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Highlights of the Week | Georgia Color Plein Air


  • Madison Georgia Madison, GA, 30650 United States (map)

GENERAL INFORMATION | LOCATION | EXHIBITION

CHECK DAILY SCHEDULE | Free and ticketed events throughout the week for art enthusiasts of all ages, including daily artist demonstrations Awards Celebration.

Georgia Color’s Headquarters &Exhibition Gallery at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art at 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead, GA will be open will be everyday 10 AM - 4 PM.

Fresh paintings produced will be available for purchase at various places throughout the week.

All competition paintings will be held back, revealed and available for sale for the first time at the Celebration of Art and Awards Presentation at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art on November 2nd 2019. Their work will be judged by and esteemed panel of Judges as they the vie for a purse and the pursue winning the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational.

Learn from daily demonstrations by the Georgia Color Judges, award winning artists, and knowledgeable collectors.artist demonstrations.

Relax with great music and food at our Welcome Reception* and Awards Celebration.

Purchase original work for some of Georgia’s most esteemed contemporary Impressionist painters.

Thursday, October 31

Free to the public

  • Artists arrive for a sunset start in down town Madison Georgia and will paint at locations (to be announced)

Friday, November 1

Free to the public

  • Artists will paint in the Buckhead/Madison/Lake Oconee area all day.  (known locations will be announced closer to the event )

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Fresh paintings created by participating Artists as well as a library of their paintings will be on exhibition at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art and available for purchase.

  • Complimentary admission and tours of the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

  • Live Demonstration by Olmsted Pein Air Alumni and Artist Judge John Guernsey, 2019 Best of Show Winner Olmsted Plein Air Invitational

  • Live Demonstration by Stephanie Amato, Olmsted Plein Air Invitational Alumni

  • Live Demonstration by Jill Steenhuis, Olmsted Plein Air Invitational Alumni

5:00 - 7:30PM: Welcome Reception (ticketed)

  • Meet the 2019 Georgia Color Featured Artists at this fun and informal event, featuring a Heartland picnic, and live music on the grounds of the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art.

SATURDAY, November 2

Artists paint all day in the Buckhead/Madison/Lake Oconee area. 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Free and Open to the Public

  • Gallery Open

  • Scheduled live demonstrations by Artists.

  • Tours of the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

  • Fresh paintings created by participating Artists as well as a library of their paintings will be on exhibition and available for purchase.

5:30 PM: Awards Celebration

SUNDAY, November 3, 2019

Sunrise

  • Artists paint on ground of Steffen Thomas Museum of Art beginning at sunrise. 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Free and Open to the Public

  • Gallery Open (activities end at 1:30 PM)

The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art is open throughout the day for viewing and purchase of works created by the 2019 Georgia Color Featured Artists and Georgia Olmsted Plein Air Alumni. Regular gallery hours (Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm) resume Monday, November 4.

The exhibition will remain at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art until a date/time to be determined.