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Nutcracker in the Castle at The Paine

November 30, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Nutcracker in the Castle 2018 at The PaineCome see the beloved Nutcracker Suite story as you’ve never seen it before: as presented from within the historic Paine estate! Nutcracker in the Castle sees each room of the historic estate transformed to present different scenes from the classic ballet. Now through January 7th, 2019.

The Paine Art Center and Gardens is a historic estate in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The estate was established in 1927 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 3-acre grounds include botanical gardens and a Tudor Revival style mansion containing public art galleries. The Paine hosts a variety of special events throughout the year, such as the popular Festival of Spring.

Another popular, annual attraction at the The Paine is their unique presentation of The Nutcracker.

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Tiffany at The Paine and the Oshkosh Plein Air Festival

June 18, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Oshkosh Plein Air Festival 2018Art and outdoor lovers take note: the first annual Oshkosh Plein Air Festival is scheduled to take place in and around town August 16th through the 19th, 2018.

Plein Air?

“En plein air” is both a French phrase meaning “in the open air” and a painting style. Plein Air painting is done outside in one sitting, against the changing of the light. Plein air was an important part of the Impressionist movement during the mid-1800’s. Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and Claude Monet were notable practitioners of the style.

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2017 Festival of Spring at The Paine Art Center and Gardens

April 21, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Festival of Spring at The Paine Art Center!This year’s Oshkosh Festival of Spring at The Paine Art Center and Gardens is just around the corner! This much anticipated, free, outdoor event features hundreds of vendors, food, and live music. More famously, it’s also the site of The Paine’s annual Spring Plant Sale! Saturday, May 20th, 8am to 4pm.

What better way to celebrate spring than at an outdoor fair of gardening goods at The Paine Art Center and Gardens? The Paine’s annual Spring Plant Sale offers both traditional and unusual plant varieties and is well-known for having the region’s best selection of perennials.

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