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Hats Off to Painting Add Welcome to Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter’s 34th Annual Convention August 11-16, 2014. Our convention will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.

We offer painting classes in a variety of skill levels and mediums. Registration is required for the painting classes.

You do not need to be a member of HOOT or any other painting group  to attend our convention.

You may register for classes, visit our Art Show, view painting Demonstrations, go to the Exhibit Sales Floor, and shop for that "special" item in our Gift Shop - all are open to the public with no prior painting experience or affiliation in any painting organization required.

Our charity for this year's convention is the Art Cart at Nationwide Children's Hospital.  Click on the link  - 2014 Convention Raffle Items - below to see the raffle items and how you may purchase tickets.

August 14-16, 2014 our Exhibit Sales Floor will be open with approximately 100 exhibitors/vendors offering a wide variety of craft supplies for decorative painting, scrap booking, stenciling, and many other hobbies.


2014 Exhibitor packet

Our 2014 Color Class Catalog is now available FREE on-line. Please click the link below to download the full catalog. Please note that this is a large download in PDF format. Depending on your internet speed, it may take some time to complete the 48-page download.

Download the 2014 Color Class Catalog PDF here

You have the option to fill out the class registration form online before you print it and mail it in. There is no validation on class numbers, times or amounts so please check your entries carefully. It is your responsiblity to calculate the total amount you owe for your classes, then the grand total will be done for you.

**Please be sure to sign your form if you are paying with a credit card.

Please print two (2) copies to keep one as a record of the classes you signed up for.

NOTE: the class registration form MUST NOT BE POSTMARKED BEFORE APRIL 1, 2014!

**IMPORTANT NOTE**Newer Versions of Firefox may not open the editable form correctly due to the Firefox default pdf viewer. Please download the form and open it in Adobe Reader, or open it in Internet Explorer or Chrome browsers and print directly from the browser.

Fill out and print the Class Registration Form PDF here.

Download the Blank Class Registration Form PDF here.


Our host hotel will be the Hyatt Regency adjoining the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Follow this link to make your reservation:  Hyatt Reservations for Heart of Ohio Tole


Mad Painters Hat Notes  (Check here for late breaking news about our 2014 Convention)

2014 Exhibitors

2014 Exhibit Hall Floor Plan

2014 Convention Raffle Items  

Large Exhibit Sales Floor Open to the Public August 14-16, 2014
Thursday:10am-7pm Friday: 10am-5pm Saturday:10am-2pm

Admission per person: $8.00 on Thursday and Friday
Purchase a three day admission for $18.00
Two admissions for the price of one: $6.00 on Saturday

No shopping carts, pull carts, or baby strollers
(Mobility aids are permitted)

No pets are permitted in the Convention Center
(with the exception of Service Animals which are permitted)

Our Convention is located at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. 


Transportation to Columbus Ohio:

Port Columbus International Airport CMH
Greyhound Bus Terminal

Click here for a map of Columbus showing the Greater Columbus Convention Center



Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, Inc.
P.O. Box 626
Reynoldsburg,OH 43068-0626
(614) 863-1785
e-mail address:HOOT626@wowway.com

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