En Plein Air Paint-Off is a free public art event in downtown Fuquay-Varina.
From around 1 p.m. on Friday, May 17th, 2019, until 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18th, 2019, artists will be painting outside in both downtown districts. There’s some flexibility about the time that artists are painting, so you may not see all the artists at the same time at all the locations.
This event started in with 7 artists in 2012, and has included as many as 14.
Here’s the schedule:
Friday, May 17th:
- 1 p.m.: Artists start to paint in both downtown districts
Saturday, May 18th:
- Morning & Late Afternoon: Artists finalize paintings
- 5 p.m.: Artists turn in paintings
- 6:30 p.m.: Public viewing inside Ann’s Diamond Center, 201 Main Street
- 7 p.m.: Public auction begins on Depot Street