Paint the Town 2020 Schedule

SCHEDULE – Paint the Town 2020:

Wednesday April 22:
4:00 -7:00 p.m. Early Registration at RiverArts

Thursday April 23:
8:00-10:30 a.m. Registration, coffee and snacks at RiverArts. Artists paint on location in town or throughout the surrounding areas.

Friday April 24:
8:00-10:30 a.m. Coffee and snacks at RiverArts. Paint on location in town or thoughout the area
6:00 p.m. Wine served at RiverArts
6:30 p.m. Complimentary buffet dinner at RiverArts (for registered artists only)
Saturday April 25:
8:00-10:30 a.m. Coffee and snacks at RiverArts. We highly encourage painting in town to help heighten awareness of the Wet Paint Sale to the general public
1:00 p.m. Gallery open & set up for framing and hanging of paintings for the Wet Paint Sale. Snacks will be provided for artists during setup
3:00 p.m. Deadline for all plein air art to be framed & hung in gallery
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Artists vote for Artist’s choice awards (Best in Show and Best Body of Work)
5:15 p.m. Placement of ribbons
5:30-8:00 p.m. Reception and sale opens to general public
6:00 p.m. Announcement of winners and introduction of winning artists to the public

Sunday April 26: Quick Draw:
8:00-9:00 a.m. Gallery open for stamping of the blank canvases. Coffee and snacks available
9:00-11:00 a.m. Artists paint in & around downtown Chestertown.
11:00-11:30 a.m. Artists line up with easels in Fountain Park for judging. Work may be framed or unframed
11:30 – Noon Judging begins
Noon Announcement of winners and awards
Noon-3:00 p.m. All Quick Draw paintings taken to RiverArts Gallery for display and sale.
3:00-4:00 p.m. Pick up unsold work at RiverArts Gallery