Connecting our Community Through the Arts

“Destination ARTS!” Gallery Events – Thursday, November 20 – Sunday, November 23

destination-arts-poster-small1“Destination ARTS!” activities continue in Waynesboro with special events and live music scheduled at Gallery 50, Gallery 20 East and 42 West ARTS Co-Op. The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro and The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will also have art and pottery for sale and art classes available. All galleries are open each week from Thursday through Sunday.

This week’s list of Gallery Events again begins with a pair of painting demonstrations by two of downtown Waynesboro’s most well-known artists.

Donna BingamanMarjorie TresslerMarjorie Tressler is up first, putting brush to canvas beginning at 1:00 on Thursday afternoon inside of Gallery 50. She’ll be followed on Friday by Donna Bingaman, who will be painting in oil a few doors down the street at the 42 West ARTS Co-Op. Bingaman’s demonstration is scheduled from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Mountain Air(1)“Wine Down Friday” receptions, featuring wine and light refreshments, are scheduled from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op and Hot Toddies at The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro.

Bobbi Smith (guitar and vocals), Lisa Donohoe (mandolin and vocals) and Bob Murphy (upright bass), better known as “Mountain Air,” will bring their blend of acoustic contemporary folk and pop country music to Gallery 50 starting at 5:30 on Friday night.Patric SchleeDrums300

Also at 5:30, Patric Schlee will be playing flute and drums during the “Wine Down” reception at 42 West ARTS Co-Op.

TreeLighting2014Friday Night, November 21 – As part of Mainstreet Waynesboro’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Children’s Storytelling will be offered inside of Gallery 20 East between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. Lori Milach, children’s librarian at the Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library, will lead the reading in the portion of the gallery housing artwork created by the Prometheans.

Hot toddies are being served at The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro on Friday night. Visitors are invited to come in from the cold, enjoy a warm beverage and see the center’s new holiday decorations.

ChristmasParadeBandSaturday, November 22 – Waynesboro’s Annual Christmas Parade Begins at 2:00 PM. We close Main Street to traffic and have a giant parade to welcome Santa Claus to Waynesboro with bands, floats, marching units, majorettes, dancers, and much more. Then, at parade’s end, comes Jolly Old Saint Nicholas himself, accompanied by Mrs. Claus. After the parade stay, visit the galleries and perhaps, enjoy a downtown Waynesboro dinner.

Laura Shindle Holding Oil Landscape42 West ARTS will be the site of another artist demonstration on Saturday afternoon, when Laura Shindle will be “Painting the Landscape” using oil from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Born and raised in Hagerstown, Shindle studied at the Ringling School of Art in Florida before eventually opening a studio in Greencastle.

Throughout the weekend, recently opened art shows will be on display inside Gallery 50, including “Winter White” in the east window, “A Study of the Figure” in the west window and the work of faculty members from Baltimore’s Schuler School of Fine Arts in the main gallery.

Images captured by photographers such as Rodney Clark, Sue Downin, Chris Lowery, Stefanie Boss, Pat Brezler and Constantine Vioutely can be viewed as part of the “Through the Lens” exhibit at Gallery 20 East.

All Week (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Gallery 50 Gallery 50

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. Throughout the weekend, recently opened art shows will be on display inside Gallery 50, including “Winter White” in the east window, “A Study of the Figure” in the west window and the work of faculty members from Baltimore’s Schuler School of Fine Arts in the main gallery. 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 oil paintings, “Wood Duck” and “House Wren,” can now be viewed at the gallery, as well as his most recent terracotta bust, “American Indian.” Definitely stop and see the Teddy Bears made of wood.

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.

Gallery 20 East

Gallery20EastThe “Through the Lens” photographers now share this gallery with a group of serious-minded artists known as the “Prometheans.” Composed of regional artists such as Marjorie Tressler, Liz Hurley, Eliane Ambrose and Donna Mason, the “Prometheans” say their purpose is to motivate, inspire and share ideas with anyone who views what they’ve created.

Images captured by photographers such as Rodney Clark, Sue Downin, Chris Lowery, Stefanie Boss, Pat Brezler and Constantine Vioutely can be viewed as part of the “Through the Lens” exhibit at Gallery 20 East.

42 West ARTS Co-Op

"42 West Arts Co-op" membersLocated at 42 West Main Street, 42 West ARTS 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.

 Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery

SantaPicturesLocated 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.

Have your Christmas photos taken at CSAGI!
Imagine your child in the scene at right, sighting Santa outside the window.
Christmas Photo Days are:
November 15th and 22nd, December 7th and December 14th

Cost is $59.95 and includes 1-8×10, 2-5×7 and 12 wallet size
Contact the Gallery at 717-387-5201 for more info

 

DavidAlexandruDavidAlexandruWorkFor November, a new show featuring the works of young, international art student, David Alexandru of Romania. This exhibit is being held in conjuction with iArt Association, an international arts promotion group.

Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro

CeramicStudioWheelsLocated 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 waynesboroceramics@gmail.com or visit the web site.

Classes Offered at the Ceramics Arts Center, 13 South Church Street

– Members and Non-members – Click here to see the list.

From left to right, students Cadence, Rylie, Tre and Reagan Cataldo are shown with the mugs they created at a recent kids' workshop led by Nickole Bricker, standing, at the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro.

Just for Kids with Nickole Bricker

Teen Workshops – Finally a workshop just for teens….YEA!!

clay boxCorks and Clay Workshops for Adults

Private groups may make arrangements for a private “Corks & Clay” session. This is great for a party, team building or just a group of friends who want to “get muddy.” Group size of 6-8.

 

 “Destination ARTS!” currently 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)

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 12:00 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.

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