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Rail Trail Plein Air Event
June 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
REGISTER – RAIL TRAIL PLEIN AIR EVENT
Opus Kelowna & Arts Council of the North Okanagan Present The Rail Trail Plein Air Event – Sunday, June 11, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Paint outdoors & explore nature with your brush in hand!
Starting at KM 0 of the beautiful Okanagan Rail Trail in Vernon and extending into Lake Country, artists will explore the trail and seek out a spot to paint for the day. This event is free and open to all ages and abilities. Prizes will be awarded in 4 groups: Experienced Artists, Emerging Artists, NEW Youth Artists, and People’s Choice. Bring your own art supplies and get ready for a day of plein air fun!! At the end of the day, artists will gather at the Vernon Community Arts Centre for art jurying, prizes, and some light refreshments. FREE to join.
Early registration can be done online HERE. Registrants will receive a detailed information package 2 weeks before the event.
9:00am – 2:30pm: Registered artists can proceed to the Rail Trail and choose their spot to paint. Have fun painting!
2:00pm – 2:30pm – Artwork brought to the Vernon Community Arts Centre for jurying. Artist mingle & light refreshments served.
4:30pm – 5:00pm: Prizes awarded for Experienced Artists, Emerging Artists, and NEW Youth Artist.
The cut-off time for artists to drop off their artwork is 2:30pm.
The People’s Choice Award will be announced online on June 23rd.
*We strongly advise registering for this event. There will not be a registration table on the day of the event.