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.
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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 25, 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 26, 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 27, 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, October 27, 2017 – Gallery 50 Book Signing:
5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.
In 1964, seventeen-year-old Peggy Bradnick was abducted and held hostage for a week in Shade Valley that resulted in the largest manhunt in Pennsylvania history up to that time. Gallery 50 has invited Ken Peiffer, author of “Trail of Terror” and Peggy Bradnick, co-author of “The Voice in the Mountains” with Chris Aarmagost for a meet-and-greet and book signings of their books that cover the terrifying events. Guests are invited to join the gallery for a reception and music by Frank ‘n’ Bob. For more information, call 717-655-2500.
Friday, October 27, 2017 – Live Music Friday:
5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268.
Frank ‘n’ Bob will be stretching the boundaries of what an acoustic guitar can do on Friday. Comprised of Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie, their music is often characterized as “Piedmont blues highlighted with San Francisco overlays.” Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, visit www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915.
It’s all rock and roll, but one can hear everything from ragtime, blues, psychedelia, jazz, and swing. The skill and passion these gentlemen have for music is evident by the energy level as their show unfolds. You can expect a wide variety of music including Little Feat, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and the Allman Brothers…and that’s just the first set!
Saturday, October 28, 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.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 – Saint Nicholas Clog Class:
2 to 4 p.m. $25 Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro – 13 South Church Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Lesley Quesada for step by step instructions in making a set of ceramic Saint Nicholas clogs for students ages 13 and older. To register, contact Mary Ashe-Mahr at [email protected] or call 717-404-3190.
Monday, October 30, 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.