Events

Oct 18, 2018
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM 

Enjoy an afternoon of art making in the Education Studio! We always feature clay and watercolor, and every three weeks there are two new art projects to try. Visitors are welcome to drop in anytime between 3 and 6. Please allow at least 30 minutes to try all projects.

 

Join us every third Thursday of the month for the Downtown San Angelo & Cultural Arts District Downtown Stroll. Downtown Stroll showcases some of the best art, food, and fun that Downtown San Angelo has to offer. We encourage you to take advantage of the the free trolley service that is available during the DOWNTOWN STROLL.

From 5:00 to 9:00 pm, however the museum stays open from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. For more information click HERE.

Oct 21, 2018
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 

Shows differ each month. Check out the Chamber Music Page for more info!

$12 general public, $10 member, $7 student/senior/military
ASU students are FREE with student ID

Oct 22, 2018
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM 

EPAT (EnPleinAirTEXAS) HEADQUARTERS and ‘FRESH PAINT’ GALLERY VERDE, 417 S. Oakes                 

Open 9am to 5:30pm – Event & Artist Information

     Purchase Event Tickets for STAMPEDE, Saturday Party, & Chuck Wagon Breakfast

     Register early for Saturday's Open Quick Draw Paint-Out

     Thursday is last day to Purchase Paintings before the weekend exhibit!

Oct 23, 2018
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM 

All morning you’ll find the Competition Artists at the Civic League Park in San Angelo, 24 South Park Street. Everyone is welcome to COME WANDER & WATCH as they paint in this spectacular sunken garden!

Tickets for the WATER LILY BRUNCH WITH THE ARTISTS are available for $35 and may be purchased ahead or at Event Headquarters. Mimosas and orange juice will be available as you view world-acclaimed lilies and wander in the gardens with the artists. You may be seated and enjoy brunch anytime between 10:30 and noon. 
PURCHASE TICKETS

EPAT (EnPleinAirTEXAS) EVENT HEADQUARTERS:
GALLERY VERDE, 417 S. Oakes
Open 9am to 5:30pm – Event & Artist Information
Purchase Event Tickets for STAMPEDE, Saturday Party, and Chuck Wagon Breakfast

Register early for Saturday's Open Quick Draw Paint-Out
View and Purchase Fresh Paintings from the week!

 

 

Oct 25, 2018
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM 

Enjoy an afternoon of art making in the Education Studio! We always feature clay and watercolor, and every three weeks there are two new art projects to try. Visitors are welcome to drop in anytime between 3 and 6. Please allow at least 30 minutes to try all projects.

Oct 26, 2018
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM 

ART COLLECTORS STAMPEDE & AWARDS PARTY & SALE

Join fellow art enthusiasts for your first opportunity to see the 2018 COMPETITION PAINTINGS - two paintings selected by each Artist - that are judged and winners awarded over $13,000 in cash prizes this evening!  In all, over 250 fresh and one-of-a-kind diverse interpretations of our West Texas area are showcased tonight and FOR SALE by 34 of the top award-winning Plein Air painters in the country!

6:30 to 8:30 pm - Quartermaster & Commissary Buildings at Fort Concho, 600 Burgess Street.

     TICKETS are $100 and include a $100 credit towards purchase of a painting in the exhibit.

     Purchase tickets early online, at Gallery Verde, or at the door.

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Oct 27, 2018
08:00 AM - 08:30 PM 

San Angelo Fairgrounds, 50 East 43rd Street
QUICK DRAW OPEN PAINT-OUT
8:00am – Artist registration & check-in opens at the gate east of the Coliseum

9:00am – COME WATCH or COME PAINT!
     All area Artists (18 yrs. & older) are invited to join with our 34 Competition Artists in this year’s Quick Draw Paint-Out at the San Angelo Roping Fiesta!  In a short 2 ½ hours, artists will attempt to ‘lasso’ the essence of West Texas on their canvasses. 

     COME WATCH FOR FREE!  Wander the fairgrounds and find our 34 Competition Artists as well as artists from across the state, here to paint cowboys & horses, the action at the indoor roping arena, and hundreds of kids & animals at the junior livestock show.  So much to paint!

