New England Traditions
Celebrating Decorative Painting in New England!
The Art of Friendship!
October 4-9, 2016
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.
YOU can be our NEXT CONVENTION ARTIST!
Stay tuned for details!
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?
To view the 2015 list of Educators/Teachers, click on "Class Info" at the top of this page, then "2015 List of Educators")
ART SHOW Information
For the 2016 Art Show Official Rules and submission form(s) coming soon:
2015 ART Show Registration form
2015 ART Show Rules
For 2015 Exhibit Hall information, click on "Exhibitors" at the top of this page, then click on "2015 Exhibitors List".
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
Stay tuned for more information!
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 2016!
We hope you can be a part of it.
October 4 - 9, 2016
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