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.

See below for the 2021 Mountain Maryland Plein Air Schedule of Events!

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


Plein Air Reveal & Awards Tickets

*Tickets for this event may be purchased by contacting the Allegany Arts Council at 301.777.2787, or by clicking the link below to pay using PayPal. Tickets are $30.00 per person and include beer and wine, elegant appetizers, musical entertainment and a great evening celebrating the arts in our community.

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Upcoming Events

June 16-19, 2021
Exhibition:
11th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air Preview Exhibition
Free
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Friday, June 18, 2021
Competition:
11th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air Quick Draw
Free to enter, but registration is required.
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Friday, June 18, 2021
11th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air Juror Demonstration
Free, but registration is required.
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Saturday, June 19, 2021
Public Opening:
11th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air Reveal: An Evening at the Cumberland Country Club
$30.00
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