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Art: Downtown Bellingham Plein-Air Paint Out Aug. 29

About 30 artists will create art Aug. 29 along Holly Street in the 10th annual Plein-Air Paint Out.
About 30 artists will create art Aug. 29 along Holly Street in the 10th annual Plein-Air Paint Out. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

The 10th annual Bellingham Plein-Air Paint Out takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, around Holly and Bay streets. Thirty artists will create art outdoors during the event.

This year there will also be music by Tom Harding, Craig Ostrom, Mike Lanz and Dan Swan while the artists are at work.

The event, sponsored by Studio UFO, Mindport Gallery, and Fourth Corner Frames, is designed to promote public awareness and appreciation of plein-air painting, and art in Bellingham in general.

An artists’ reception open to the public will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at Mindport Gallery, 210 W. Holly St., with a display of thumbnail sketches along with the finished paintings and refreshments. An awards ceremony will take place at 7 p.m.

Details: Trish Harding 360-319-6115, trish.harding@studio-ufo.net, studio-ufo.net.

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