Thursday Oct. 7 - 14, 2021
Each painting must be created on-site, within the event boundaries, in the true spirit of plein air painting. Minor adjustments or corrections only may be done in a studio to fix forms or colors. A painting will be disqualified for judging if: the artist is found using an iPad or photos on their easel, the artist is standing outside the boundaries.
painting period: Oct. 7 to Oct. 14 within Plymouth, Greenbush, Glenbeulah, and added Road America Track boundaries
Special Paint Weekend: Oct. 9 & 10 Artist are invited to Paint on the Grounds of Road America! (Safety Rules and Guidelines will be given to the Artists, as the Track will be Hot)
Painting boundary in Plymouth and Surrounding towns of Greenbush and Glenbeulah :Counterclockwise Directions of outer boundaries- Start at Hwy 67 and Cty Rd G near Armstrong head eastward on Hwy 67 > Cty Rd U/Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr > Cty Rd U > Cty Rd M > Cty PP/M > Cty Rd J > Cty Rd P > A/Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr > Hwy 23 West > Cty Rd G > Back to Hwy 67. Boundary Map to be provided at Registration. Road America only on Oct. 9& 10.
• The first 45 artists to register will be accepted. (Entry fees received over 45 artists will be refunded). • $45 fee if postmarked before Sept. 30th ($50 after Sept. 30th) entitles artist to participate in the full event and all areas within the painting boundaries.
locations** for check-in and material stamping: Painting materials MUST be stamped prior to starting to paint. Locations and times below: Plymouth Arts Center 520 E Mill St, Plymouth, WI 53073 (920-892-8409)
Evenings Stamping and Painting Submissions Saturday, Oct 9th and Sunday, October 10th, 6:00-8:00 PM in the Plymouth Arts Center Classroom. If you are unable to check-in at these times, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to make other arrangements.
FINAL PAINTING SUBMISSION: Thursday, Oct. 14th 2 – 5 PM at the PAC Classroom ONLY, No Exceptions. Judging will follow later that evening.
*All the same rules apply as the regular exhibit, but they must be boxed upon entry.
pricing: Paintings will be priced at the artists selected “Starting Bid” for the silent auction that ends at 9pm on Oct 15th. Artists will also select a “Buy it Now” (retail) price. Any purchases on Oct 15th prior to the end of the silent auction at 9:00PM, will be sold at the selected “Buy it Now” pricing. Winning Silent Auction Bids will close at 9:00PM. After the Oct 15th Reception and during the Extended Sale through November 19 the paintings will be sold at the “Buy it Now” retail price selected by the artist. (Usually the “Buy it Now” pricing is set higher.) Price changes will not be allowed after painting submission.
commissions: The PAC will retain a 35% commission on all painting sales. Artist payments will be mailed to the address provided at registration within 3 weeks following the sale.
Off-easel or post-exhibit sales: Please respect the PAC for hosting this event, a 10% finder’s fee on all off-easel or post-exhibit sales is expected if painted during the event off of the PAC grounds. Funds may be given to the Plymouth Arts Center Event cashier at the gallery. Make all checks payable to: Plymouth Arts Center; mailing address: P.O. Box 253, Plymouth, WI 53073. Also, please provide the buyer’s name and address, so we may invite them to the event in following years.
Thursday, Oct 14th after 6pm. The judge/s for the main event: TBA
Public Reception Party, Friday, Oct 15th at 6:00-9:00 PM. (Artists social/preview at 5:30 PM)
awards: Presented Friday, Oct 15 at 6:45 pm during the Reception Party
**ALL 2021 PTT PLEIN AIR AWARD WINNERS WILL ALSO BE INVITED TO AN EXCLUSIVE EXHIBIT AT THE GALLERY 110 NORTH SHOW IN 2022. THIS SHOW RUNS FROM APRIL 1ST TO THE 29TH.
Artist must fill out a federal W-9 form prior to the event or at registration.
painting pick-up/extended sale in Main Gallery 110 North: For this event, we are displaying the Plein Air works in the Main Gallery 110 North. The works will hang until Nov. 19th and should be picked up on Nov. 20th (time TBA) This is a month-long Exhibition in the main Gallery 110 North.
NO exceptions to these dates/times unless you email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org in advance to make other arrangements, or have another artist pick up your works)…………..
Abandoned paintings will be donated to the Plymouth Arts Center after one month after the close of the Nov. 19th Exhibition date.
Regardless of cause, the artist agrees to bear all risk and expense for any loss, theft or damage to their artwork or other personal property or injury to their person. The artist agrees to be responsible for insuring their artwork, all necessary shipping, and to abide by all rules set by the Plymouth Arts Center.
ATTENTION: There will be Two Artist’s Socials during the event- TBA. Check on the PAC website under Visual Arts/Plein Air Event to locate the Artist’s Calendar to be released mid Sept.
Dec. 4-5, 2021
Music, All Ages
The Plymouth Arts Center Singers under the direction of Barbara Zirwes-Nysse with accompaniment by Mary Fellenz and Tom Armstrong will be presenting their annual Christmas Concert, “The Colors of Christmas.” Two performances will be presented at the Plymouth Arts Center on Saturday, December 4th at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 5th, 2021 at 2:30 PM. This production is generously sponsored by Sargento, Masters Gallery, Paul and Kathy Sartori, and the Wisconsin Arts Board.
The Sartori Company
Dec. 31, 2021
Community Event, All Ages
Plymouth, Wisconsin –The annual Sartori Big Cheese Drop, is nationally lauded as one of the country’s quirkiest New Year’s Eve traditions. This year marks our 15th annual event as we celebrate Plymouth, WI, the official Cheese Capital of the World. Over the past years, the event has drawn thousands as the community comes together to welcome the new year. The highlight of the event is marked by a countdown and the lowering of a giant wedge of Sartori’s world award-winning BellaVitano® Gold Cheese at 10pm. The event is sponsored by the Sartori Company.