Plein Air Coastal Delaware's Patron Preview Reception or Opening Gala is on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Children's Beach House in Lewes. This exclusive preview party showcases artwork entered, with a chance to meet the artists, preview the winners' circle, & make purchases!

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Schedule of Events

 Sunday, May 6, 2012
  • Artist Check-In & Canvas Stamping at Rehoboth Art League 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Opening Artist Reception Rehoboth Art League from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Review Rules & Regulations

Monday, May 7, 2012 (Dawn - Dusk)
  • Paint, Draw, & Photograph Lewes

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 (Dawn - Dusk)
  • Paint, Draw, & Photograph Rehoboth

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (Dawn - Dusk)
  • Paint, Draw, & Photograph Bethany

Thursday, May 10, 2012 (Dawn - Dusk)
  • Paint, Draw, & Photograph Milton
  • Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge

Friday, May 11, 2012
  • Competition at CBH
  • Patron Preview Recption & Awards Ceremony from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at CBH
  • Opening Gala for ticket holders 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at CBH

Saturday, May 12, 2012
  • Art Exhibition & Sale - Free & Open to the Public at CBH 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Attend Plein Air Coastal Delaware's Patron Preview Reception or Opening Gala on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Children's Beach House in Lewes.   This is an exclusive preview party showcasing all artwork entered into the competion with a chance to meet the artists, preview the winners' circle, and make purchases!

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Welcome to Plein Air Coastal Delaware

Plein Air Coastal Delaware is a painting and photography competition, show, and sale featuring the beauty of the Delaware Coast interpreted by the finest artists of our nation and beyond. For four days, artists will paint, draw, and photograph areas along the Delaware Coast including the towns of Lewes, Rehoboth, Milton, Bethany, Dewey, and Delaware seashore parks. Subject properties include boats, beachscapes, landscapes, churches, boardwalk scenes, estates and cottages, historic sites, and more!  Delaware’s coast offers endless interesting and exciting subjects to be explored.

Carefully chosen art collectors and art experts will judge the works that will be on display for viewing and sale during a patron preview party and opening gala on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Children’s Beach House in Lewes. The show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Satruday, May, 12, 2012.  The Rehoboth Art League will continue to display select pieces for show and sale at their gallery space in the Homestead, June 1 – June 29.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Plein Air Coastal Delaware Partners: Children’s Beach House, Food Bank of Delaware, and Rehoboth Art League.

Plein Air Coastal Delaware Beneficiaries

Children's Beach House Food Bank of Delaware
Rehoboth Art League