In Fresh Air: Impressionism and the Plein Air Movement

Saturday, Jun 5, 2021 from 10:00am to 4:00pm


The artistic drive to leave the studio and to collect inspiration, impressions and ideas directly from nature is featured in this new exhibition. Drawn from works rarely seen at the Biggs Museum, the exhibition tracks the influence of plein air painting in the United States, particularly in Delaware, with a focus on the museum’s extensive Barbizon, Tonalist and Impressionist collections. Over 100 years of paintings connected by the plein air tradition will be brought together in this comprehensive exhibition.

Dates: March 5, 2021 – June 19, 2021