Moon Lake Plein Air

  • Pop-Up Plein Air, Moon Lake Shoreline Event
    08/17/2022 - 08/26/2022
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Moon Lake Shoreline Event: Pop-Up Plein Air Painting

Location: Moon Lake Boat Landing (north of Land O’ Lakes off of highway 45)

Time: 8am-12pm

Date: August 17th, 2022

Raindate:  August 18th, 2022

Fee: $15 Moon Lake Plein Air ISCCW Lakes and Streams

Registration Deadline August 15th

ISCCW educator: Michelle Kanipes

Teaching Artist: McCall Hocking


Come spend the morning plein air painting (painting outdoors) and learning about the health of shorelines. This event is co-sponsored by Watersmeet Lakeguards (ISCCW) and Iron County Lakes and Streams Partnership in conjunction with Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA).


Enjoy the beautiful Moon Lake boat landing area with a morning full of plein air oil painting and shoreline education and discussion. Beginners welcome (and encouraged!) All supplies and tools will be included, though participants should wear clothes to paint in or a smock, bring a lawn chair if you’d prefer to sit, and sunscreen/bug spray if needed. McCall, from LOLA will be leading participants through steps of painting, using water-based oil paints, and Michelle, from ISCCW will be sharing educational material about the importance of healthy shorelines to the group while they paint.


*Moon Lake Boat Landing is a non-marked west turn just north of Moon Lake Road. (You will go north on 45 past the Moon Lake Campground and turn just after the guard rail)


Bathroom facilities – there aren’t any on site, however a short drive down the road either at the wayside rest, the BP gas station or the chamber of commerce.


Instructors’ Bios


Michelle Kanipes

Michelle is the new ISCCW community educator. She has served as Principal, Curriculum and Instruction Director, and Athletic Director for the Washington Island School District in Door County, Wisconsin; she was the Principal in Ironwood, Michigan as well as the Dean of Students, Athletic/Activities Director and Literacy Coach for the Southern Door County School District in Brussels, Wisconsin. Michelle also taught special education as well as general education classes for 30+ years.


McCall Hocking

McCall is the LOLA Arts Marketing Communications Coordinator. She is a former high school art teacher, an avid painter, and a mom of two kiddos under 5.

Details Price Qty
Moon Lake Plein Airshow details + $15.00 (USD)  

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