“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.
Marjorie Tresser, Gallery 50‘s curator, is continuing her series of demo/talks on the Old Masters techniques she uses for her oil paintings on Thursday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Marjorie is incorporating a talk about the Schuler School of Fine Arts faculty show she is currently featuring in Gallery 50.
Tim Gotwald (flute and alto flute) and Dan Dropkin (guitar) will play jazz standards in Gallery 50 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.
This is the final weekend for a special show of works created by residents at Quincy Village. The exhibit features art, crafts and woodworking. Musical performances will be presented throughout the show on Friday from 5:30 – 8:00 pm and Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Several musical groups will be featured. The “Quincy Duo” with Dusty Rhodes (clarinet, tenor saxophone, vocals) and Robert Nelson (guitar and clarinet) will play standards from the early 1900’s and big band era. The Robert Nelson Trio (Robert Nelson and Dusty Rhodes on clarinet and Bill Hull on flute) will perform classical music from composers such as Mozart and Haydn. The Quincy Ensemble (Al Good on keyboard, Bill Hammaker on euphonium, and Dusty Rhodes on sax) will play standards. Also, Al Good will demonstrate his hand-made crank organ. These groups will be joined on Sunday by the Brinkley Group (Donn Brinkley on guitar, Ginny Brinkley, Nila LaDuke, Carole Isbister and Tom Thomas) who will perform Gospel music.
Specializing in painting oil portraits, still life and sculptures, Donna Bingaman will be demonstrating portrait and still life oil painting on Saturday, May 9 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the 42 West Arts Co-Op.
Ed Beard will be demonstrating wood burning feathers and eagles on Saturday, May 9 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the 42 West Arts Co-Op. Ed is an educator/artist and has been a woodworker for 50 years. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman – Cumberland Valley Chapter, the Lincoln Highway Heritage group and a member of Woodsmith’s advisory board.
A free live musical performance will also be presented at Schier’s Furniture Lifestyles, 37 West Main St. from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. The musicians performing will be Mountain Air. They offer a blend of acoustic contemporary folk and pop country music created by Bobbi Smith (guitar and vocals), Lisa Donohoe (mandolin and vocals) and Bob Murphy (upright bass).
The Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery is showing the photography work of Andy Smetzer through the end of May. Andy has photographed a variety of subjects and particularly enjoys stormy, moody landscapes trying to capture feeling in those shots. David Gibney’s three-dimensional art also remains on display through the end of May.
“Destination ARTS!” currently features five 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.