Sunday Plein Air

Sunday Afternoons

New Time 2:00 – 4:30pm!

Paint for two hours and then gather to share our work.

Capturing Autumn in New England through plein air painting

Join us to paint each Sunday – in true plein air style. 

All levels and media welcome.

There is no instruction but we will share our work from 4:00 – 4:30pm.

Portsmouth Arts Guild Sunday Plein Air, Jan Burling photo

These drop-in sessions are free and open to all artists.  Sunday rain automatically cancels the event.


We will obey any Covid restrictions in place at the time. 

October Schedule


Sunday, October 1

2:00 – 4:30pm

L’Artisan Café, 9 Wayland Ave, Providence. Enjoy the sights
and sounds of Wayland Square. Meet back at L’Artisan Café at 4:30 and
grab a coffee or cup of soup as we share our work.


Sunday, October 8

Holiday no plein air

Sunday, October 15

2:00 – 4:30pm

Sandy Point Beach, 620 Sandy Pt Ave, Portsmouth. This
shallow, natural beach is located on the Sakonnet River at the end of Sandy
Point Avenue and has some amazing scenic views to paint.


Saturday, October 21

9:30 – Noon

Urban Sketchers of RI,We are switching to Saturday morning this week as we
combine creative forces with the fabulous Urban Sketchers of RI
group to paint a beautiful Japanese garden at 9 Simmons Rd, Little
Compton, RI.  Rescheduled from Sept 23 due to rain!


Sunday, October 29

2:00 – 4:30pm

Colt State Park, Bristol. Park by the stone building and paint
the marshes, stonework and lion sculptures.

Please email Wendy Berube at for more information and to be added to the weekly informational email.

With thanks to our generous sponsors