Schedule of Events

SEPTEMBER 22-25, 2021

Jon Crane Gallery | 256 Main Street

Hill City, SD

Please check back with us for a full schedule of events with detailed information on the group painting locations, Quick Draw event, live auction, Artist’s Reception with awards and the Downtown Gallery Walk.

Thursday, September 23rd

9a-4p Group Plein Air Painting.  Artists will be set up and painting outdoors at a picturesque location.  Observe the artists painting an iconic scene from various viewpoints.

9a-8:30p Visitors will have the opportunity to view the finished paintings and purchase your favorites at the beautiful Jon Crane Gallery in the heart of Downtown Hill City.

7p Gallery Talk and Gallery Walk in Downtown Hill City.

Friday, September 24th

9a-4p Plein Air Painting in Hill City.  Artists will be set up and painting outdoors around the downtown area of Hill City.  Stroll along and keep your eyes open for your chance to observe artists painting live.

9a-8:30p Visitors will have the opportunity to view the finished paintings and purchase your favorites at the beautiful Jon Crane Gallery in the heart of Downtown Hill City.

6:30-8:30p Artists’ Reception and Awards, all are welcome.

Saturday, September 25th

9:30a–11:30a Quick Draw event, Downtown Hill City, followed by a live auction of paintings.

9a-3p Visitors will have the opportunity to view the finished paintings and purchase your favorites at the beautiful Jon Crane Gallery in the heart of Downtown Hill City.

The Black Hills Plein Air Paint-Out gathers artists in the Black Hills of South Dakota to paint the beautiful Black Hills on the last weekend of September.

This area offers intimate scenes of Black Hills granite, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy
Horse Memorial, prairie, meadows, aspens, lakes, streams, wildlife, the Mickelson Trail, and history.

For additional information or questions please contact:

Jan Humphrey, Hill City Arts Council, Phone: 605-574-2166 email: plazykranch@hughes.net

The Black Hills Plein Air Paint-Out is organized by the Hill City Arts Council.

Hill City Arts Council envisions the community of Hill City as a community embracing the arts. Its mission is to nurture and
support the arts and humanities as well as helping to boost the creative economy by offering arts and music events to show
their motto is “Small Town, Big Art.”

Black Hills Plein Air Paint Out Photo Gallery