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Plein air painters of New Mexico Events

PAPNM has many types of events for you: 

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Select the  specific event below - in the sub-page links (current and upcoming events listed individually and others by year under past event pages). 

Juried Shows

Non-Juried Shows


Regularly Scheduled Paint Outs

Seasonal Online Contests


You may see all current and past events in calendar form on this page. It now includes Paint Outs as well.

Paint Outs

This page contains all the information you need about the regularly scheduled paint outs as well as a few special paint outs. It has a calendar for you to schedule into the future.


New view of collections of paintings from various albums. The images are larger though cropped. Current collections include Awards' albums or selections from different media types.

Online Contests

The current online contest album is listed below as a quick link from the menu. The Online Contests' page includes the instructions, requirements and benefits. It also lists the upcoming contests and manages collections of past contest albums.

PAPNM is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization of artists dedicated to preserving and promoting painting "en plein air" - in the open air or outdoors. Please note all arrangements will follow current New Mexico Department of Health guidelines in place at the time of any in person event.

Mail information to:
P. O. Box 20503
Albuquerque, NM

Mail Payments to: 
PAPNM Treasurer
P.O. Box  1948
Santa Fe, NM

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