Plein Air Paint Out and Sale at Forbes House Museum
The Forbes House Museum will host its second annual Plein Air Paint Out and Wet Paint Sale on Saturday, 15 June 2013. Beginning at 9am, New England artists will create landscape paintings on Milton Hill, including Governor Hutchinson's Field and the Neponset River Marshes. Form 4-5pm, the wet paintings will be offered for sale to the public; they will be on display in the Museum galleries and south porch. Nineteen artists are presently registered to participate in the day long event. There is still time for artists to participate in the Paint Out. To register, visit the FHM website to download the registration form at guidelines at www.forbeshousemuseum.org/calendar.html.
This event 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. For more information, contact the FHM at 617. 696. 1815. Artists may also contact Sharon Allen, Director/Founder of NH Plein Air Artists at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. For more information on the paint sale, or other programs, events and group tours at the Museum, call the office at 617.696.1815 or visit the website www.forbeshousemuseumj.org. Photo (jpeg file) attached: Photo of Sue Hoy, artist and art instructor at the Milton Art Center, painting on the museum’s south porch on 23 June 2012 at the first annual Plein Air Paint Out.