Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Gilmer Arts & Gilmer Chamber Present 3rd Annual Plein Air- Art in the Mountains

Gilmer Arts & Gilmer Chamber present the 3rd Annual Plein Air, Art in the Mountains celebrating open air painting at some of Gilmer County’s most beautiful sites.

Plein Air venues for artists include our beautiful vineyards, orchards and mountain and river vistas. Artists will be painting “en plein air” throughout the weekend beginning Friday morning, June 9th. The public is invited to attend the live art auction on Sunday afternoon, June 11, featuring the artwork created during the event at the live art auction.

Friday

8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Artists “en plein air” at the venues

4:00 pm | Artists Reception at Gilmer Arts

 

Saturday

8:00 am – 2:00 pm | Artist “en plein air” at the venues

12:00 noon – 5:30 pm | Family Fun Day & Picnic at Harrison Park

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Artist “Quick Draw” challenge at Harrison Park

5:00 pm | “Quick Draw” judging and award presentation

 

Sunday

8:00 am – 1:00 pm | Artist “en plein air” at the venues

3:00 pm – Close | Live Auction and Reception at Gilmer Arts

Presentation of “Best in Show” award

 

Venues include downtown Ellijay, Chateau Meichtry, Build An Ark, Fish Trap Park in Coosawattee River Resort, Ellijay River Vineyards, and R & A Orchards.  For more information, call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605.