The Plymouth Arts Center invites Midwest Artists to register for its annual Paint the Towns in Fall Color, en Plein Air (outdoor painting) competition and exhibition. The Painting days are Oct. 12th-Oct. 19th in Plymouth, Greenbush, and Glenbeulah within the boundary map provided. Artists will also be invited to participate in a special paint weekend on the scenic grounds of the Road America racetrack! Artists are encouraged to register in advance as the first 45 artists to register will be accepted. The fee is $45 if the registration form is received before October 5th. After October 5th the fee is $50. The prospectus/guidelines and registration form are available on the PAC website. A public reception, awards ceremony, and the silent auction will be held at the Plymouth Arts Center on Friday, October 20th. Cash awards totaling $3,000 along with non-cash merit awards will be presented at the awards ceremony. This event is graciously coordinated by artist Dan Rizzi of Plymouth.
The public is invited to view and bid on the “Paint the Towns” paintings at a festive reception and silent auction on Friday, October 20th from 6pm to 9pm. This is a free admission reception with live music and complimentary appetizers and desserts. It is a great opportunity to meet the participating artists and to bid on a favorite piece until 9:00pm. After the reception and silent auction, the unsold works will remain in the Art Center’s Gallery 110 North through November 17th, 2023 and be for sale at a “Buy it Now” retail price.