North Lake


Plein Air


June 23rd- 27th 


Lake Tahoe


North Lake Tahoe
Plein Air Festival

A week-long gathering and

painting competition of plein air artists from around the country. Hosted by North Tahoe Arts.

June 23rd-27th. Tahoe City, Ca



The Schedule
Plein Air Workshop
Join special guest jurors Antonin Passemard & Anastasia Dukhanina for a special pre-plein air festival workshop June 20th-22nd, 2020 
Learn more about Antonin & Anastasia here. 
Plein Air Workshop

Tuesday, 6/23

Artists Champagne Registration

9am - Noon

at North Tahoe Arts


Evening Welcome Reception

Thursday, 6/25


Quick Draw Competition  


Tahoe City's Farmers Market 

9am -11am 

Saturday, 6/27


Main Competition Awards &

Outdoor Art Sale

10am - 3pm

North Tahoe Arts 

Wednesday, 6/24

 Organized Paint Out 

(Artisanal picnic lunch provided)


 Demonstrations by

Antonin Passemard &

Anastasia Dukhanina

Friday, 6/26

Organized Paint Out


Submission of competition pieces


Evening Reception 

  5pm -7pm

Tues - Sat

Event long art exhibit and sale of participating artists' work.


The Corison Gallery

North Tahoe Arts

Open 11am - 5pm Daily


Main Competition

*Best of Show $1,000

*2nd $700

*3rd $500

Artists Choice $50 

People's Choice $50 


Awards Announced on Saturday

at North Tahoe Arts 11am 



Artists have 2 hours to create and frame a painting from start to finish.


*1st Place $250

Quick Draw

Young, old or in between,

everyone gets to vote!

Voting takes place at NTArts in the Corison Gallery. Vote for the piece that you like best!

People's Choice

North Tahoe Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to support the arts in the North Tahoe-Truckee communities through exposure, education and participation.

Artisan Shop Hours:
Winter Hours
Thurs-Mon 11am-4pm
Shop Location:
380 North Lake Blvd.
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Mailing Address:
North Tahoe Arts
PO Box 6354
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Contact Us:
(530) 581-2787