Connecting our Community Through the Arts

Destination ARTS! Performances and Events Feb. 20 – 28, 2017

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Waynesboro, PA: Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits and special events scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Through the Lens & Beyond, and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro. The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more.  This weekend, they will be open on Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-Op only), Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 – Oil Painting Class: Marjorie Tressler

1-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, 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. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at marjorietressler@comcast.net to register.

zig-herzogMonday, Feb. 20, 2017 – Global Warming Presentation:

6:30-8:30 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Zig Herzog will briefly highlight the fundamentals of climate science for the layperson which will identify carbon dioxide as the primary suspect for current observations of Earth’s rising temperatures. 2016 is the third year in a row that set a new record for the global average temperature. The talk will then turn to a market-based solution that will drastically reduce the CO2 emissions while simultaneously boosting the economy and increasing household incomes. For questions, please contact 717-655-2915.

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 – Gourd Art Demo and Oil Class Demonstration:

Denny Gourd Art12-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PAdonna-bingaman 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. While there, Denny Bingaman will be on hand to demonstrate how he creates gourd art through his process of burning, carving, and dyeing. For more info or to register, contact 717-62-8394.

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 – Open Mic Nite:Cartoon Rock Singer

Brad Munn (4)
6-9 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Local artists are invited to participate in an open mic session facilitated by Brad Munn. All musical styles are welcome and a sound system and electric stage piano will be provided. Contact 717-655-2915 for more information.

Kerensa GrayRed copyWednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 – Wine & Chocolate Tasting

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Through the Lens & Beyond

hauserestwinery

– 38 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join the artists of Through the Lens & Beyond for their Second Annual Wine and Chocolate Tasting. The eveningcandykitchen will feature wine by Hauser Estate Wines, chocolates from Despina Leos Chocolates, and jazz music by Kerensa Gray. Call 717-762-1092 for more information.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2016 – Traditional Book Binding Class: pamela-nelson

 

$35, course fees. $15 payable for materials. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Learn a short history of the creation of books and the basic techniques of book binding taught by Pamela Nelson.

Each student will leave with their own hand-sewn journal. No experience necessary and appropriate for teenagers and adults. Contact 42 West Arts Co-Op to register and for list of supplies needed.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:

Marjorie Tressler2-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Curator and director Marjorie Tressler will be conducting her weekly demo covering a variety of subjects, including portraits, landscapes, and other genres. While there, be sure to view the gallery’s “Winter White” show featuring Steve Nevada’s impressionistic paintings as well as works by two of the region’s accomplished artists, Tom Renner and Liz Hurley. For more information, call 717-655-2915.

Tressler is a juried member of the Oil Painters of America for 18 years as well as a certified member of the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters for over 20 years. Her art teaching career started with the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in 1994 after being featured in a solo portrait show in 1993.

fridaynightliveFriday, Feb. 24, 2017 – Live Music Friday:Chambersburg COmmunity Theatre

5:30 to 8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Destination ARTS! presents the Chambersburg Community Theatre and Friends. Accompanied by Woody Payne, performers from CCT and the Washington County Playhouse will perform a variety of songs from stage musicals and shows. Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, call 717-655-2915.

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 – Corks and Clay Workshop: tripodcups

6-8 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Stay warm with a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate in a custom-made tripod cup created by you! Cups are made from durable stoneware clay that is food, oven, and microwave safe. Workshop fees include all materials, glazes, and firings. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at waynesboroceramics@gmail.com or call 717-404-3190.

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 – Musical Demonstration:PatricFlute600

5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. To celebrate the holiday season, 42 West Arts Co-Op. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo, flute, and drums. Visitors should also be sure to view pieces from the “Winter Wonderland Members Show.” Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 – Portrait Painting Demonstration:

12-2 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Co-Op member, Donna BingamanDonna Bingaman, will be demonstrating the art of portrait painting. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

A graduate of the Washington School of Arts, Bingaman is a juried member of the Oil Painters of America and has won several awards for her work. In 2002, she was featured in a solo show at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, MD. Her portraits are currently displayed in the Chambersburg Court House and Annex as well as in private collections.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2016 – Suminagashi Demonstration: 1-4 p.m.pamela-nelson


42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery
– 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Pamela Nelson will be demonstrating the ancient art of Suminagashi which is the Japanese technique of marbling plain paper with water and ink. The resulting paper can be used for gift wrapping, book arts, and more. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Patric Schlee didgeridooSunday, Feb. 26, 2016 – Didgeridoo Workshop:


1-4 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery
– 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Cost: $25. Patric Schlee will teach participants to make and learn to play their very own didgeridoo. For questions or to sign up, please call the Co-Op at 717-792-8394.

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 – Oil Painting Class: Marjorie Tressler

1-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, 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. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at marjorietressler@comcast.net to register.

bccommonwealthSunday, March 5, 2017 – Community Book Club:

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. A new book club for the community is being formed that will meet on the first Sunday of every month. Participants are asked to read Commonwealth by Ann Patchett in preparation of the meeting. Call 717-655-2915 for more information.

Ongoing Shows

Gallery 50Gallery 50’s (50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Artwork by local and regional artists is on display and for sale. The walls are filled with fine art paintings in beautiful frames. The tables are covered with outstanding examples of pottery, wood work, jewelry, sculpture, cards and even hand made soaps. Truly an experience for the senses – especially with the addition of music performances during “Wine Down Friday.”

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42WestARTSW42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Artwork in many varying media by co-op members is on display and for sale. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.

Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA Through the Lens & Beyond17268) features fine art photography, illustrations, oil and watercolor paintings, and two-dimensional art. Custom framing, classes, and seminars plus a “Day Rental” photography studio are also offered. Their website is www.throughthelensandbeyond.com.

Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro

The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church

Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) brings together area potters of all skill levels and ages offering classes, workshops, and pottery sales. Guild members have 24 hour access to the wheels and kiln seven days a week. For information about classes and special programs visit their website at www.ceramics-nccs.org.

Musical performances at Destination ARTS! are supported in part by 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.

For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or call 717-655-2915 or email artsalliancegw@gmail.com.

Destination ARTS! currently includes:

Gallery 50 (50 West Main Street)
42 West ARTS (42 West Main Street
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street)
Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main Street).

The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more. Most art is available for sale and there is no charge for admission to the galleries.

This weekend, galleries will be open –

Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-op only)
Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

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