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Highlights | Saturday November 2


Grab your coffee and enjoy the sunrise!  Spend the day enjoy getting to know Georgia’s Historic Heartland in anticipation of the activities planned for the weekend. Enjoy a self guided tours of Madison, Eatonton and Greensboro and surrounding countryside and Lake Oconee. You are sure to see artists working hard!

  • Artists paint at locations (to be announced

  • 9:00 AM | John Guersney Live Painting Demonstration | Cook Fountain at Town Park in downtown Madison | free live plein air demonstration FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

  • 10:30 AM | Brenda Pinnick  | Live Floral Paining Demonstration - Greensboro, GA TBD | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

  • 10:30 AM | Jill Steenhuis | Live Painting Demonstration | Georgia Color Exhibition Gallery in  Eatonton  |  118 N. Jefferson Avenue | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

  • 2:30 PM |  Kippy Hammond | Live Painting Demonstration | Eatonton, GA TBD | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm | Collectors Preview Palette Pass Exclusive | The most desirable benefit, exclusively for Palette Pass holders. Enjoy exclusive early admission to purchase paintings an hour in the awards gallery to purchase paintings before the Awards Celebration ticket holders arrive. Champagne toast. Purchase your Palette Pass HERE

  • 6:30 - 9:00 pm | Georgia Color Awards Celebration | Ticketed $100 | $85 for Palette Pass holders Purchase your Awards Celebration HERE

    Over a four day period, the 40 featured artists will paint throughout the Historic Heartland of Georgia and select their two best works to exhibit and compete for thousands of dollars in prizes.  Enjoy the company of friends, wine, food and conversation with the participating artists.  The Awards Celebration offers the first opportunity to see the entire competition show. This evening bustles with excitement and sales are brisk.

    Attendees are able to purchase paintings created during the Invitational, as well as those from a library of work in advance of the general public.