ART & HOT COCOA TASTING
As part of the second annual Lancaster Shops Late, visit a dozen art galleries in downtown Lancaster serving hot cocoa. Tonight from 6-8. Free. Galleries include Mio Studio, CityFolk Gallery, Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery, Red Raven Art Company, Liz Hess Gallery, Christiane David Gallery, Lancaster Galleries, The Gallery of Modern Masters, Gallery on Market and Annex 24 Gallery. lancastercitygalleries.com.
CHRISTMAS FOLK ART SHOW
Annual show and sale features works by a dozen local and regional artists, plus light refreshments. Fri. 3-8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Manheim Historical Society’s Railroad Station, 210 S. Charlotte St., Manheim. 717-584-5576. bit.ly/manheimfolkartshow.
LITITZ 2ND FRIDAY
Special holiday edition of this monthly evening of art, live entertainment, special events and discounts. Fri. 5-9 p.m. Free. Main and Broad sts., Lititz. lititzpa.com.
PA. GERMAN FOLK ART SHOW AND SALE
Show and sale of traditional Pa. German folk art by contemporary artists/artisans. Cont. through Dec. 29. Tues.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road. 717-393-9745. lmhs.org.
PA. COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
“After Silence. The photography of Pacifico Silano.” Opens Mon. Cont. through Feb. 8. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Later on First Fridays.) Free. 204 N. Prince St., 717-396-7833. pcad.edu/gallery.
CHRISTIANE DAVID GALLERY
Works by Christiane David. Mon.-Thurs. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 112 N. Prince St., 717-293-0809. christianedavid.com.
CITY HALL GALLERY
“Buddhism,” work by Ole Hongvanthong, award-winning photographer and owner of PhotOle Photography in Lancaster. Cont. through Jan. 23. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (First Friday events 5-8 p.m.) Free. City Hall annex, 120 N. Duke St. (For First Friday receptions, enter through Marion Street entrance.) 717-291-4829, visitlancastercity.com.
“Small Salon II,’’ a group exhibit of affordable art for the holidays. Cont. through Dec. 31. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; First Fridays until 9 p.m. Free. 146 N. Prince St., 717-393-8807. cityfolkonprince.com.
ECKERT ART GALLERY
“Life As We Know It: A Storehouse Project.” Cont. through Dec. 16. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free. Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center, 60 W. Cottage Ave., Millersville. 717-872-3304, 717-871-4633. mville.us/eckertgallery.
David Leese: "The Hardened Heart" Series — Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Cont. through Dec. 15. Reception: Nov. 30 from 4-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 2120 Oregon Pike. emeralde.org.
FREIMAN STOLTZFUS GALLERY
Works and holiday offerings by Freiman Stoltzfus. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 142 N. Prince St., 717-435-9591. freimanstoltzfus.com.
THE GALLERY AT GARTH
Holiday Miniature Exhibit. Cont. through Jan. 26. Tues.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. 22 S. Second St., Columbia, 717-847-1718. garthart.co.
GALLERY OF MODERN MASTERS
Gallery features works by internationally known, contemporary artists. Tues. and Wed. noon to 5 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun. noon to 5 p.m. Free. 28 Penn Square. 833-278-5262.
HEART CAFE GALLERY
Paintings by Judeth Pekala Hawkins. Continues through Jan. Wed.-Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Free. 17 E. Market St., Marietta, 717-604-1169.
“Glass Ceilings’’ by Loryn Spangler Jones. Cont. through Dec. Thurs. and Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 110 W. King St., Suite 101, 717-381-5032. lsjstudios.com.
LANCASTER COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION
“Home for the Holidays’’ membership exhibit, plus “Merry Miniature’’ works. And in the Steinmetz Gallery: The Dale Ziegler Memorial Exhibit. Exhibits continue through Dec. 23. Reg. hours: Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m. 149 Precision Ave., Strasburg, 717-687-7061. lcaaonline.org.
“Prelude: Fine Art for Gift Giving,’’ featuring works by many artists. Cont. through Jan. with First Friday reception Jan. 4 from 5-8 p.m. Reg. hours: Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and by appt. Free. 34 N. Water St. 717-397-5552, lancastergalleries.com.
