5th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo

The World's Largest Gathering of Plein Air Painters

April 15-19, 2016

Tucson, AZ - El Conquistador Resort

2016 Faculty

5th Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo

The 5th Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo (PACE 2016) will be held in gorgeous Tucson, Arizona at the El Conquistador Resort.

Join us April 15-19, 2016 for a one-of-a-kind experience that features classes, social activities, and painting in picturesque locations.

Some of today’s top artists will be there to teach and guide you to become a better painter – you don’t want to miss this event!

Why You Should Attend

Something for Everyone

Whether you prefer to use oil paints, water media, or pastels, there is something for everyone at the Plein Air Convention. You are welcome to attend any class or demonstration from any of the three separate media tracks we offer. The choice is yours!

Sponsors + Exhibitors + Art Suppliers

We've created an exposition hall of plein air suppliers and vendors unrivaled by any you've seen before. Conveniently located right next to the location where we'll be holding our indoor conferences, you'll be able to meet with representatives from all the top supply companies, watch exciting demonstrations and get hands-on with all the latest gear.

Ticket Info

Sign up now to take advantage of the early-bird special and optional payment plan!

2016 Plein Air Convention Registration – 5 Payments @ $180.00

Our most popular payment option! We want to make it really easy for our guests to register and pay for the Plein Air Convention & Expo. Sign up before November 30th, 2015 and select the 5-payment plan and you'll pay just $180 each month – it just doesn't get any easier!

$900 Buy Now

2016 Plein Air Convention Basics Course

Available to conference attendees, in addition to the regular registration price. Top instructors teach you the basics, covering everything from materials, easel types, how to paint outside, how to set up, with demos in each of the primary mediums. This is a basics course, so you will be ready to paint on location later in the week.

$99 Buy Now

2016 Plein Air Convention Art Showcase Easel Space

Reserve your easel now for the 2016 Art Showcase and Sale and you’ll have your own place to sell your paintings in our popular Art Sale that will be open to the public! If your first painting sells, you can place another – the easel is yours for the duration of the sale!

$50 Buy Now

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Sign up now to take advantage of the early-bird special and optional payment plan!

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