Friday, August 2, 2013

IPAP Worldwide Paintout in Rockport - Friday September 13th through Sunday 15th, 2013

Registration for the 3rd Annual Rockport Plein Air Paint Out, Rockport 
Friday September 13th through Sunday 15th, 2013
Sponsored by The Rockport Development Group

"999 2 Go" was painted from the dock of Pine Island during the First Rockport Plein Air Paint Out.

Contact: for further details or accommodation support with special event rates. The only required information is - Registrant’s Name ... Email Address… Phone #

This event is intended to bring together plein air artists in the friendly creative atmosphere of the historically significant and beautiful Thousand Islands village of Rockport.
There is no registration fee required. The costs for each participant hinge upon lodging, meals (breakfasts, lunches and evening dinner) and transportation costs over the event period.  Rockport and area businesses providing these services are offering special event rates
Prizes will also be awarded based upon “People’s Choice” criteria at the final wine and cheese reception on Sunday.

Day #1 – Friday, September 13th
Welcome Breakfast on the Lawn at 31 Front St.  Cost $3.00 – kick-off and site map distribution 8:30am
(a) (NEW for 2013) Plein Air at Boldt Castle, NY (All day)                      
-return transportation onboard a Rockport Cruise Line vessel@$20.00 
-entry fee onto Boldt Castle Grounds @$8.00  (some refreshments available at island or bring lunch)
Rockport Departure at Boat House Restaurant Dock - 10:30 am SHARP!
Possible returns at 1:00pm       3:00pm… LAST BOAT 5:00pm!!

NOTE: a valid passport is required for entry into the USA and back into Canada
Restrict your materials carried to this site to the most necessary in order to reduce customs delays or complications

(b) Choice of islands locations via water taxi from the Andress Boat Works Dock at return cost of $6.00 per individual.    Pine Island      Hill Island       Grenadier Island       
(c) At any location in the village as per the map

Evening Dinner – 6:00pm TBA drinks and chat 6:00 to 6:30 pm
Evening Speaker – TBD

Day #2 - Saturday, September 14th

All artists are requested to paint within the village of Rockport for the entire day to present an opportunity for the public to watch artists at work. A detailed Rockport map of possible painting locations and guidance will be offered at the opening breakfast on Friday.

Complimentary Evening One Hour Cruise – 5:00pm

One of our business partners, The Rockport Cruise Line, has graciously invited all artists and their guests to board one of their cruise vessels for a complimentary one-hour cruise and introduction to our beautiful Thousand Island region. We depart at 5:00 pm SHARP. Upon our return, we will proceed to dinner to be announced at the welcome breakfast. . Afterward we can enjoy sharing our weekend experiences and if one wished… an artist could select their best piece to share with the group. A restful way to end a busy painting day with friends!

Day #3 - Sunday, September 15th

Morning – Last opportunity to paint or to “touch up” those earlier “masterpieces”
Final Reception… Wine and Cheese and Awards Ceremony – 1:00 pm SHARP

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