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.

CURRENT EXHIBITION

May 4, 2018 – July 7, 2018 at Landis House

“Downtown Details” Exhibition

A look at some of Newport’s historical buildings and their architectural details, through the lens of Duncannon photographer Irene VanBuskirk and the research of Jane Hoover and Rog Smith. Visitors will be transported to an era of prosperity and vitality in Newport’s past.

This project was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

JOIN US FOR THE OPENING ON FRIDAY, MAY 4 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

May 25, 2018 – June 30, 2018 at PCCA Gallery

Man Cave

The gallery’s main exhibition space will transform into a man cave for an immersive showing of all the things guys love and a fun Father’s Day shopping experience.

JOIN US FOR AN ARTISTS’ RECEPTION ON FRIDAY, MAY 25 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

July 6, 2018 – August 18, 2018 at PCCA Gallery

Art of Social Healing

A collection of creative works by Central PA artists shows how people use art for therapeutic release, social dialogue, and in some cases, to affect change and transformation.

JOIN US FOR THE OPENING ON FRIDAY, JULY 6 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

August 10, 2018 – November 3, 2018 at Landis House

Modern Magdalena

This angel themed exhibit includes rugs and mats designed and/or hooked by local textile artists of the Magdalena Rug Hooking Group of Perry County, named for a renowned folk rug hooker who lived in the area from 1832 to 1915.

JOIN US FOR THE OPENING ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

August 24 – October 6, 2018 at PCCA Gallery

True North

Featuring new abstract acrylic paintings by Peg Belcastro, this solo artist exhibit is inspired by the fierce-spirited people who dwell in the Last Frontier of Alaska where Peg lived from 2001-2012.

JOIN US FOR THE OPENING ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

October 12, 2018 – January 5, 2019 at PCCA Gallery

Artisan Marketplace of Perry County

More details coming soon…

JOIN US FOR THE OPENING ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

November 16, 2018 – January 18, 2019 at Landis House

Annual Juried Exhibition

Original artwork in a variety of media is on display during PCCA’s Annual Juried Exhibition. Visit Landis House to see the exhibited works and cast your vote for People’s Choice.

JOIN US FOR THE OPENING ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 FROM 6-8:30 P.M.

Juror/Judge:
TBA

ART ON TOUR

Enjoy local art at these locations

Buffalo Brew, Newport
Czekaj Dusharm LLC, Newport
Espresso Yourself Cafe, Newport
Manor at Perry Village, New Bloomfield
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
Walmart Vision Center, Mechanicsburg