Connecting our Community Through the Arts

Destination ARTS! Free Performances and Events for June 22-26, 2016

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Waynesboro, PA: 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.  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.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – FREE Oil Painting Classes: 12-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Donna Bingaman will be offering free Donna BingamanPortraintpainting classes every Wednesday in June starting June 8. Students of all ability levels will learn how to paint in oil or acrylic, using color, values, and composition. Register at 42 West ARTS Co-Op 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. In 2002, she was featured in a solo show at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, MD. Her portraits are currently displayed in the Chambersburg Court House and Annex as well as in private collections.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 – Gallery Talks: 2 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, MarjorieInWindowWaynesboro, PA 17268. Curator and Director Marjorie Tressler will be starting a new series of gallery talks in Gallery 50 every Thursday. Each week will feature a discussion on the various regional and local artists featured in Gallery 50, including information on their background, latest works, and art genre. For more information, call 717-655-2915.

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. Tressler has been Gallery 50’s lead curator and director since 2013.

Friday, June 24, 2016 – Wine Down Friday: 5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main WineDoneStreet, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Destination ARTS! will sponsor a musical performance for the general public for free in Gallery 50 this Friday. Each week, a member of the musical community is featured in an acoustic performance in the Gallery. Wine and light refreshments will be available.

This week’s performer will be announced soon! For more information, visit www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915. Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, visit www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915.

Friday, June 24, 2016 – Musical Demonstration: 5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Visit the Co-Op for wine and refreshments while the New Horizon Jazz Band performs for visitors. For more information, call 717-762-8394.

Nick Andrew StaverFriday, June 24, 2016 – Summer in the Square: 5:30-8 p.m. – Center Square, Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Nick Andrew Staver will be bringing a new voice to the blues this Friday in Center Square. (Rain site will be Gallery 50, 50 West Main Street.) For more information, call 717-655-2915.

Staver is an award-winning singer-songwriter. Each of his songs defines its own character inside the autobiographical music. His performances are an intimate opportunity to capture a desired dose of rhythm and blues mixed into modern songwriting storylines.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 – Portrait Painting Demonstration: 12-2 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – Donna BingamanPortraint42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Co-Op member 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. In 2002, she was featured in a solo show at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, MD. Her portraits are currently displayed in the Chambersburg Court House and Annex as well as in private collections.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 – Leather Handcrafting: 1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 Barb Peshkin 2West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. 42 West ARTS Co-Op member, Barb Peshkin, will be working in leather handcrafting medieval-style journals and sketch pads. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.

Peshkin’s art focuses mostly on calligraphy and Medieval-style illumination. She also works in gouache paints and does leather-crafting. After working in the Tuscarora School District for 35 years, she retired and worked for the Council for the Arts in Chambersburg, PA for three years. She is currently a member of the Cumberland Valley Craftsmen Guild and occasionally teaches adult and children’s classes.

Sunday, June 26, 2016 – Songwriters Showcase: 2-5 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main songwriter-clipartStreet, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Members of the Songwriters Forum will be performing original songs written as part of the group’s writing exercises in the newly opened Music Makers Center. Featured performers include Jon Ingels, Tresa Paul, Joel Newman, Michael Weber, Ginny Gill, and Craig Allen Williams. For more information, call 717-655-2915.

The Songwriters Forum meets on a monthly basis in Waynesboro. Prior to each meeting, a new title or subject is chosen and members are encouraged to write an original song, resulting in unique works that reflect each participant’s preferred musical genre and unique style.

Sunday, June 27, 2016 Gallery – Galleries open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ongoing Shows

Gallery 50Gallery 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.


42WestARTSW42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) presents their new show, “Living Water.” Artwork by co-op members will be on display and for sale that features each artist’s interpretation of the theme. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.

Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA Through the Lens & Beyond17268) 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.

Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro

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.

For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or call 717-655-2915 or email artsalliancegw@gmail.com.

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. 

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