Adams County Arts Council – Supporting the arts in Adams County PA

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The Arts help everyone. The arts break down barriers, heal us and provide a positive creative outlet. Help the Arts Council help our community. There are several ways to  become a Member and to support our work.  JOIN and GIVE .

You gotta have art


See the latest edition of Program Coordinator Wendy Heiges’s show on Community Media television featuring guest artists and Arts Education Center instructors demonstrating their talents.  The Latest “You Gotta Have Art”

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The Adams County Arts Council Arts Education Center is a state of the art facility featuring classrooms, studios, workshops, and reception hall with full chef’s kitchen.

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Featured Class 

March Paint Nite

Paint & Wine Night: Be an Artist for the Night – Thursdays, March 5, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Grab a friend, or come and make some new friends and enjoy an evening of artistic creativity, wine and amusement.  We’ll provide the supplies and step by step instruction to complete a piece of art- no experience necessary! Bring your favorite beverage and have fun while you paint and socialize! BYOB

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Featured Artist


Dan Mangan – Digital Photography

Artists Statement:  My goal is to create distinctive art through digital photographic and imaging processes. To this end, my aim with much of my work is to blur the line between photography and painting, blending form, light, and shadow into an uncommon artistic expression. As such, the shutter’s click is only the beginning of a process; the art is built by subtle increments on the platform of the original exposure, much as a painter uses a palette, and often requires hours of refinement. To read more…

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Upcoming  Events

art recycle 20th annual Recyclable Art Contest/Exhibit, Sponsored by the Gettysburg Recycling Committee

April 3 – 18, for students grades K-12.  The exhibit will be held at the Arts Education Center at 125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg.  We’ll display the students’ art during a 2-week exhibit which will offer a good opportunity for family and friends to view the work.  The exhibit will open with a First Friday reception when we’ll begin the voting for a People’s Choice prize that will be announced at the closing Awards Ceremony.

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