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Plein Air exhibition to run July 19-Aug. 18 at LCSC’s CAH

LEWISTON, Idaho – The Rivers & Vines 5th annual Plein Air exhibition will be on display at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St. in Lewiston, on July 19 through Aug. 18.

The exhibit features works for new and veteran plein air artists who took part in paint-outs competitions and socials in Lewiston-Clarkston Valley vineyards and venues with river views during June 18-23.

There will be an opening reception for the artists starting at 5 p.m. on July 19. The competition winners will be announced at 6 p.m. during the social. There will be juried cash prizes of $500, $300 and $200 awarded.

The event is sponsored by Happy Day Restaurants and Visit Lewis Clark Valley. Partnerships for the exhibit include Chief Timothy State Park, Clearwater Canyon Cellars, Colter’s Creek Vineyard & Winery, Rivaura Estate Vineyards, and Vista House at Point A. Exhibit donors include Jan Vogtman and Clearwater Eye Clinic. Grant funding is through US Bank and artsIdaho.

The Center is open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and features free admission but donations are welcome. For more information about the exhibitions or to schedule a docent tour, visit or call 208-792-2247.