Paint the Town Labor Day Show (Sept 3-5)

  • 3 Sep 2022
  • 7:00 AM
  • 5 Sep 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Kensington Armory: 3710 Mitchell St, Kensington, MD


  • Judged art exhibit

Registration is closed.

The Paint the Town Labor Day Show is our marquis event of the year. The three-day event includes a judged art show of approximately 500 pieces, live demonstrations, a plein air competition, bin work and card sales, and a warm community reception. The Town of Kensington, a long-time MAA supporter, provides the beautiful, historic Armory building to us for this show. 

Membership Requirement: Annual membership (new or renewal) is required prior to registration for this show. Learn more. Your membership confirmation email contains the special code you need to register.


JUST UPDATED!  MAA members may submit up to three (3) entries in any of these judged categories: KensingtonLandscape (natural and urban), Still Life, Photography, Portraits (people and animal), Abstract, Sculpture.

The registration fee is $20.

The Saturday Plein Air Competition is also judged. 

Prizes (cash and gift certificates) are awarded in 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and honorable mention. The Kensington category has the first prize of the Clum award, the highest award at this show.

Health Safety: Masks are optional inside the building, and food & drink will not be permitted inside the exhibit area.

Prospectus: Please refer to the 2022 Prospectus for full information.

PTT FAQs for 2022: Answers to common questions in this document.

Show managers: Anastasia Walsh ( & Paula Zeller (

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