Next: June 20

9th Annual Quinte en Plein Air

Leave your studio behind to paint and showcase your work outdoors!

  • All Day
  • Belleville
Watercolour painting of the harbour by artist Stephen Snider

The 9th annual Quinte en Plein Air Festival is a four-day event where artists leave their studios behind to paint and showcase their work outdoors. Artists have the opportunity to capture the beautiful images of historic downtown Belleville, the shores of the Bay of Quinte, the famous ‘Old East Hill,’ the Moira River, and numerous other painting locations in the Quinte region.

This event is a juried competition open to artists from anywhere in the world, working in various mediums such as: watercolour, acrylic, soft pastel, and oil. Wondering if your medium is included? Contact us by email and we’ll let you know!

We invite you to join us on this special weekend and participate in our unique one-of-a kind-event, celebrating Quinte en Plein Air Festival!

More prizes and events are being planned, including en Plein Air demos, paint off and painting events for the whole family…stayed tuned!

For more information and to read the rules and regulations for this festival, visit the QAC website HERE.

Registration will take place on Thursday from 10-4, Friday from 10-4 and Saturday 9-12. All painting must stop by Saturday at 2 pm.

Please note: the event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds.

Artwork by Stephen Snider

  • Sponsored by City of Belleville
  • Supported by the Belleville Downtown District BIA

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