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19th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival

October 20 @ 8:00 am - October 28 @ 5:00 pm


Friday, October 20, 2023 – 8:00AM – Artist Orientation

Registration Opens/9:00AM Orientation Begins

Friday, October 20, 2023, 4:00-6:00PM – Artists Meet & Greet Reception

The public is invited to meet the artists in this informal opening at the Art Barn.  This will also be an opportunity for the artists to get to know each other to start the week. Artist attendance is strongly recommended.

Saturday, October 21, 2023 – 10:00AM-12:00PM – Main Street Paint Out

Artists paint in Uptown Sedona on 89A from Sedona Arts Center to Pink Jeep Café.  Awards and sale at 12:30PM

Tuesday, October 24 – 10:00AM-12:00PM – Creekside Paint Out at L’Auberge de Sedona

Shuttle provided from 8:30AM to 1:30PM from Arts Center.  Awards at sale at 12:30PM. Optional event for artists.

Wednesday, October 25, Time to be determined – Sedona Airport Paint Out and Reception

Friday, October 27, 2023 – SAC Special Exhibition Gallery & Theatre – 4:00-7:00PM – Awards Night Celebration

Final awards will be presented including Best of Show and more.  Our Final Awards Night Judge this year is Tim Newton. Tim Newton is the publisher of Western Art & Architecture magazine. Newton also is chairman emeritus of the famed Salmagundi Club. We are
thrilled to have Tim join us this year!

Saturday, October 28, 2023 – 10:00AM-2:00PM – Final Sale Day & Artist Games

Artists will be participating in “games” that showcase their flexibility, creativity and ingenuity.  Artist attendance is optional.

*Event details subject to change. Additional events and/or presentations may be scheduled at a later time.  Artists will be notified in advance.

Artist demos will take place throughout the week and participating artists will be offered times to demo during the week.


October 20 @ 8:00 am
October 28 @ 5:00 pm


Sedona Arts Center
State Route 89A and Art Barn Road
Sedona, 86336 United States
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