On the heels of a wonderful Dexter Daze celebration this past weekend comes another great summer festival that continues to grow and generate excitement for artists and residents alike.
Today is the start of the Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival’s 6th year. August 13-18, 2018, artists will once again converge on Dexter to render their artistic interpretation of our charming City and lush surrounding landscapes.
Here is a summary of festival events for you to look over and maybe mark your calendar for. For a complete and up-to-date Timeline of Events, please visit our website at: paintdexter.org/timeline-of-events/.
Monday, August 13th through Friday, August 17th:
- Artists paint in and around Dexter.
Wednesday, August 15th:
- Dexter Paints! Children’s Painting Events in Monument Park ($10 per participant)
Friday, August 17th:
- Quick Draw Competition from 9:30am – 12:30pm
- Art Exhibit and Sale begins at 2:00pm in the Monument Park Tent Gallery
- Wine and Craft Beer Reception from 4:30 – 8:30 pm in the Monument Park Tent Gallery
- Musical Entertainment in the Monument Park Gazebo from 6:30 – 8pm
Saturday, August 18th:
- Art Exhibit and Sale continues from 9am – 8pm in the Monument Park Tent Gallery
- Children’s Art Event in Monument Park from 11am – 2pm
- Wine and Craft Beer Reception from 3:00 – 8:00 pm in the Monument Park Tent Gallery
- Musical Entertainment in the Tent Gallery from 4:30 – 6:30pm
The Dexter Arts, Culture, and Heritage Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival operations and welcome any interested individuals, groups, and artists to sign-up for one of the many volunteer opportunities that the festival has to offer. To view the volunteer openings, please visit our Sign-Up Genius page at:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a45a4af2ca0fe3-2018