Connecting our Community Through the Arts

Destination ARTS! Performances and Events for Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

 

Waynesboro, PA: Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits and special events scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Gallery 35 East, Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro, and Walnut Street Studios. The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more.  To see a full listing of gallery hours, visit their websites listed below.

Help The Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro…

Help us continue providing for, celebrating, and supporting the arts and entertainment in the greater Waynesboro area, especially in the downtown area. We offer five galleries and many musical offerings for the public’s enjoyment and foster the development of local artists of all types. Won’t you please assist? Use this link to reach our online donation page, artsalliancegw.org/donate-to-arts-alliance-of-greater-waynesboro/ or just click the button below. We are very grateful for the support of the community.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:

1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler is facilitating a painting session and demo with a focus on the learning process of painting from a student’s perspective. While there, check our Winter White display with Samantha the Snow Queen and artwork featuring winter scenes.

Friday, December 15, 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 as well as pieces from December and January’s featured artist Terry Lynn Benson. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Friday, December 15, 2017 – Live Music Friday:

5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. The popular Irish music of Across the Pond is coming back to Music Makers! The band features Michael Morrison (guitar, mandolin, flue and vocals), Chuck Krepley (fiddle, banjo, vocals), and Dan Diviney (whistles, bodhran, vocals). Wine and light refreshments will be served. This performance is sponsored by The Law Offices of Kulla, Barkdoll, and Stewart. For more information, call 717-655-2500.

Formed in late 2010, Across the Pond was named one of the Top 20 Celtic folk bands world-wide by Marc Gunn in 2014 and is considered the most booked Celtic band in Central PA. All members of the trio are passionate about their traditional roots but say their music is also delivered with a modern edge, with a repertoire ranging from hauntingly slow aires to high energy jig and reels, love ballads, and contemporary songs. Visit their website at www.acrossthepondmusic.com

Friday, December 15, 2017 – Save the Farm Black & White Photography Exhibit and Reception:

5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 35 East – 35 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Meet professional photographer, Mark Youngblood, during a special reception celebrating his new black and white photography exhibit.  The exhibit is also open December 16 from 12 to 6 p.m. and December 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, please call 717-762-1092.

Youngblood is a photography teacher at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in Hagerstown as an Artist in Residence since the opening of the school in 2009. Mark attended Hagerstown Community College and then Shepherd University. He holds memberships in several professional photography organizations, including being named commercial and portrait photographer of the year in the state of Maryland. Youngblood has owned and operated Youngblood Studios for the past 30 years.

Saturday, December 16, 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.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 – Christmas Caroling:


3 to 4 p.m. Center Square
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Destination ARTS! for old-fashioned caroling around downtown Waynesboro. Song sheets will be provided as well as hot chocolate and cookies afterwards. All carolers are asked to meet at the Christmas Tree in Waynesboro Center Square. For more information, please call 717-655-2500.

Monday, December 18, 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.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – Oil Painting Class & Sculpture Demonstration:


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. From 12:30 to 2:30, Denny Bingaman will be sculpting wildlife figures in clay for visitors to the gallery. For more info, call 717-762-8394.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:

1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler is facilitating a painting session and demo with a focus on the learning process of painting from a student’s perspective. While there, check our Winter White display with Samantha the Snow Queen and artwork featuring winter scenes.

Friday, December 22, 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 as well as pieces from December and January’s featured artist Terry Lynn Benson. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Friday, December 22, 2017 – Live Music Friday:


5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Singer-songwriter Brad Munn brings his guitar and fiddle to perform his mix of bluegrass, country, and classic rock.

Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2500.

Saturday, December 23, 2017 – Portrait Painting Demonstration:


10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St.
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Donna Bingaman as she demonstrates techniques in portrait painting. For more info, call 717-762-8394.

Saturday, December 23, 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. For more information call 717-762-8394.

 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.

Gallery 35 East (35 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) features fine art photography, illustrations, oil and watercolor paintings, and two-dimensional art. Custom framing, classes, and seminars plus a “Da 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.

 

Walnut Street Studios (117 Walnut Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Walnut Street Studios IMG_6094is “Your Location to Create”.  We are a ceramic studio with artist studio spaces.  Come check out our artists and potters. Classes are available.  Members have 24/7 access to the studio.

Hours:  Thursday 1-4 pm Friday 6-9 pm 

Visit our website: www.walnutstreetstudios.com 

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 717-655-2500 or email artsalliancegw@gmail.com.

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