Day Trip

July 19, 2009

Plein Air Easton

Where:: Throughout Easton (and Talbot County)

When: : July 20-26

What:: Explore this Eastern Shore town's vibrant arts community as more than 50 artists abandon their studios to paint amidst the great outdoors. The Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival features a variety of events, including artist competitions, exhibits, workshops, children's events, demonstrations, studio tours, entertainment and more.

How much: : Free; some events may require tickets.

What's nearby: : The Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., hosts the exhibition and sale of works by the plein-air artists in addition to its many other exhibits. Admission to the museum is free through Aug. 31.

Information:: Call 410-822-7297 or go to and The headquarters for the event is Coffee Cat, located at the corner of Goldsborough and Washington streets in Easton.

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