Steamboat Art Museum Plein Air 2020,
Events & Exhibit
Friday, September 18 – Friday, September 25, 2020
Full Exhibit on display from September 26 through November 1, 2020
Chula Beauregard “Mid-Valley Morning” – 2019 First Place Award
Featured Artist and Judge, Joshua Been
Exhibit on display and for sale at SAM Sep. 26 through Nov. 1, 2020
Showcasing the beauty of the Yampa Valley, the art that is created during this extraordinary week spotlights historic landmarks, ranches, the community of Steamboat Springs and our growing arts and cultural offerings. SAM’s Plein Air Event brings local artists together with artists from around the country, and the community and our visitors together with the artists as they paint on location – This event is uniquely Steamboat!
Experience friendly atmosphere of Steamboat, the easy access to historical ranches, wild rivers, and the breathtaking landscape and community. Painting inspiration from fabulous scenes abounds!
It’s for the first-time and the seasoned art buyers. Build your collection with paintings reflecting our unique community, at affordable price points. Featuring works by local favorites and visiting artists.
Get to know Joshua Been, renowned Colorado painter and SAM’s 2020 Plein Air judge. A selection of Joshua’s paintings will be featured at SAM for the duration of the exhibit.
READ CAREFULLY AS DETAILS HAVE CHANGED FROM LAST YEAR!!
Saturday, Sept. 19 – SAM Plein Air QUICK DRAW in Downtown Steamboat at the Farmers
Market, 7th and Yampa.
Observe artists in action as they complete a painting in 2 hours, from start to framing.
10:00 - 12:00 - Artists Paint at the Farmers Market, along Yampa Street and
12:30 - 2 – New Paintings available for sale at the Farmers Market
Friday, September 25th: OPENING SALE PLEIN AIR EXHIBIT at SAM
View the works from the week of painting by 40+ painters. Works will hang wet or dry on the walls at SAM and will be available for purchase.
3:30-5:30pm - Private Preview Reception for Art Benefactors and above ($250 membership and up)
Reservations required for Preview, click here to reserve space.
6:00-8:00- Public Opening Sale for general public. Occupancy is limited to 35 people at a time for social distancing.
Thank You to our 2019 Exhibit Sponsors:
City of Steamboat Springs
Joel and Karen Piassick
Guy and Jennifer Loughridge
Denny and Jan Stamp
Craig and Deirdre Macnab
John and MaryAnn Duffey
Colorado Creative Industries
Bruce and Jane Hannon
Tony and Emily Seaver
Sidney Peak Ranch
Denny and Joy Swanson
Stephen and Joanne Downes