Lectures, Demos, Workshops

You are invited to participate in motivating plein air activities throughout the week. An Outdoor Art Party & Live Auction is the perfect place to purchase original artwork created during the plein air festival by many established and well-known artists.

Pick up a bidding paddle at Art Center Morro Bay during the week or at the party on Saturday September 25th at Tidelands Park. Bid on original artwork created during the festival week. Art will be available Saturday for preview prior to the auction. 5pm preview. 7pm Auction.

21st
September2021
Workshop Plein Air Still Life & Landscape w/ Guido FrickDay 1 of 2-Day Workshop
$385. MBAA Members
$400. Non-members Pre-Registration Required
10am – 4pmMeet at Art Center Morro Bay 835 Main St. Plein Air Location TBD
22nd
September2021
Workshop Plein Air Still Life & Landscape w/ Guido FrickDay 2 of 2-Day Workshop Location TBD
Pre-Registration Required
Live Demo Free and Open to the Public
10am-4pmLocation TBD


10 – 11:30am
Art Center Morro Bay
23rd
September2021
Lecture “What is Plein Air”with Lecturer TBD
Free and Open to the Public
5-6pmArt Center Morro Bay
24th
September2021
Plein Air MovieMovie Title TBD
Free and Open to the Public
5-7pm Art Center Morro Bay 835 Main St.
25th
September2021
Art Party & Quick Draw CompetitionJoin us for the exciting quick draw competition where artists will start and finish an entire painting in 3 hours. Enjoy wine, light bites, and live music while previewing and bidding on original art at the Art Party LOCATION Tidelands Park, Morro Bay. Plenty of parking.
Free and Open to the Public
2-5pm Quick Draw at State Park Boardwalk & Marina
5-8pm Party at Tidelands Park
26th
September2021
Silent AuctionBid on silent auction paintings at Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St. Morro Bay. Last chance to pick up beautiful original artwork painted during the festival.
Free and Open to the Public
Noon – 6pmArt Center Morro Bay