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Artists Paint OC: Plein Air Event 2023
August 9 @ 9:00 am - August 13 @ 4:00 pm
Artists will take to the boardwalk, streets, harbors, bay and marshes to participate. “En plein air” is a French expression that means “in the open air,” used to describe the art of painting outdoors. Artists will paint the picturesque spots of the Ocean City area, then gather at the Arts Center on Saturday to hang their best work and offer it for sale from 5-7 p.m. at a free reception open to the public. Click here for more information
Schedule of Events:
Aug 9-13, 2023
50 artists paint around Ocean City & Assateague Island
Saturday Aug. 12, 5-7pm
Wet Paint Sale & Free Reception: Collect just-painted original artwork of iconic local scenes. Free! Live music. Cash bar. Hors d’oeuvres. Meet the artists.
Sunday Aug. 13, 9-11am
Quick Paint on the Boardwalk: Watch the artists paint around S. Division St. to compete for prizes.
Sunday Aug. 13, 1-3pm
Wet Paint Sale & Free Reception: Take home a masterpiece just painted on the OC Boardwalk. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a cash bar. Free!
Sunday Aug. 13, 12-3pm
Kids Paint OC Art Show: See the entries in our new kids plein air painting project.