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.

SCHEDULE 2020

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

Downtown

  • 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 & 2020 Plein Air Event Supporters & Donors: 

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Thank You to our 2019 Exhibit Sponsors: 

PRESENTING 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

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Colorado Creative Industries

Bruce and Jane Hannon

Tony and Emily Seaver

Sidney Peak Ranch

Denny and Joy Swanson

Stephen and Joanne Downes

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