- Start: April 24, 2019 8:00 am
- Venue: Augusta Visitor Center
The 2019 Augusta Plein Air Art Festival will kick-off with registration on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Artists will have an opportunity to explore the area and settle in to their accommodations. There will be no scheduled competition on the first day; however, artists may begin work on this year’s Theme paintings, “Life in Augusta” and “Nocturne” to be judged Saturday, May 4,or other subject matter of their choice.
The Augusta Visitor Center will be open Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 8 AM to 4 PM and mornings thereafter everyday of the festival through Friday, May 3, 8 AM to 12 PM. Starting Friday, April 26 the Harmonie-Verein/American Legion will be open afternoons from 12 PM to 5 PM for registration. Exceptions on Wednesday, May 1 and Saturday, May 4 when the Harmonie-Verein will be open until 8 pm. Artists are invited to check in at either location frequently for the latest updates.
The Augusta Heritage Foundation will be holding an informal reception for first day arrivals from 3 to 5 PM at the Harmonie-Verein/American Legion.