FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL EVENTS GALLERIES/ART SPACES MUSEUMS
... A celebration of the arts with special exhibits, open houses, performances and surprises. Tonight from 5-9 p.m. (and beyond). Downtown Lancaster.www.lancasterarts.com.
COMMUNITY ROOM ON PRINCE. Veritas Art Show featuring works by artist Nick Martino. Artist reception with live music, tonight from 6-9 p.m. Free. 19 N. Prince St. (3rd floor) Above Prince Street Cafe. 572-5914. www.veritaspa.org.
DEMUTH MUSEUM COMPANION SPACE. Exhibit by Pa. College of Art & Design, Installation Photography Students. Tonight from 5-8. Free. 116 E. King St.
FIRST FRIDAY IN THE COUNTRY. Open house featuring the works of Elsie Beiler. Tonight from 4-9. Free. Meadow Lane Designs, 436 S. Kinzer Road, Paradise. 442-4017.
HAMMEL ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS. LEGO Building Party VII. Build LEGO architectural models. More than 10,000 bricks and lots of base plates. Fun for all ages. Tonight from 5-8:30. Free. 25 E. Grant St., Suite 102. 393-3713. www.hammelarch.com.
KEVIN LEHMAN'S POTTERY/LANCASTER CREATIVE FACTORY. Open studio: Glass blowing demonstrations and free pottery wheel throwing. 15 artists on display. Tonight from 5-8. Free. 560 S. Prince St. 509-7947. www.klpottery.com.
PCAD'S CHESTNUT STREET SPACE. "Exploring the Theme of Reflections: Various media by PCAD's Fine Art Majors,'' features works based on the current exhibit in PCAD's main gallery. Tonight from 5-9. Free. W. Chestnut and Water sts.
THE TRUST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. A "first look'' event opening the doors of the Trust building downtown features a Coffee House performance of light pop and contemporary Christian music. Tonight from 6-9. Free. 37 N. Market St.
THE WARE CENTER. This month's First Friday events include a Poetry Reading and Poetry Slam hosted by MU's Creative Writer's Guild and F&M's Writer's House. Event features national Poetry Slam winner Anis Mojgani. (Readings at 6 p.m., slam competition at 7 p.m.) Also Downtown Designs Fashion Show (6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m.) plus live music by Douglas Thomas. Tonight from 6-8. Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St. www.millersville.edu/ware-center.
ANNEX 24 GALLERY. "Illuminado,'' exhibit by Kathy Carraballo. Also new works by Jim Glick, Bob Haldeman, William Hager, Kimm Stamm and more. Opening reception, tonight from 5-9. Cont. through April 28. Thurs. and Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appt. Free. 24 W. Walnut St., 341-0028. www.annex24gallery.com.
CHRISTIANE DAVID GALLERY. "Painting Without Fear,'' meditative works by Christiane David. Opens today. Cont. through April 30. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-4 p.m. First Friday until 9 p.m. 112 N. Prince St. 293-0809. www.christianedavid.com.
THE FRAMING CONCEPT. The photography of Courtney Lapp. Opens today. Cont. through April 30. Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (1st Friday until 9 p.m.) Free. 328 N. Queen St., 295-7290. www.theframingconcept.com.
ISADORE GALLERY. Brant Schuller and Deborah Sigel: Printmaking and Ceramic Sculpture. Reception tonight from 5-8. Cont. through May 31. (Second reception, May 3 from 5-8 p.m.) Thurs. and Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (First Friday until 9 p.m.) Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appt. Free. 228 N. Prince St., 299-0127. www.isadore-gallery.com.
LANCASTER LIBRARY'S FRIENDS GALLERY. Art by children of Lancaster County Autism Mommies. Opening reception tonight at 6. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 2nd floor, Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St., 394-2651. www.lancaster.lib.pa.us/FirstFriday.
PARROT GALLERY. "A Journey Towards Freedom: Art by Aletheia Schmidt.'' Opening artist reception, tonight from 5-8. Cont. through April 30. Other hours by appt. Free. Community Mennonite Church, 328 W. Orange St. 392-7567. www.communitymennonite.org.
RED RAVEN ART COMPANY. "Memories of Venice'' by Dick Whitson; "Scrimmage'' by Kevin Gardner. Also, emerging artist Jessie Gray. Opening reception, tonight from 5-8. Cont. through April 27. Tues., Thurs., Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 138 N. Prince St., 299-4400. www.redravenartcompany.com.
