august 2020

02aug(aug 2)10:00 am22(aug 22)5:00 pmEvent CancelledPacific Northwest Plein Air Event in the Columbia River GorgeEvent Type :Murdock Trust,Special Exhibitions


Event Details

Painters from throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond gather in the Columbia River Gorge to capture the incredible light and views.  After four days of painting en plein air, works are displayed at Maryhill; juror Peggi Kroll Robert will award prizes to the most exceptional works. Paintings are available for purchase August 2 through August 22, 2020 in the Event Sales Gallery in the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center. Proceeds support Maryhill Museum of Art. As work is sold and removed, other work created during the paint-out will replace it.


Pacific Northwest Plein Air Paint Out
July 27 – 30, 2020
Artists spend four days painting at various locations throughout the Gorge, including on the grounds of Maryhill.

Plein Air Workshop
Friday, July 31, 2020 | all day
Plein air painting workshop with Peggi Kroll Roberts. Open to the public. More information coming soon.

Opening Reception: Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge
Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 5 to 7 p.m.
The public is invited to view the “fresh” paintings artists created in plein air, meet the artists, and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. Artwork will be available for purchase, with a percentage of the sales benefiting Maryhill. Awards will be given in a number of categories, including “Best Sky,” “Best Mountain,” “Best Water,” “Maryhill Museum Award,” and a museum purchase award.

Image: Yong Hong Zhong (Lake Oswego, OR), Vista House at Sunset, 2019, watercolor on paper, 12” x 16”; Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art


2 (Sunday) 10:00 am - 22 (Saturday) 5:00 pm PST


Maryhill Museum of Art

35 Maryhill Museum Drive

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