Plein Air returns to the National Museum of Transportation (NMOT) on September 21, 2019. Mark your calendars now whether you are coming to paint or to attend our Smithsonian Museum Day to see our fabulous painters and participate in our other activities that day. Our website will be updated later in the year for registration for the artists. The Smithsonian Museum Day site will be offering free tickets to print for entry to NMOT as the date gets closer.

The photo of the winning Plein Air artwork from 2018 is displayed above this post. The artist is Henryk Ptasiewicz–click here to visit his website and view more of his superb workBorn in the North of England, Henryk came to America in 1999 and has worked as an artist since. Plein Air painting is but one of several media he works in at the Koken Art Factory in St. Louis MO.