Art in the Open \ Plein Air Painting Festival
Now in its eleventh year, Art in the Open is a vibrant 10-day festival, attracting some of the best outdoor painters from around the globe. Renowned for its friendliness and relaxed atmosphere, the festival is jam-packed with activities, events and painting excursions to some of the most breathtaking locations in the sunny south-east.
On 7 August 2018, a group of national and international artists who were participating in Art in the Open, travelled to the Gallery via the scenic coastal train from Wexford to Dublin. This journey was a re-imagining of the iconic journey taken by French artists at the turn of the nineteenth century, travelling between Paris and Pont-Aven. The Art in the Open field trip culminated in a mass paint-out in Merrion Square park.
National Gallery of Ireland
Art in the Open festival field tripPlay