Schedule of Events

The annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air program invites artists from across the country as well as members of our community to join the fun. Whether it's watching for artists and easels popping up in locations across Allegany and Garrett counties, or supporting the arts through our annual reveal event, there is something for everyone.

The 12th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air Competition will take place in June 2023 - stay tuned for updates and scheduling information as it becomes available.

View our 2021 schedule below:

Tuesday, June 15

8:30AM-10:00AM
Artist Registration & Breakfast
*Allegany Arts Council

10:00AM-11:00AM
Artist Orientation
*Allegany Arts Council

Wednesday, June 16

11:00AM-5:00PM
Preview Exhibition Open
*Saville Gallery - Allegany Arts Council

Thursday, June 17

11:00AM-5:00PM
Preview Exhibition Open
*Saville Gallery - Allegany Arts Council

Friday, June 18

9:00AM-10:00AM
Quick Draw Registration
*Downtown Cumberland - Centre Street in front of Allegany Arts Council

10:00AM-12:00PM
Quick Draw
*Downtown Cumberland

11:00AM-5:00PM
Preview Exhibition Open
*Saville Gallery - Allegany Arts Council

12:15PM-1:00PM
Quick Draw Judging & Awards
*Downtown Cumberland - Centre Street in front of Allegany Arts Council

2:00PM-4:00PM
Plein Air Painting Demonstration with 2021 Juror, Nancie King Mertz
*Location TBD - will be sent to registrants on June 17

Saturday, June 19

8:30AM-11:00AM
Artist Drop-Off Completed Works
*Cumberland Country Club

11:00AM-4:00PM
Preview Exhibition Open
*Saville Gallery - Allegany Arts Council

6:00PM-8:00PM
Plein Air Reveal & Awards*
*Cumberland Country Club


Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events associated with this show.