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Forgotten Coast Plein Air

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 through Sunday, May 14, 2017

Forgotten Coast Plein Air

More than 20 nationally acclaimed artists along with several hundred art enthusiasts will gather on Florida's Forgotten Coast soon to participate in the 12th annual Forgotten Coast en Plein Air Invitational, America's Great Paint-Out, May 5-14, 2017. The event will include several exhibit venues stretching from Carrabelle more than 100 miles west along the coast to Mexico Beach. The event features daily artist demonstrations, workshops, art sales and a series of public receptions. This year focuses on local culture with an emphasis on the people, the places and stories behind the plein air paintings. Art enthusiasts  can visit the exhibits and attend the many free special events that occur throughout the 10 day event.

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