06/29/2020 - 7:00pm to 07/05/2020 - 7:00pmGet Directions
***The 2020 festival has been postponed due to COVID-19***
Art in the Open Air
Since 2003, the Telluride Plein Air Festival has been a staple in Telluride's Independence Day festivities. The festival, which spans a week, brings over 20 nationally renowned artists from around the country to paint "en plain air" (in the outdoors). It wraps up with a three-day sale at which artists can sell the work they've been painting all week.
The Telluride Plein Air Festival is a fundraiser for the Sheridan Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to restore and preserve the Sheridan Opera House. 40% of the revenue goes to supporting the community programming at the Sheridan Opera House.
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