The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Saturday, 20 December 2008

Abingdon Arts Festival 2008 and 2009

Do you remember this picture from March 2008? Twenty five artists each painted a 2 feet x 2 feet portion of Holbein's 'The ambassadors'.

On 21st March 2009 twenty five artists are needed to paint a 2 feet x 2 feet portion of Vermeer’s ‘The Art of Painting’.

If you would like a chance to paint part of a masterpiece, send your name, address, telephone number and/or e:mail address to: Entry is a £10 donation to Marie Curie Cancer Care and the 25 lucky artists will draw their section of masterpiece at random on the day!

For photographers, there is an Arts Festival photography competition. Entries to be submitted by 4th March 2009. Entry forms are available from the Abingdon Town Council information centre.


Blogger Christine Walker said...

This is the coolest idea for a charity that I have heard of. Make sure that you post the results. Merry Christmas!

24 December 2008 19:13  

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