STRAWBERRY & CO. "Celebrating Spring'' by Thom Glace. Opens today. Cont. through April. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. First Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. 11 W. King St., 392-5345. www.strawberryandco.com.
ART & GLASSWORKS. Artistic mix of stained glass, American glass, and art pottery. 319 N. Queen St., 394-4133. www.artandglassworks.com.
THE ART SPACE AT HACC. "Uncovered,'' an exhibit by Ellen Slupe. Cont. through May 8. Reception, Tues., April 9, from 5-7 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. East Building, Room 203, Harrisburg Area Community College, 1641 Old Philadelphia Pike, 293-5000 ext. 711480.
ART STUDIOS AT THE KEPPEL BUILDING. Individual studios open by chance. 329 N. Queen St.
ARTISANS GALLERY. "From Scrap Yard to Gallery Row: Art from Found Metal,'' new sculpture by Roger Dorsey. Cont. through April 27. Meet the artist, April 13 from 1-3 p.m. Reg. hours: Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. And by appt. Free. 114 N. Prince St., 299-9496. www.114artisansgallery.com.
ARCTIC SUN GALLERIE. Colorful abstract paintings by Finnish artist Karusoma along with work by other Nordic artists. 154 N. Prince St. 341-6509.
BUILDING CHARACTER. 10,000-square-foot indoor space with rotating exhibits plus the works of more than 30 resident artists and artisans. Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. First and Third Fridays until 9 p.m. Free. 342 N. Queen St., Warehouse B. 394-7201. www.buildingcharacter.biz.
CHESTNUT HILL CAFÉ. 532 W. Chestnut St. www.chestnuthillcafe.com.
CHESTNUT HOUSE. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-4 p.m. 25 W. King St., 393-0111. www.chestnuthouseonline.com.
CITYFOLK. "Signs of the Seasons,'' a sampling from all of CityFolk's 20 resident artists. Cont. all year. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; First Fridays until 9 p.m. Free. 146 N. Prince St., 393-8807. www.cityfolkonprince.com.
CRYSTAL REFLECTIONS ART GALLERY. Thurs. and Fri. 1-7 p.m.; Some Sat. 1-5 p.m. and by appt. 1726 Old Rothsville Road, Lititz. 419-9566. www.crystalreflectionsart.com.
D&J SCOTT GALLERIES. Tues., Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (later on First Fridays) Free. 323 N. Queen St., 397-5360. djscottgalleries.com.
DELYN'S GALLERY. Art, jewelry, garden ornaments, accessories and more. Thurs.-Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 6 S. Village Circle, Adamstown.
DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER GALLERY ON LANCASTER SQUARE. Tues., Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 5 W. King St., 299-8901.
DREAMSCOLLIDE. 7 S. Prince St., 945-6172.
FRANZ FOX STUDIOS. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; First Fridays until 9 p.m. 136 N. Prince St., 517-7053. www.facebook.com/franzfoxstudios.
FREIMAN STOLTZFUS GALLERY. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 142 N. Prince St., 435-9591.
GAIL GRAY STUDIO. 34½ N. Queen St.
GALLERY360. Exhibit by Brian Giniewski. Cont. through April 21. Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs. and Fri. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Tellus360, 24 E. King St. www.tellus360.com/gallery360/.
THE GALLERY AT DOGSTAR BOOKS. "Enduring Horizon,'' paintings by Bill Mammarella. Exhibit cont. through April. Tues-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. and Mon. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 401 W. Lemon St., 823-6605. www.dogstarbooks.com.
GALLERY ON MARKET. Tues and Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appt. Free. 15 West King St., 371-9864. www.galleryonmarket.com.
GARTH GALLERY. Annual Abstract Group Exhibit. Artist reception, April 26 from 5-9 p.m. Exhibit cont. through May 18. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 22 S. Second St., Columbia, 684-0651. www.garthgallery.net.
HEART OF FRIENDSHIP ART GALLERY. Featured heART artists, Candace Clapsaddle and Karen Weaver. Featured professional artists, photographer Emilie Ash and painter Robert Redcay. Cont. through April. Mon. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wed. and Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. by appt. Free. 39 E. Main St., Ephrata, 733-0184. www.friendshipart.net.
HERMANSADER'S VICTORIAN MANSION AND ART GALLERY. Originals and prints by Tom F. Hermansader. Open by chance or appt. 420 Chestnut St., Columbia. 684-7899. www.hermansadersartgallery.com.
J. SCOTT WOLF STUDIO AND GALLERY. Lancaster County landscapes by Wolf. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; First Friday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 113 N. Water St., 271-4298. www.jscottwolf.com.
