Plein Air Event - 2022
'Plein Air by the Vineyard'


Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery

700 Folly Hill Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

All vehicles must be parked in the parking lot in front of the tasting room. 

Vineyard is located on the other side of the buildings.


Painting at Galer Estate



  • Date: August 20, 21

  • Entry Time: 11am to 5pm

  • Judges: Owner & Artist, Lele Galer | Winemaker, Virginia Mitchell | Artist, Karen D’Allaird

  • Competition officially closes at 5pm on August 20th

  • Paintings may be taken home for studio editing before judgment

  • Framing is preferred, but not required 

  • 1-3 paintings from the plein air may be selected by the artist for inclusion into the judging and following sale at the winery

  • Prizes will be awarded for: 

    • Best in Show - $250

    • Most Colorful - $100

    • Most Inventive - $100


Artwork Sales

  • All proceeds of artwork sales are handled by the individual artists

  • Galer Estate will not take payment for artwork

  • Art can be picked up between 5-7pm on Sunday, August 21st


Helpful Tips for Painting at the Winery

  • Bring a chair, table, easel

  • Bring all art supplies

  • Painting can only be done in the grass or gravel - artists cannot paint on the deck or breezeway

  • Bring a hat, sunscreen, bug spray, and water bottle 

  • Food is not provided, but you are welcome to use our indoor space (AC) to eat and relax

  • Water is available

  • Artists will receive 1 voucher for a glass of Galer Estate wine


Reception & Awards

  • Sunday, August 21, 2pm - 5pm

  • Winners will be announced at 3pm 

  • Light refreshments will be available

  • Galer Estate Wine will be available for purchase