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Painting the Town

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Plein air painters in Essex County are invited to join in Painting the Town of Marblehead during the summer Festival of Arts. The day begins on Thursday, June 30 at 8:30 AM with a courtesy continental breakfast to be held in the historic King Hooper Mansion, home of Marblehead Arts Association (MAA). This breakfast is a popular opportunity to network with other artists.

Your ready-to-be-hung art should be at the MAA on Friday morning, July 1 between 9 and 10 AM. We will start hanging the show at 10 am. The exhibit will be open to the public from 2 to 5 PM on Friday, July 1. It will reopen Saturday, July 2 from 10 AM to 5 PM. The Artists Reception and Awards Ceremony will be Saturday, July 2 from 2 to 3 PM. The exhibit will be open Sunday, July 3 from 12 noon to 5 PM and on Monday, July 4 from 10 AM to 4 PM. The exhibit will continue at the MAA through August 7.

Awards: Works will be judged, with ribbons and cash awards:

Best of Show: $125
Outstanding Work: $50

You may offer your works for sale, with 30% commission to the Marblehead Festival of Arts.

Location: Marblehead Arts Association, King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper Street, Marblehead.