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, Sept. 14, 2016 – Gourd Art Demonstration:
1-2:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Nature enthusiast Denny Bingaman will demonstrate his process of making decorative gourds. Visitors will be shown his techniques of carving, burning, and dyeing the gourds. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.
Denny Bingaman is a native of Waynesboro, PA who uses wildlife imagery as a source of inspiration for much of his art, including photography, gourd carving, and sculpting.
Thursday, Sept. 15, 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, Sept. 16, 2016 – Musical Demonstration:
5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo. 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, Sept. 16, 2016 – Wine Down Friday:
5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Loose Screws will be performing Jazz standards from all eras in Gallery 50. The instrumental group includes Pat McNamee (saxophone and clarinet), Woody Payne (keyboard), Josh Vaughn (bass), and Bill Sievers (drums). For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 16, 17, and 18
– Destination INNOVATION Exposition:
Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat. 12-6 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. – 90 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Destination ARTS! invites area makers, innovators, and tech enthusiasts to attend the 2nd annual Destination INNOVATION Exposition. Exhibits will include 3D printing, ShopBot CNC routers, a Tesla electric car, drones, robotics, featured speakers and lectures, and displays from the Waynesboro Industrial Museum. For more information, please contact 717-655-2915 or visit the website at www.artsalliancegw.org/Destination-Innovation.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 – 3rd Annual Waynesboro Wine Walk:
2-5 p.m. Various locations between 50 West Main Street and 13 S. Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Waynesboro Wine Walk will provide three independent winemakers and two local wineries with an opportunity to showcase their “bottled art” in each of the galleries located in the downtown district. Samples of more than 25 different wines will be available to taste and bottles of wine will be for sale by Janzell Winery and Adams County Winery. Independent winemakers include Warren Frusher, Mike Scott, and Doug Mowen. There will be no charge to taste the wine, but participants must be at least 21 years old.
Several musicians are scheduled to perform throughout the course of the event, entertaining people as they pass by and travel in and out of the galleries. The bluegrass sounds of the Lowdown Grasskickers will entertain audiences on Center Square while the duo known as [email protected] (Gillian and Garrett Smith) will perform their contemporary sounds inside of Music Makers Center at 46 West Main Street. Tim Gotwald (flute) and Dan Dropkin (guitar) can be heard playing jazz at the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro at 13 S. Church Street, and Patric Schlee will be performing at 42 West ARTS Co-Op at 46 West Main Street. For more information, contact 717-655-2915.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 – Yarn Spinning Demonstration:
1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Weaver Pat Beard will demonstrate spinning fleece into yarn for visitors to the co-op. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.
By combining yarns of different colors and textures, Beard is able to create unique and beautiful pieces using an “old-fashioned” loom. After the weaving, each panel is washed before being finished by hand. Beard has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Florida and is a juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Cumberland Valley Craft Guild. Visit her website at www.patbeardhandwovens.com for more information.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 – Photo and Document Restoration:
1:30-3:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Terry Benson will demonstrate how he restores old photographs and documents. If you would like to consult with him on restoring your cherished items, bring them in regardless of their condition. Please note – if your item is under glass, do not remove it. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.
Sunday, September 18, 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.