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Oil painting exhibit opens Sunday at Center

Oil Painters Of America: 30th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils will be presented by California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 

The exhibit opens Sunday, April 11 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Center museum. 

Cost to attend the exhibit ranges from $6-$12. 

Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of America’s primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition, and the appreciation of light.

The 30th National Juried Exhibition will highlight paintings that show the highest quality in draftsmanship, color, and composition, emphasizing a diversity in representational style and subject matter.

Every piece in the exhibition will be for sale, a portion of which will help benefit the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

What you should know before you visit

Per CDC recommendations, the Museum has new protocols to ensure your visit is safe and enjoyable.

All visitors to the Museum must properly wear a face covering. Masks must cover both the nose and mouth of the wearer. Visitors under 2 are not required to wear a face covering per CDC guidelines.

A non-invasive temperature check is mandatory for all visitors. Staff will use a non-contact thermometer, aimed at your forehead, to ensure that your temperature is below 99 degrees.

Per San Diego guidelines, you will be required to sign in to the Museum using your name and phone number.

Visitors will be expected to socially distance from those outside of their party.

Current museum attendance is limited to less than 25% of full capacity; this may result in short wait times.

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