The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens is partnering once again with the First Coast Plein Air Painters to host its signature fundraising event, A Brush with Nature May 15 -16, 2021 and we are inviting YOU. During the free weekend event, the public can explore the Arboretum’s natural wonders while watching the region’s top plein air artists paint in its beautiful settings.
• A springtime pairing of art and nature at the Arboretum.
• Over 35 artists painting the diverse landscapes within this unique park
• Artists’ demonstrations
• Guided trail hikes
• Live performances by area musicians
• Food trucks
• Children’s art activities
• Artists’ Award
This event is designed to support the incredible local artists from FCPAP and all works of art will be for sale at the event, with a percentage of the proceeds going to the arboretum. For more information about these organizations, please visit www.jacksonvillearboretum.org and www.firstcoastpleinairpainters.org. .