Waynesboro, PA – All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Special activities and performances are indicated below. For more information, please visit the website at www.artsallianncegw.org or contact Amy Stine at 717-655-2915 or at [email protected] 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.

June 29, 2016 – Oil Painting Classes: 12-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Donna Bingaman will be offering free painting classes every Wednesday in June starting June 8. Students of all ability levels will learn how to paint in oil or acrylic, using color, values, and composition. Register at 42 West ARTS Co-Op or call 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.

June 30, 2016 – Gallery Talks: 2 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Curator and Director Marjorie Tressler will be starting a new series of gallery talks in Gallery 50 every Thursday. Each week will feature a discussion on the various regional and local artists featured in Gallery 50, including information on their background, latest works, and art genre. For more information, call 717-655-2915.

Tressler teaches art locally and has conducted classes at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, where her portraits were featured in a solo show in 1993. She is a former student of the Schuler School of Fine Arts and has studied with several nationally known and prominent local artists over the last 35 years. Tressler has been Gallery 50’s lead curator and director since 2013.

Ethan Larsh
Ethan Larsh


July 1, 2016 – Wine Down Friday:
5:30-8 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Singer-songwriter Ethan Larsh will be featured in Gallery 50 on Friday. A native of Waynesboro, PA, Larsh delivers catchy piano rock influenced by Harry Nilsson and Paul McCartney. Wine and light refreshments will be available. For more information, visit www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915.

July 1, 2016 – Musical Demonstration: 5:30-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Visit the Co-Op for medley of musical instrument demonstrations and performances by Patric Schlee. Wine and and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 717-762-8394.

 

The Loose Screws
The Loose Screws

July 1, 2016 – Summer in the Square: 5:30-8 p.m. – Center Square, Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Nick The Loose Screws will be performing Jazz standards from all eras this Friday. The instrumental group includes Pat McNamee, Woody Payne, Josh Vaughn, and Bill Sievers. (Rain site will be Gallery 50, 50 West Main Street.) For more information, call 717-655-2915.

July 1, 2016 – 42 West ARTS Co-Op Reception: 6-8 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. 42 West ARTS Co-Op will hold a reception highlighting their featured artist of the month – Daniel Paul Murphy. Murphy is an award-winning pen and ink artist and the owner of DM Designs, LLC, a graphic design firm specializing in local business promotions. His art will be on display throughout the month of July during gallery hours. For more information, call 717-762-8394.

Murphy is a graduate of the Frederick Community College and has worked in television production and pre-press design. He markets his fine art pen and ink and watercolor art in galleries in Boonsboro, Greencastle, and Hagerstown. He has also illustrated civil war books and regularly participates in plein-air events, including Frederick County Maryland’s Barnstormers event which benefits the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation.

Donna Painting
Donna Bingaman

July 2, 2016 – Portrait Painting Demonstration: 12-2 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Co-Op member Donna Bingaman will be demonstrating the art of portrait painting. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 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.

July 2, 2016 – Nature and Wildlife Photography Show: 1-3 p.m. 42 West ARTS Co-Op & Gallery – 42 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. Nature Enthusiast, Denny Bingaman will feature a slide show of his nature and wildlife photography from the last 25 years. For more information, visit the co-op website at www.42westarts.com or call 717-762-8394.

Denny Bingaman is a native of Waynesboro, PA who uses wildlife imagery as a source of inspiration for much of his art, including photography, gourd carving, and sculpting.

July 11, 2016 – Artists’ Connection Group: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Gallery 50 – 50 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268. All artists and artisans are invited to join a monthly discussion group aimed to connect one another. The group will provide a fun and convenient social opportunity for anyone wanting to share ideas, art techniques, upcoming regional show dates, receive and provide mentoring, and inspire one another. Participants are encouraged to bring their latest art projects for those in attendance to view and enjoy. There are no fees or club/membership requirements. To express interest or to learn more, please contact Marjorie Tressler at 717-762-6791 or at [email protected]

For more information about the galleries or about Destination ARTS!, please visit the website at www.artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2915 or email [email protected]