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.
Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 – Artists’ Connection Group:
6:30-8:30 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join the Artists’ Connection for their next monthly meeting for all artists and those passionate about the arts. The meeting serves as an opportunity to share ideas, discuss art and the newest techniques you have learned, mentor younger artists, and generally inspire one another. There are no cost or dues – just a way for artists to connect! To express interest or to learn more, contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at [email protected].
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 – Gourd Art Demonstration:
12:30-2:30 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, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Thursday, Nov. 17, 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.
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 – Traditional Book Binding Class:
$35, course fees. $15 payable for materials. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Learn a short history of the creation of books and the basic techniques of book binding taught by Pamela Nelson.
Each student will leave with their own hand-sewn journal. No experience necessary and appropriate for teenagers and adults. Contact 42 West Arts Co-Op to register and for list of supplies needed.
Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 – Wine Down Friday:
5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Positronic Cats featuring Waylon K. Smith (vocals and guitar) and Jim Taylor (mandolin) will be performing at this week’s Wine Down Friday performance. The acoustic folk duo use simple chord progressions, powerful vocals, and intricate mandolin phrasings as a foundation for their songs. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 – Musical Demonstration: 5:30-8 p.m.
42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA17268. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo, flute, and drums. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 – Photography Slide Show:
1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Professional photographer Andy Smetzer will be presenting a slide show featuring his creative photography taken over the many years. The show will consist of photos and music with artistic transitions. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 – Destination INNOVATION Speakers Series:
6:30-8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Michael Cermak Jr. will kick off the Destination INNOVATION Speakers Series with a discussion on electric vehicles, including the benefits, limitations, and daily maintenance of the cars as well as their future impact. Cermak will focus on his personal experience with the Tesla brand which is completely electric and manufactured in the United States. A Tesla Model S will be available to view following the presentation. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
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, “Winter Wonderland.” 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.