     WANT TO PAINT?  Register online or at Gallery Verde during the week, or at the Fairgrounds between 8am & 9am for a $10 Registration Fee if you want to paint in this fun competition.

11:30am – with a big HOOEY!  The artists must stop painting & frame their artwork for judging. By the way, a “HOOEY” is the final loop by the rider when roping a calf.

HIGH NOON – JUDGING, AWARDS & SALE
     Artists, easels and paintings are corralled at the big STAR in front of the Housley Building (maps available). 

     2018 EPAT judge Kenn Backhaus announces the winning paintings and awards $2850 in cash prizes. 

     All Paintings are for SALE and now is your opportunity to visit with the artists and ‘rope yourself a colorful memory’ of cowboys & paintbrushes - benefitting these amazing artists AND the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts!

65TH ANNUAL ROPING FIESTA  

50 East 43rd St, San Angelo Fairgrounds, entrance east of the Coliseum

1 to 4pm – COME WATCH 
     The Competition Artists will be in the stands, capturing the action in the longest running stand-alone roping event in the world!  
     Roping tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the gate.  
     These paintings may be purchased this afternoon and picked up (framed) at Fort Concho on Sunday.

ENPLEINAIRTEXAS 2018 ARTIST EXHIBIT & SALE

9am to 5pm – Open FREE to the Public at Fort Concho, 600 Burgess St. 
     View and purchase your favorites from over 250 paintings painted ‘en plein air’ this week!
     Cast your vote for the ‘STRAY CALF AWARD’!

ART IN THE AFTERNOON
More information to come soon about painting activities for children at Fort Concho!

'ROPE YOURSELF A PAINTING' PARTY!   
6 to 8:30pm – Quartermaster Building at Fort Concho, 600 Burgess St.

Put on your best Western Bling for a night of food, dancing, and unlocked treasures at old Fort Concho!  Mingle with your favorite EnPleinAirTEXAS Artists, surrounded by all the West Texas treasures they have painted this week.  Bring your dancing shoes and don't miss the excitement and surprise guests at 7pm!

7:00pm – “MINI-PEARLS of the CONCHOS” Exhibit GRAND OPENING!

EXCLUSIVE 1st Viewing & Sale of the 2018 ‘Mini-Pearls’ – 
34 paintings 6”x 6” or 6”x 8”  that were painted this week by the Competition Artists & can be purchased TONIGHT! 
$1500 in cash awards handed out by judge Kenn Backhaus.
Exhibit & Awards Sponsored by Fran & Tom Gregg
$25 per person

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Oct 28, 2018
09:30 AM - 03:00 PM 

9 to 11am – Enjoy a hardy Chuck Wagon Breakfast with the Artists 
Historic Fort Concho, 600 Burgess St.  
     Tickets should be purchased ahead of time online or at Gallery Verde by Thursday, Oct. 26th.

PURCHASE TICKETS

9:30am – “OUT OF THE CHUTE!!” – Roping Painting Exhibit Opens and ALL are for sale only until 3pm today!  Commissary Building at Fort Concho.

LAST DAY ARTIST EXHIBIT & SALE!

9am to 3pm – Open FREE to the public at Fort Concho, 600 Burgess St.  
     Your last chance to visit with the Artists and purchase artwork from a week of painting on ranches, parks and rivers, and out at the roping fiesta!  And don’t miss the Mini-Pearls (small paintings from this week) exhibit and sale now open to the public!

 

‘STRAY CALF’ AWARD
     Today is the last day to place your personal vote for the painting YOU feel was lost and should have gotten an award!  
     The judge will award a $500 prize to that painting at 1pm today!

1pm - JUDGES TALK & STRAY CALF AWARD Presentation by KENN BACKHAUS
Quartermaster Building. 
     Kenn will share insights on his choices for the prize-winning paintings.  Free to everyone.

2 to 3pm – FINAL SALE for 2018!
Your very last chance to take home an original treasure from one of our 2018 award-winning EnPleinAirTEXAS Artists!

 

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