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Welcome to
Los Gatos Plein Air 2016

For the eighth year 34 nationally renowned artists will paint outdoors for 4 days in and around Los Gatos, California. This fundraiser that supports Art, Music and Science Education in Santa Clara County will culminate in a fine art exhibition, sale, and festival that will be held in downtown Los Gatos, on Saturday, June 18th, 2016.

The Artists of 2016

Our 34 artists have been chosen!  Check them out on the Artists page.

Events of Los Gatos Plein Air

Artists Paint on Location

June 14th-17th, 2016

New! Thursday, Downtown Paint Out

June 16th, 8:00 a.m.-noon.
Downtown Los Gatos

VIP Artists' Choice Reception and Silent Auction

Friday, June 17th, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Toll House Hotel.
Details are posted on the Events page.

Fine Art Exhibit, Sale and Festival

Saturday, June 18th, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Los Gatos Plein Air is a fundraiser sponsored by the Los Gatos Morning Rotary Club, which supports the arts, music and youth in the South Bay, and the humanities programs of Rotary International. Beneficiaries of Plein Air 2016 are:

More information can be obtained in our Beneficiaries section.

Event Organizer

Los Gatos Morning Rotary



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