Saturday, July 3, 2021
Art in the Garden
Through September 6, 2021
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR
Once again this summer, local artists will showcase
their handcrafted pieces alongside the natural splendor
of The Oregon Garden, giving guests an opportunity to
not only enjoy but also to purchase new pieces for their
home and garden! There is no additional fee for enjoying
our Art in the Garden event: the art can be viewed at
any time during open hours for the duration of the
Take the “art walk” and chat with the featured artists
who will be available to talk about their installations
and inspiration. Guests 21+ can enjoy complimentary wine
tasting from Willamette Valley Vineyards and an array of
food offerings from Little Leaf Café. Our Opening
Reception is available to all garden guests with regular
admission. Check the Oregon Garden Facebook page for
Plein Air Pandemic
Various Events, June 21-July 11, 2021
Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, OR
Each year during the Oregon Lavender Paint Out, the
regions’ lavender fields become outdoor studios for over
90 artists. For two weeks, artists from throughout the
Northwest and beyond will work on location in the
lavender fields, where they will capture the atmosphere
of the moment, including the ever-changing colors,
light, and shadows encountered when working outdoors.
The Oregon Lavender Paint Out celebrates the tradition
of painting en plein air. This gives artists the
opportunity to paint some of the most striking
landscapes imaginable, on site, at different Oregon
What is plein air painting? It’s a French term that
literally translates as “fresh air.” The term in art
refers to the practice of painting scenes outdoors, as
opposed to painting in a studio or from photographs.
Plein air painters receive their artistic inspiration
directly from the landscape and the conditions of the
The Paint Out culminates at the Willamette Valley
Lavender Festival and Plein Air Art Show on July 10-11,
2021 at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon,
where participating artists’ work will be showcased. The
paintings will be judged and prizes will be awarded.
Work will be available for viewing and purchase by the
public during Festival hours. Admission is free.
Proceeds from artists’ registrations and painting sales
benefit many charitable causes.
Call to Artists:
Paint the lavender fields of Oregon between the dates of
June 21 to July 7, 2021. You may enter up to five
completed paintings in the Plein Air Art Show and Sale
held at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon
on July 10-11. There will be professional and open
divisions in the show. Artists in all media are invited
to participate. This public show and sale is part of the
Willamette Valley Lavender Festival, July 10-11, 2021.
The lavender fields are located throughout Oregon. The
art show will be judged and prizes will be awarded.