“Paint the Town….. “is a challenge to artists of all ages and abilities- beginners, amateurs and professionals- to create a painting or drawing in a day with in Blackburn and the surrounding borough along the theme of Old and New.
Artists will need to register in advance in order to be allocated an exhibition space and will be required to attend The Bureau Centre for the Arts on Saturday between 9am and 10 am in order to have their blank canvas authenticated with a date stamp.
Artists will then be able to go out into the surrounding area to their favourite location to produce a piece of work.
Any size or medium is acceptable, but remember you have to complete it in a day!
All work will need to be returned to the building by 5pm and there will be a time slot allocated for any framing and hanging of work.
On Sunday from 12-4pm The Bureau Centre for the Arts will be open for an exhibition for members of the public to come and view and there will be a sale of any works that artists wish to sell.
The announcement of prizewinners will be at 1pm.
The exhibition will be open Thursday- Sat 11-4pm until 24th September.
Unsold work to be collected from 4pm-5pm on the 24th.
To register please download this form; PainttheTown…registration.docx, print, fill out and bring with you; or fill it in on the day.