Artists set up shop for annual Driggs Plein Air Festival

DRIGGS, ID – As part of Driggs Summer Arts, the Downtown Driggs Association presents the 8th Annual Driggs Plein Air Festival.

Photo courtesy of Downtown Driggs Association.

During the last week of July, 75 professional and emerging artists from all over the country will set up their easels outdoors to paint the scenery in Driggs and Teton Valley. The final products — hundreds of paintings of local scenes — are featured for sale at the Driggs Plaza and Teton Arts Gallery throughout the week.

The public is invited to the Opening Reception, Gallery Sales, Tent Sales, Paint Outs, Quick Draw Competitions & Sales, Professional Artist Demonstrations, and the Awards Ceremony. The week kicks off on Sunday, July 28 with a free outdoor Symphony on Sunday concert at 4 pm followed by the Opening Exhibition Reception at 6 pm at the Driggs Plaza (at 60 South Main).

Final competition paintings will be for sale all day Friday, Aug 2 & Saturday, Aug 3.

An Awards Ceremony and Reception will also take place on Friday, Aug 2 from 5:00 – 8:30 pm.


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