The children of Amesbury are invited to help our downtown get in the holiday spirit!
Register at Local Events tab at www.amesburychamber.com $10 per painter.
- Window decorating is on Saturday, December 5th between 9:00 am to 4:00 PM. All work must be finished by 4:00 PM. Rain Date will be Sunday, December 6th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 PM. You do not need to be there right at 9, nor do you need to be there the whole day.
- Each artist will be assigned a 24″ x 36″ space on the outside of a window at an Amesbury business. Painters will be notified of the specific business location on Thursday 12/3.
- Painters must use the Paint Kits and brushes supplied by the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce. These kits will be available at the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce Office at 5 Market Square starting at 9:00 AM on December 5th. Each kit will include 9 paint colors and 3 different sized brushes. Painters are welcome to bring more brushes, but no other paint. Kits will include water and newspaper for cleaning, and paper plates for mixing any colors.
- All paintings must be in good taste and have a Winter/Holiday theme. Paintings cannot include acts of violence, nudity, racially insensitive activities, political themes, or drugs.
- Please use newspaper or bring your own drop cloth to protect building and sidewalk. Sill, wall, and sidewalk areas below window MUST be covered and taped with the provided newspaper or covering provided by the painter.
- DO NOT use duct tape or packing tape to affix newspaper/cloth covering. Painters tape is recommended.
- Once painters have completed your painting, remove tape and newspaper as well as all trash and supplies which you have brought.
- All work needs to be free hand and done by the children. Each painter’s name will be displayed next to their work.
- All painters MUST return to the business between December 26 – January 3 to clean their window.
- Be respectful of business owner, property and customers arriving to the business.
- First prize will be awarded in 4 different categories: grades 1-3, grades 4-6, grades 7-9 and grades 10-12. Winners will be notified via email.
- HAVE FUN!