SAM Plein Air 2019 Purchase Guarantee Program

Pledge to buy a painting at Plein Air 2019 and enjoy first choice of the paintings produced by 60 artists throughout the week. With a guarantee of $250 towards the purchase of a painting, you are invited to the private, exclusive First Choice Reception Friday, September 27 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres with the artists (General Public admitted at 6:00 pm)

To assure your First Choice opportunity:

  • Complete the Plein Air Purchase Guarantee form below.

  • Pay $250 which will be credited toward your purchase.

  • Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres with the artists from 5:00 – 6:00 on Friday, September 27 before the general public sees the exhibit. 

Art purchases support both the artist and SAM.  It helps us to build lasting relationships with the artists who grow and prosper through events such as this.  We invite you to commit to the vitality of the Plein Air Event and the future of the Steamboat Art Museum.  



Join us at the Plein Air Events throughout the week:

  • Saturday, Sept. 21 - The Quick Draw at the Farmers Market on, 10am 12:00 free   Wet painting Sale 12:30 – 2:00.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 25 - Sunset Reception with The Artists at Alpine Mountain Ranch and Club, , 5-7pm, $40. Preview the work created throughout the afternoon.

  • Friday, Sept 27 - First Choice Reception  5:00 – 6:00.  General Public 6:00 – 8:00 

Read more info on events here.



The Purchase Guarantee value is applied to the price of any painting purchased.  If the cost of a painting and applicable tax  is more than the Purchase Guarantee, the Buyer will pay the additional price.  If the purchase award is applied to a painting of lesser value, the difference is a donation to SAM. No refunds will be made.

Purchase Guarantee Form
Please use PayPal link below to pledge:
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