8am - 5pm

Come see – and celebrate – the transformation of neglected green space in Butchertown into the thriving Waterfront Botanical Gardens. Grab a bite from local food trucks and enjoy live music.

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Artist Participation Fee: $30 LVA members, $40 non members
Paint-Out participation fee covers 12" x 12" canvas or watercolor paper, entry into the contest and entrance to the ReGeneration Fair at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens.
Location: Waterfront Botanical Garden - Frankfort Avenue & River Road, Louisville, Kentucky
Parking will be available across the street from the site (handicap will be accommodated)
A 12" x 12" canvas or watercolor paper will be provided - Artists are asked to bring their media of choice to paint with. Artists are responsible for their own easel (if desired). Canvases and paper will be handed out during check-in the morning of the event.
There will be a 70/30 split of artwork sold, with the Artist receiving 70% of the sale.

1st place award – $1,000
2nd place award – $500
3rd place award – $250


This is a Rain or Shine event.

Saturday September 16, 2017

8:00 am – Site opens for Plein Air painters.
3:00pm – Paintings will be turned in for judging.
3:30pm – Award presentation.
3:30-5:00pm – Sale of paintings
2:00-5:00pm – ReGeneration Fair (open to the public)


reGeneration fair is open to the public from 2-5pm. Music, food trucks, kids activities, etc.
Contact: Amy Chase,
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