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.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – Wildlife Slide Show 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 a slide show featuring wildlife photography taken by Denny Bingaman over the past 30 years. For more info, call 717-762-8394.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – Open Mic Nite:
7 to 9 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. The Arts Alliance is pleased to once again present Open Mic Nite at Music Makers. Local artists are invited to participate in a session facilitated by Brad Munn. All musical styles and spectators are welcome. A sound system, microphone, and electric stage piano will be provided. Contact 717-655-2500 for more information.
Thursday, December 14, 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, check our Winter White display with Samantha the Snow Queen and artwork featuring winter scenes.
Friday, December 15, 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, enjoy pieces of art from the members’ Fire & Ice Show as well as pieces from December and January’s featured artist Terry Lynn Benson. Wine and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the co-op at 717-762-8394.
Friday, December 15, 2017 – Live Music Friday:
5:30 to 8 p.m. Music Makers – 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. The popular Irish music of Across the Pond is coming back to 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. This performance is sponsored by The Law Offices of Kulla, Barkdoll, and Stewart. For more information, call 717-655-2500.
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, December 15, 2017 – Save the Farm Black & White Photography Exhibit and Reception:
5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 35 East – 35 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Meet professional photographer, Mark Youngblood, during a special reception celebrating his new black and white photography exhibit. The exhibit is also open December 16 from 12 to 6 p.m. and December 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, please call 717-762-1092.
Youngblood is a photography teacher at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in Hagerstown as an Artist in Residence since the opening of the school in 2009. Mark attended Hagerstown Community College and then Shepherd University. He holds memberships in several professional photography organizations, including being named commercial and portrait photographer of the year in the state of Maryland. Youngblood has owned and operated Youngblood Studios for the past 30 years.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 – Holiday Music:
1 to 3 p.m. 42 West Arts Co-Op – 42 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. For the enjoyment of gallery visitors, the New Horizons Band will be playing holiday music every Saturday until December 23. For more information call 717-762-8394.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 – Christmas Caroling:
3 to 4 p.m. Center Square, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Join Destination ARTS! for old-fashioned caroling around downtown Waynesboro. Song sheets will be provided as well as hot chocolate and cookies afterwards. All carolers are asked to meet at the Christmas Tree in Waynesboro Center Square. For more information, please call 717-655-2500.
Monday, December 18, 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.