TRASH CAN TRANSFORMATION
At Getzendaner Park on Sept. 29, 2018!

Hosted by the Waxahachie Chautauqua
With help from ELM Custom Art
& Waxahachie Parks Department

Join us in family fun for all ages as we transform dozens of trash cans into works of Art. We will have several professional artists that are eager to teach and guide anyone want to participate. 

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This event will be held during the Chautauqua Assembly Sept. 29 and will  include a silent Auction, with winners being posted at 5pm. You can start the bidding as soon as the painting begins!

All ages welcome. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.


Details for Trash Can Transformation:  

WHAT:  Paint a trash cash!  Paint and paint supplies will be provided for the artists.

WHEN:  Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8am – 4pm, at the same time as the Waxahachie Chautauqua

WHERE:  Getzendaner Memorial Park in Waxahachie, TX. 

WHO CAN PAINT: Anyone!  All ages and skill levels welcome.

HOW TO PAINT A TRASH CAN:
1 – RESERVE one unpainted trash can for Sept. 29 by contacting us at info@WaxahachieChautauqua.org.  Tell us your name & contact info - email or phone#. 
(If you are under 10, tell us your adult’s contact info.)
2 – SHOW UP on Sat. Sept. 29 ready to paint. Paint and painting supplies available 8am-4pm.
3 – PAINT!    

A FEW RULES:
1 – All painting will be done in the park on Sept. 29, 8am-4pm.
2 - You may either bring your own paint & supplies or use those provided at the park.
3 – No spray paint is allowed.

4 – Art must be family-friendly and can not include advertising.  
5 - Artists under 10 must be accompanied by an adult while they are painting.
6 – If you don’t reserve a trash can ahead of Sept. 29, we hope (but can’t guarantee) to have  extra cans available for last-minute painters.

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR PAINTED TRASH CAN?  
1 – SILENT AUCTION - A silent auction will be held for the painted trash cans this year, due to the numerous requests from last year’s painting.   Visitors may bid on the artwork throughout the day. If at least the minimum stated bid is given,  the trash can goes to the highest bidder.  Winning bids will be posted immediately after the last Chautauqua program in the Auditorium on Sept 29.  

(Proceeds from the Silent Auction will be used to support future projects of the Chautauqua Preservation Society.)

2 – PARKS – Painted trash cans that are not bought in the auction will end up beautifying one of Waxahachie’s parks.
   

TCT HOSTED BY:  Waxahachie Chautauqua, ELM Custom Art, and Waxahachie Parks Dept.
TCT CHAIR:  
Ed Mestyanek of ELM Custom Art & Design in Waxahachie

EMAIL for questions and for getting on the trash can list:  info@WaxahachieChautauqua.org/

 

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