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.
4-5:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Pamela ‘Soaring Raven’ Nelson will teach a four-week introductory class on journaling. The class will explore the benefits of journaling on personal and mental health and cover techniques to overcome writer’s block. The cost is $10 per class or $35 for the entire course. For more information or to register, contact 717-762-8394.
12-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Donna Bingaman at her weekly painting class every Wednesday while Patric Schlee provides ambient music designed to inspire! Each student benefits from her personal instruction and 40 years of experience. Each class is $15. While there, Denny Bingaman will present a free wildlife show featuring slides of his nature photography. For more info or to register, contact 717-62-8394.
6-9 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Local artists are invited to participate in an open mic session facilitated by Brad Munn. All musical styles are welcome and a sound system and electric stage piano will be provided. Contact 717-655-2915 for more information.
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.
5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Nick Andrew Staver will be bringing a new voice to the blues this Friday. His music is a pleasing blend of blue and roots music to support his iconic vocal style. Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, visit www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915.
From small corner bars to large auditoriums, Staver has gained the experience and knowledge of a professional musician while maintaining the mindset to never get ahead of himself. Always reflecting upon his past and paying respects to his idols, both past and present, his music moves within him and resonates with his audiences. Each performance is an intimate opportunity to capture a desired dose of rhythm and blues mixed into modern songwriting storylines.
5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. To celebrate the holiday season, 42 West Arts Co-Op. 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.
12-2 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Co-Op member, Donna Bingaman, will be demonstrating the art of portrait painting. For more information, contact the co-op at 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.
1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Pat Beard will demonstrate weaving on the loom 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 http://www.patbeardhandwovens.com for more information.
1-3 p.m. – Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Children, ages 6-13, can create a special Valentine box out of stoneware clay. The class is $25 and includes step-by-step instruction, all materials, glazes, and firings. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-404-3190.
1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m. – Through the Lens & Beyond – 38 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Cindy from Through the Lens & Beyond for a Wine Glass Painting Party. Create your own design or choose from one of the many options. The cost includes two wine glasses and refreshments. Advanced register is $25 or $30 at the door. To register or for questions, please call 717-762-1092 or 717-816-5365.
1-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler invites artists of all ability levels to attend her weekly painting class in Gallery 50 that will cover both oil and acrylic mediums. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at email@example.com to register.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Vince Cahill will speak about the benefits and limitations of 3D printing, their current capabilities and limitations, as well as recent innovations and future possibilities. Attendees will learn the process of how to get started in executing your designs in plastic and metals, including navigating the service bureaus and creating compatible computer files. A 3D printer will be on hand for demonstrations. For questions, please contact 717-655-2915.
Gallery 50’s (50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Artwork by local and regional artists is on display and for sale. The walls are filled with fine art paintings in beautiful frames. The tables are covered with outstanding examples of pottery, wood work, jewelry, sculpture, cards and even hand made soaps. Truly an experience for the senses – especially with the addition of music performances during “Wine Down Friday.”
42 West ARTS Co-Op (42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268) Artwork in many varying media by co-op members is on display and for sale. 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.
For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or call 717-655-2915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, galleries 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.