Perry County Council of the Arts features several exhibitions throughout the year highlighting the works of one particular artist or theme. The public is invited to attend a special opening reception to mark the start of each exhibition.
Please note: we will not be hosting exhibition receptions for the remainder of 2020, and exhibitions dates are subject to change.
September 21 – October 18 at Millerstown Community Park, 110 W. Juniata Parkway, Millerstown
October 19 – November 15 at Little Buffalo State Park, 1579 State Park Road, Newport
Enjoy an uplifting outdoor exhibition designed to safely engage and lift up the community, during the challenges 2020 has brought. Take a walk at a local park and slip away from the stress and worry about current life as you enjoy encouraging artwork created by PCCA member artists, printed on durable outdoor signs, and displayed on walking trails. The outdoor exhibition continues online with a longer, immersive digital experience, where viewers can purchase the original works of art.
Featured artists include: Lynn Fry, Biruta Hansen, Cynthia Holleran, Evgeny Krayushkin, Thom Kulp, Chris Lyter, Michelle McBurney, Amanda Rife, Louise Thomas, Don Uvick, James Wheeler, Robin Wheeler, Angela White
October 16 – January 9, 2021 at PCCA Gallery
Shop for one-of-a-kind, locally made fine art and handcrafted items, perfect for gift giving.
Artists are encouraged to enter their original artwork or handmade gifts. Find entry details here.
November 13 – January 22 at Veterans Memorial Building, 25 W. Main St., New Bloomfield
6th Annual Juried Exhibition
Original artwork in a variety of media will be displayed during PCCA’s Annual Juried Exhibition. Visit the Veterans Memorial Building to enjoy the juried art display, and cast your vote for your favorite piece of art to win the People’s Choice Award. Or, cast a vote on our Facebook page or website!
The Veterans Memorial Building is open to the public Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Artists are encouraged to enter their original works. Find entry details here.
We are rescheduling this exhibition for 2021
April 10 – June 6 at PCCA Gallery
Home Goods Show
The main exhibition room at PCCA Gallery will be filled with unique, handcrafted, original artwork and home goods that are perfect for Spring decorating.
Featured artwork by James Wheeler
May 1-29 at the PA State Capitol Building, East Wing Rotunda
Special Art on Tour Exhibition
Artwork created by PCCA members will be on display and for sale in a special Art on Tour exhibition in the East Wing Rotunda of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, which is open to the public Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
June 12 – August 8 at PCCA Gallery
Sometimes the most beautiful artwork is created through happy accidents. This group exhibition will feature designs and images that appear in unusual or unexpected places, like patterns in paint spills or a sunset reflected on a broken mirror.
Artists interested in submitting their work to this exhibition, can find Call for Art details here.
June 26 – September 26 at Landis House
This exhibition will feature artwork in a variety of media, created by Perry County Council of the Arts (PCCA) rostered teaching artists, who provide creative classroom instruction in 10- to 20-day residencies in seven counties through PCCA’s Arts in Education partnership with Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
Featured artwork by Evgeny Krayushkin, Zheka Art
August 15 – October 10 at PCCA Gallery
PCCA hosts Director’s Choice, a selection of noteworthy student artwork from Youth Art Day 2020. Most of the artwork will be for sale. Please consider supporting our talented youth by purchasing their works of art.
October 9 – 30 at Landis House
Arts for All
Explore an exhibition of artwork created in the Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties’ (CPARC) and Perry County Council of the Arts’ (PCCA) 6-week inclusive art classes for all ages and abilities, led by Tom Oakes. Select pieces from the classes will be highlighted in this exhibition open to the community.
Enjoy local art at these locations on an ongoing basis
Buffalo Brew, Newport
Capital Joe, Harrisburg
Czekaj Dusharm LLC, Newport
Espresso Yourself Cafe, Newport
Pennian Bank, Newport
Perry County Chamber of Commerce, New Bloomfield
Rep. Mark Keller’s New Bloomfield Office
Scaringi & Scaringi Law Office, Newport
Sisson-Boyer Eyecare, Newport
Veterans Memorial Building, New Bloomfield