New England Traditions
Celebrating Decorative Painting in New England!
A Symphony of Color!
NOW AVAILABLE: Order a full-color printed catalog Here!
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.
FREE PATTERN PACKET from our next 2015 NET CONVENTION ARTIST!!!!
Click here to get your free pattern!
Please enjoy this ornament packet designed by our talented 2015 Convention Artist, Cynthia Erekson.
It is a Gift For You as a Thank You for making 2014 a success.
Don't forget to join us for NET 2015 and be a part of "our world" of Decorative Painting.
YOU can be our NEXT CONVENTION ARTIST!
Get your form here: 2016 Convention Artist form
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 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?
The 2015 color catalog of classes and registration information will be posted online in Spring of 2015!
IF you desire a hard copy, instructions on ordering the printed version will be availabe in early 2015.
The 2015 list of Educators/Teachers, will be available in February 2015.
(when the list is up, to view it you will need to click on "Class Info" at the top of this page, then "2014 List of Educators")
ART SHOW Information
For the 2015 Art Show Official Rules and submission form(s) click on the forms below:
The Exhibit Hall information will be available in Spring 2015.
The Exhibit Hall always has 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
October 9 - 11, 2015
Thursday, October 8 - 6:30 to 9:00 pm (for Attendees Only)
Friday, October 9 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 10 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 11 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Click on "Exhibitors" in the top bar for a pull down menu.
Then click on "2014 Exhibitors" for a list of Vendors that participated in 2014.
Thursday Night Dedicated Shopping Hours for Attendees Only
- Make-it, take-its
- Teacher Demos
Exhibit Hall Chair
Forms will be available shortly under the pulldown menu at the top of this page and above under "Exhibitor Hall Hours" Site link
Save the Date
We are looking forward to an awesome NET 2015!
We hope you can be a part of it.
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, 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