‘Plein air’ art event to feature Tecumseh landscapes

Art in August will take place in downtown Tecumseh on Friday, Aug. 24, from 6-9 p.m. During the day leading up to the event, en plein air artists (from the French expression meaning “in the open air”) will set up their easels around parks and other picturesque locations in Tecumseh. Observers are welcome to watch and ask questions as the artists paint.Beginning at 6 p.m., the artists will showcase their paintings at the 2nd annual Art in August event in downtown Tecumseh. En plein air artists will be featured at a reception at the Black Door Gallery, 133 E. Chicago Blvd., and the public is invited to attend.During the evening, downtown businesses will also be holding extended hours, hosting local and regional artists, and some will offer complimentary refreshments. There will also be a free make-it-take-it project for kids, as well as live music at some businesses.For additional information, contact Paula Holtz at 424.6003 or e-mail at pholtz@tecumseh.mi.us.

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