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CHESTERTOWN RIVERARTS 7th ANNUAL “PAINT THE TOWN” PLEIN AIR EVENT

April 28 - May 1

CHESTERTOWN RIVERARTS 7th ANNUAL “PAINT THE TOWN” PLEIN AIR EVENT

2016 Paint the Town is scheduled for Thursday – Sunday, April 28 – May 1
Wet Paint Sale will be Saturday, April 30
Quick Draw Competition will be Sunday, May 1

If you love art and enjoy watching the creative process unfold….if you enjoy spending time in charming, historic Chestertown and the surrounding Kent County countryside ….and if you love being outdoors in the spring, then be sure to come to RiverArts Seventh Annual Paint the Town, a four-day plein air festival scheduled from April 28-May 1.

Artists paint the local scene for three days and make their paintings available for sale at the Wet Paint Reception and Sale on Saturday, April 30, from 5:30pm-8:00pm, at the RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street. On Sunday, there is a two-hour Quick Draw; these paintings are then shown in Fountain Park from 11:00am-12:00pm. These works are also for sale and the public gets to vote for the “People’s Choice Award.” In addition, Mary Pritchard, founder of Paint the Town, and award-winning pastel artist, will judge these paintings for first, second and third place awards.