July 20th (Thurs)-St George’s Episcopal Church and Historic Governor’s Mansion, 601 N 4th St, Biamarck. 6:00PM to 8:30PM – You may paint either.
July 20, 2023 – Paint Out – St George’s Episcopal Church & Historic Governor’s Mansion- 601N 4th St, Bismarck.
July 15th (Saturday) DAY TRIP – Fish Creek Dam–10:00AM to 4: 00PM Located approximately 40 mile west and south of Mandan. From Mandan Exit 152 take I-94 west to Exit 134 (Judson), go 8 miles, then 2 miles east and 1 mile south. Shelters, toilets, boat dock, bridges, fishing pier and great views! Bring a lunch. Spend all or part of the day as you wish!
July 8th (Saturday)- Ft Lincoln State Park, 4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan- 9:00AM to 12:00PM – Meet in visitors parking lot. We will disburse from there to paint.
July 1st or 2nd (Saturday or Sunday)- Paint On Your Own! Pick a location(s) you like, invite a fellow PPAA artist to join you in plein air painting!!! Due to it being the ” 4th of July weekend” no group paint out!
June 24th, 2023- Paint Out – Dave and Deb Larson’s, 3600 England St, South Bismarck. River Bottom home/property. 2:00PM to 6:30PM.
The home in south Bismarck is set back off the road to the west in the trees on a gravel driveway. They have 7 acres of Missouri River bottom land with mature trees. The property is nicely landscaped, flowers and trees abound.
June 15th, 2023- Paint Out- George Boyd Rotary Arboretum,1349 Ward Rd, At Tom O’Leary Golf Course, Bismarck
June 15th (Thursday)- George Boyd Rotary Arboretum, 1349 Ward Rd, at Tom O’Leary Golf Course- Bismarck. – 6:00PM to 8:30PM –. The Arboretum is in the northwest corner of the golf course near the intersection of College Dr and Ward Rd. To access the arboretum ,you will need to park in the parking lot and walk east across Ward Rd to the walking trail and entrance to the Arboretum. Recommend not parking on Divide Ave very risky. Bismarck High School Art Club will be invited to paint along with us.
June 8 & 9 (Thursday & Friday) – Medora, ND – Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Day 1-Artists are invited to come to Medora and paint were ever you choose in Theodore Roosevelt National Park (you will need a park pass). At the end of Day1 we plan to meet at 7:30PM Central Time (6:30PM MT) at Boots Bar & Grill in Medora for supper and to plan where we will paint on day 2. NOTE: If you are staying overnight on Tuesday you are responsible for arranging for your own lodging for Tuesday night. If you unable to come for two days feel free to join us for one day. Make it a day trip!
To start our 2023 plein air season we are doing something new!. We challenge members to “Paint Your Backyard”. Paint either or both days. This will give you the opportunity to test you equipment and for the new members to get familiar with painting outside!
PPAA members will have a show, in the storefront display area at Lifeless Art – 214 W “Main St, Mandan, ND June 10 to 11th. This is in conjunction with their “Vendors Show” which takes place at the same time as Mandan’s big ” Buggies and Blues” celebration!
Have you wanted to try painting “en plein air”, but did not know where to start? Here is your chance May 2nd, 2023 from 5:30 to 8:00PM, when Prairie Plein Air Artists together with Bismarck Arts and Galleries Association will conduct a starters workshop. You may choose the medium you wish to try, Oil, Acrylic or Watercolor. The cost is $30.00 and includes all supplies. You will cover history, materials to use, how to start, and will paint your own painting! Contact BAGA online or call at 701-223-5986.