Art of PA
an arts and culture resource Serving the communities of Bloomsburg, berwick, and Danville, Pennsylvania
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"Club Soda" Thursday, February 28 - Sunday, April 14 Reception: March 1 Participating Artists are Todd and Sean Jeffreys, Deb and Dave Stabley, Doug Hopkins, Nick Comstock, Greg Renn, Worth Rawson, Fletcher Kauman and Gerald Kaplan.Find out more »
Fundraiser at the LIGHTSTREET HOTEL with guest bartenders, live music, and a silent auction Thursday, April 18th, 6-8 p.m. 1361 Main Street, Lightstreet (Bloomsburg) Just before the first Destination Blues Music Festival could happen in the Moose Exchange building on West Main Street in Bloomsburg, in the winter of 2014, a fire swept through the Art Deco landmark. Faced with a project beyond our means, The Exchange gave the building away, to Community Strategies Group, formerly the Columbia County Housing…Find out more »
Art on the Spectrum: Work by Artists with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) March 25 – April 19 In conjunction with Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, the Exchange Gallery will present work by regional artists on the autism spectrum. Thank you to BTE’s Elizabeth Dowd and Gerry Stropnicky (emeritus) and our own Art Cart facilitator Anne Cosper for inspiring and organizing the show. We will have the Gallery open for an hour and…Find out more »
The BC Combo Bev Conklin (Vocals) Fondly called BC, Bev started her singing/songwriting career with BC & The Blues Crew in 1992 (now The BC Combo). Born in New Orleans, she was classically trained on piano, and nuns taught her how to play acoustic guitar. BC has earned her wings as the Lehigh Valley's Queen of the Blues. She has won Lehigh Valley Music Awards for Best Female Vocalist, Best Blues Vocalist, and Best All-around Performer, among others. Bev's mentors…Find out more »
41st Annual Renaissance Jamboree April 27; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm A completely outdoor event, Renaissance Jamboree features hundreds of craft vendors and delicious food from non-profit organizations in Columbia, Montour, and lower Luzerne counties. Enjoy FREE entertainment, kiddie rides, and games. Free parking with shuttle service will be available from the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds starting at 9:30. For the safety and enjoyment of all attendees, please leave your pets at home. Cost: Free Admission Host name: Downtown Bloomsbug, Inc. Venue:…Find out more »
No rules! No instructions! It’s Random Art Night for the whole family! You can create a funky masterpiece using random bits from the Library’s vast collection of semi-used artsy-crafty stuff. (Wow! do we ever have A LOT of leftover creative bits and pieces.) Let your creativity run free! Come and create something cool and unique to you!Find out more »
“It’s a heavy heavy world and it’s coming down on you.” Musically speaking. Nick Andrew Staver is trenching new roads to be paved with his sound, ripping out the traditional Blues seams and restitching them with his story. Behind the steam of his 2017 independent release YOPE, lovingly titled after a childhood nickname, Nick Andrew Staver is and has been touring the country to help fill in the gaps for those in need of a Blues fix. And some of…Find out more »
Wearable Art II April 22 – May 31 Reception Saturday, April 27th (same day as Renaissance Jamboree) April 22nd through May 31st Give us your baubles, your rags, your flamboyant costumes yearning to breathe free. Anything goes, from an earring to a ballgown! Cost: FREE Host name: The Exchange Venue: The Exchange 24 East Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 570-317-2596 exchangearts.orgFind out more »
Show runs June 1st through July 5th Reception 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st You may interpret the theme any way that you wish; all media accepted, 2D and 3D, including video and installations. "Mistakes open new doors. We can find endless examples of famous historical figures in science, art, education, engineering, and so on who have used the learning process from a mistake to impact the world for the better. If we as a community share our artistic expressions…Find out more »
Mistakes open new doors. We can find endless examples of famous historical figures in science, art, education, engineering, and so on who have used the learning process from a mistake to impact the world for the better. If we as a community share our artistic expressions of mistakes, whether the art is a mistake or about mistakes, this will empower us to open our minds to go deeper in our learning, our reflections, our skills, and our self-awareness. Reception June…Find out more »
Area Art News
The staff and volunteers at Bloomsburg Children’s Museum are shining up their light sabers for their annual “May the Force Be With You Day” fundraiser on Saturday, July 13 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Children’s Museum. There will be a special members-only preview...read more
The Fourth of July is right around the corner. We compiled all the area places that will be featuring fireworks for the 4th. Enjoy and have a safe and happy holiday! June 29th: Lewisburg, Wolfe Field, 9:30 pm, Rain Date June 30. Mifflinburg, Hidden Valley Camping...read more
Celebrating two years of hosting some of the best regional and even national Blues musicians, The Exchange’s Destination Blues Listening Room hits the road at the end of June, traveling to Berwick: At 7 p.m. on Friday the 28th, Ed Randazzo and Bret Alexander will...read more
Countdown to ArtFest
Welcome to Art of PA, a comprehensive list of arts events and venues in Columbia and Montour Counties. We strive to connect people with the arts and to highlight the role of the arts in making Central PA a great place to visit and a great place to live. We encourage you to explore any of the categories below.
Live music, monthly blues performances, big music festivals, and even classical music all have a home in our community. Check out the upcoming music calendar.
Discover the visual art talents in our community. Our galleries, museums, and art spaces feature emerging and established artists and host special events regularly.
Discover the festivals, lectures, and literary events that Montour and Columbia counties have to offer. Enrich your experience with education.
Perfect for the young and young at heart, our kids events have an educational focus and are usually affordable for almost any budget.
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