Boulder Plein Air Festival Schedule of Events

Monday, April 29th

Wonderland Lake Public Paint Out

8:30am - 2pm | Wonderland Lake

Join juried artists and other interested community members during a paint-out at Wonderland Lake Park. Information/Hospitality tent on site with water, snacks, sunscreen, materials, a spot to rest. Boxed lunches will be delivered at Info Tent for you between 11:30 and 11:45. 

$35 registration fee for paint out

Monday, April 29th

Niwot Public Paint Out

3pm - 8pm | Downtown Niwot

Osmosis Art & Architecture, 290 2nd Ave, Niwot, CO 80503

 

A quiet, cottonwood-shaded community with wonderful views of the Front Range, Niwot is situated just off Highway 119 between Boulder and Longmont. “Niwot,” Arapaho for ‘Left Hand,’ was the name of the Arapaho chief whose people lived in the area when gold miners arrived in 1858. You'll find structures built in the early 1900s in the business district on 2nd Avenue, the Niwot National Historic District.

 

Open Studios' BPAF Info Tent will be located in front of Osmosis Art and Architecture at 290 2nd Avenue. Art created during this paint out will be eligible for Osmosis' 2020 juried show of art of Niwot. Information about the show will be available during BPAF.

$35 registration fee for paint out

Tuesday, April 30th

Boulder Valley Ranch Public Paint Out

8:30am - 2pm | Boulder Valley Ranch

Meet at the home of Open Studios Board Member Bobbi Vischi. A short walk from Bobbi’s home will take you out to the beautiful scenery of Boulder Valley Ranch, which is a part of the Boulder Open Space Park system, an historic and current working ranch. There are also remnants of  an old smelter on the property. Lunch at 11:30 at Bobbi’s home. 

$35 registration fee for paint out

Tuesday, April 30th

Blue Cloud Farms Public Paint Out

3pm - 8pm | Blue Cloud Farms

6075 Prospect Road, Longmont, CO 80503

Join us for a paint out at scenic Blue Cloud Horse Farms . Feast your eyes and get your paint brushes and drawing tools ready to capture the amazing views of the foothills and plains, the 100+ year-old barn, or the horses who call Blue Cloud home. Registered artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard, are eligible for awards; includes lunch (hot off the grill!), on site hospitality, and spot sitting during the paint out.

$35 registration fee for paint out

Wednesday, May 1st

Quick Draw in Downtown Boulder

10am - 12pm | Pearl Street Pedestrian Mall

 

Pearl Street, between 11th and 14th Streets

Artists are welcome to set up their spot beginning at 9:30am anywhere on the Pearl Street Pedestrian Mall on the 1100-1400 blocks. 

Artists may begin painting at 10am and must be finished by 12 NOON. We will come around to help collect paintings and bring to the 1300 block (in front off the County Courthouse) for judging promptly at noon.

$25 registration tfee o participate in Quick Draw

Wednesday, May 1st

Public Paint Out - Nocturne 

7pm - 11pm | Downtown Boulder

Our Juried Artists asked for this opportunity! Return to the Mall and expand your choice of scenes to blocks east and west of the Quick Draw territory from earlier in the day. The BPAF Hospitality Tent will be located in front of the Courthouse at 1325 Pearl Street with drinks, snacks and a key to public restrooms. Registered Artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard and are eligible for awards.

$35 Registration fee for paint out

Thursday, May 2nd

Coot Lake Public Paint Out

8:30am - 2pm | Coot Lake

63rd and Diagonal HWY (119)

 

Join us for a paint out at scenic Coot Lake during the 2nd Annual Boulder Plein Air Festival. As a juried artist, your participation in the paint out includes boxed lunch, on site hospitality, and spot sitting during the paint out. Boxed lunches will be delivered at Info Tent for you between 11:30 and 11:45. 

$35 registration fee for paint out

Friday, May 3rd

BPAF 2019 Reception, Awards Ceremony and Sale Kick Off

6pm - 9pm | Rembrandt Yard Gallery

1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302

 

Juror-selected Awards will be presented during the reception. Libations and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Saturday, May 4th

BPAF 2019 Exhibit and Sale

10am - 5pm | Rembrandt Yard Gallery

1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302

Sunday, May 5th

BPAF 2019 Exhibit and Sale

10am - 5pm | Rembrandt Yard Gallery

1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302

 

BPAF Exhibit

May 3 - May 5

REMBRANDT YARD Gallery

1301 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302

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