2018 “Paint Historic Belleville” Plein Air Paint-Out and Auction

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Join us for the seventh annual Plein Air Art Auction on Saturday, September 15! This is a fundraising event for the Belleville Historical Society in which twelve regional artists are commissioned to create paintings of twelve historic sites in Belleville.

The artists will paint en plein air (outdoors) from 8am until noon, and the paintings will then be brought to the Garfield Street Historic Saloon. There the paintings will be on view until 1pm, when they will be auctioned to the public. The paintings are very generously donated to the BHS for this event.

This is your opportunity to purchase an original work by an established artist depicting a setting significant to Belleville, while also providing the Belleville Historical Society much-needed support.

Even if you don’t buy a painting, we hope you will come out to see these beautiful works and join the fun!

Saturday, September 15, 2018

8am-12pm: Artists paint
Various historic sites in Belleville

8am-1pm: Tag Sale
Garfield Street Historic Saloon

1pm: Paintings for sale by auction 
Garfield Street Historic Saloon

Garfield Street Historic Saloon
633 East Garfield Street
Belleville, IL 62220

Gustave Koerner House
200 Abend Street

Peter Romeiser House
302 Abend Street

Otto Rubach House
411 East Washington Street

Cabanne House
109 East D Street

Storment House
310 East Washington Street

Chenot Homestead
1302 Carlyle Avenue

Kissel Building
1401 West Main Street

Firestone Building
232 West Main Street

Copperfire Restaurant
(Montgomery-Ward Building)
200 East Main Street

St. Luke Church
301 North Church Street

Public Square Fountain

Streetscape
North Pennsylvania Avenue (first block)

 

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