Rain Barrel Art
Keep an eye out for these twelve artistic rain barrels, which will be featured at local libraries, schools, community centers and businesses spring 2015! These unique works of art painted and decorated by local artists are a fun and creative way to get the word out about using rain barrels to improve water quality. See below for pictures, artists, and where you can find each barrel. Learn more about rain barrels.
#RainBarrelArt Online Auction
Take one of these artistic rain barrels home: protect local streams by adding beauty to your landscape! The online auction will be open from June 1-15, 2015.
Rain Barrel Workshop Registration
Register to attend an upcoming workshop to build your own rain barrel: Rain Barrel Workshop Registration. The Northern Virginia Rain Barrel Program is a partnership that brings low-cost rain barrels to residents of Fairfax County, Falls Church, Arlington County, Alexandria, and surrounding areas. The rain barrels hold approximately 50 gallons. They are 23 inches wide and range from 41.25 inches to 43.75 inches tall.
Tips for Painting Your Rain Barrel
See the Rain Barrel Program's Tips for Painting Your Rain Barrel for guidance from prep work to the top coat.