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Plein Air on the Old Spanish Trail

  • 17253 Chipeta Rd., MONTROSE, CO 81403
  • (970) 249-3098 | Visit Website
  • Presented By: Ute Indian Museum
  • Dates: 6/27/2022, 7/11/2022, 7/12/2022, 7/14/2022, 7/18/2022, 7/19/2022, 7/25/2022, 7/26/2022, 7/28/2022
  • Location: Ute Indian Museum
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: $35 per session
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The Museum of the Mountain West is partnering with Fort Uncompahgre and the Ute Indian Museum this summer for a series of plein air painting & photography sessions along the Old Spanish Trail. Instructors will work with small groups offering personal attention and critiquing.