Waynesboro, PA: Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA with art exhibits and special events scheduled at Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS Co-Op, Gallery 35 East, 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.
All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Special activities and performances are indicated below. For more information, please visit the website at www.artsalliancegw.org or contact Amy Stine at 717-655-2500 or at [email protected]. Musical performances at Destination ARTS! are supported in part by the Arts for All Partnership, a collaboration between the Foundation for Enhancing Communities and the Cultural Enrichment Fund and 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.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Writers Forum:
5 to 7 p.m. Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library – 45 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Writers of all genres are welcome to join the monthly Writers Forum meeting on the second-floor classroom of the library. This month will feature guest speaker James D. Collier who has written a number of books of poetry and short stories. Writer’s will also share personal works written around the topic of “School Days.” For information on how to join the group, please contact Jerry Kowallis at 717-352-8059 or [email protected].
The Writers Forum meets on the first Wednesday of each month to share contributions that usually pertain to a selected subject. After the initial ‘round and round’ contributors can share works on other subjects – be it prose, memoirs, or story-telling. Visitors are welcome as well as ideas for future meetings.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Halloween Ring Holder:
6 to 8 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Students at least 13 years of age are invited to create a festive witch or pumpkin ring holder led by Heidi Kenney. Each piece is made from durable stoneware clay and decorated with colorful underglazes. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at [email protected] or call 717-404-3190.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Oil Painting Demonstration:
1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Marjorie Tressler is facilitating a painting session and demo with a focus on the learning process of painting from a student’s perspective. While there, browse through the art featuring pottery by new artist Judy Hoffman-Bolton and find a unique gift!
Friday, October 6, 2017 – Wheel Throwing Demo:
5 to 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 their pottery store and sign up for a Corks and Clay class! Call 717-404-3190 for more information.
Friday October 6, 2017 – Musical Demonstration:
5:30 to 8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Patric Schlee will entertain visitors with a variety of musical instruments, including the didgeridoo, flute, and drums. While there, view works of art by students of Donna Bingaman in their “Romancing the Canvas” show. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 – Live Music Friday:
5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Tresa Day will be performing her eclectic mix of classic rock, blues, soul, and folk for our Live Music Friday performance. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
Tresa Day performs in multiple genres that include rhythm and blues, folk, and classic rock. She also performed as a back-up vocalist with an Elvis Presley tribute show for several years. In 2015, she released an album called “Old Soul” that features a collection of standards and popular music from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Friday, October 6, 2017 – Intro to Bullet Journaling Workshop:
6 to 9 p.m. $25 Walnut Street Studios – 117 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Let your creativity work for you by learning the customizable organizational system known as bullet journaling led by Lindsey Sutton. The class fee will include journal, Micron Pen, reference sheets, and use of class supplies. Sign up by calling 717-300-0835 or email [email protected].
Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Wet Felting Demonstration:
12 to 2 p.m. 42 West Arts Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Pamela Soaring Raven will combine different pieces of wool and fiber to create a non-woven piece of felt. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Bargello Demonstration:
1 to 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Becky Dietrich will show how to create Bargello which is an ancient Florentine needle weaving technique. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Dietrich owned and operated A Little Gallery of Mont Alto for twenty years. The gallery featured the works of over 100 artists and craftsmen of the Cumberland Valley. She is an artist who paints regional landmarks as well as making wall hanging and pillows in Bargello.
Sunday, October 8, 2017 – Thanksgiving Harvest Mini Pitcher:
2 to 4 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Studio of Waynesboro – 13 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Ceramic Arts Center is pleased to offer a workshop designed for the whole family! This class is for children individually or the option to bring along a family member to create two Native American mini pitchers together. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at 717-404-3190 or email [email protected].
Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 – Oil & Acrylic Painting Class:
1 to 4 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St., 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. Marjorie is a classically trained artist who teaches drawing, color theory and composition in the style of the old masters. These fun and relaxed sessions are $65 for 6 classes. Contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at [email protected] to register.
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.
Gallery 35 East (35 East 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 “Da 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)
Gallery 35 East (35 East 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.