Waynesboro, PA, April 6, 2016: Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits and special events scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Through the Lens & Beyond, and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro. The galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, furniture, and more. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. This weekend, they will be open on Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. (Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-Op only), Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Special activities and performances are indicated below. For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or contact Amy Stine at 717-655-2915 or at [email protected].
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Writer’s Forum: 5-7 p.m. 32 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Writer’s Forum will hold its monthly meeting to discuss April’s themes of “Through the Eyes of a Child” or “Scenes from Childhood.” For more information call Jerry Kowallis at 717-352-8059 or email at [email protected].
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Oil Painting Demonstration: 2-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Curator and Director Marjorie Tressler will be conducting an oil painting demonstration featuring a large landscape.
Tressler teaches art locally and has conducted classes at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, where her portraits were featured in a solo show in 1993. She is a former student of the Schuler School of Fine Arts and has studied with several nationally known and prominent local artists over the last 35 years.
Friday, April 8, 2016
Art of the Night Reception and Stargazing: 5-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery will be holding a reception to open their two-week astrophotography and astronomical art exhibition. Weather permitting; telescopes will be available on the sidewalk to view Jupiter and other visible astronomical images. The exhibition will include unique astronomy inspired art and astrophotography by members of both groups. Wine and light refreshments will be available. Please visit the gallery website at www.42westarts.com or contact the TriState Astronomers at 301-988-9828 or at [email protected] for more information.
April 8-10 and April 14-17 – Art of the Night Exhibition: (Times Vary) 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery and the TriState Astronomers are teaming up for an exclusive two-week exhibition of astrophotography and astronomical art. Please visit the gallery website at www.42westarts.com or contact the TriState Astronomers at 301-988-9828 or at [email protected]nomers.org for more information.
The TriState Astronomers is an amateur astronomy group who meets at the William Brish Planetarium in Hagerstown, MD and engages in many community outreach events in the area. 42 West Arts Co-Op & Gallery is a gallery member of Destination ARTS! in Waynesboro, PA.
April 8, 2016 – Wine Down Friday: 5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Ritma Cordia will be performing their unique brand of folk, celtic, and light classical music. Wine and light refreshments will be available.
Ritma Cordia is comprised of Marlin Barnes on the marimba and Jane Peatling on the cello. Barnes has performed with the Hagerstown Municipal Band, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and the Shippensburg Festival Orchestra. Peatling plays with the Mercersburg Area Community Chorus and Orchestra and several chamber groups. Both are faculty members at Cumberland Valley School of Music.
April 8, 2016 – Musical Demonstration: 5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee will be playing and demonstrating the flute, drums, and other instruments. The public is invited to join in. Wine and light refreshments will be available.
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Portrait Painting Demonstration: 1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Gallery co-owner Donna Bingaman will be demonstrating the art of portrait painting. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.
A graduate of the Washington School of Arts, Bingaman is a juried member of the Oil Painters of America and has won several awards for her work. Her portraits are currently featured in the Chambersburg Court House and Annex as well as in private collections.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Galleries open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 10, 2016 – 2-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – Visit Gallery 50 to hear Nashville recording artist Jason Kabler. Originally from Greencastle, PA, Kabler now lives in Nashville and has released multiple albums with an independent record label. He is now the head of the Hendersonville, TN chapter of Global Songwriters Connection. GSC is an organization that helps songwriters become more successful through education, support, and networking. Jason is currently writing songs for his ninth album which he hopes to have recorded for release this year. To see Jason’s touring schedule, visit his website.
42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) is presenting a winter show called “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). For more information, visit their website at www.42westarts.com.
Gallery 50’s (50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) newest window installation is “All About Color,” featuring Chambersburg contemporary artist Marti Yeager. Artwork by local artists Donna Mason, Carol Miller, and Liz Hurley is also on display. Continuing by popular demand, “Fin, Feathers, and Fur” featuring artists Carol Wilks and Beth De’ Loiselle will continue to be featured in the main gallery with new work being added.
Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) features fine art photography, illustrations, oil and watercolor paintings, and two-dimensional art. Custom framing, classes, and seminars plus a “Day Rental” photography studio are also offered. Their website is www.throughthelensandbeyond.com.
The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) brings together area potters of all skill levels and ages offering classes, workshops, and pottery sales. Guild members have 24 hour access to the wheels and kiln seven days a week. For information about classes and special programs visit their website at 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).
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.