Dive into a day of artistic bliss at Ford House’s Paint Out event! Unleash your creativity amidst 87 acres of picturesque landscapes featuring serene lake views, lush forests, historic architecture, and vibrant gardens. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just beginning your artistic journey, all skill levels are welcome to join in this outdoor painting extravaganza.

Capture the beauty of “en plein air” painting and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes! Frame your masterpieces and submit them for the juried prize, with $1,000 for first place, $500 for second, and $250 for third. Plus, every artist can submit up to two framed artworks. Water and snacks will be available throughout the day for Paint Out attendees. However, it is still suggested that you bring extra water with you.

Your ticket grants you access to this inspiring event and includes complimentary admission to the lively Fresh Paint Party, plus a complimentary drink ticket. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to immerse yourself in art, nature, and community. Secure your spot today! 🖌🌳

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Check-in for Paint Out and get a stamp on all media you will use. If you arrive after the check-in time and do not have your media stamped, your artwork will not be eligible for juried prizes.
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Paint at Ford House
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Frame the artwork you are entering for the juried prize (frames not provided) and drop off your artwork with Education Staff.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Fresh Paint Party! Join us for a party to celebrate the artists and the beautiful artwork created during the day. Juried prizes will be awarded! All artists from Paint Out get a free ticket to the party and one drink ticket.
This program is for adults, and each registration includes a ticket for the Fresh Paint Party. If you have a child with you, please purchase a $5 grounds pass for entry onto the grounds and a Fresh Paint Party ticket separately.

Friend of Ford House/Member Adult: $30
Public Adult: $40

Website: https://www.fordhouse.org/events/paint-out-2024/