Paint the Town 2019 Schedule

General Schedule:

Wednesday April 24

         Early Registration  4-7pm at RiverArts, 315 High Street,  Suite 106,  Chestertown, for those who wish an early start on Thursday

Thursday April 25
          8am-10:30 Registration, coffee and snacks will be provided at
          River Arts, 315 High Street,  Suite 106, Chestertown, MD 21620

          Paint on location in town or thoughout the area.

Friday April 26
           8am-10:30: Coffee and snacks at RiverArts and Paint on location in town or thoughout the area.
          6 pm:   Wine served at RiverArts

          6:30 pm: Complimentary buffet dinner for artists ONLY at RiverArts

Saturday April 27
          8am-10:30:  Coffee and snacks at River Arts.   Paint on location-
We highly suggest painting in town to heighten awareness of the Wet Paint Sale that evening
          1 pm:    Gallery open & set up for framing and hanging of paintings
                       for wet paint sale. Snacks will be provided for artists during setup.
     * *3pm:  Deadline for all plein air art to be framed & hung in  gallery 
          3:15 – 4 pm:  Artists vote for Artist’s choice awards
                                  (Best in Show and Best Body of  Work)

           5:15 pm:  Placement of ribbons

           5:30-8pm:  Reception and sale to general public.
           6 pm:   Announcement of winners and introduction of winning artists to public
**Artists are assigned hanging space by lottery (space is 36″ w x 72″ high)
PLEASE  Make sure your  frames and panels, canvas, paper, and glass are   pre-fitted  and wired and ready to assemble.
  Size limit:  no wider than 32 inches framed.
   All painting must fit within the  assigned space,

   Wrapped canvasses must be properly wired for hanging

Sunday April 28 Quick Draw
           8 am:  Gallery will be open for stamping of the blank canvases. Coffee and snacks available.
           9 am-11 am:  Artists paint in & around downtown Chestertown.
          11 am-11:30 am:  Artists line up with easels at Fountain Park for judging.  Work may be framed or unframed.
          11:30 am : Judging begins
          12 pm: Announcement of winners and awards.
          12-3 pm: Quick Draw paintings and work hung in gallery all for sale.
3 – 4 pm:  Pick up unsold work at RiverArts Gallery