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Brooks Williams As part of its mission to bring the arts to all communities throughout our region, The Exchange hosts the Blues Listening Room in its storefront art gallery at 24 East Main Street in Bloomsburg on the last Wednesday of every month, from 7 to 9 p.m., as regional Blues and Americana musicians will perform in our intimate space , up close and personal. We feature a range of acts – solo artists and small bands, acoustic and electric…Find out more »
Join us at the Greenly Center in downtown Bloomsburg on Thursday, the 7th of November, 6:30-8:30 p.m., as special guest Charles Marohn of StrongTowns.org talks about “The Foolproof Town: Identifying Productive Places”. No cost to attend, light refreshments available. Among the questions that Strong Towns raises: What development do we want? What do we not want? What does “development” even mean? And how do we ensure wealth creation that benefits all of our fellow citizens? Wherever you live in Columbia…Find out more »
Work due September 28th Reception Saturday, October 6th Looking for humorous . . . ridiculous . . . or otherwise over the top. Find out more »
The winner of the Gibson Guitar Award at the 2019 International Blues Challenge, 23-year-old Gabe Stillman has taken the Blues world by storm — but still based in Williamsport and still one of the most down-to-Earth people you’ll ever have the pleasure of watching perform pyrotechnics on a guitar. We look forward to welcoming him back to the Listening Room, and you will not want to miss this opportunity to get up close and personal with him. As part of…Find out more »
The Speedo Run is a very popular event we do For the Cause. The Speedo Run is always held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Our runs encourage healthy living and physical activity. Our celebrations encourage community. All of this is achieved while participants have the knowledge that their efforts are supporting the causes they care about. The run has raised over $80K to date for local breast cancer series, and health initiatives since 2009.Find out more »
This Sensory Santa, formerly hosted by CMSNC, is offered for children in a quiet relaxed environment where they can take their time with Santa. Please call Jennifer if you have any additional questions, 717-887-6609 or email at 717-887-6609.Find out more »
As part of its mission to bring the arts to all communities throughout our region, The Exchange hosts a monthly Blues/Americana/Roots Listening Room in its storefront art gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg. Musicians perform in our intimate space at 24 East Main Street, up close and personal. We feature a range of acts – solo artists and small bands, acoustic and electric – in an atmosphere conducive to enjoying and experiencing the music: just a few dozen concertgoers, the musician(s), and…Find out more »
"Cash & Carry VI" open call show Work due Saturday, November 9th, 2019 Show runs November 11th, 2019, through January 3rd, 2020 Reception TBD Once again, we have panels to give away for you to make artwork on. They come in two sizes, roughly 7" x 9", and roughly 9" x 12", and you can do ANYTHING with them: paint on them, draw on them, glue collages on them, knit around them, build sculptures on them, carve them into bas-relief…Find out more »
Kicking off its 10th anniversary year, The Exchange welcomes Ed Randazzo & Bret Alexander back to Berwick in January 2020! We hope to see you at A Perfect Blend on the 17th at 7 p.m.! $5 donation at the door; food and drink available for sale. In the event of snow or other wintry weather, we will let you know during the week if we need to postpone the concert to Sunday, the 19th. For information on the complete 10th-anniversary…Find out more »
Kicking off The Exchange’s 10th anniversary year, the first Listening Room of 2020 happens at our nextdoor neighbor’s place, The Study Bar at 22 East Main Street — and not on a Wednesday (just this once). Join us on Saturday, the 25th of January, at 7 p.m. for a performance by the Billtown Blues Association’s 2019 Billtown Challenge Band winner! $5 cover, food and drink available to purchase.Find out more »
Area Art News
The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine will perform works by Poleva, Shostakovich and Schumann on Sunday, February 9 at 4 p.m. at the Weis Center. Volodymyr Sirenko serves as Artistic Director and Chief Conductor and Natalia Khoma will be a cello soloist for the...
Pacific roots artist Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole will bring Hawaiian music to the stage on Friday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. This is a free performance and tickets are not required. A riveting performer, Kaumakaiwa creates some of the most original...
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.
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