“Destination ARTS!” Gallery Events – Thursday, February 19 – Sunday, February 22

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.

Anyone stopping by Gallery 50 between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 on Thursday afternoon can hear Marjorie Tressler explain the use of the “Old Masters” oil painting technique and how she applies it to art projects in the modern world.

WineDone“Wine Down Friday” receptions featuring wine and light refreshments, are scheduled from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gallery 50, Gallery 20 East, 42 West ARTS Co-Op and The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro. Live musical performances are planned inside of Gallery 50 and 42 West Co-Op and will begin at 5:30.

Geiser Book
A special book signing is planned as part of the reception at Gallery 50. Bill Helfrick, Mike Rohrer and Dave Thompson, authors of the book, Geiser: A Waynesboro Industrial Icon’s History and Legacy, will be in the gallery to sell and sign copies of their work. The trio also plans to discuss details about the company, which developed threshers, steam engines and plows in Waynesboro at the turn of the 20th century before a fire destroyed the plant on Broad Street in 1940.Sharon Rost

During the signing, Sharon Rost will provide music for the occasion on the piano.
Patric Schlee

Down the street at 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Patric Schlee can be heard playing flute, drums and guitar.

LoriLithicumFlowersLori Linthicum will be at 42 West Artist Co-Op on Saturday to demonstrate how to make sculptural roses and other flowers in ceramic clay. Linthicum has used clay to create a variety of items during the past 10 years, including fruits, birds and insects. Her studio, Heart’s Desire Pottery, is located in Myersville, Md., but on Saturday, she can be seen in downtown Waynesboro from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


For the second time in 2015, one of Franklin County’s most recognizable performers will appear as part of “Destination ARTS!” when Drew Adams uses his guitar to make music inside of Gallery 20 East starting at 2:00 on Sunday afternoon.

These performances 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.

The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Exhibits – Link to CSAGI Web Site

DavidGibneyPostCardFront300David Gibney‘s Exhibit – “The Crash of the Forgotten American Labor Force”
– January 16 through February 28, 2015
– Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 10 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA

CSAGDavidRossFlyer250David Ross Character Drawing Artist Exhibit
– Entire month of March 2015


The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Class Schedule

Art of Rubbings Waynesboro ages 8-11 flyerThe Art of Textures Classes – with artists David F. Heatwole.
Students will learn how to make rubbings from various man-made and natural textured objects. Students will also make their own “rubbing plate” that can be used repeatedly for similar works of art. All supplies and materials are provided. Just wear old clothes and plan to make ART! David Heatwole is an 11th generation artisan who works from his home in Martinsburg, WV. This class is free of charge thanks to our generous sponsors.
Class for youth aged 8-11 – Click here for flyer!
Class for youth aged 12-17 – Click here for flyer!
Classs for Adults aged 18 and over – Click here for flyer!
Limited number of spaces so register soon.   EMail [email protected] or call 717-387-5201.

Student Art Classes

Saint Patrick’s Day Art Classes – Elementary School Students
– March 7 & 14, 2015 – Limited space so sign up now! [email protected] or  717 -387 -5201

Easter Art Classes – Elementary School Students
– March 21 & 28, 2015 – Limited space so sign up now! [email protected] or  717 -387 -5201

Adult Art Classes


Check out what the newspapers have to say about The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery
Read the articles from Hagerstown’s Herald Mail and Waynesboro’s Record Herald reprinted here.

 “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 Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street)
The Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery (10 East 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 ( Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-Op only)
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.


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