Our Annual Events

PAINTS is a non-profit membership organization of parents and community members whose mission is to promote the arts and art education in the Piedmont schools and the surrounding community. The money that PAINTS raises goes to fund art activities and supplies in the schools, grants for special art-related projects and equipment, and professional arts-related development for all Piedmont school staffPAINTS supports visual arts, dance, photography, film, ceramics, and theater. Every year, PAINTS organizes three signature events:

– BIG Art Show: March 2 – 10, 2018
– BIG Art pARTy:  March 10, 2018, 5 – 8pm
@ Piedmont Center for the Arts (Purchase Tickets Here)
The show will feature selected artists with a connection to the Piedmont community and those who support art education in the public school district. All proceeds from the Big Art Show will directly support art education in the public school district. The Art Show will end with the annual PAINTS Fundraiser – the Big Art pARTy.


April 2018
In 2016, PAINTS merged the Art IS Education Festival with the Piedmont Maker Faire in collaboration with Piedmont Makers and CHIME.

September 2018
@ Beach Playground
fish s For many years, PAINTS has sponsored a Chalk Art Festival at the Beach playground. For the last two years, we have joined forces with the Beach Dad’s Club (and their delicious Pancake Breakfast) as well as with the international Chalk4Peace Festival, where people around the world will repaint the planet with the color of peace! What a great combination!