JEROME HERSHEY STUDIO. 34½ N. Queen St., 397-6355. www.jeromehershey.com.
JONAL GALLERY/ALVERTA ARTS SHOP. Works of emerging artist Christine Ott. Cont. through April 21. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fourth Friday, 5-9 p.m. Free. 653 Locust St., Columbia, 681-9400. www.jonalgallery.com.
KALARGYROS & HERR GALLERY PLUS LCAA DOWNTOWN. Hand-blown and hand-sculpted glass by Despina Kalargyros and impressionistic oil paintings by Carol Herr. Also, works by 20 LCAA artists. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (First Friday until 9). Free. 112 W. Orange St. 394-3898. www.kalargyrosgallery.com.
KATHLEEN ABEL STUDIO. 309 E. Chestnut St.
LANCASTER ARTS HOTEL GALLERY. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 300 Harrisburg Ave. (corner of N. Mulberry St. and Harrisburg Ave.) Call 431-3277 or (866) 720-2787. www.artshotelgallery.com.
LANCASTER COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION. "Emerald Expressions,'' and Sally McCandless Memorial Exhibit. Cont. through April 18. Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. 149 Precision Ave., Strasburg, 687-7061. www.lcaaonline.org.
LANCASTER GALLERIES. "Celebrating Women in the Arts.'' Cont. through April 14. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (First Fridays until 9 p.m.) Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 34 N. Water St., 397-5552. www.lancastergalleries.com.
LANDIS HOMES. Multi-media exhibit by Bob Grobengieser. Cont. through April. Harvest View lobby and galleries, Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, 381-3550. www.landishomes.org.
KEVIN LEHMAN'S POTTERY/LANCASTER CREATIVE FACTORY. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. noon-4 p.m. Free, donations welcome. 560 S. Prince St. 509-7947. www.klpottery.com.
LIZ HESS GALLERY. "Artistic Journey through New England,'' by Liz Hess. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; First Fri. until 9 p.m. Free. 140 N. Prince St., 390-7222. www.lizhess.com.
LOWERCASE GALLERY. "Four,'' an exhibit by Becky Blosser, Andrea Biller Collins, Harriet Hacker and Heather Heilman Loercher. Cont. through May 24. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fourth Fridays from 6-9 p.m. and by appt. 211 N. Front St., Wrightsville, 324-5270.
LYNDEN GALLERY. "Body Image: Not Your Ordinary Figure Show,'' featuring the work of Clarity Haynes with artists Eva Bender, Jeff Bye, Jeff Geib, Robert Patierno, Janette Toth, Mike Tymon, and Fran Williams. Exhibit cont. through April 6. Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Or by appt. Free. 117 S. Market St., Elizabethtown, 367-9236. www.lyndengallery.com.
MAD-SCULPTOR GALLERY. Mark Dennis's art dolls and other figurative art offerings. 24 W. Orange St.
MAIN STREET BOOKSHOP AND GALLERY. Works of art and photography related to the Plain People. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 3518 Old Phila. Pike, Intercourse. 768-7171 or (800)828-8218. www.mainstreetbooksandgallery.com.
MARIETTA ARTHOUSE. Donegal High School Senior Art Portfolios. Reception, Sun. from 2-4 p.m. Cont. through April 28. Wed.-Sat. noon-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. 316 E. Market St., Marietta. 426-3946. www.mariettaarthouse.com.
MIO STUDIO GALLERY. Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (First Fridays until 9 p.m.) Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 154 N. Prince St., 394-6662. www.miostudio.com.
MORAVIAN MANOR. "Color My World,'' exhibit of works by Crystal Dull. Cont. through April 2. Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Steinman Hall. 300 W. Lemon St., Lititz, 625-6106. www.moravianmanor.org.
PAGE 4 ART BOUTIQUE. Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. First Fridays until 9 p.m. Free. 240 N. Arch St., 645-1651.
PARIAH FINE ART. "The Pennsylvania Landscape,'' featuring works by Gerald Scheck, Ron Wing, Jody Fallon and Cheryl Fallon. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 113 N. Water St. www.PariahFineArt.com.
PEMBERLEY TEA SHOP AND GALLERY. Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 443 N. Mulberry St., 394-4840.
PA. COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN. "Reflections,'' works by Zeuxis, an association of still life painters. Artist reception, tonight from 5-8 p.m. Cont. through April 19. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 204 N. Prince St., 396-7833. www.pcad.edu.
PA. DUTCH VISITORS CENTER. "Wearable Art'' from Amish Country by G. Robert Wagner. Cont. through June. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 501 Greenfield Road, 391-6002.
