Applications for the 2018 event are CLOSED.

 

 

2018 Plein Air Brandywine Valley Sponsorship Opportunities

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Attend the Plein Air Brandywine Valley Opening Reception on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

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Event Sponsors

DIAMOND

  • Janet C. Hohnholt
  • Jerome I. Marcus, MD
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PLATINUM

  • Ellison M. Carey
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GOLD

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SILVER

  • Martha and Jay Tschantz
  • Patricia B. Loew
  • James R. and June Buck
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BRONZE

  • A. Roy Smith

 

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Plein Air Brandywine Valley Schedule of Events


Sunday, October 28, 2018

  • Artists Gathering at Uptown! Performing Arts Center. 226 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380 Information about the event will be shared, questions answered, and surfaces stamped. 

Monday, October 29 – Thursday, November 1, 2018

  • Opportunities for painting, drawing, and photographing incredible landscapes, gardens, museums, churches, and private estates will be provided. Artists are required to work only in allotted time frames. Work completed outside of those time frames will not be considered for judging. Also, all work is to be done outside, in natural lighting. Paintings or photographs of indoor spaces, although they can be included in the sale, will not be considered for judging. Please see the complete rules and regulations for artists.


Friday, November 2, 2018

  • Judging for the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition starting at 4:30 p.m. Opening Reception, Art Exhibition and Sale opening at 7:00 p.m. at The Visitor’s Center of Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library for artists, patrons, and guests. At this time, artists may choose their favorite works for inclusion in the Artists' Choice segment of the competition. Wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres will be served.


Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Sunday, November 4, 2018

  • Show/Sale and Exhibition continues Saturday and Sunday (11/3 - 11/4) from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

2017 Competition Winners!

We're happy to announce the winners of the 2017 Plein Air Brandywine Valley Competition! Check out the prize-worthy work now!

Our 2017 Winners

Event Timeline

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Artists Gathering (LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED) 

Information about the event will be shared, questions answered, and surfaces stamped.  Artists will have an opportunity for Q & A.

Monday, October 29 – Thursday, November 1, 2018

Opportunities for painting, drawing, and photographing incredible landscapes, gardens, museums, churches, and private estates will be provided. Artists are required to work only in allotted time frames. Work completed outside of those time frames will not be considered for judging. Also, all work is to be done outside, in natural lighting. Paintings or photographs of indoor spaces, although they can be included in the sale, will not be considered for judging. Please see the complete rules and regulations for artists.

NOCTURNE STROLL

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Nocturne Stroll Web

Art Reception & Sale at Bar Avalon

Complimentary Snacks and Live Music!

After-Painting Party

Meet & Greet with the Artists

Friday, November 2, 2018

Judging for the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition starting at 4:30 p.m. Opening Reception, Art Exhibition and sale starts at 6:30 p.m. at The Visitor’s Center of Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library for artists, patrons, and guests. At this time, artists may choose their favorite works for inclusion in the Artists' Choice segment of the competition. Wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Saturday, November 3 - Sunday, November 4, 2018

Show/Sale and Exhibition continues Saturday 11/3 and Sunday 11/4 from 10:00am - 4:00pm.