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Berkshire Plein Air, Making Art Outdoors
April 30, 2018 at 9:30 am–1:00 pm
One event on May 1, 2018 at 9:30am
One event on May 2, 2018 at 9:30am
One event on May 3, 2018 at 9:30am
One event on May 4, 2018 at 9:30am
One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:30am
One event on May 6, 2018 at 9:30am
Come make art with us. We invite you to join our plein air (painting, drawing and photography outside) group, normally limited to Guild members, and featuring daily special demonstrations designed specifically for ArtWeek. We’ll meet at a different Berkshire location each day. A Guild artist will give a demonstration with a special focus on plein air techniques and materials. Oil painting, watercolors, photography and digital painting will be demonstrated during the week. Bring your own supplies. Join us for lunch (each pays or bring a lunch) followed by a positive critique to see what we have each done and get positive suggestions. This event is fully interactive and open to artists of all levels. Cost is @$15 per day.
Artists demonstrating during Artweek include Walt Pasko, Anne Wickham Smith, John Stanmeyer, Susan Pettee, Scott Taylor, Keith Emerling, Erin Potter, and Karen Carmean.
Monday: Hancock Shaker Village 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States 413-443-1088. http://www.hancockshakervillage.org./
Tuesday: Great Barrington, Housatonic River, Downtown and Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Meet at Lecture Center, 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230. 413-644-4400. www.simons-rock.edu
Wednesday: Stockbridge, Berkshire Botanical Garden. 5 West Stockbridge Rd, Rt. 102, 01262. 413-298-3926. www.berkshirebotanical.org. Other locations: downtown, Naumkeg, etc.
Thursday: The Mount, 2 Plunkett St, Lenox, MA 01240. 413-551-5111. www.edithwharton.org
Friday: Lenox, downtown, Lilac Park, Library Park, Frelinghuysen Museum, Eastover. 430 East Street, Lenox MA 01240 866-264-5139. www.eastover.com.
Saturday: West Stockbridge. Meet at municipal parking lot across from Post Office. Williams River, three bridges, Pond, TurnPark.
Sunday: Norman Rockwell Museum grounds. 9 Glendale Road, Rt. 183, Stockbridge MA 01262.413-298-4100. http://www.nrm.org/