Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites visitors to join the park’s Artist-in-Residence, DJ Berard, throughout September for Paint Your Park! interactive painting programs. Visitors can observe and interact with the award-winning painter at work in inspiring setting of including Oconaluftee, Clingmans Dome, Sugarlands and Cades Cove. All programs are free and open to the public.
Program attendees can create a self-made souvenir reflecting their own experiences in the Smokies. Ms. Berard will provide a ‘direction to go’ and encourage participants to let their gorgeous surroundings serve as an incentive for creative interpretation. The artist will provide program materials. For more information visitors can contact the park’s volunteer coordinator, Sheridan Roberts at (865) 436-1265.
Paint Your Park! Programs offered 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates:
September 1, 2015 – Oconaluftee Visitor Center
September 2, 2015 – Oconaluftee Visitor Center
September 8, 2015 – Clingmans Dome Visitor Contact Station
September 9, 2015 – Clingmans Dome Visitor Contact Station
September 19, 2015 – Sugarlands Visitor Center
September 22, 2015 – Cades Cove Visitor Center