New England Traditions


An Artist's Retreat

Celebrating Decorative Painting in New England!


Imagine! Create! Inspire!

October 3-8, 2017

Marlborough, Massachusetts


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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.






Save the Date


We are looking forward to an awesome NET 2017!

We hope you can be a part of it.

October 3 - 8, 2017




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, Sea Strokes of Maine Decorative Painters, Tole'n ME, White Mountain Decorative Painters' Guild, and Yankee Heritage Tole Chapter.


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