4th annual plein air painting-Memorial Day in Waterloo

Come and join the visual excitement of this year’s Celebrate/Commemorate Memorial Day in Waterloo. A plein air painting session will start on Saturday, May 27rd with registration at the Main Street Shop Center at 10 AM. Pick up your entry form and then decide which of the many exciting scenes will be the subject of your painting; the Civil War reenactors camping and water activities on Oak Island, the parade, the many craft and food vendors, the musical entertainments in Lafayette Park, the National Memorial Day Center. Just people-watching offers great subjects for a painting. Acrylics, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils-it is your choice of media to be used. Bring your canvas with you, when you enter.
The painting session will be from 11-3 PM, at which time you will bring your ready to hang, painting, done that day, back to the Main Street Shop Center for display. First place prize will be $100 and second place is $50. Paintings can remain on display at the Shop Center until Sunday at 4:00 .

Waterloo Remembers

May 25-27, 2018

152nd Consecutive
Memorial Day Observance
May 30, 2018

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