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Meet the Artists Welcome Party! (Ticketed)

  • Smith Family Farm at the Atlanta History Center 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305 United States (map)

The event of the spring! Join us in celebrating in the true spirit of plein air painting.

100% of the ticket price of the Meet the Artists Welcome Event can be applied to a painting. 

Each year the Meet the Artist Welcome Party is the opening event for Olmsted Plein Air Invitational.  It is the social event of the spring for anyone to loves or collects art. It is one of the most compelling experiences of the week-long Invitational.  The evening, held at a different location every year, is a chance to celebrate nature and art as they did in the gilded age of impressionist era painters, when patrons and collectors would explore an exquisite landscape while artists fashioned masterpieces in their midst.

This year’s Meet the Artist Welcome Party will take place in the heart of our city at the Smith Family Farm, a 1860s farmhouse, outbuildings and period gardens on the grounds of Atlanta History Center. Attendees are encouraged to walk the grounds of the property and watch the 26 competing artists capture the moment on canvas. It is also an opportunity to take note of whose artwork to watch throughout the week. Getting to know the Artists in this this natural setting among the trees where attendees can experience live painting is truly memorable, fun and historic experience remissness of early Atlanta.

TICKETED EVENT - Included in all FRIENDS of Olmsted Plein Air patron levels or $200 separately

 Paintings created the previous days around Georgia as well as the day's work on the Atlanta History Center grounds will be assembled for show & sale. Price of your ticket will be credited toward the purchase of a painting. Enjoy food and live music shared by the competing artists and art patrons alike. 

For more information or to become a FRIEND of Olmsted Plein Air, email or phone: 404-276-7074