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Third Annual Cape Ann Plein Air Painting Competition and Festival

October 7, 2018 - October 15, 2018

Cape Ann Plein Air is a week-long, juried & judged, plein air painting competition, celebrating painting outdoors. Derived from the French ‘en plein air’, it refers to artists working outdoors to capture the light, atmosphere and spirit of a scene they are set up to view and capture: a snapshot of sorts as crafted by a painter. Painters can work in several different mediums (oils, acrylics, watercolors or pastels) using portable easels.

The 2018 CAPA QuickDraw is scheduled for Sunday, October 14th, in downtown Rockport.
120 Artists will paint from 9:00-11:00am all throughout the Rockport Cultural District, the their works will be hung and the
Exhibition in the RAAM is open 1:00-5:00pm on Sunday, and 10:00am-3:00pm on Monday.
Participation in the painting competition is $20 (sign up link in ‘tickets’)
Exhibition is FREE, open to the public and FUN!!!

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October 7, 2018
October 15, 2018
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