PA. GUILD OF CRAFTSMEN CENTER OF AMERICAN CRAFT. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. First Fridays until 9 p.m. Free. 335 N. Queen St. 431-8706. www.pacrafts.org.
QUARRYVILLE LIBRARY C.X. CARLSON GALLERY. "Historic Scenes of the Southern End,'' exhibit featuring the works of artists whose work was in the Southern Lancaster County Historical Society calendar. Cont. through April 26. Tues-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Quarryville Library, 357 Buck Road, Quarryville, 786-1336. www.quarryvillelibrary.org.
THE RON ETTELMAN GALLERY AT DREAM FRAMER. Mixed media works by Ron Ettelman. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 164 E. Main St., Mountville. 285-4931. www.ronettelman.com.
SUK SHUGLIE GALLERY. Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 1320 Manheim Pike, 393-0966. www.sukshuglie.com.
SKYLER BLU. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appt. Free. 114 W. Orange St., 669-4104. www.skylerblugallery.com.
TODD SNADER'S GALLERY. Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Later on First Fridays). 27 E. Lemon St., 397-0092.
JULIA SWARTZ GALLERY. "The Love of Animals,'' by Julia Swartz. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (First Fridays until 9:30 p.m.) Free. 17 N. Prince St., 397-8020. www.juliaswartz.com.
UPTOWN ANTIQUES. Fine and decorative arts. Open First Friday, noon-9 p.m. 352 N. Queen St., 471-4443. www.uptownantiques.us.
VELESKA JEWELRY. Tues. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 2359 Lincoln Highway East. 396-1123. www.veleska.com.
WEAVINGS, INK. "Trees,'' featuring wood works by Ted Rasmussen, fiber art by Phyllis Koster and pen and ink by Robert Oughton. Cont. through April 20. Fri. 1-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appt. Free. 208 Hellam St, Wrightsville, 252-3518. www.weavingsink.com.
LANCASTER MUSEUM OF ART. "Emilie Snyder: A Life of Art.'' Opening reception, tonight from 5-8. Cont. through May 19. Also opening tonight, an exhibit of ceramics by Robert and Paula Winokur. Cont. through May 26. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. noon-4 p.m. Free. 135 N. Lime St., 394-3497. www.lmapa.org.
BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM. "Andrew Wyeth's 'The Ides of March': the Making of a Masterpiece.'' Features a painting and studies by the artist. Cont. through May 19. Daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $12, adults; $8 seniors, $6 students and children 6-12, free children under 6. (Free for everyone Sundays from 9:30 a.m.-noon through Nov. 24.) 1 Hoffmans Mill Road, U.S. Route 1 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. (610) 388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org.
DEMUTH MUSEUM. Home and studio of modernist Charles Demuth (1883-1935). Permanent collection of Demuth's art, plus special events and changing exhibitions. Currently: "A Formal Realist: The Works of John Dubrow.'' Cont. through May 19. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m. (First Friday until 8 p.m.) Admission by donation. 120 E. King St., 299-9940. www.demuth.org.
NORTH MUSEUM GALLERY. "The Land of Fire and Ice.'' Cont. through May. Included with regular admission. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. $7.50 adults, $6.50 children 3-12. (Planetarium $2 extra.) North Museum of Natural History & Science, 400 College Ave. 291-3941. www.northmuseum.org.
PA. ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS. "The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making their World," an exhibition of over 200 works from the Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women. Cont. through April 7. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 ages 13-18, free for children 12 and under. 118 and 128 N. Broad St., Phila. (215) 972-7600. www.pafa.org.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART. "Journeys to New Worlds: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Roberta and Richard Huber Collection,'' exhibit of paintings, furniture, and works in silver and ivory. Cont. through May 19. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $14 children 13-18, free for children 12 and under. Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th St., Phila. (215) 763-8100. www.philamuseum.org.
PHILLIPS MUSEUM OF ART. Museum houses several galleries -- the Dana Gallery, Rothman Gallery, Curriculum Gallery and Nissley Permanent Collection Gallery -- with rotating exhibits. "On the Observing of the Observer of the Observers.'' An installation of digital art encompassing the entire lower level of the Phillips Museum of Art, as well as several other locations around the F&M campus. Cont. through April 7. Tues.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (until 6:30 p.m. on First Fridays); Sat. and Sun. 12:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Call for hours. Phillips Museum of Art, Steinman College Center, F&M College. 291-3879. www.fandm.edu/phillipsmuseum.