Plein Air Grand Marais is an outdoor painting competition in which artists have 7 days to capture the 3,340 square miles of Cook County. Blank canvas turns into fresh works of art depicting this scenic landscape.
Spend the day on the look-out for artists at work. Stop by the Art Colony to pick up a scavenger hunt map and get tips as to where artists might be found painting. Once an artist has been spotted, watch as the painting unfolds under the mastery of the artist’s brush.
Other opportunities to watch and engage with artists at work:
- Sugarloaf Cove, Sat, Sept 7 from 1-4pm
- Lunch with Artists & view art from the Red Suspender Invitational Tues - Thurs, Sept 10 - 12: noon - 1pm at the Art Colony
- Artist Point Quick Paint, Thurs, Sept 12 from 4-5:30
Finished paintings will be on display at the Johnson Heritage Post from Sat, Sept 14 - 29. Everyone welcome to the Opening Reception on Fri, Sept. 13 from 5-7pm.
More information: contact the Grand Marais Art Colony at 218-387-2737 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at 120 W. 3rd Ave. PO Box 626, Grand Marais, MN 55604. Open Daily from 9am-4pm.
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