The Eagle Plein Air Festival & Competition Once again PAPI is a major sponsor of the festival that is held the first week of June in historic Eagle, Idaho. The Eagle Plein Air Festival is a festival, exhibition, and competition open to professional and non-professional artists of all skill levels. More than 50 artists visit beautiful Southwest Idaho to paint, draw, and sketch the natural landscape. Watch a demonstration, take a painting lesson and talk with the artists. At the end of the Festival, the public can view and purchase these unique visions of Eagle at the Festival Exhibition and Awards Reception. Follow the links below to see a schedule of events and to register for events. Special events are happening throughout the week including "Art on the Island at Eagle Island State Park that will include food, wine, live music and an artist's quick draw and live auction of the works created that evening.