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

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Jingle Ball for Jen

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What a fantastic night – stay tuned for more special events For The Love of the Arts

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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 .  The Adams County Arts Council is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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 

paint nite

Introduction to Digital Photography, Mondays, February 2 to March 14   This class has had an extra week added to it to cover exciting features of the camera and examine photographic techniques to tell a story of a thousand words in your images. Registration is being held open until Monday, To see the complete February class offerings






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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Featured Program

MyPlateEnglishEat Smart, Play Hard

Thanks to the generous support of the Highmark Foundation, children are in the kitchen learning food safety, healthy cooking, and nutrition. Eat Smart Play Hard is a healthy lifestyles for a lifetime education program that provides a professional chef, nutritionist, and movement artist teaching team. If you work with a group of children that would like this kind of program please contact us. Individuals please see our class brochure.  To learn more… click here