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2018 Artist Welcome Wine and Cheese Party

Vagabond Inn Barn 115 West Main Street, ESCALANTE

**This event open to registered artists, festival committee, volunteers, and supporters, and their family members.    A welcome party hosted by one of the festival’s original founding funders, Steve Roberts, is held to welcome artists to town. 

2018 Artists’ Open Jam Session

Vagabond Inn Barn 115 West Main Street, ESCALANTE

All artists and local musicians are invited to bring their instruments to this hootenanny- style open-jam session event.   Come play, sing or just listen as our talented artists and locals show off their musical talents!    

2018 All-Paint

Escalante Heritage Center Escalante

 The All-Paint is group event for all registered artists.  Artists are welcome to gather, paint and  show off their skills to their peers and festival attendees.  This venue offers a variety of subjects to paint - 360 degree landscapes and more intimate scenes - something for every painter and skill level! Come enjoy the first annual […]

2018 Artists’ Reception

**This event open to registered artists, festival committee, volunteers, and supporters, and their family members.   Participating artists, festival committee members, festival sponsors, and local art patrons mix and mingle at this festival favorite which is supported by businesses and members of the local community who donate food and beverages for everyone to enjoy.   

2018 Plein Air Award Ceremony and Reception

Escalante Community Center

The Festival closes with a reception and award ceremony open to all.  Refreshments are served and a cash wine bar is available.  The silent art auction closes and winning bidders rejoice.  Competition winners are announced and the following prizes are awarded: Best of Show Purchase Award** – Oil/Acrylic – $1500 Best of Show Purchase Award** – Watercolor/Mixed […]

Artists Meet Greet and All-Paint

The All-Paint is group event for all registered artists.  Artists are welcome to gather, paint, discuss techniques and approaches, and show off their skills to their peers and festival attendees.  The more the merrier!  It's also a great opportunity for artists new to the festival to meet other folks.  Event is followed immediately by the Artist […]

Festival Community Open Jam Session

Vagabond Inn Barn 115 West Main Street, ESCALANTE

All artists and musicians are invited to bring their instruments to this hootenanny- style open-jam session event.   Come play, sing or just listen as our talented artists and locals show off their musical talents!    

2019 Judges Talk

If you've always wondered how judges of an art competition make decisions on who wins, this is an event you want to be sure to attend.  Join this year's plein air competition judges to learn how they evaluate the work submitted and ultimately make decisions on who receives awards.  Come back soon to learn who […]

2019 Festival Finale Breakfast

This no-host breakfast at the close out the festival on Sunday is the last opportunity to purchase art from festival artists.  

Artists Panel Discussion

Escalante Community Center

Come back soon to see who will be part of the Artists Panel Discussion this year.