2023 Fair Dates: Thursday July 27- Sunday July 30
"The monumental task of getting all the art accepted and up on the walls, and docenting during the fair requires many hands and hundreds of volunteer hours to accomplish. We need your help."
The Art Barn at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair proudly showcases the work of artists of all ages and abilities. Plumas Arts is the Superintendent for the Art Barn and works hard each year to coordinate the preparation and display of work in this much-visited exhibition.
Note:Entries to the Art Barn are open to Plumas and Sierra Counties only.
Entries close: July 7th (entry forms can be picked up at Plumas Arts, or downloaded below. Forms are returned to the Fairgrounds office).
Work is delivered to the fairgrounds on Thurs and Friday
the week before the fair opens.
Thursday, July 20th 3pm - 7pm
Friday July 21st 3pm-7pm
Volunteers are needed on Thursday and Friday July 20 and 21st to help receive art from 3-7pm. Volunteers can work 2 or 4 hour shifts.
During the fair, Thursday July 27-Sunday July 30, pairs of docents work in two-hour shifts to care for the work and help with the People’s Choice Awards voting.
Art Barn Hours are Thursday & Sunday from Noon to 8pm and Friday & Saturday from Noon to 9pm.
Any amount of time you can offer will be greatly appreciated. Every volunteer working 4 hours or more will be given a free admission pass to the fair for that day.
To sign up to volunteer please call 530-283-3402 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Barn Exhibit info
Fair Entry Forms are available at Plumas Arts Gallery 525 Main St Wednesday-Friday 11am-5pm OR alternately, download forms above. Use the Exhibit Guide to help you fill out your entry form.
**If you are needing any art framed for display at the art barn, the Plumas Arts frame shop is offering framing specials. Contact Roxanne at email@example.com or