“Destination ARTS!” Summer 2014 – Week 13, Thursday, September 18 – Sunday, September 21
“Destination ARTS!” activities continue in downtown Waynesboro this weekend. Six galleries will be open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Thursday, September 18
1:00 PM – Marjorie Tressler’s weekly painting demonstrations continue inside Gallery 50 starting at 1:00 on Thursday afternoon.
Friday, September 19
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – The jazz music of the Ken Jankura Trio can be heard in Center Square on Friday night. Featuring Jankura on vocals and upright bass, Joe Dennison on guitar, and Brett Crawford (tenor and soprano sax), they will perform jazz standards from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – Patric Schlee will be playing the flute and drums at 42 West ARTS Co-Op beginning at 5:00 on Friday evening.
7:00 – 10:00 PM – Friday Night Bluegrass Jam – Admission $4.00.
12:00 Noon – Donna Bingaman returns to 42 West ARTS Co-Op on Saturday to lead her latest demonstration. She’ll be showing her audience how to paint a portrait using oil starting at 12:00 p.m. In addition to the co-op, Bingaman’s work is displayed at The Mansion House in Hagerstown and at her home on Iron Bridge Road in Waynesboro.
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Also at 42 West Arts Co-Op, clay artist Lori Linthicum will demonstrate how to make sculptural details on porcelain dishware. Flowers, fruits and small animals are just a few examples of the details she plans to discuss. A lot of Lori’s work is inspired by the nature found in her backyard in the mountains of Maryland. Her studio, Heart’s Desire Pottery, is located in Myersville.
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Center Square will become magical a little later in the day on Saturday when David Wayne and Miss Penelope make their second appearance of the summer. Performing since 1996, David currently serves as the National President Elect for The Society of American Magicians. He has performed up and down the East Coast of the United States and has entertained Franklin County residents at Totem Pole Playhouse, the Coyle Free Library and The Orchards Restaurant.
Miss Penelope (Judy Bowers) spent many years working as a teacher in the Waynesboro Area School District before retiring. On Saturday, she’ll be working alongside David, making balloon animals during the show from 4:00 to 6:00.
9:00 PM – Adrian Blitzer
8:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight – “Back In Black”, the Nation’s Best AC/DC Tribute Band with Special Guest “Blackmail.” Tickets $10.00 in advance, $15 at the door. Must be 21 or over with ID for admission. Information 717-762-8688 .
Sunday, September 21
1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday will spotlight the music of singer-songwriter Jon Ingels in Center Square. This former member of the Boro Boogie Pickers and current member of the Lowdown Grasskickers and Big Whiskey will be performing solo, with a program featuring bluegrass, country, and original songs.
Throughout the weekend, the “Threads” exhibit will continue to be open inside of Gallery 20 East, Leon Adler’s stained glass will be featured in The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery and “Nature’s Bounty” can be seen in the east window of Gallery 50.
All Week (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Located at 50 West Main Street, the largest of the galleries, Gallery 50, is filled with hundreds of pieces of art in many media. A wide variety of new artwork is on display at Gallery 50 this weekend. Anyone visiting the gallery will have the opportunity to purchase colorful Bargello wool pillows created by Becky Dietrich, pen and ink drawings from Carrie Dietrich or Kay Ackerman’s latest bracelets. John Mullican’s two new oil paintings, “Wood Duck” and “House Wren,” can now be viewed at the gallery, as well as his most recent terracotta bust, “American Indian.”
Katrina Hoopes has continued to paint a more of her favorite dogs from the Antietam Humane Society, and 50% of her commission sales are donated to AHS.
A new installation, titled “Nature’s Bounty,” is now open in the east window of Gallery 50 this weekend. The show, with work from Waynesboro-based artists such as Marjorie Tressler, Rodney Clark and Virginia Hair, will run through the middle of November.
Gallery 20 East – New Exhibit, “Threads” now open.
A new exhibit opened at Gallery 20 East last Friday. “Threads: Fiber Arts from the Torpedo Factory” features projects completed by Floris Flam, Marla Rudnick and Dianne Harris Thomas. All three artists have work featured in the famed Torpedo Factory Art Center in the Old Town section of Alexandria, Va. on a regular basis. Floris Flam and Dianne Harris Thomas both create “art quilts” while Marla Rudnick creates “knitted” creations using fine wire as thread or yarn.
Located at 74 West Main Street, Our newest gallery is devoted to the work of eighteen photographers. It is in a recently renovated storefront at 74 West Main Street. If you have not stopped in, please do, for a wonderful experience. There are many remarkable, professional photographs offered for sale at very reasonable prices.
42 West Arts Co-Op
Located at 42 West Main Street, 42 West Co-Op is featuring two exhibits, one is a collection of Abstracts while the other is a grouping of miniatures. Each exhibit is a collection of works from numerous artists. The Co-Op has an extremely wide variety of pieces in a wide array of media, paintings, prints, collage, fabric art, photographs, wind chimes, ceramics, sculpure, and more.
Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro
Located at 13 South Church Street, The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro continues to be open to the public every weekend as one of the art galleries featured in Destination ARTS! A wide variety of beautiful pottery is available for sale on Thursdays 1 – 4 pm, Fridays 5 – 8 pm, Saturdays 12 pm – 6 pm, and Sundays 1 – 4 pm. For more information about the Center, classes, membership opportunities, and future plans, please email [email protected] or visit the web site.
Create a Decorated Lidded Container with Trudy Gembe-Palughi
Sign up is due this week for the class offered September 23. The workshop provides two hours of “hands on,” step-by-step instruction helping you learn how to make a piece as shown in the photo. The workshop includes all materials, glazes and firings. Minimum group size of four and maximum of eight. You may BYOB and BYOS (bring your own snacks). Cost is $30.00 per person.
Located at 10 East Main Street, The Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery is an independently operated gallery and school. The CS&G is open during the Destination ARTS! hours with a display gallery of items for sale. They also offer art classes and after-school activities. Get more information by visiting at East Main Street or viewing the web site.
Throughout the month of September, the work of stained glass artist Leon Adler will be on display at The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery.
The 2014 version of “Destination ARTS!” features six galleries –
Gallery 50 (50 West Main Street)
Gallery 20 East (20 East Main Street)
42 West ARTS (42 West Main Street)
The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery (10 East Main Street)
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street)
“Through the Lens” – Gallery 74 West (74 West Main Street).
Together, the galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, fiber arts, sculpture, photographs, furniture, prints and much more. They are open each week as follows:
Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Fridays from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
For more information, visit artsalliancegw.org.