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Photo credit: Robyn Warren

14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

June 1-23, 2017

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An oil painting on canvas titled Yellow House by Liliana Arias of York Springs was selected as Best of Show by Juror Barbara McNulty, Ph.D., Director, Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, at the Arts Council’s 14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition’s awards reception on June 2 at Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College.

Pictured are: Second Prize sponsors Monica Oss and Jay Mackey of OPEN MINDS, Ted Scarpino standing in for Fifth Prize sponsor Bert Danielson of Gunnar Galleries, Best of Show prize sponsor Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers’ Karen Coyle and/or Scott Coyle, Best of Show winner Liliana Arias, Juror Barbara McNulty, Shannon Egan, Director of Schmucker Art Gallery, Event chair Sally Becker, Second Prize winner Lenore Fiore Mills, Third Prize winner Marti Yeager, Fourth Prize winner Heidi Nam, Fifth Prize winner William Brozy, Schmucker Art Gallery Director’s Awardee Nancy McLoughlin.

Photo credit: Bert Danielson

Picnic at Gettysburg Daylilies and Peafowl

June 28, 2017

A delicious picnic and perfect weather were enjoyed at the Gomer home on June 28th.  Several different varieties of daylilies and peafowl were admired by a large audience.  Thank you for making this event a success!

Photo credit: Bert Danielson


Photo credit: Bert Danielson

Recyclable Arts Contest

April 29, 2017

Students across the county were invited to turn trash into treasure and enter the Adams County Arts Council’s 22nd Annual Recyclable Art Contest, Saturday, April 29. Cash prizes, sponsored by McDonalds, were awarded for each grade level of competition.

Pictured above are some of the winners of the 2017 contest pose at the Awards Ceremony.

Photo credit: Bert Danielson

Tee It Up Fore Jen Golf Tournament

April 27, 2017

The team from Core Design Group won the Tee it Up Fore Jen Golf Tournament at The Links on April 27. 90 golfers participated. Pictured are Larry Richardson, Tournament Chair Stu Kravits, Mark Spoonhour, Brian Parrish, Arts Council President Darlene Brown and Teen Vebares.  Our thanks to our sponsors, golfers, prize, and auction donors.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Sponsors included Adams Electric Cooperative, Battlefield Harley-Davidson Inc., Classic Landscaping, Core Design Group, Gettysburg Times, Malat Contracting, and Monahan Funeral Home.

Shelley Knouse of Fresh Boutique and Program Coordinator and jewelry designer Wendy Heiges

Month of Lunches Series

Mondays in April & May 1, 2017

We ended Chef Subarna’s fabulous Monday luncheons in high style with Shelley Knouse and a fashion show of styles from Fresh Boutique and jewelry by designer Wendy Heiges.

Thank you for attending and making our April luncheons such a success!