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Paint for Preservation

Tickets SOLD OUT for CELT’s 12th Annual Paint for Preservation Wet Paint Auction – Sunday, June 30

CELT’s largest event and fundraiser for the past 11 years is coming on June 30 at the seaside estate of the Holden family at Garrison Field.

From Friday to Sunday (June 28-30), 30 juried artists will paint outdoors at sites chosen to highlight Cape Elizabeth’s natural beauty. View Artists List and Samples of their Work.

On Sunday afternoon, the newly painted artwork is auctioned live at a tented cocktail reception that attracts more than 400 people each year. Guests may also purchase Mystery Boxes containing smaller works by participating artists. All artists donate a portion of the art sales to benefit CELT’s work to conserve and care for local

This event sells out every year and you don’t want to miss it.


Between 60-70 volunteers contribute to making this event a success. There’s a lot to do! Email to help.

Thanks to our Generous Sponsors

We rely on the generous support of our sponsors, without whose contributions we could not offer this gala.

Preservation Sponsors

Conservation Sponsors

Event Sponsors

Stewardship Sponsors

  • Casco Bay Frames & Gallery
  • The Marc Gup Real Estate Group at Keller Williams Realty
  • Huffard House Design
  • Knickerbocker Group
  • Maine Limousine Service
  • Two Lights Dental
  • Veterinary and Rehabilitation Center of Cape Elizabeth

Beverages Generously Donated by Geary Brewing Co. and Lone Pine Brewing Co.

Parking provided by the Rotary Club of South Portland-Cape Elizabeth.

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