Plein Air painting, or painting in the outdoors on location, has been a popular method of creating art since the mid-19th century. Gaining popularity in the Barbizon region of France, this technique remains esteemed in the 21st century.
Following the completion of the Second Annual Great Lakes Bay En Plein Air Festival in June 2016, this exhibition will serve as a capstone for the works created by artists accepted into the open class. Enjoy the variety of media and works depicting the Great Lakes Bay Region as experienced only En Plein Air.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website