Plein Air In Clifton Springs

Plein Air In Clifton Springs

Exhibition Dates:

September 14, 2024 -
October 16, 2024

Reception Date:

September 14, 2024 - 2:00 PM

Fourth Annual Plein Air In Clifton Springs

Attention Painters! Registration is now open for our 4th annual Plein Air in Clifton Springs event, which will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2024. Join us in Clifton Springs for a day of painting and an exhibition of work made that day. Registration fee is $25 and includes lunch from Warfield's and an awesome tote bag filled with goodies.


A plein air event AND exhibition: The daylong painting event will culminate with a show and sale. Afterwards, the exhibition will be rehung to include an additional plein air painting—not made during the event—by each of the participating artists. This exhibition will be on display through October 16.

Event Details:
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. — Artists painting (in and around 14432 zip code)
10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. — Free children’s art making event (at Main Street Arts)
1:00 p.m.–2 p.m. — Artist lunch
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. — Public exhibition and sale at Main Street Arts
3:00 p.m. — Award* announcements made by executive director Bradley Butler

*$1,000 in cash awards, best in show receives $500!

See images from last year's event on Flickr.

Programming at Main Street Arts is made possible in part by the Rochester Area Community Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Closed 7/28 through 8/3:

We will be closed to the public Friday, July 28 through Thursday, August 4 as we install our next exhibition, Inspired By Nature. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, August 4 from 5 to 8pm!