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Art Alfresco

Fresh Air, Fresh Art 

Formerly Art Alfresco, Plein Air Greenwood is a new art event we are introducing in 2016! 

Plein Air Greenwood will be held in downtown Greenwood and surrounding areas. The event will be in conjunction with ArtPlace MS Art & Soul Event on October 14 &15. The purpose of this event is to showcase the rich architectural and scenic treasures of downtown Greenwood. We hope to create a destination and retreat experience for artists to come be immersed in the culture of the MS Delta.

Registration information:

  • Registration for painting on Thursday (10.13.16) and/or Friday (10.14.16) & Saturday (10.15.16), will be from 6-8 PM on Wednesday, October 12, in The Alluvian Lobby.
  • If you cannot make this registration time, please inform Main Street on your registration form.
  • Supports will be stamped and maps of the painting locations will be given out. If you wish to paint more than one day, a canvas (es) for each day will be stamped.
  • Registration is $20/day if you wish to enter the judged contest. If you wish to paint all 3 days, there is a $50 fee.
  • A block of rooms is reserved at The Alluvian for Wednesday & Thursday night under “Plein Air”.
Download Registration Form Here

Painting Schedule for 2016:

Thursday, October 13:

Painting will commence at 8 am on Thursday, October 13 and end at 5 PM the afternoon of October 13. Completed painting(s) will be available for purchase/viewing in downtown Greenwood as part of The Alluvian Happy Hour, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Artists are invited to bring other works of art to showcase/sell during this time.

Friday, October 14:

Artists are welcome to paint throughout the day on Friday. Artists are invited to attend Art & Soul’s Garden Party Friday night. Tickets are available at ArtPlace MS.

Saturday, October 15:

Artists are welcome to paint throughout the day on Saturday as well. If you are submitting a juried piece of art or planning on displaying/selling art as part of Art & Soul, you must have art to Tallahatchie Flats by 1 PM. Artists are encouraged to paint in and around the events of Art & Soul at Tallahatchie Flats. Winner of the juried art competition will be announced at 3 PM on Saturday afternoon at Tallahatchie Flats.