Plein air painters in Essex County are invited to join in Painting the Town of Marblehead during the summer Festival of Arts. The painting day begins on Friday, 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 Saturday 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.