Featured Receptions

    • 17 Mar 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Gulf County TDC, Port St. Joe

    Kick off the 2023 Forgotten Coast en Plein Air in style!  Join us for lunch with the artists, volunteers, visitors and greater arts community at (location TBA). The luncheon is from Noon-1:00 pm (no fee required).

    • 18 Mar 2023
    • 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • The Joe, 201 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL
    • 5
    Register

    Help with set up, serving, and clean up of the reception.

    • 18 Mar 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • The Joe, 201 Reid Avenue, Port. St. Joe, FL

    The reception to highlight the selected paintings from the Quickdraw will be held at The Joe, 201 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe on Saturday, March 18 from 4pm-6pm. Join us to hear the Judge's comments and see the works chosen for display of the Quickdraw held that morning. Reception is free and open to all!

    • 19 Mar 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Scallop Republic, 411 Cape San Blas Rd, Port St Joe, FL
    A selected artist will be the featured artist for the Scallop Republic Artist's Reception. Come meet the artists and see their work! Artists will have their work on display and be ready to discuss. 
    • 20 Mar 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Mexico Beach Welcome Center, 102 Canal Parkway, Mexico Beach

    Come meet the featured artist and the other artists and see their work of Mexico Beach. Reception location will be the Welcome Center at 102 Canal Parkway in Mexico Beach. Artists will have their work on display, and be ready to discuss.

    Mexico Beach CDC: 888-723-2546.

    Note: All of Forgotten Coast en Plein Air events run on Eastern time, so events in Mexico Beach will be one hour earlier than local time. For example, an event starting at 2:00pm Eastern, will actually start at 1:00pm Mexico Beach (Central) time.

    • 21 Mar 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Riverfront Pavilion on Marina Drive, Carrabelle, FL

    Artists will be painting along the Marine Street Riverfront Pavilion along the working waterfront in Carrabelle.  After the demonstrations, a selected artist will be the featured artist presenting his/her work at the reception. Come meet the artists and see their work!  Artists will have their work on display, and be ready to discuss.

    • 22 Mar 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • St. George Island Lighthouse, 2 E Gulf Beach Dr., St. George Island

    Artists will be painting around the public beach area near the St. George Island Lighthouse. Come meet the featured artist and the other artists and see their work! Reception is held at the St. George Island Lighthouse, and artists will have their work on display, and be ready to discuss.

    • 23 Mar 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Lynn's Quality Oysters, 402 Highway 98, Eastpoint

    Artists will be painting around the waterfront in Eastpoint. Come meet the other artists and see their work! The reception is held on the back deck at Lynn's Quality Oysters, overlooking the bay.  Artists will have their work on display, and be ready to discuss.

    • 24 Mar 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Armory, Apalachicola, FL

    This special event is by invitation only for Maecenas level ($1000 and up) Collectors. Held at the Wetroom this year in Apalachicola, this event brings together artists, collectors, and special guests for an evening of relaxed conversation and relationship building in a beautiful setting. Macenas level Collectors will have first choice in purchasing the reserved paintings from the event. The artists vote on the Artists' Choice award painting at this event, and the winner is announced during the evening. The Artists' Choice painting is traditionally purchased by the FCCC board for its permanent collection.  
    Come enjoy the evening of great food and great music, talk with the artists, and choose that special masterpiece to purchase for your own collection!  Please contact us for details, at info@pleinairfl.com.

    In order to sign up to attend the Maecenas Dinner, you must sign up as a Collector at the $1000 level or above. Please click HERE to access our Collectors Page to sign up to attend this event.  or contact us for details, at info@pleinairfl.com. 

    • 25 Mar 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • The Armory, Apalachicola, FL

    The Collector's Gala is held on Saturday night, March 25th, and is open to all Collectors. In order to attend, you must purchase a Collector's package at the $100 level or above. Please purchase at this link

    On this special night, the artists will be displaying all their paintings from the week. Come enjoy the evening of great food and great music, talk with the artists, and choose that special masterpiece to purchase for your own collection! Please contact us for any questions or details, at info@pleinairfl.com.

    • 26 Mar 2023
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Wetroom, The Armory, Apalachicola
    Our second Sunday and final day of the 2023 event will be the last opportunity to purchase artworks that capture the essence of our beautiful community and landscape. Come celebrate the end of the week together in Apalachicola. 

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