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Friday, June 21 • 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Plein Air Painting event with Des Moines Social Club - Canvas Pickup

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Use your creative skills to paint a canvas to be displayed at the Des Moines Social Club. You pick up your canvas on Friday, June 21st and have the weekend to paint a scene in the Des Moines area. All of the completed works will be displayed in the show in the Viaduct Gallery. Note: There will be a small supply fee for participation. Artist Reception Tuesday 25th 5:30-6PM and Open to Public 6:00-8:00PM.

Here’s how it works:

• Register for $25 (DMSC provides canvas) or $5 (artist provides canvas)
• All skill levels are welcome!
• On June 21, artists will pick up their canvas (various sizes available, if provided by DMSC) and sign up for their location (we’ll have a list of pre-selected spots around Des Moines for you to choose from)
• Over the next 48 hours, artists will go to their selected locations and paint whatever they see.
• Artists can use any paint medium, and any subject matter within view.
• Artists will return their painted canvas to Viaduct Gallery on June 23, by 6pm
• On Tuesday, June 25, we will have a reception for our Plein Air artists and the public (Artist Reception from 5:30-6pm and a public, open house reception from 6-8pm)
• New this year - pantings will be displayed in the gallery for a week, until June 30th.
• Guests can put in a bid for paintings by making a closed, silent bid in a sealed envelope. We’ll announce the highest bidders after the show.

What is Plein Air Painting? We are happy you asked.  Use this helpful link to get up to speed.

Friday June 21, 2019 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Des Moines Social Club 900 Mulberry St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA

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