The Brown County Art Guild is hosting the 3rd Annual Brown County Art Colony Weekend. This event is a celebration of the rich artistic history and exciting future of Brown County and is presented in conjunction with T.C. Steele State Historic Site.

Events range from a Villagescape Paint Out, Village Art Walk, Saturday Night Reception, Community Paint-Along and so much more. It's a weekend you won't want to miss!

 

 

 

EVENTS

Friday, September 8

 

Gazebo Party at Hotel Nashville  6pm - 9pm // $13-$15 per person
Food, drinks, music and fun….it doesn’t get much better! Enjoy a cookout buffet, cash bar, and live music.

The Art of Tea  6pm // $9.95 per person
Head to Sweetea's Tea Shop for a unique, fun class on the Art of Tea. You'll be able to blend your own tea to take home!
 

Saturday, September 9

 

Great Outdoor Art Contest  7am – 4pm // T.C. Steele State Historic Site
Experience the tradition of plein air painting as registered artists paint on the T.C. Steele State Historic Site grounds from 7am – 4pm.

The Art of Tea  10:30am // $9.95 per person
Head to Sweetea's Tea Shop for a unique, fun class on the Art of Tea. You'll be able to blend your own tea to take home!

Quaff N’ Brew Beer School 12pm // Big Woods Village // $5 or $10 with pint glass
Big Woods offers an exciting class designed to teach you all about the world of craft beer.

Farm-to-Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery
// Noon-5 (top of each hour) // $8
See the process used to handcraft Bear Wallow whiskey from local grains in a 20-30 minute tour.

Village Art Walk  // 4pm – 8pm // Village of Nashville
Enjoy a free, self-guided tour of 15 downtown galleries featuring original, local and regional fine arts and crafts.

Artist Reception and Wet Paint Sale at the Brown County Art Guild // 6pm – 8pm
Paintings from a Guild Member Paintout on Friday, September 8, will be on display and available for purchase while visitors enjoy music, light refreshments and beverages.

Moonlight and Magnolias, A Comedy Play
// 7:30pm // Brown County Playhouse
You’ll love this clever comedy play about writers of the movie Gone With the Wind! The producer has had enough of delays – he locks his top team away until they finish the script with hilarious results.
 

Sunday, September 10

 

Villagescape Paint Out // 7am - 1pm // Village of Nashville
See art in action! Painters will be scattered throughout the downtown Village showing their true talent as they create masterpieces before your very eyes.

Farm-to-Fifth Tours at Bear Wallow Distillery
// Noon-5 (top of each hour) // $8
See the process used to handcraft Bear Wallow whiskey from local grains in a 20-30 minute tour.

Community Paint-Along // 1pm - 3pm // Village Green (northeast corner)
Be an artist for the day! Large panels will be available along with all materials, for participants to paint a section with their own design. This event sponsored by the Brown County Art Alliance.

Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony at the Brown County Art Guild // 3pm-4pm

Moonlight and Magnolias, A Comedy Play // 7:30pm // Brown County Playhouse
You’ll love this clever comedy play about writers of the movie Gone With the Wind! The producer has had enough of delays – he locks his top team away until they finish the script with hilarious results.

 

STAY HERE

Fondulac Farm Cabin Rentals
Stay 4 nights and get the 5th free

Hidden Valley Inn
Stay Friday & Saturday and add Thursday or Sunday to your stay for $79+tax

Lil Black Bear Inn
Book all three nights get 15% off
Book two nights get 10% off

Moondance Vacation Rentals
$50 off any cabin using coupon code "ArtColony"