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Material Exploration: Plein Air Painting

  • Shaw Center for the Arts 100 Lafayette Street Baton Rouge, LA 70801 (map)
Arthur Watson Sparks (American, 1870-1919),  Quai St. Catherine, Martigue , c. 1910-1919, oil on board, Museum Purchase, Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania.

Arthur Watson Sparks (American, 1870-1919), Quai St. Catherine, Martigue, c. 1910-1919, oil on board, Museum Purchase, Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania.

Pulling inspiration from the works of many artists on view in Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens, the workshop introduces the basics of painting en plein air, using downtown Baton Rouge as a subject.

Ages 18+, all skill levels welcome. Enrollment limited to 20; advanced registration required. $25 for students, $35 for members, $45 for general public.


https://www.readingpublicmuseum.org/

This exhibition is supported locally by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lamar III. Programming is generously supported by Art Bridges. Additional local exhibition support is from Taylor Porter, Virginia and John Noland, Lamar Advertising, and the following Annual Exhibition Fund donors: The Imo N. Brown Memorial Fund in memory of Heidel Brown and Mary Ann Brown; Louisiana CAT; Charles Schwing; Alma Lee, H.N. and Cary Saurage Group; The Newton B. Thomas Family/Newtron Group Fund; LSU College of Art & Design; Susanna Atkins McCarthy; Mr. and Mrs. Sanford A. Arst; and the Louisiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French. Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens is organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA.

Earlier Event: May 11
Yoga in the Galleries
Later Event: May 16
Third Thursday