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.
Now thru Sept. 2 – Children’s Scavenger Hunt:
Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Children are invited to participate in a Destination ARTS! Scavenger Hunt starting at Gallery 50. As “DA Detectives,” they will solve clues relating to the works of art on display. Prizes will be awarded upon completion of the scavenger hunt, which will take them to four galleries clustered within two blocks. Successful detectives will also be eligible to win a grand prize to be drawn on September 2.
Thursday, Aug. 25, 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. 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, Aug. 26, 2016 – Musical Demonstration:
5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee will perform a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo for gallery visitors. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 – Wine Down Friday:
5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268.
Destination ARTS! presents a Night of Broadway featuring the Chambersburg Community Theatre. Various singers will perform old and new songs from the Great White Way, accompanied by Woody Payne. Featured performers include Kelly Kozlowski, Stephanie Allee, Aimee Beth Davis, Cyd Tokar, Jeff Leinbach, and Patrick McNamee. Wine and light refreshments will be available.
For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 – Summer in the Square:
5:30-8 p.m. – Center Square, Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Don’t miss one of the last summer performances of the year featuring the popular Waynesboro group, the Lowdown Grasskickers. The bluegrass quartet is comprised of Jonathan Ingels (mandolin, guitar), Brad Munn (guitar, fiddle), Rob Kollman (banjo), and Kevin Coldsmith (bass). (Rain site will be Gallery 50, 50 West Main Street.) For more information, call 717-655-2915.
The group was formed in 2013 as an off-shoot of the Boro Boogie Pickers. Their music, while rooted in bluegrass, often crosses into other boundaries as well, touching on country, rock, folk, and blues, with extended jams and improvisation when the mood strikes.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 – PhotoStory Presentation of Nepal:
1 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Chris Bonebrake will present a slide presentation of “The Faces of Nepal” which documents his travels from the capital city of Kathmandu to the villages, mountains, and jungles of Nepal. Visitors will receive an intimate look at the people, art, and architecture and will include a display of Nepalese and Tibetan artifacts. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.
Sunday, August 28, 2016 – Galleries Open 1:00 – 4:00 PM
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.
42 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 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.