When: Saturday, July 17th, 2021
Where: Two Main Street, Evansville, IN, Just outside the WNIN studios on Main Street
What: An evening celebrating Bob Ross! Paint along with your favorite creator and host of The Joy of Painting. New this year, there will be two family friendly sessions for ages 12 and up.
Ticket options also include a VIP experience at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 212 Main Street. The VIP ticket allows access to be among the first in Evansville to see two authentic Bob Ross paintings on loan from WIPB in Muncie, IN. The reception includes bar service and appetizers from Mo’s Traveling Medicine Show.
1:30 pm – Gate opens
2:00 pm – First Paint Session – 12+ ages
3:15 pm – Second Paint Session – 12+ ages
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm – VIP Reception at Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana
5:45 pm – Third Paint Session – 21+ ages only
7:00 pm – Fourth Paint Session – 21+ ages only
10:00 pm – Event ends
The event will include vendors, live art demonstrations, games, and a Bob Ross costume contest. Come dressed as everyone’s favorite PBS painter to win a prize!
Food trucks in attendance include Rock A Burger and Pizza Revolution. Food truck service begins at 5:00 pm.
Alcohol provided by Mo’s Traveling Medicine Show. All 21+ tickets include a free drink.
The Bob Ross paintings, on loan from WIPB, will be on display for two weeks after the event at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. The Arts Council is free of charge to visit. Please visit our friends at the Arts Council to see these lovely paintings and the many wonderful exhibits they have on display.
A huge thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Field & Main Bank for their support of #WNINRossFest.
Special thanks to:
Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana
Ball State PBS
Concept Sound and Light
Mo's Traveling Medicine Show
Nora Gossiaux, CRI, CRFI
T.R.U. Event Rental
Bob Ross, Inc.
Hyatt Place Evansville/Downtown