2019 Schedule
WELCOME TO THE PLEIN AIR TROUPE – We are Metro Detroit's Plein Air Painting Club! Whether you are a seasoned painter or a beginner, we would love to have you join us. No RSVP required, just paint with us when you can! May 1 Manresa Jesuit Retreat - 1390 Quarton Rd, Bloomfield Hills, 48304 May 3-9 Plein Air Painting Retreat, Hastings MI (For info see Contact tab) May 8 Downtown Northville - Parking on Mary Alexander Ct. Northville 48167 May 15 Henry Ford Fair Lane Estate, 1 Fair Lane Drive, Dearborn 48128 May 22 Belle Isle, Sunset Point, W. of 1 Casino Way, Detroit 48209 May 29 Proud Lake Fishing Area, Huron River next to Wixom Road June 5 Meadow Brook Hall, 350 Estate Drive, Rochester, 48309 June 12 Village of Chelsea, Main Street, Chelsea 48118 June 19 Island Lake State Recreation Area, 12950 E. Grand River Ave, Brighton 48116 June 26 Maybury Farm (not the park) 50165 8 Mile Rd, Northville S. side of 8 Mile, 1 1/2 miles W. of Beck Rd July 3 Byers Homestead - Commerce Rd, Commerce Township July 9 Eastern Market, Detroit 48226.We meet off our regular day for the Tuesday Market. July 17 Village of Holly - Parking lot is off Battle Alley, E. of Holly Hotel July 24 Edsel & Eleanor Ford House - 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores 48236 July 31 Heritage Park, 24915 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills 48336 (Change art exhibit.) Aug 7 Dodge #4 State Park - 4250 Parkway Dr, Waterford 48327 Aug 14 Greenmead Historic Park, 20501 Newburg Rd, Livonia S. of 8 Mile Rd, on W. side Aug 21 Cranbrook Gardens, 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills 48304 Aug 28 Kensington Farm Center - 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford 48380, Daily $10 Annual $35/Senior $21 Sept 4 Maybury State Park - Horseman’s Entrance, 20145 Beck Road, Northville 48167. Passport required. Sept 11 MSU Tollgate Farm - 28115 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi 48050 Sept 16 - 22 PAAWM Plein Air Painting Retreat, Hastings MI (For info: Contact tab) Sept 18 Governor Warner Mansion - 33805 Grand River, Farmington 48335 Sept 25 Matthei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, 48105 Oct 2 Detroit RiverWalk, 1340 Atwater St, Detroit 48207 Oct 7 Henry Ford Fair Lane Estate, 1 Fair Lane Drive, Dearborn 48128 Oct 16 End of the season lunch and critique. Scrambler Marie’s Restaurant, Farmington Hills Alternate painting locations - check website Wednesday morning before heading out • Goldner Walsh Nursery 559 Orchard Lake Rd., Pontiac 48341 • DIA Sketching in the Galleries, 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit 48202 Brunch • Critique at Scrambler Marie’s Restaurant