Destination ARTS! Performances and Events for January 14 – January 17, 2016

Destination Arts Poster SmallDestination 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, the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro, and Gallery 20 East.  All performances and events are free unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, January 14

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Donna Bingaman
will be demonstrating oil painting at 42 West ARTS from 1:00 pm to 3:00 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.


Marjorie Tressler
Marjorie Tressler
, Gallery 50 curator/director, will be back again doing her weekly oil painting demonstration from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, featuring a portrait of Carol. Marjorie studied at the Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore, as well as with several prominent local artists.

Friday, January 15

Wine Down Friday activities and receptions
are planned at Gallery 50 (50 W. Main St.), 42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 W. Main St.),Through the Lens & Beyond (38 W. Main St.), the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 S. Church St.), and Gallery 20 East between 5:00 and 8:00 pm.

AcrossThePondThe popular Irish music of Across the Pond will be featured in Gallery 50 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. “The most booked Celtic band in Central PA” features Michael Morrison (guitar, mandolin, flue and vocals), Churck Krepley (fiddle, banjo, vocals), and Dan Diviney (whistles, bodhran, vocals). All members of the trio are passionate about their traditional roots but say their music is also delivered with a modern edge, with a repertoire ranging from hauntingly slow aires to high energy jig and reels, love ballads, and contemporary songs.

Mike Minster (2)
Gallery 20 East
will feature a new show featuring the paintings and ceramics of Michael Minster, presenting a collection of his work created over the past 18 years. The show will run during regular gallery hours for two weeks only, closing on January 24.

There will be a reception with the artist on Saturday, January 16. The show will run for two weeks only and will close on January 24.


Flowers-snow1-6281The artists at 42 West ARTS Co-op will present a new winter show, “Let it Snow”. Featured artists are Andy Smetzer (photographer), Donna Bingaman (oil painting), Lorie Linthicum (creative pottery), Tom McFarland (painting), Denny Bingaman (photography), Rod and Karri Benedict (pottery), Ed Beard (wood burning), Hollis Mentzer (nature printing), Laura Shindle (painting), Bob North (tinsmithing), Jennifer Caldwell (silver jewelry), and Debra Woods (dolls and folk art). A reception will be held from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Patric Schlee will be creating original improvisational music on flute and drums at 42 West ARTS Co-Op. The public is invited to join in.

Saturday, January 16

Art Demonstration Saturday!

Galleries open 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Denny Bingaman

Denny Bingaman

From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in 42 West ARTS Co-op, Denny Bingaman will be demonstrating cold cast metal sculpting of wildlife in a rubber mold made from the original work. Denny is a native of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, who photographs birds and wildlife in the local area as well as other parts of the country. He started into photographing wildlife about 30 years ago, and has filed some 65,000 images of birds and other wildlife.

Mike Minster (2)An artist reception will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in Gallery 20 East to celebrate the opening of a new show featuring the painting and ceramics of Michael Minster. The show will present a collection of his work over the past 18 years. Minster’s art is abstract, colorful, animated, decorative, and thoughtful.. He notes his influences as “Picasso, Warhol, Kitsch art, and street art to name a few. I will have painting small and large, and a wide variety of ceramics objects on display.” His work will be available to view through January 24.

Sunday, January 17

Galleries open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ongoing Shows

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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 will present “It’s a Wonderful Still Life”. The main gallery will showcase “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.

Through the Lens & Beyond
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.

Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro 
brings together area potters of all skill levels and ages offering classes, workshops, and pottery sales. Guild members have 24/7 access to the wheels and kiln. For information about classes and special programs visit their website at

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)
Gallery 20 East (20 East Main Street).


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

Thursday from 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.
Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

For more information visit or email [email protected]

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