2019 Festival Timeline

  • May 24 - Online application deadline (11:59 p.m. PST)

  • May 31 - Late application deadline, $20 additional fee (11:59 p.m. PST)

  • June 21 - All Festival applicants notified by Juried Art Services via email

  • June 30 - Selected Festival artists confirm their participation

  • July 19 - Names of Festival artists announced and host housing assignments completed.

  • October 1 - Festival starts with artist registration, orientation, canvas stamping and welcome lunch

  • October 1-4 - Artists paint in Bucks County

    • Newtown on Tuesday, October 1

    • Peddler's Village in Lahaska on Wednesday, October 2

    • Doylestown on Thursday, October 3

    • New Hope on Friday, October 4

      • New Hope Nocturne - watch the artists paint into the evening in New Hope

  • October 5 - VIP Collectors’ Preview reception and award ceremony. Contact us for ticket inquiries.

  • October 6 - Festival Day, 10 am - 4 pm Open to the public

    • Fine Art Sale

    • Professional and Public Quick Draw Competition

    •  Live music and performances

    • Food trucks

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