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Paint-Out on the Rocks!

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Attention Local artists!

Participate in a FREE plein air painting event on SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2024 from 10am – 3pm at Gloucester’s North Shore Arts Association, 11 Pirates Lane, Gloucester MA. LEARN MORE & SIGN UP FOR FREE BELOW.


Free Event | Registration Recommended | Rain or Shine


Kids’ Plein Air Event with Cape Ann Art Haven
(June 29, 10 AM – 12 PM)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This is a not-a-drop-off event, Parent supervision is required

  • 10 AM – Check-In Opens
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Plein Air Painting
  • 12:00 PM – Artistic Conversation with Renowned Local Artist TM Nicholas
  • Each participant will receive a prize
*Beverages and snacks available during the event
*All supplies provided by Art Haven!

Adult Plein Air Event
(June 29, 10 AM – 3 PM)

  • 10:00 AM – Check-In Opens
  • 10 AM – 1:45 PM – Plein Air Painting
  • 1:45 – 2:15 PM – Submit One Painting for Judging back at North Shore Arts
  • 2:45 PM – Winners Announced in the Main Gallery on the 2nd Floor of North Shore Arts
*Please note you will be able to bring your work, drop it off, and go to park your car should the lot be full, with plenty of time to return for the judging


  • 1st Place |  $150
  • 2nd Place | $100
  • 3rd Place | $50

Subject Matter:

Feel free to paint whatever inspires you in the Gloucester area!

Displays & Entries:

  • Artists will only display one painting, completed during the day, no additional works will be displayed
  • We will print out painting labels for you to place on your work for judging
  • You can pick up painting labels after NSAA opens at 10:00 AM
  • Please bring your easel to the NSAA to display your work for the judging
  • Artists will attach their printed label with the name, medium and price of their work for judging
  • Price work to sell (all art sales are 100% to the artist and must go through the artist)


North Shore Art association will be your home base, you can park for free in designated parking at NSAA, or on any of the many surrounding side streets in East Gloucester or in the Rocky Neck public parking area. (note, take care not to park so the narrow streets are impassable, and please do not block driveways!)


June 29
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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June 29
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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