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Cuttyhunk Plein Air Festival

June 22 @ 3:00 pm

Cuttyhunk Plein Air is an annual one-day festival on the Elizabethan Island (Gosnold, MA) on a Saturday in late June.

The CPAF is limited to 60 artists, and the event is full of artists.

On the festival day, artists will travel from State Pier 3 in New Bedford, where registration packets and ferry tickets are distributed (9 a.m. departure), to Cuttyhunk (10 a.m. arrival). There, they will check in and collect their box lunches, and volunteer “island ambassadors” will greet painters and deliver them to various locations across the island.

Artists will wrap up around 2:30 p.m. to be ready for pickup (or can walk back), and they may submit paintings for jurying by 2:45 p.m. Then, there will be a brief “_ARTY!” reception after jurors have had a chance to select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and purchase prizes. Islanders and visitors may also purchase art directly from the artists.

The “_ARTY!” is open to all and free to attend. Finally, artists will depart on the Cuttyhunk Ferry at 4 p.m. to return to New Bedford.


June 22
3:00 pm
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Cuttyhunk Island
Gosnold, MA 02713 United States + Google Map
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