2018 Paint the Town Labor Day Show

Baklava Couture by Jennifer Kahn Barlow, winner of the Bertha Clum Award at last year’s show.

The Montgomery Art Association cordially invites you to join us for our annualĀ Paint the Town Labor Day Show, one of the largest art shows in Montgomery County. The show and sale run September 1-3, 2018, at the historic Kensington Armory, 3710 Howard Ave., in Kensington, MD. The show is free and open to the public.

Show hours
Saturday, September 1, 11 am-5 pm
Sunday, September 2, 11 am-5 pm
Monday, September 3, 9:30 am-5:30 pm

Reception & awards ceremony
Saturday, September 1, 6-8 pm

Plein air competition
Saturday, September 1, sunrise-3 pm
More info

Painting demos
Plein air painting with Glen Kessler: Saturday, September 1, 11 am-1 pm
Oil painting with Jack Pardue: Sunday, September 2, 1-3 pm

See the list of our show sponsors

Celebrating 60+ Years of Art in Maryland

MAA was formed in 1954 and incorporated in 1991 as a 501(c)3 non-profit to support the visual arts and artists in Montgomery County and the D.C. metro area. New members are always welcomed! All artists and art enthusiasts at least 18 of age can join. Annual dues (covering September 1-August 31) are $50. Students enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited institution can join for $25.