Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits, special events, and live music scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Through the Lens & Beyond, and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro. All performances and events are free unless otherwise indicated.
Thursday, December 24
Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-Op are open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday, December 25
Galleries are closed for the Christmas Holiday.
Saturday, December 26
Art Demonstration Saturday!
Donna Bingaman will be demonstrating oil painting at 42 West ARTS from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. A native of Waynesboro, PA, she is an impressionist, realist, and a blender of originality and tradition, winning many best of shows and numerous other awards for her portraits and other subjects from flowers to genre, including sculptures in bronze. Donna is a graduate of the Washington School of Art and has studied with several regionally and nationally artists. Donna’s portraits have been exhibited at the Cumberland Valley and the Valley Art Show in Hagerstown, and she has been selected to have a one-woman show of her portraits at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.
Denny Bingaman will be demonstrating the technique of carving, burning and dyeing on a gourd from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at 42 West Arts.
Sunday, December 27
Galleries are open 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Gallery 50 is presenting three new shows celebrating the Holiday/Winter season. Over 80 new pieces of art are being featured. The west window gallery theme is “Winter White”, and the east window gallery presents “It’s a Wonderful Still Life”. The main gallery showcases “Fins, Feathers and Fur,” featuring artist, Carol Wilks and her animal paintings rendered in pastel. Several artists will be in the gallery and available to discuss their work.
The members of the 42 West Arts Co-Op is continuing to spotlight a new show called “Forever Flowers” from 12:00 to 6:00. This show includes Donna Bingaman oil painting, Lori Linthicum creative pottery, Tom McFarland painting, Denny Bingaman photography, Rod & Karri Benedict pottery, Ed Beard wood burning, Hollis Mentzer nature printing, Andy Smetzer photographer, and Jennifer Caldwell silver jewelry. Details at http://42westarts.com
Through the Lens & Beyond features fine art photography, illustrations, oil and watercolor paintings, and 2-dimensional art. Custom framing, classes, and seminars plus a “Day Rental” photography studio will also be offered. Special offer — Through the Lens will be giving our Active Duty and Military Veterans as well as First Responders a 10% discount on any art or photography they purchase.
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro hosts pottery classes and workshops including an introduction to Pottery Class, a Teen Wheel Throwing Class, a monthly Children’s Class, and two hour Corks and Clay Workshops specializing in creating hand built projects. The Ceramic Arts Center brings together area potters of all skill levels and ages with classes, pottery sales, and members have 24/7 access to the wheels and kiln. Details about upcoming classes and special events at http://www.ceramics-nccs.org
Musical performances at Destination ARTS! 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.
Destination ARTS! currently includes:
Gallery 50 (50 West Main Street)
42 West ARTS (42 West Main Street)
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street).
Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main Street)
Gallery 20 East (20 East Main Street) open selected weekends.
The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more. Most art is available for sale and there is no charge for admission to the galleries. This weekend, they will be open on:
Thursday – 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-Op only)
Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. (42 West ARTS open 10 am to 6 pm)
Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
42 West Co-Op is open extended hours for the holidays