“Destination ARTS!” Summer 2014 – Week 11, Thursday, September 4 – Sunday, September 7
“Destination ARTS!” activities continue in downtown Waynesboro this weekend. Six galleries will be open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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 will be displayed 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 few 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 set to open in the east window of Gallery 50 this weekend. The show, with work contributed from Waynesboro-based artists such as Marjorie Tressler, Rodney Clark and Virginia Hair, will run through the middle of November.
A new exhibit opens at Gallery 20 East this week. “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.
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.
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.
Thursday, September 4
1:00 PM – Marjorie Tressler’s weekly painting demonstrations continue inside Gallery 50 starting at 1:00 on Thursday afternoon.
5:00 – 6:00 pm – “That 70’s Show”, comprised of Paula Hepfer (vocals), Brian Helman (piano), Sam Hepfer (drums), Herm Hopple (bass) and Mark Miller (guitar) get the music started on Center Square at 5:00.
6:00 – 7:00 pm – Mark Miller and his guitar team up with Heather McEndree and her flute from 6:00 to 7:00.
7:00 – 8:00 pm – The Merriman Family, with Lee and Katie Merriman singing songs from the world of Broadway as Valerie Merriman accompanies them on piano.
6:00 – 7:00 pm – Jeff Diller’s classical guitar will be featured on the sidewalk from 6:00 to 7:00.
7:00 – 8:00 pm – Elinor Borrell will be playing piano
Gallery 20 East
6:00 – 7:00 pm – Marie Hershey & Company will use an accordion and mandolin to entertain.
7:00 – 8:00 pm – The Queen Bees, Nicola Sussman and Gabrielle Sanfilippo
32 West Main Street (CVSM studios)
5:30 – 5:50 pm & 7:15 – 7:35 pm – Because the “S” in “CVSM” stands for “school,” young children coming to Waynesboro on Friday night will also have the opportunity to learn more about music. Heather McEndree will lead Musikgarten Mini-Classes at 32 West Main Street from 5:30 to 5:50 p.m. and from 7:15 to 7:35 p.m. Both classes are free and intended for newborns and children through the age of 5.
The internationally recognized early childhood education class includes dancing, singing, imaginative play, instrument playing and plenty of movement. McEndree is a licensed Musikgarten Instructor with a Masters Degree in Music Education from Penn State.
5:00 p.m. – A Friday night reception will mark the opening of a new exhibit at Gallery 20 East. “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. The reception to celebrate the opening begins at 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. on Friday night, Patric Schlee will play flute and drums at 42 West ARTS Co-Op.
Saturday, September 6
1:00- 3:00 pm – Cathy Dudley, from Roanoke, VA, will be doing a book signing at Freed Spirit Bookstore, 78 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA on Saturday, September 6th from 1-3pm.
Her book, “TODDLER THEOLOGY: A Child Like Faith for Everyone”, was illustrated by her musician son-in-law, Matt Ramsey. The book is priced at $13.00
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Denny and Donna Bingaman both have demonstrations planned at the co-op from 1:00 to 3:00 on Saturday afternoon. Denny’s focus will be on the creation of a silicon rubber mold of a clay elephant while Donna will explain the process behind painting portraits with oil.
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Thomas Roue will provide Saturday afternoon’s music in Center Square. The lead singer of Gettysburg’s “cemetery folk” band, Pale Barn Ghosts, Roue makes his second “Destination ARTS!” summer appearance from 2:00 to 5:00.
Sunday, September 7
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Sunday’s music on the Square begins when Tresa Paul and Denny Mickley bring their guitars and vocals to Center Square between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.
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.