Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plein Air Festival March 12

What’s all the excitement in the air? 
It’s finally here! 
2nd Annual Plein Air Festival
March 12 - 15
By the sea in Palm Beach, 
Jupiter and Tequesta
Plein air painting at Dubois Park  Ted Matz plein air painting  Collectors' Preview

More than 50 nationally renowned, award-winning artists from around the country (as far away as Alaska) will participate in the largest Plein Air Festival in South Florida!  During the four-day event visitors, locals and art collectors enjoy watching the painters and collecting their original art. For a list of artists, click here >>

Plein Air Festival Schedule

Thursday, March 12
Kids’ Paint Out, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Constitution Park
Kids’ Awards,* 5:15 p.m., Museum
Meet the Artists Reception* 5 to 7 p.m., Museum   

Friday, March 13 
Festival Paint Out features Juried  Invited Artists,* 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Watch them paint at the Society of the Four Arts Garden in Palm Beach 
and Harbourside Place and Riverbend Park in Jupiter
First-Day Paintings and Sale 
Collectors’ first look: 5 to 6 p.m.
Open to public: 6 to 7 p.m.,*  Museum

Saturday, March 14 
Festival Paint Out  features Juried  Invited Artists,* 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Watch them paint at the Society of the Four Arts Garden in Palm Beach 
and Harbourside Place and Riverbend Park in Jupiter
Collectors’ Preview and Cocktail Reception 
Meet 50 top, award-winning artists from 18 states. See paintings of our beautiful area created earlier in the day. Collectors’ will have first choice of these paintings.
6 to 8 p.m., Museum, Tickets are $50, also includes a $50 purchase certificate and exclusive early admission to Collector’s First Look on Friday, March 13, from 5 to 6 p.m. Click here to order tickets online or call (561)746-3101.

Sunday, March 15
Quick Draw Paint Out Competition at DuBois Park* 
Anyone can enter, as long as he or she is registered. (First Prize is $1,000!) 
Watch them paint at Dubois Park in Jupiter, 9 a.m. to noon. 
Click here for Quick Draw Paint Out Entry Form, register at the ArtCenter or at Dubois from 8 to 9 a.m.
Reception, Wet-Painting Sales and Awards* 
($10,000 in prizes) 4 to 6 p.m., Museum
Judges are Marisa Pascucci (Curator, Boca Museum of Art), Morgan Samuel Price (Top Plein Air Artist) and Glenn Tomlinson (Curator, Norton Museum of Art). Come and meet the judges and the artists at the reception and see the paintings created during the festival.

March 15 - March 28
Exhibition of Festival’s Paintings, Museum

* Free to the public

Monday, March 9, 2015

Members Meeting Wednesday, March 11

Join Us at
Wellington Art Society's
Wednesday, March 11th Meeting

It will be our 2nd meeting at our NEW location. 
Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road, 
Wellington 33414, 561-791-4005

Directions from South Shore Boulevard: 
go South to Pierson Rd, turn left, go to Village Park, turn right.

Directions from Forest Hill Blvd:
go West to Stribling Way, turn left, follow until road bends & connects to 
Fairlane, follow until it ends at Pierson Rd.
Turn right on Pierson, go to Village Park - on left just past Commerce Park.

The gymnasium is straight ahead as you enter Village Park.  Go to 
the main entrance of the gym.  There will be signs directing you
to the meeting room.

We'd like to get to know our NEW members!
NEW members...please bring 1 or 2 pieces of your art!
Tell us a little about you and your art.

Meeting Details
6:30 - 7, Meet & Greet...Members please bring snacks to share!
7 - 7:30, Club Business/New Member Spotlight
7:30 - 8:45, McMow Glass of Lake Worth will be doing a demonstration!

We're always in need of new Art Raffle donations
for our monthly meetings!
Everyone enjoys winning a piece of art or a new art related item!!
Contact Donna Donelan with details of your donated item.  

Also needed are any type of used or new art supplies for 
Wellington School Art Departments.  Please bring those to our meeting.

All  donated items will be greatly appreciated!

Please email Donna Donelan,
with you Raffle Donation information OR Art Supplies for our local schools.


McMow is family owned and operated and works with each client’s concept to create original pieces of art for residences, commercial buildings or places of worship. They produce the finest in stained, leaded, carved, etched, mosaic and fused glass projects. Their vision is to produce the finest custom art glass that combines old world technique with new design concepts. They offer classes for aspiring glass artists.