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.
Help The Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro…
Help us continue providing for, celebrating, and supporting the arts and entertainment in the greater Waynesboro area, especially in the downtown area. We offer five galleries and many musical offerings for the public’s enjoyment and foster the development of local artists of all types. Won’t you please assist? Use this link to reach our online donation page, artsalliancegw.org/donate-to-arts-alliance-of-greater-waynesboro/ or just click the button below. We are very grateful the support of the community.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – Gourd Art Demo and Oil Painting Class:
12 to 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., 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. Gallery visitors can watch Denny Bingaman burn and dye gourds. For more info, call 717-762-8394.
Thursday, October 12, 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 13, 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 13, 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. 13, 2017 – Live Music Friday:
5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Willys Trio will be performing popular music by the Beatles, Crowded House, Indigo Girls, The Holliesm, and more. The group features Bill Serfass (guitar/vocal), Neil Ecker (percussion/vocal), and Bill Mitchell (guitar/vocal). Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-655-2915.
The Willys Trio is 75 percent of The Willys who have five albums of original songs to their credit. They play an interesting mix of acoustic alternative, electric power pop, punk, and rock and roll. They’ve toured with the Bacon Brothers and Blessid Union of Souls among others. You can hear their music at www.thewillys.com.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Portrait Painting Class:
12 to 2 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., 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, October 14, 2017 – Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse:
1 to 3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Co-op member Andy Smetzer will discuss his experience photographing the solar eclipse in Kentucky this past August. He will share the equipment used and a slide show of his eclipse photography. For more information, call 717-762-8394.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Escape Room & Makers Space Open House:
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library – 45 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. If you haven’t experienced Waynesboro’s Escape Room, the library is hosting an Open House to discover their new Makers Space and try your hand at a series of puzzles in their Escape Room. Can you make it out in time? For more information, call 717-762-3335, ext. 203.
Monday, October 16, 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.
Monday, October 16, 2017 – Artists Connection:
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Gallery 35 East– 35 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join the Artists’ Connection for their next monthly meeting at their new location, which will alternate every month. The group is open to all artists and those passionate about the arts and includes a fifteen-minute demo. 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].
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – Nuts About Clay Workshop:
1 to 3 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m. $30 Walnut Street Studios – 117 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Create a pair of angels perfect for holiday decorating or gift giving. No experience necessary as you will be guided through the process. Materials, instruction, and glazing included in price. Sign up by calling 717-729-7125 or email [email protected].
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.