Welcome to the Escalante Canyons Art Festival

The 2015 Escalante Canyons Art Festival Committee would like to give a heartfelt thanks to all the supporters, donors, volunteers, artists, vendors and festival-goers. The success of this wonderful event is only made possible by the efforts of many.

Congratulations to our award winning artists.

Make your plans now to attend the premier art event of the Colorado Plateau - the 13th Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival-Everett Ruess Days in late September 2016! Events include a plein air painting competition, an arts & crafts sale, speaker series, exhibits, workshops, demonstrations, and live music.

Plein Air Painting Competition: September 16-25, 2016
Paint-Out: September 20, 2016
$9,000 in prizes. Open to artists of all levels, including a Junior Category.

Demonstrations and Workshops: September 16-25, 2016

Speaker Series: September 19-25, 2016

Plein Air Exhibit and Art Sale: September 24-25, 2016
Arts & Crafts Sale: September 24-25, 2016
Live music, food, and fun: September 24-25, 2016