Art in the Open 2019

Art in the Open Festival 2019

Art in the Open

Ireland’s International Plein Air Painting Festival

27th July – 5th August 2019

We have some splendid locations to paint in;
• A large coastal town founded by Vikings. • A fishing village with traditional thatched cottages and a beach. • A Victorian tudor gothic country house and museum. • A riverside town with barges and a Cistercian Abbey. • A 13th century Cistercian abbey with restored walled garden.
• A Castle with magnificent parks, a museum and tea room.

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Wells House Tuesday, 30th July

Wells House and Gardens is a Victorian tudor gothic country house museum, located around 7 km outside of Kilmuckridge, County Wexford. It was designed by Daniel Robertson (of Powerscourt and Kilruddery House in County Wicklow and Johnstown Castle) in the 1830s. It was opened to the general public in July 2012 and is the most visited attraction in the county of Wexford, being named “Ireland’s Best Family Day Out” by Today FM in 2015. The house has extensive gardens, an animal farm, a cafe and a children’s playground. Archery and falconry are also practised. It is found on the R741 road, near the small village of Ballyedmond and about 18 km south of Gorey. It features as a suggested stop on the Ireland’s Ancient East touring area.
Wells House will kindly allow free access to you on presentation of your registrant’s badge, which you will receive when you check in at the festival.

10.30am: Peggi Kroll-Roberts and Thomas Jefferson Kitts. 2pm: Ray Roberts and Anastasia Dukhanina

Getting to Wells House:

The event is finished.


Jul 27 2019 - Aug 05 2019


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