|June 23, 2012|
Visual artists and art collectors are invited to attend the first annual Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale at Forbes House Museum on Saturday, 23 June.
Beginning at 9am, artists from across New England will create landscape paintings on Milton Hill, including Governor Hutchinson’s Field, the Neponset River Marshes and Boston Harbor in the distance. Thirty artists are presently registered to participate in the day long event, including Sharon Allen, founder of the New Hampshire Plein Air Artists group and Dorchester’s own, Vincent Crotty.
From 4-5pm, artist will convene in the galleries of the Forbes House Museum for an exhibition and sale of their wet works of art. Art collectors and lovers of original artworks are invited to attend this special exhibition. Light refreshments will be served.
The first annual Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale is made possible through a collaboration between the Forbes House Museum and the New Hampshire Plein Air Artists group. The event is open to all artists; any/all painting mediums are welcome.
There is still time for artists to participate. To register, visit the FHM website to download the registration form at guidelines at www.forbeshousemuseum.org/calendar.html.
For more information, contact the FHM at 617- 696- 1815. Artists may also contact Sharon Allen, Director/Founder of NH Plein Air Artists at email@example.com.
Registration fee is $10 for non-members; $5 for members of NH Plein Air Artists and Forbes House Museum. To become a member of NH Plein Air Artists, an applicant must first join the organization’s e-mail Yahoo Group. Visit the website www.nhpleinair.com for more information. Call the Forbes House Museum for more information on its membership program or visit its website at www.forbeshousemuseum.org. The registration fee and a 20% commission on all sales of artwork will benefit the Forbes House Museum.