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


INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY – We follow the Gettysburg Area School District schedule for delays or closings during inclement weather. When the Gettysburg schools are closed, all day and evening classes will be postponed. We will make every effort to contact students and notify them of the status of their class.  When G.A.S.D. has a 2-hour delay, we will open at 11:00 a.m.


Holiday Show & Sale – November 25th thru the New Year

Photo - Holiday Show - 2014

Ho, ho, ho! Find one-of-a-kind gifts perfect for everyone on your list.

We will be displaying the 2D and 3D artwork of 45 artists in our   Holiday Show & Sale in the Reception Hall. Soft opening begins Tuesday, November 25th with official opening during our First Friday celebration on December 5th. The sale will continue through the beginning of 2015! It’s the perfect event for you to come and enjoy local artists’ displays and shop for your holiday gifts!

Feature artists include Debbie Westmoreland, Tom Rooney, Karen Hendricks, Amy Svec Moorman, Phil McDonald, Marianne Kingston, Paul Colomb, Sally Becker, Geoff Grant, Joh Ricci, Debra Tily, Barbara Spicer, Chuck Mountain, Rose Keepers, Janet Powers, Charlotte Yealey, Peter Plant, Sue Downin, Dan Mangan, JD Luedtke, Mike Tipton, Diane Cromer, Jack Handshaw, Emily Shoey, Paula, Kravits, Arlyn Pettingell, Anne Finucane, Marti Yeager, Janet Powers, Jim McCabe, Joanne Bast, Freya Qually, Erin Brown, Dora Townsend, Glenda Shetter.


Paint & Wine Night:  Be an Artist for a Night, Thursday, December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

december paint nite
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.  Marie Smith  $36




First Friday, December 5th from 5:00 – 7 :30


Pomona’s Trio, featuring Board Member Lisa Cadigan on vocals, will perform from 5:00-7:00 pm

Gettysburg Children’s Choir HS Ensemble will perform from 7:00 to 7:30 pm







3rdthursdaynoon  Dec 18, 12 p.m.

brown bag lunch

Susan Hill and Carolyn George, members of Gettysburg’s newly formed Elsie Singmaster Society, will read from Stories to Read at Christmas, a 1940 collection of Singmaster’s Christmas stories published to read aloud during the holiday season.