Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA, with live music every weekend, and multiple events and artist demonstrations scheduled throughout December at Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-op. The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro will also be open and selling pottery. All galleries are open Thursday – Sunday every week!
December 20 and 21 will feature music Rebecca Reed and Evan Bennetch (Christmas music and showtunes), Mountain Air (contemporary folk), and Earthsong Ensemble (improvisations) and art demonstrations from watercolor artist Laura Lewis Shindle and basket maker Susan Matson Light refreshments, wine, and other beverages will be available and all events are free and open to the public. All galleries will have a wide variety of high quality art for sale, including paintings, sculpture, pottery, photographs, jewelry, fiber arts, musical instruments, furniture, and art note cards. For full details visit www.artsalliancegw.org
Special limited time offer at all galleries
– two prints by the late artist Phyllis Good of her paintings of the John Wallace Homestead and John Wallace Springhouse (John Wallace was the founder of Waynesboro)
– a $100 value – FREE with any purchase of $25 or more!
Friday, December 20
5 – 8 pm – Rebecca Reed (vocals) and Evan Bennetch (piano) . Songs of the season and showtunes – Gallery 50
5 – 8 pm – Earthsong Ensemble. Original improvisational music – at 42 West Arts
6 – 8 pm – “Meet the Artist” – Laura Lewis Shindle will demonstrate her a winter scene in watercolor in 42 West Arts. Laura was born and raised in Hagerstown, MD. She took instruction at the Washington County of Fine Art for ll years under Clyde Roberts and Bruce Etchison. Presently Laura gives private lessons in oil and watercolor in her studio. She is a member of the Studio art Cub Waynesboro, Pa., Valley Art Association. Hagerstown, MD, Greencastle Area Arts Council and Bare County Arts Association.
Saturday, December 21
1- 5 pm – “Meet the Artist” – Susan Matson will be demonstrating various techniques in basket making. Susan is an artist who delights in the process of designing and creating a piece at least as much as in the end product. All of Susan’s pieces are one of a kind and feature one combination of colors, patterns and textures. She is a juried member of the Cumberland Valley chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and frequently demonstrates at local events.
3 – 6 pm – “Mountain Air” – Bobbi Smith (guitar & vocals), Bob Murphy (upright bass), Lisa Donohoe (mandolin & vocals) – Acoustic Contemporary Folk & Pop Country – Gallery 50
4 – 6 pm – “Earthsong Ensemble” with Patric Schlee – Original improvisational music – 42 West Arts
Event locations are: Gallery 50, 50 West Main St. and 42 West ARTS and 42 West Main St., Waynesboro, PA. Additional activities may take place at the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 10 East Main St., and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro, 13 South Church Street.
Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS, the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro, and the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will be all be open:
Thursdays, 1 – 4 pm
Fridays, 5 – 8 pm
Saturdays, 12 – 6 pm
Sundays, 1 – 4 pm
Shop local, and purchase a unique gift of art this holiday season. The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, fiber arts, sculpture, art photographs, fine art furniture, hand-crafted musical instruments, note cards, prints, and much more.
For more information about Destination ARTS! and arts activities in Waynesboro, PA, visit www.artsalliancegw.org.