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Society of Decorative Painters

Check the calendar of events below for up-to-date information on meetings, conventions, concerts, exhibitions and more. With events scheduled nearly 300 days each year, there always is something happening at the Ocean Center. If you are planning to attend a ticketed event in the arena, click here to see the seating chart for seat locations.

Event Date(s)

Begins: May 8, 2018 8:00 am
Ends: May 12, 2018 11:55 pm

Oceans of Color Conference and Expo, May 8-13

The Society of Decorative Painters will host its Oceans of Color Conference and Expo at the Ocean Center May 8-13. The Oceans of Color Expo is Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, and is open to the public. Attendees will be treated to one of the best painting shows of the year. The expo features companies selling a variety of painting supplies and finished goods, decoupage, frames, mats, mat-cutters, stamps, stencils, colored pencils, water colors, ink pens and more. Hours of the expo are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 per day. The National Society of Tole and Decorative Painters was organized in 1972 to stimulate worldwide interest in and appreciation for decorative painting, to recognize diversity of and excellence in the art form, and to serve as the resource center for all aspects of decorative painting. Now known as the Society of Decorative Painters, the society boasts a worldwide family of painters with interests as varied as the places in which they live. For more information, visit www.decorativepainters.org.