2019 Festival runs from 17th – 23rd June

Come join us at the Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival 2019 Attend all or some of the seven ‘paint outs’ days at beautiful pre-selected locations, exhibit daily at the festival, be eligible for daily prizes and festival awards. Being a registered artist also allows you to sign up for our…

Fingal County Council

A big thank you to our main sponsor Fingal County Council who through their development office and the arts department have thrown their full weight and enthusiasm behind this festival.

Registration for our festival Workshops this June are now OPEN !!

2019 Workshop Artists are :  Una Sealy RHA | Claudia Araceli | Vicki Norman | Dave West  | Neal Greig ARUA | Blaise Smith R.H.A About our 2019 Workshop Artists Festival dates are 17th – 23rd June 2019 You can join these workshops to learn and improve your painting technics. This year…

Farmleigh House, June 2019

We are delighted to announce that one of next years Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival venues will be the prestigious Farmleigh House in the Phoenix Park. Farmleigh House was purchased from the Guinness family by the Irish Government in 1999. The house has been carefully refurbished by the Office of Public…

Looking forward to meeting you

Looking forward to meeting you. We are doing everything we can to make sure our festival is one that you will return to year after year. It is also a festival that we hope you will tell all your friends about so they can come and join us too.

Oils Painting Check List

Always be prepared DUBLIN PLEIN AIR CHECK LIST – PAINTING WITH OILS Haversack- ‘Hold all’ bag Pochade Box / Easel Tripod Mineral Spirit Container for cleaning brushes Small clip-on container for painting medium Oil Paints Painting panels/canvas Brushes and palette knives – Storage tube for same Wet Canvas Carrier (for…

Looking for accommodation for the festival ?

Dalmac Host Home – Bed & Breakfast Rates are : 7 nights  €275.00 / 6 nights  €250.00 / 5 nights  €225.00 / 4 nights  €200.00 / 3 nights  €175.00 – Minimum booking is 3 nights. Book with Linda

Watercolour and Acrylic Check List

To help you pack DUBLIN PLEIN AIR CHECK LIST – PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS / ACRYLICS Traveling Easel set up or Pochard Box Water and Spray Bottle with Water to slow down drying time Watercolor Paint – Clean Palette – Brushes – sponges Water Color Paper cut in your preferred sizes…

Sponsorship of Festival

Being a Corporate sponsor of the Dublin Plein Air Painting festival aligns your company with supporting the arts and supporting community. We will promote your company on our print advertising, electronic and social media, including the Dublin Plein Air website and Facebook page. You will also receive tickets to evening…

Looking for a campsite for the festival ?

For those Plein Air painters with camper vans or like camping, you can use the camp site in Rush – ‪www.northbeach.ie It is a good central location for the festival.