHigh School Age Activity
ThursdayAll DayArtists paint in and around Dexter
Friday9:30am – 12:30pmQuick Draw Painting Competition (Public invited to watch)
2:00 – 9:00pmFriday Night Exhibit Opens – Artwork available for immediate purchase
4:30 – 8:30pmWine and Craft Beer Reception in the Tent Gallery
5:00 – 5:30pmAward Ceremony
6:30 – 8:30pmMusical Entertainment in the Monument Park Gazebo (Friday Night Music Series)
9:00pmTent Gallery closes for the evening
Saturday9:00am – 8:00pmPlein Air Painting Competition Exhibit and Sales
11:00am – 2:00pmChildren’s Art Event in Monument Park
3:00 – 8:00pmWine and Craft Beer Reception
6:00 – 8:00pmMusical Entertainment in the Tent Gallery
8:00pmTent Gallery CLOSES