Woodstock's 3rd Annual Plein Air Festival

The Old Court House Arts Center invites all artists to Woodstock, IL to participate in a week long Plein Air event. Beautiful Woodstock, features an historic New England style town square with many historic buildings, cupolas, bell towers, Victorian homes, tree lined neighborhoods and a vibrant farmers’ market, it has been chosen as the location for six movies, most recently “Groundhog Day”. In these gorgeous surroundings, the Plein Air Main Event will start with a quick- paint on Saturday, May 21. The main event will go throughout the week ending with judging, and awarding of cash prizes at a Reception on Saturday evening May 28. Registration deadline is Friday, May 14 with late registration May 15-27. Paintings will be on exhibition in the Old Court Arts Center through the end of June. Saturday, May 28 thru Sunday, June 26.

"On The Square"
by Alice Schank
"Woodstock Courthouse"
by Lee Radke
"Morning Concert"
by Mort Luby



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Quick-Paint Prospectus

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