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The SC Plein Air Challenge Exhibition

  • 10 Jul 2017
  • 12:00 AM
  • 26 Aug 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • The Scarab Club 217 Farnsworth Street Detroit, MI 48202
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Stephen Magsig, Dix Avenue Bridge, Oil, 2016


Exhibition in the SC Lounge:
August 26-September 16, 2017
Reception: Saturday, August 26, 6-11 pm 

The Scarab Club invites artists to participate in its 2017 Plein Air Challenge Exhibition. The exhibition will showcase work which has been painted between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm on Saturday, August 26, 2017. There is no entry fee for this exhibition.

Saturday, August 26th, 2017  
8 am – Noon: Check-in – Participating artists have the back of their canvasses stamped at the SC. Artists may have 2 canvasses (no larger than 16’'x20") stamped. One painting from each artist will be accepted for inclusion in the exhibition.

8 am - 4 pm: Artist paint en plein air at locations of their choice in and around Detroit.

4 pm deadline: Paintings returned to SC and installed in lounge. Tags will be available when work is returned to the gallery.

6-11 pm: Reception-The reception for the exhibition will be held in the SC lounge, concurrently with Feather J. Chiaverini’s pop-up installation, Camouflaged, in the SC garden.

Participation is open to all artists over 18 years of age. The SC Plein Air Challenge has a theme of landscapes and cityscapes painted in and around Detroit.

There is no charge for participation in the SC Plein Air Challenge

Contact Treena Flannery Ericson at:

The Scarab Club is supported in part by awards from the Kresge Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation and the National  Endowment for the Arts.

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