Cape Ann has long been known for its endless natural beauty. For years it has attracted numerous nature lovers and some of the region's most talented artists. Drawn here to capture it's renowned beauty, the artists transform their unique interpretations of the landscape into works of art for the benefit and appreciation of all. Passing from one generation to the next, this heritage of painting plein air which has continued on Cape Ann for well over 100 years
The signature weekly event of the Rockport Art Colony Galleries, Paint Outs are an opportunity for artists throughout Cape Ann to meet at some of the most picturesque locations on the island, including Rockport's Inner Harbor, Front Beach, and Bearskin Neck, as well as Gloucester's Hammond Castle, City Hall, and Beauport Sleeper McCann House.
The next Paint Out is Motif No. 1 Day from 9 a - 5 p near the beloved icon! Come meet the artists, see some of their work, and enjoy live jazz from 5-7 p under the tent in Dock Square.