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.
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 – Ladies (And Men!) Night Out:
6:30-8:30 p.m. Through the Lens & Beyond – 38 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Through the Lens & Beyond is holding an evening of fun, door prizes, and special prices on their art and photography. Melody Bussard will be in the gallery with her Scentsy Oils fragrances. Door prizes by Sapporo’s Japanese Restaurant, NuVogue Hair & Tanning Salon, Waynesboro Candy Kitchen and More! Call
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 – Gourd Art Demo and Oil Class Demonstration:
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 be on hand to demonstrate how he creates gourd art through his process of burning, carving, and dyeing. For more info or to register, contact 717-62-8394.
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 – Open Mic Nite:
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, Feb. 9, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:
2-4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler, will be conducting her weekly demo covering a variety of subjects, including portraits, landscapes, and other genres. While there, be sure to view the gallery’s “Winter White” show featuring Steve Nevada’s impressionistic paintings as well as works by two of the region’s accomplished artists, Tom Renner and Liz Hurley. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Tressler is a juried member of the Oil Painters of America for 18 years as well as a certified member of the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters for over 20 years. Her art teaching career started with the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in 1994 after being featured in a solo portrait show in 1993.
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 – Corks and Clay Workshop:
6-8 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Stay warm with a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate in a custom-made tripod cup created by you! Cups are made from durable stoneware clay that is food, oven, and microwave safe. Workshop fees include all materials, glazes, and firings. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at [email protected] or call 717-404-3190.
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 – Wheel Throwing Demo:
5-8 p.m. Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Mary Ashe-Mahr will demonstrate wheel throwing techniques as she creates a variety of cylinders, mugs, and bowls. While there, check out the pottery store and sign up for a Corks and Clay class! Call 717-404-3190 for more information.
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 – Friday Night Live Music!
5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268.
The popular Irish music of Across the Pond is coming back to Gallery 50/Music Makers! The band features Michael Morrison (guitar, mandolin, flue and vocals), Chuck Krepley (fiddle, banjo, vocals), and Dan Diviney (whistles, bodhran, vocals). Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Formed in late 2010, Across the Pond was named one of the Top 20 Celtic folk bands world-wide by Marc Gunn in 2014 and is considered the most booked Celtic band in Central PA. All members of the trio are passionate about their traditional roots but say their music is also delivered with a modern edge, with a repertoire ranging from hauntingly slow aires to high energy jig and reels, love ballads, and contemporary songs. Visit their website at www.acrossthepondmusic.com.
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 – Musical Demonstration:
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.
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 – Portrait Painting Demonstration:
12-2 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 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, Feb. 11, 2017 – 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, 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, Feb. 11, 2017 – Children’s Pottery Workshop:
1-2:30 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Children, ages 5-10, can create two pinch pot flower pots, which they will decorate and paint with food-safe glazes. The class includes step-by-step instruction, all materials, glazes, and firings. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at [email protected] or call 717-404-3190.
Monday, Feb. 13, 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 [email protected] to register.
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 – 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! The group is open to 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].
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, 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.