The Events of Los Gatos Plein Air 2016
June 14th through 18th
Tuesday, June 14th The artists will arrive on the morning of Tuesday, June 14th, have their canvases stamped and then begin painting throughout Los Gatos and the surrounding hills and communities. Look for them around the area!
June 14th–17th Artists will continue to paint until 5:00 p.m. Friday evening.
New! Thursday, June 16th — Downtown Los Gatos Paint Out
8:00 a.m. to noon
Come and watch as all 34 artists will be found painting on or near S. Santa Cruz Avenue.
Friday Evening, June 17th, 7:00-10:00 p.m. — VIP Artists Reception and Silent Auction, Toll House Hotel
This ticketed outdoor event includes a sneak preview of each artist's favorite painting. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the artists, and to purchase the artists' favorite works while enjoying fine wine and gourmet appetizers.
Saturday, June 18th, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. — Fine Art Exhibit, Sale, and Festival and Drawn2Art*, Los Gatos Town Plaza. The public and artists gather at the Los Gatos Town Plaza to view the framed paintings. Admission is free. Enjoy wine tasting from Los Gatos and the Santa Cruz Mountain vineyards and mingle with the artists while viewing the treasures of the town and bay area as depicted on canvas. Listen to live music, watch artists paint, purchase art, and support art education for youth.
* Hands on art classes for children will be available. The exhibit is juried. An awards presentation will take place.