Plein Air Convention and Expo (PACE) 2024

PACE 2024

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EVENT DATES: 5/20/24 – 5/24/24


Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee, NC 28719

Ticket Price:

Below is a table outlining the benefits of the three different packages available for the PACE 2024 event:

Package TypeBenefitsPrice
General Admission– 5 Days of Teaching and Painting
– Over 80 Instructors on 4 Stages
– Daily Outdoor Painting Sessions
– Giant Expo Hall of Art Materials
– Faculty and Attendee Art Show
Gold VIP Package– Everything in General Admission
– VIP Front & Center Main Stage Seating
– VIP Lounge Access
– VIP Cocktail Party with Faculty
– VIP Hat & Apron
– VIP Pin & Badge
– VIP Ribbon
Platinum VIP Package– Everything in Gold VIP Package
– Guaranteed First Row Main Stage Seating
– VIP Dinner with Eric Rhoads & Main Stage Artists
– Surprise Tour (TBD)
– Private Critique by a Main Stage Faculty Member
– In-Room Amenity

More Info:

The PACE 2024 event, set to occur at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, is a highly anticipated gathering for art enthusiasts, particularly those interested in plein-air painting. This convention is designed to be a comprehensive experience, offering five days of intensive art instruction provided by leading artists in the field. Participants, whether beginners or seasoned professionals, will have the opportunity to engage in daily late afternoon outdoor painting sessions following indoor training.

The event promises a dynamic and action-packed schedule, featuring indoor demonstrations on five stages by world-renowned artists, with specialty sessions dedicated to various mediums including oil, watercolor, pastel, and acrylic. Attendees will have the chance to learn and practice a wide range of techniques from a faculty of over 80 painters, all expertly selected and endorsed by PleinAir® Magazine.

Participants can look forward to improving their painting skills through hands-on practice and coaching provided by world-class painters, with opportunities to apply the knowledge acquired during the sessions through daily outdoor painting activities. The convention also offers a unique opportunity to meet and interact with iconic figures in the painting world, becoming part of a global movement dedicated to outdoor painting. Attendees can also explore a vast expo hall featuring discounted art supplies, participate in an art show, and enjoy sessions running from morning to night.

The event offers various packages, including General Admission, Gold VIP Package, and Platinum VIP Package, each with its own set of exclusive benefits and access.

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