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Driggs Plein Air Festival

Driggs Plein Air Festival

The 12th annual Driggs Plein Air Festival will take place from July 19-28, 2023. Plein air workshops will be offered by Ken Spencer and Julie Davis. Registration will open on January 9th for 75 artists. Check-in from July 19-22. Artists and collectors enjoy many activities like the extended Exhibition & Sale, Opening Reception, Quick Draw Competitions, Workshops, Paint-Outs, Competition Awards Ceremony, and Closing Reception. Artist registration will go live January 9th.

Driggs Plein Air Competition Event Information

Artist Check-In - at Driggs City Center
Wednesday, July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, July 20  @ 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Friday, July 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, July 22  @ 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Sunday, July 23 @  9:00 am - 11:00 am

​July 20 - July 21
Ken Spencer Workshop  8:00 - 12:00pm (break) 5:00 - 9:00pm
July 22 - July 23
Julie Davis Workshop   8:30 noon - 12:00pm (break) 1:30 - 5:00pm
July 23 - Sept 11
EXHIBITION & SALE - Driggs City Center Gallery
August 1 - Sept 11
ONLINE EXHIBITION & SALE -Final Competition Paintings - driggspleinairgallery.com
Sunday July 23
PAINT OUT -4:30pm - 6:30 pm - Driggs City Plaza during free Downtown Sounds concert
Opening Reception for Exhibition & Sale - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  Driggs City Center & Plaza
Monday, July 24
PAINT OUT- Grand Targhee Resort (free chair lift tickets)  10:00 am - 12:00pm
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Tent Sales - all day
Tuesday, July 25
QUICK DRAW - details TBD
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Tent Sales - all day
Wednesday, July 26
QUICK DRAW - private property in Driggs, details TBD
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Tent Sales - all day
Thursday, July 27
Final competition submissions due by 5:00pm- Driggs City Center
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Tent Sales - all day
Friday, July 28
Competition Judging - 9:00 am
People's Choice Voting 9:00 am - 4:00pm
Artists Choice Voting 11:00 - 4:00pm
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Judging and Awards Ceremony 6:00pm - 8:00pm Driggs City Center & Plaza
Saturday, July 29
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Artist Check out
Sunday, July 30
EXHIBITION & SALE - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Driggs City Center Gallery
Artist Check out
Monday, August 1 - Friday, Sept 9
EXTENDED GALLERY EXHIBITION & ONLINE SALE

Plein Air Festival Sponsors

Downtown Driggs Association is grateful to Driggs Plein Air sponsors who make this beloved annual event possible!

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