Cape Ann Plein Air

Cape Ann Plein 2019 will be held October 6th-14th!

Artists who wish to apply to our event can visit Online Juried Shows/ CAPA Application

Entry Juror and Competition Judge

We are honored to welcome nationally acclaimed plein air painter Mark Boedges as our 2019 Entry Juror, and Kenn Eroll Backhaus as our 2019 distinguished Awards Judge.


Last year, our Awards Gala was held at North Shore Arts Association on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 where over $20K in prizes were awarded to our artists.

We will hold our Gala at NSAA again this year on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

Complete list of 2018 Awards & Prizes



Click through our 2018 Digital Program Book

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To visit Cape Ann and enjoy our event, please explore our local hotels and inns.

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