1st Annual Summer Urban Plein Air Event and Exhibition

The Philadelphia Sketch Club will be holding an urban plein air event from May 1st to July 17th, and an exhibition of registered works from July 25th to August 15th in our main gallery. We will be celebrating the diversity of our city through art.

Rittenhouse Square, a prime plein air location.

1. Download your copy of the Prospectus here: 2018 PSC Plein Air Prospectus

2. Registration to participate begins on May 1st and ends on June 30th at midnight. To register, payment must be made by either check or Paypal.

If mailed, the registration must be post marked 6/30 at the latest and sent to our mailing address:

C/O Urban Plein Air Registration
The Philadelphia Sketch Club
235 South Camac Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Or, register via PayPal by using the button below:


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After you have registered, it’s time to paint! The Plein Air Painting Locations are between the Schuylkill River and Delaware River in the Philadelphia Urban Region. (River to River)

4. Once your work is complete, enter it in the exhibition on EntryThingy.  Registered artists can submit up to 5 works online through EntryThingy between July 1st and July 17th at midnight. Maximum Accepted Works Per Artist is 5. 

The Urban Plein Air EntryThingy site will be available July 1, 2018:
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