New England Traditions
Welcome to the our NEW website!
We are Celebrating Decorative Painting in New England!
"GET 2 NET"
Welcome to the 15th Annual New England Traditions Convention October 9-13, 2013.
Our convention is held at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade center in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Come join our many painting classes in various mediums and skill levels. Learn about new products and techniques at the various demonstrations happening through out the week. You do not need to be a member of the Society of Decorative Painters or any painting group to attend our convention.
We LOVE Our VOLUNTEERS!
Want to be involved but are unable to take a class? Volunteer for any one of the dozens of jobs at convention that lend a PERSONAL TOUCH. Just a few hours will make a big difference.
You do not have to Register to be a Volunteer!
As a Volunteer you can:
• Get the chance to meet painting friends from across the country and around the world
• Six or more volunteer hours will earn you a special pin to add to your painted treasures
• Volunteer for the ART Show and receive FREE admission to the Exhibit Hall
Look for your chance to VOLUNTEER on your NET 2013 Registration form OR
She will place you where you are most needed based on your availability and will send you advance instructions.
Please consider Volunteering?
To order a color catalog of classes and registration information (click here)
To view the list of Educators/Teachers, click on "Class Info" at the top of this page, then "2013 List of Educators".
The Exhibit Hall will be open to the public October 11 - 13, 2013 with a variety of exhibitors/vendors offering craft and art supplies for decorative painting, scrap booking, stenciling, and other hobbies. There is a nominal entrance fee for non-registered guests.
EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Thursday, October 10 6:30 - 9:30 pm (Registered Guest ONLY)
Friday, October 11 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday, October 12 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, October 13 10 am - 2 pm
Click on the "2012 Exhibitors" Site link for a list of Vendors.
Thursday Night Dedicated Shopping Hours for Attendees Only
- Food served at stations around the trade floor
- Make-it, take-its
- Teacher Demos
Exhibit Hall Co-Chairs
Laura Peterson and Mary St. Pierre
Forms can be downloaded using the "2013 Exhibitor Information" Site link
Tentative Future Dates
October 9 - 13, 2013
October 8 - 12, 2014
October 7 - 11, 2015
New England Traditions is sponsored by New England Chapters Council
which is made up of the following Chapters:
Capitolers, Connecticut Society of Decorative Painters, Connecticut Yankee Painters, Little Rhody Rembrandts, Pioneer Valley Decorative Painters, Sea Strokes of Maine Decorative Painters, Tole'n ME, White Mountain Decorative Painters' Guild, and Yankee Heritage Tole Chapter.
New England Traditions logo designed by Arlene Beck, MDA © 1998 NECC