Paint the Town – Alpharetta Plein Air

Returns May, 2024

Arts Alpharetta, in partnership with the City of Alpharetta and the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau, looks forward to the 4th annual PAINT THE TOWN 5-day juried plein air invitational to return May, 2024.

Plein air, from the French term en plein air, is the method of painting outdoors directly from life. It has become a wildly popular practice with artists across the world and this event is the first of its kind in Alpharetta.

Art lovers will have the chance to watch artists in action around our fair city with opportunities to purchase original art with hometown appeal, featuring locations such as Alpharetta City Center, parks, gardens and more.

For more information and updates, please visit Arts Alpharetta

2024 Schedule of Events TBA

Deadline for Artist Event Application
2024 Date TBA

Plein Air Workshops
2024 Dates TBA

5-Day Plein Air Invitational
Various locations throughout Downtown Alpharetta.

Wet Paint Tent Sale
Downtown Alpharetta
Small studies of Alpharetta views will be available for purchase.

Quick Draw Competition
Various locations around City Center and along the Alpha Loop

Quick Draw Awards Presentation
2024 Date TBA
Artists Awards Ceremony and Exhibition Reception
Alpharetta Arts Center
238 Canton St, Alpharetta
2024 Date TBA
Paint the Town Sponsors, partners, and special guests preview and first sale option by invitation only 4-5pm

Plein Air Exhibition at the Alpharetta Arts Center
2024 Date TBA
Many works will be for sale during the Arts Center Hours of Operation:
Monday–Thursday: 8:30am – 8pm
Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Saturday: 10am – 4pm