En Plein Air ’17: May 14

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En Plein Air ’17 Summer Schedule:
May 14 | June 18 | July 23 | August 20
uLethbridge Coutts Centre for
Western Canadian Heritage
Nanton, AB

All artists are invited to share Jim Coutts’ vision through En Plein Air 2017 at the Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage – 4 ‘open house’ Sundays to create art with fellow artists, friends and family. The Centre will be open 10am – 5pm on these days, in all weather conditions, including buildings and public washrooms:

Summer Schedule 2017

Sunday, May 14 – Buds ‘n’ Blossoms
Sunday, June 18 – Garden Glory!
Sunday, July 23 – uLethbridge Fine Arts Festival
Sunday, August 20 – Harvest Colour

Water, coffee and tea are provided – bring your own picnic lunch or – NEW THIS YEAR: purchase light lunches, snacks & drinks from the new catering kitchen in the north barn.

The “Coutts Centre Arts Festival” on July 23 hosts Shakespeare-in-the-Garden’s “A Comedy of Errors” on the stone stage, PLUS live music, family art activities, Camera Obscura open house– or relax and create art in the gardens. Lynnwood Ranch’s Bar-B-Q truck will be on-site againwith wood fired classics and refreshments!

There will be a Fall, 2017 exhibition at the Dr. Foster James Penny Building in downtown Lethbridge, featuring the works created at the En Plein Air 2017 days and submitted by artists:
En Plein Air Exhibition: December 2 – 23, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 2, 3 – 5 pm

Turn east off Hwy 2 on to Provincial Road 533. This intersection is across from the Ranchland Motel at the north end of Nanton, AB.
Follow Provincial Road 533 east, past the Nanton Golf Club to Range Road 280
Turn left (north) on Range Road 280 (gravel road)
Travel north on Range Road 280 about 4 km (cross Township road 164)
Coutts Centre is on the left (west) side of the road. Look for a number of rustic outbuildings.

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Jon Oxley | jon.oxley@uleth.ca | uleth.ca/artgallery/?p=15515