• The Shadows is the first National Trust for Historic Preservation site in the Gulf South. The home and garden are as breathtaking as the history preserved here.

Shadows Plein Air 2021 Schedule of Events

SATURDAY, MARCH 13TH - THURSDAY, MARCH 18TH

  • Artists painting throughout seven parishes in Acadiana. Follow the competition's Facebook page or visit the Shadows Visitor Center to receive information on artists' location and competition details.
  • Stop in at the Shadows Visitor Center throughout the week during operating hours to see completed paintings by this year's artists. Some work will be available for sale.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17TH

  • 7:30pm: Art Lecture with Kenn Backhaus at Shadows Visitor Center

FRIDAY, MARCH 19TH

  • 9am: Paint Out on downtown Main Street
  • 6:30pm: Awards Ceremony and Fine Art Sale at Shadows Visitor Center