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Fresh Coast Plein Aire Painting Festival

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Presented by City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center and Lake Superior Art Association and Travel Marquette at City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center, Marquette MI

Jun 30 2017
Fresh Coast Plein Aire Painting Festival

The City of Marquette announces the inaugural “Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival” as a part of Art Week 2017.

The City of Marquette announces the inaugural “Fresh Coast Plein Aire Painting Festival”. The festival will occur on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. A special public reception and viewing will be held 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery.  $2,000 in prizes will be awarded. Including, Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, Honorable Mentions and People’s Choice. Plein Aire means to paint outdoors or in “open air”.  Artists may paint at any Marquette outdoor location from Founder’s Landing to Presque Isle Park, along the shore or in town. Paintings

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ADMISSION INFO

Artists may pre-register by email at: arts-culture@mqtcty.org or on the day of the event. Check-in is 7 a.m. at the Peter White Public Library located at 217 N. Front Street. Artists must have canvases/substrates stamped at check-in and may submit up to two paintings at the end of the day to be judged. Artists may bring frames for pieces to be judged if desired but this is not required. A registration fee of $25 is due at check-in. Further details, including a map of the Marquette area and list of painting sites, sheltered areas, and public restroom facilities will also be available at check-in.

Contact: (906) 228-0472

Email: arts-culture@mqtcty.org

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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A special public reception and viewing will be held 5pm-6:30pm at the Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery, where attendees will be able to vote for the “People’s Choice” award.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center

217 N Front St., Marquette, MI 49855

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PARKING INFO

Free parking in the Peter White Public Library lot

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Braille
    • Wheelchair Access

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