Connecting our Community Through the Arts

Destination ARTS! Performances and Events for Jan. 25-31, 2017

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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, Jan. 25, 2017 – Wildlife Slide Show and Oil Class Demonstration:

Donna BingamanPortraint12-3 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.

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 – Open Mic Nite:Cartoon Rock Singer

Brad Munn (4)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.

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:

Marjorie Tressler2-4 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, Jan. 26, 2017 – Wine Glass Holder Workshop:wine-holder

7-9 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Create a unique and one-of-a-kind Wine Glass holder complete with votive candle holders. The class is $25 and includes step-by-step instruction, all materials, glazes, and firings. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at waynesboroceramics@gmail.com or call 717-404-3190.

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 – Wine Down Friday:

5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Mountain Air will be Mountain Airperforming their mix of acousticcontemporary folk and pop country this Friday. Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, visit www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915.

Mountain Air is comprised of Bobbi Smith (guitar and vocals), Bob Murphy (upright bass), and Lisa Donohoe (mandolin and vocals). Smith and Donohoe began performing together as members of the Blue Ridge String Band and later, Back Porch Music in the 1990s. When they formed their own group, Mountain Air was born with Murphy later joining in 2009. The band performs at festivals, private concerts, wineries, special occasions, and art galleries.

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 – Musical Demonstration:

PatricFlute6005:30-8 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.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 – Portrait Painting Demonstration:

Donna Bingaman12-2 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.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 – Book Binding Demonstration:

1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Pamela Soaring Raven Nelson will be demonstrating the basic techniques of book binding. Guests will be taken through the start-to-finish process, from using templates and waxed linen thread to preparing the text block and creating a solid case cover. Contact 717-762-8394 for more information.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 – Children’s Pottery Workshop:

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 waynesboroceramics@gmail.com or call 717-404-3190.

Marjorie TresslerMonday, Jan. 30, 2017 – Oil Painting Class:

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 marjorietressler@comcast.net to register.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 – Intro to Journaling: pamela-nelson

4-5:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Pamela Soaring Raven will teach the final class in a four-week series on journaling that 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. For more information or to register, contact 717-762-8394.

Ongoing Shows

Gallery 50Gallery 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.”

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42WestARTSW42 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 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, 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. 

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