Welcome and thank you for attending!

Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival. This list focuses on events open to the public.

This year’s festival runs from Monday, August 14th, to Sunday, August 20th.

Day Time Event
Monday Starting at 10:00 am Artists Paint in and around Dexter
Tuesday Artists Paint in and around Dexter
Wednesday 12:00 – 6:30 pm Children's Workshops – Registration Required
Artists Paint in and around Dexter
Thursday Artists Paint in and around Dexter
Friday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Quick Draw Painting Competition
2:00 – 9:00 pm Friday Night Exhibit Opens – Artwork available for immediate purchase
5:00 pm Award Ceremony
6:30 – 8:00 pm Meet the Artists Wine Reception – Dexter Community Orchestra Jazz Trio in the Monument Park Gazebo (Friday Night Music Series)
Saturday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Plein Air Painting Competition Exhibit and Sale
10:00 – 11:00 am Dexter Art Gardens Docent-lead Tour – meet at statue in Monument Park
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Chalk Art Event in Monument Park
4:30 – 6:30 pm Dexter Community Orchestra Piano and Cello Duet with light refreshments in the Tent Gallery
Sunday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Plein Air Painting Competition Exhibit and Sale
9:00 am – 4:30 pm Art Workshop – Adults