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Paint Great Falls

May 18-25

From May 18 to 25, 35 artists will paint outdoors throughout Great Falls.  There are many ways you can get involved from watching artists paint en plein air (outside) to attending the Award Show + Art Show & Sale on the final day.

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Watch Artists Paint
May 18-23
 

PAINT LOCATIONS
Sat May 18   
7-9AM Katie’s Cars & Coffee
L’Auberge Chez Francois

 

Sun May 19
Great Falls Grange & Historic Schoolhouse

 

Mon May 20  
Turner Farm Observatory and Great Falls Firehouse

 

Tues May 21  
Colvin Run Mill

 

Wed May 22 
Riverbend Park

 

Thurs May 23 
Great Falls Park

Quick Paint 2023
Quick Paint
May 24 from 4-7PM
 

Watch artists quickly capture a scene on a small canvas at the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd Place by Judge Tricia Ratliff.  Free-event open to the public and all artwork will be available for purchase.

Paint Great Falls 2023 Art Show
Awards
Art Show and Sale

May 25 from 6-8PM

This annual celebration is always a hit! Browse 70 Great Falls spring landscape paintings created this week en plein air (outside) by artists competing in Paint Great Falls. 

Judge, Bethanne Kinsella Cople, will award prizes to the top five paintings for 1st-3rd Place, plus 2 Honorable Mention Awards.

 

Meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and add an original Great Falls landscape painting to your collection. 

Location:

The Arts of Great Falls - Art School

756 Walker Road, Suite C

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Gallery Exhibit
May 25-Jun 15
 

Make sure to visit the Paint Great Falls exhibit featuring a collection of 70 Great Falls landscapes painted by the 35 artists participating in the 10th Annual Paint Great Falls event. 

GALLERY HOURS

Wednesdays 12-4PM

Saturdays 10AM-12PM

LOCATION

The Arts of Great Falls - Art School

756 Walker Road, Suite C

2024 Event Sponsors

We are grateful to our 2024 Sponsors for supporting the 10th Annual Paint Great Falls Event

Events

Everyone is welcome to participate in these artful events throughout the year:

  • 1st Friday Art Walk

  • Spring ArtFest

  • Paint Great Falls Plein Air & Quick Draw Competitions

  • Paint Great Falls Plein Air Competition + Art Show & Sale

  • Art Studio Tour

  • Holiday ArtFest

  • Rotating Gallery Exhibits

Please contact us to see a gallery exhibit.

  • Exhibit - Paint Great Falls 2024
    Exhibit - Paint Great Falls 2024
    Wed, May 29
    The Arts of Great Falls
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The Arts of Great Falls, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The Arts of Great Falls, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
    Visit the 10th Annual Paint Great Falls Exhibit during The Artists Atelier Open Studio Hours (W 12-4PM and SA 10AM-2PM) from May 25 to Jun 15.
  • 1st Friday Art Walk
    1st Friday Art Walk
    Fri, Jun 07
    Great Falls
    Jun 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Great Falls, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
    Jun 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Great Falls, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
    The Arts of Great Falls Gallery at 756 Walker Road Suite C
  • 2024 NOVA Plein Air Artists (NPAA) Special Exhibit
    2024 NOVA Plein Air Artists (NPAA) Special Exhibit
    Sat, Aug 31
    The Arts of Great Falls Gallery
    Aug 31, 2024, 10:30 AM – Sep 29, 2024, 2:30 PM
    The Arts of Great Falls Gallery, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
    Aug 31, 2024, 10:30 AM – Sep 29, 2024, 2:30 PM
    The Arts of Great Falls Gallery, 756 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
    The NOVA Plein Air Artists exhibit will showcase gorgeous plein air landscape and still life paintings by 20 artists.

Donate Today!

Your donation supports an artful community!
The Arts of Great Falls is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax ID - 26-0521993

Gallery Exhibits

Events Calendar

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