Be Inspired at Destination ARTS! Events November 22-28

Be Inspired at Destination ARTS! Events November 22-28

Destination ARTS! in downtown Waynesboro showcases visual and performing arts. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Special activities and performances are indicated below. For more information, please visit the website at www.artsalliancegw.org or contact Amy Stine at 717-655-2500 or at artsalliancegw@gmail.com. Musical performances at Destination ARTS! are supported in part by the Arts for All Partnership, a collaboration between the Foundation for Enhancing Communities and the Cultural Enrichment Fund and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Nov. 22, 2017 – Gourd Art Demo and Oil Painting Class: 12 to 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Donna Bingaman at her weekly painting class every Wednesday while Patric Schlee provides ambient music designed to inspire! Each student benefits from her personal instruction and 40 years of experience. Each class is $15. Gallery visitors can watch Denny Bingaman sculpt gourds. For more info, call 717-762-8394.

Nov. 24, 2017 – Musical Demonstration: 5:30 to 8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo, flute, and drums. While there, enjoy pieces of art from the members’ Fire & Ice Show. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Nov. 24, 2017 – Live Music Friday: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Nick Andrew Staver will be bringing a new voice to the blues this Friday. His music is a pleasing blend of blue and roots music to support his iconic vocal style. Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, call 717-655-2915.

From small corner bars to large auditoriums, Staver has gained the experience and knowledge of a professional musician while maintaining the mindset to never get ahead of himself. Always reflecting upon his past and paying respects to his idols, both past and present, his music moves within him and resonates with his audiences. Each performance is an intimate opportunity to capture a desired dose of rhythm and blues mixed into modern songwriting story lines.

Nov. 24, 2017 – Gallery 50 Book Signing: 5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Illustrator and muralist Nigel Sussman will be on the East coast to sign and talk about his book “Alphabet Compendium: An Illustrated A-Z of Things.” The book features hand-rendered illustrations with a seek-and-find features. For more information, call 717-655-2500. Guests are invited to join the gallery for a reception and music by Nick Andrew Staver. For more information, call 717-655-2500.

Nov. 25, 2017 – Teen & Up Vintage Tree: 2 to 4 p.m. $30 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Lesley Quesada will guide students step-by-step to make their own ceramic tree, just like Grandma had! To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at waynesboroceramics@gmail.com or call 717-404-3190.

Nov. 25, 2017 – Potters’ Wheel Demonstration: 1 to 3 p.m. 42 West Arts Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Rod Meyer and his wife, Karri Benedict, will be working in clay and demonstrating how they create stoneware and decorative Raku pottery. For more information call 717-762-8394.

Rod Meyer and Karri Benedict have been making pottery together for more than 37 years. Their work shows a great respect for fine craftsmanship and their sense of design is strongly influenced by function. They produce a full line of pieces for the home that are lead-free and dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe. They are both juried members of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and own and operate Willow Creek Pottery.

Nov. 25, 2017 – Holiday Music: 1 to 3 p.m. 42 West Arts Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. For the enjoyment of gallery visitors, the New Horizons Band will be playing holiday music every Saturday until December 23. For more information call 717-762-8394.

Rod Meyer and Karri Benedict have been making pottery together for more than 37 years. Their work shows a great respect for fine craftsmanship and their sense of design is strongly influenced by function. They produce a full line of pieces for the home that are lead-free and dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe. They are both juried members of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and own and operate Willow Creek Pottery.

Nov. 27, 2017 – Oil & Acrylic Painting Class: 1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler invites artists of all ability levels to attend her weekly painting class in Gallery 50 that will cover both oil and acrylic mediums. Marjorie is a classically trained artist who teaches drawing, color theory and composition in the style of the old masters. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at marjorietressler@comcast.net to register.

 

 

Council for the Arts Opens 33rd Annual Miniature Art Exhibition in Chambersburg

Council for the Arts Opens 33rd Annual Miniature Art Exhibition in Chambersburg

The Council for the Arts’ invites the public to the 33rd Annual “Miniature Art 2017” exhibition, sponsored by Ludwig’s Jeweler. The show is a display of tiny excellence and opens on Friday November 3rd with a reception from 5-8 pm. A total of 197 original works of art will be displayed: oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings; drawings; and hand-pulled prints and sculpture, many by nationally known artists. The Council, in operation since 1987, “Inspires, Educates and Creates Artistic Opportunities” in its Gallery at 81 North Main Street in Chambersburg. (more…)

Allison-Antrim Museum Presents “Agricultural Implements & Tools Exhibition”

At the Sign of the Saw, the “Agricultural Implements and Tools” exhibition in the south rotating bay in the Barn at Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S Ridge Ave, Greencastle, PA 17225 includes one-horse powered implements, such as the Clover Header and a plow, seed flails, an Antrim Township Henry S. Walck grain cradle and hay fork, a made-in-Greencastle Flinchbaugh buck saw, seed cleaner, corn sheller, scales for weighing feed bags, corn huskers, a farmer’s manual and a ledger, a J. B. Crowell grain drill “boot,” chisels and gouges for building barns, planes, and much more. (more…)

Spring into History on April 29!

Spring into History on April 29!

ALL SITES ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON APRIL 29!

Explore sites on your own during Spring into history and traverse centuries of American heritage and culture in Franklin County PA. Take in Native American artifacts. Explore the history and culture of the frontier and colonial America, the Underground Railroad, and the Civil War. See architectural and archaeological history. Take the leap, take a fresh look at Franklin County and spring into America’s history.

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