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Cape Ann Plein Air Competition & Festival

October 6 - October 14

Check out the Cape Ann Plein Air Competition & Festival October 6th – October 14th during your stay at Atlantis Oceanfront Inn hotel in Gloucester, MA. The fourth annual Cape Ann Plein Air (CAPA) outdoor painting competition and festival, takes place in the Cape Ann communities of Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport. CAPA 2019 provides local, national and internationally recognized artists the opportunity to compete in the premier New England Plein Air festival and winner of the BONS 2018 Editor’s Choice for Best Arts Festival, located in the birthplace of American Plein Air Painting, Cape Ann. During the week there are artist demos in all four communities, dinners with the artists, a nocturne painting event and more. Please check the capeannpleinair.com website for the full calendar of events, times and locations.


October 6
October 14