About 22nd Annual First Brush of Spring

Art collectors, and artists will converge on historic New Harmony, Indiana, April 14 to April 17, 2021 for the 22nd Annual Plein Air Paint Out, known locally as the “First Brush of Spring”. Each year, the Paint Out attracts more than 150 artists and hundreds of art enthusiasts to this historic southwestern Indiana town, where visitors can enjoy the Paint Out and other activities held in conjunction with the event. Come and experience the 22nd Annual New Harmony Paint-out, First Brush of Spring, co-sponsored by the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association (IPAPA) and Hoosier Salon, brings artists together for plein air painting in the historic town of New Harmony, Indiana. The event provides an amazing spectacle for visitors to watch and enjoy artists painting on the streets and in the fields of Posey County. Field to Finish takes place Wednesday, is an exhibit in the Hoosier Salon gallery. 6 pm Awards at Redbud Park. On Thursday, the “Quick Draw” competition 3-5pm On Friday, artists can paint all day. New this year a Nocturne Quick Paint at Sara’s Harmonie Way from 6:30-9:30 pm. Saturday the art sale will be held in the Ribeyre Center from 9 am – 2 pm. Competition Awards at 2:30 pm on the lawn of Holy Angels Community Center