LISA MADENSPACHER ART GALLERY
Works by local artist Lisa Madenspacher. Tues. and Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Open late most First Fridays.) Picture This Custom Framing, 222 N. Duke St. 717-471-0701.
LIZ HESS GALLERY
Paintings by Liz Hess. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 140 N. Prince St., 717-390-7222. lizhess.com.
MULBERRY ART STUDIOS
“Leslie McCarthy: Pieces” and “Celeste J. Heery: In the Moment.” Cont. through Dec. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Evenings and weekends by appt. Free. 21 N. Mulberry St. 717-295-1949, mulberryartstudios.com.
“Two Artists, Two Elements: Wood and Clay,’’ by Ken Nissley and Joe Miller. Cont. through Dec. 30. First Fridays 5-8 p.m. Also open Sun. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and other times by appt. Free. Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster, 328 W. Orange St. 717-392-7567, communitymennonite.org.
RED RAVEN ART COMPANY
Group exhibit featuring the works of many Red Raven artists. Cont. through Dec. 29. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Other expanded hours in Dec. Check website for details.) Free. 138 N. Prince St. 717-299-4400. redravenartcompany.com.
SEASONS OLIVE OIL AND VINEGAR TAPROOM
Works by painter Jill Haas. Cont. through Dec. Mon., Wed. and Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tues. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 36 W King St., 717-396-1380.
“existing side-by-side’’ by Rachel Eng. Cont. through Jan. 10. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Breidenstine Hall, Millersville University, 717-871-7249. millersville.edu.
UNITED ZION ART GALLERY
Exhibit of whimsical animal paintings and landscapes by Rosalie J. Starr. Cont. through Dec. Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free. United Zion Retirement Community, 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz. 717-626-2071. uzrc.org.
THE WARE CENTER
“Vision in Dim Light,’’ by Steve Abreu. Cont. through Jan. 25. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Regitz Gallery in the Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St. 717-871-7600, artsmu.com.
BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM OF ART
Current exhibits: “Winslow Homer: Photography and the Art of Painting.’’ Cont. through Feb. 17. Also: “Holidays & Snowdays: Illustrations for Three Children's Books.” Cont. through Jan. 6. Daily 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $6 students and children 6 and up, free children 5 and under. 1 Hoffmans Mill Road, Route 1, Chadds Ford. 610-388-2700, brandywinemuseum.org.
Home and studio of modernist Charles Demuth (1883-1935). Permanent collection of Demuth’s art, plus special events and changing exhibitions. Currently: 17th Annual “Art in a Box” exhibition, student artworks from schools participating in the Demuth's education program called “Art in a Box,” which teaches the students about Charles Demuth. Cont. through Dec. 30. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m. Admission by donation. 120 E. King St. 717-299-9940, demuth.org.
LANCASTER MUSEUM OF ART
Annual “Trees Galore’’ exhibit: “Starry Nights” plus Echo Valley artists pay homage to the 200th anniversary of the Christmas carol “Silent Night.’’ Cont. through Dec. 14. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. noon to 4 p.m. Donation. 135 N. Lime St. 717-394-3497, lmapa.org.
NORTH MUSEUM STEAM ART GALLERY
Exhibit of works by artists inspired by science and nature: Matthew Dougherty, (artist in residence) constellations; Kristi Arnold, “Mergings and Minglings’’; Annie Esbenshade, reptile and amphibian photography; Elizabethtown Biology/Art Class Collaborative exhibit. Exhibit cont. through Dec. during regular hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. Reg. admission: $9 adults, $8 children 3-17 and seniors, free for children 2 and under. North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave. 717-358-3941. northmuseum.org.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
Some of the museum’s current exhibits: “Little Ladies: Victorian Fashion and the Feminine Ideal.’’ Cont. through March 3; “Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now.’’ Cont. through March 3. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Wed. and Fri. main building is until 8:45 p.m.) $20 adults, $18 seniors, $14 children 13-18 and students with ID, free for children 12 and under. 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street, Philadelphia. 215-763-8100, philamuseum.org.