Connecting our Community Through the Arts

Destination ARTS! Performances and Events Mar. 27 – April 3, 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.

Monday, March. 27, 2017 – Oil Painting Class: Marjorie Tressler

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.

Monday, March 27, 2017 – Cabaret-Musical Theatre Forum:

6:30 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Destination ARTS! is starting a new Cabaret-Musical Theater forum on the fourth Monday of each month. Enthusiasts of musical theater can receive feedback on performances and original material. The sessions will also be used to pull together songs three to four times a year in a collaborative performance showcase. This is an evolving initiative that will be shaped by those who attend and offers unique networking opportunities.  A piano and sound system will be available for use. For more information, contact Deb Hollen at deb.hollen58@gmail.com or Andrew Sussman at andrewdsussman@gmail.com.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – Bead Bowl Workshop:


7 to 9 p.m. $35 Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Create your own large pottery serving bowl made from stoneware clay. No experience necessary as students will receive step-by-step instruction. Fee includes all materials, glazes, and firings. To register, call 717-404-3190.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – Wildlife Slide Show and Oil Painting Class:

12 to 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 717-762-8394.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – Jam Session:

6 to 9 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Musicians of all musical genres and ability levels are invited to participate in a Jam Session facilitated by Joel Newman. All musical styles are welcome and a sound system, microphone, and electric stage piano will be provided. This is a great opportunity to network with fellow musicians and gain experience in a new genre. Contact 717-655-2915 for more information.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 – Needle Felting Class:

12 to 3 p.m. 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268, $33. Pamela Soaring Raven is accepting students (aged 13 and up) for her Needle Felting Class. Students will learn Applique Felting and Sculptural Felting techniques. All materials and handouts are included in the course fee. Please call 717-762-8394 to register.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:

2 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Gallery 50 Curator, Marjorie Tressler, will be conducting her weekly demo covering a variety of subjects, including portraits, landscapes, and other genres. While there, enjoy our new window display “Down on the Farm” accompanied by new artwork featuring new artist Tina Stonestreet and frequent artists Steve Nevada and Tom Renner. For more information, call 717-655-2915.


Thursday, March 30, 2017
Contemporary Choir:

7 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join a new community choir open to singers of all skill levels who are at least 14 years of age on Thursdays at Music Makers. Musical selections will include a cappella, multi-cultural, and popular genres. Rehearsal dates: March 30, April 6, 20, 27, and May 4, 11, and 18. For more information or to register, call 717-655-2915.

Egg in Art Gallery Walk:

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, March 31-April 2, 2017 and April 7-9, 2017
Times and locations vary. Visit the galleries of Destination ARTS! to discover artwork “Eggs” that have been created and hidden by area artists in their preferred artistic medium. Pick up an entry form at any gallery and have it stamped at all four locations for a chance to win a basket of goodies. The winner will be announced at the Artists Connection on April 10, 2017. Galleries are open on Fridays from 5-8 p.m., Saturdays from 12-6 p.m., and Sundays from 1-47 p.m. Gallery locations: Gallery 50 (50 West Main St.), Through the Lens & Beyond (38 West Main St.), 42 West Arts Co-Op (42 West Main St.), and Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro (13 South Church St.)

Friday, March 31, 2017 – Musical Demonstration:

5:30 to 8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo, flute, and drums. Visitors should also be sure to view pieces from the “Winter Wonderland Members Show.” Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Friday, March 31, 2017 – Live Music Friday:

5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. G@g featuring Gillian Austin (vocals, keyboard, and guitar) and Garrett Austin (vocals and keyboard) will be performing their unique interpretations of contemporary and standard songs. For more information, call 717-655-2915. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 – Portrait Painting Demonstration:

12 to 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, April 1, 2017 – Altered Book Demonstration:


12 to 3 p.m. 42 West Arts Co-Op – 42 West Main Street
, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Learn the techniques used to transform old books into new works of art with Pamela Soaring Raven. Anything from rubber stamping, collage, and painting can be used to create beautiful and unique artwork. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – Community Book Club:

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. All readers are invited to join the book club as they discuss “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande. In the book, Dr. Gawande tackles how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. The club meets regularly on the first Sunday of each month. Call 717-655-2915 for more information.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – Drum Circle:

2-3:30 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee invites young and old to join him for a drum circle at the co-op on Sunday. Bring in a drum or play one of ours! Students will be learning simple rhythms to play together. For more information call 717-762-8394.

Monday, April 3, 2017 – Oil Painting Class:

1 to 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.

Monday, April 3, 2017 – Songwriters’ Workshop:

6:30 p.m. Music Makers – 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join members of the Songwriters’ Workshop for their monthly meeting as they share their latest efforts writing a song based on a color. For more information, contact Jonathan Ingels at jkingels@gmail.com.

Participants are encouraged to write a song, lyric, or instrumental piece that is inspired by that month’s theme. All genres are welcome and participants share their results, process, feedback with one another. Once a quarter, the group performs their songs for the public.

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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