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Date: May 2016

Save the Dates for In Plein Sight - Art in Open Air for Jeffco Open Spaces

The preparations for the In Plein Sight series of events this September and October are proceeding rapidly. We are anticipating up to 27 artists painting in Jefferson County Open Space during the week of October 4 to 8.

The week of painting will be proceeded by a three week exhibit of paintings of Jefferson County Open Space parks from a private collection in the Government Center Rotunda.

The paintings by the Plein Air artists will be available for viewing and purchase at the Golden Community Center on October 8 and 9.

... click for Event Detail »

PLAN Jeffco will be previewing the events with a booth or information at:

  June 9, 2016   Taste of the West
  Jeffco Fairgrounds
  July 16 - 17, 2016   Summerfest
  Center for the Arts, Evergreen -
  August 6, 2016   A Night in the Park (MALT)
  August 20 - 21, 2016   Golden Chamber of Commerce Arts Festival
  11th Street, Golden
  August 27 - 28, 2016   Evergreen Fine Arts Festival
  Evergreen
  September 17 - 18, 2016   Golden Giddyup
  Lions Park, Golden

... click for more info: Events Around Jeffco »

Plein Air painting opening event:

The 'In Plein Sight' events begins with the display of a private collector’s commissioned paintings of Jefferson County Open Space Parks in the County Administration Building Rotunda. The display will open the afternoon of September 19 with a reception and will remain available for viewing weekdays through October 7.

Plein Aire painting at Mount Falcon, Moonlight by Don Hamilton - click to enlarge Plein Aire painting at Lair o the Bear Park, Early Autumn by Don Hamilton - click to enlarge Plein Aire painting, Autumn Afternoon by Don Hamilton - click to enlarge

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Plein Air painting in the parks will begin October 4, from dawn to dusk:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Plein air painting at

South Valley Park

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Plein air painting at

Mount Falcon Park

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Plein air painting at

Crown Hill Park

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Plein air painting at

White Ranch Park

click for park info & map »

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Plein air painting along

Clear Creek Trail in Golden

(from the Washington Street Bridge into Clear Creek Canyon)

click for park info & map »

... click for Event Details »

The finished paintings will be available for viewing and purchase in the Clear Creek and Coal Creek Rooms on the Second Floor of the Golden Community Center on October 8 and 9.

The PLAN Jeffco Board of Director’s thank the following businesses, organizations, and individuals who have become sponsors to date:

Martin Marietta

240 Union

Kentwood City Properties - Ann Lenane & Angela Beldy

First Bank

Holley, Albertson & Polk PC

Applewood Plumbing, Heating & Electric

LIV Sotheby's International Realty

Bandimere Speedway

Pickard & Ross PC

Tueller & Gibbs, LLP

Onsight Public Affairs

Mount Vernon Data Systems

Jeffco Outdoors Foundation

Denver Mountain Parks Foundation

The Tuesday Birders

Jefferson County Nature Association

William K. Coors

Greg & Sue Stevinson

Joe & Gail Coors

Jan & Ross Wilkins

Margot & Richard Zallen

Maryanne Bach Andrie

Paige & William Alread

Beverly Lipman

Bob & Margie Howe

Nancy & George Crego

T.J. & Deb Carney

Kitty & Rock Pring

Dana Jacobsen

Ann & Mike Moore

Rachel & Andrew Price

Cindy Estrada & Ned Connolly

Liz Wald & Wayne Forman

Ralph Morgenweck

Steve Hoffman

Ken Morfit

Elizabeth Moore

Michael Lancaster

... click for the updated list of Our Sponsors »

The PLAN Jeffco Board of Director’s also thank the following organizations that so far have offered to assist us in disseminating information about the events:

Clear Creek Land Conservancy

Colorado Open Lands

ENABLE

Evergreen Artists Association

Center for the Arts Evergreen

Foothills Arts Center

Foothills Running and Cycling Club

Golden Giddyup

Golden Chamber of Commerce

Mountain Area Land Trust

Colorado Native Plant Society

Trust for Public Land

American Association of University Women

Audubon Society

Tuesday Birders

Jeffco League of Women Voters

Mount Vernon Country Club

Harmony Village HOA

Ruby Ranch HOA

Governor’s Ranch HOA

Ridge HOA

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