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Waynesboro's Destination ARTS! Announces Gallery Events, 1/9-12

Destination ARTS! activities continue in Waynesboro, PA, with live music every weekend and events and artist demonstrations scheduled at Gallery 50 and 42 West ARTS Co-op. The Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro and the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will also be open with art and pottery for sale and art classes available. All galleries are open Thursday - Sunday every week!

This weekend will feature music from Mitch Morrill for our "Wine Down Friday," a new special "2nd Saturday Meet the Artist" event, and art demonstrations from Carrie Dietrich (drawing), Denny Bingaman (sculpting), Pat Beard (weaving), and Marjorie Tressler (painting). Light refreshments, wine, and other beverages will be available on "Wine Down Fridays" and on Saturday. Other events are being scheduled and all events are free and open to the public. All galleries will have a wide variety of high quality art for sale, including paintings, sculpture, pottery, photographs, jewelry, fiber arts, musical instruments, furniture, and art note cards. For full details visit

Special limited time offer at all galleries:
- two prints by the late artist Phyllis Good of her paintings of the John Wallace Homestead and John Wallace Springhouse (John Wallace was the founder of Waynesboro)
- a $100 value - FREE with any purchase of $25 or more!

Thursday, January 9

Marjorie Tressler

1 - 3 pm - Painting Demonstration - fine artist Marjorie Tressler will demonstrate her techniques at Gallery 50

Friday, January 10

Mitch Morrill

5:30 - 7:30 pm - Mitch Morrill (vocals and guitar - Blues and Classic Rock - Gallery 50

Saturday, January 11

Denny Bingaman

12 - 2 pm - Denny Bingaman will demonstrate sculpting techniques as part of an ongoing three week series where he will demonstrate sculpting, mold making, and casting a fox. - 42 West ARTS

Pat Beard

1 - 4 pm - Pat Beard will demonstrate scarf weaving on a small floor loom. - 42 West ARTS

Carrie Dietrich

2 - 4 pm - "2nd Saturday Meet the Artist" -Carrie Dietrich - Gallery 50

Gallery 50 will host a Meet the Artist event on the second Saturday of every month! In addition to meeting the artist, light refreshments will be served and all are invited.

Carrie Dietrich - Currently you can find her work internationally in places such as Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Norway ,Denmark, Canada and throughout the United States. The patterns she uses in her work come from textures, buildings, clothes, microscopic slides, etc. Her work has been featured in "Living Design" online magazine, August 2013 issue "Top Ten Etsy Finds", and most recently in "Keiki", a Danish boutique style magazine." Please come and join us for the afternoon and see Carrie's unique way of creating her beautiful pin and ink drawings, and hear her explain how she finds her inspiration in and translates it into fascinating works of art.

Drawing by Carrie Dietrich

Event locations are: Gallery 50, 50 West Main St. and 42 West ARTS and 42 West Main St., Waynesboro, PA. Additional activities may take place at the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 10 East Main St., and the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro, 13 South Church Street.

Gallery 50, 42 West ARTS, the Ceramic Arts Center of Waynesboro, and the Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will be all be open:

Thursdays, 1 - 4 pm
Fridays, 5 - 8 pm
Saturdays, 12 - 6 pm
Sundays, 1 - 4 pm

The Waynesboro galleries feature oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, fiber arts, sculpture, art photographs, fine art furniture, hand-crafted musical instruments, note cards, prints, and much more. Shop local and support the arts!

For more information about Destination ARTS! and arts activities in Waynesboro, PA, visit or email

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