2023 Plein Air Painting Festival returns to Superior

Sep. 7—Superior will host a full day of fresh air, painting and fun on Sept. 23.

The 2023 Plein Air Painting Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Purple Park, 1310 S. Pitkin Ave., and attendees can watch artists paint in the open air, a technique known as "en plein air." More than a dozen artists will be at the festival.

There will also be food trucks, live music, free face painting, two creative-station art tents for all attendees and the opportunity to purchase original paintings.

Kids aged 12-18 can sign up for the Youth Mentorship Program and paint alongside artists. Contact Arts and Historical Programs Supervisor Jennifer Garner at to sign up for the program.

More information about the event is available at