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Holiday Shoppe Open Friday, December 2

Open Tuesdays to Fridays, Noon to 6 pm Open Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm The Holiday Shoppe opens to the public on Friday, December 2 at noon. We are still accepting entries, but this year’s Holiday Shoppe has a terrific lineup of great artwork. If you are looking for some unique gift items for this holiday

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Arts Council Participates in #GivingTuesday

  #GivingTuesday is Today The Arts Council Appreciates Your Support Today is #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving where you choose to donate money to any organization of your choice! We appreciate your ongoing support of our programs and activities! Your support of the Huntingdon County Arts Council helps us support arts and cultural

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Your Invited: Annual Meeting & Holiday Shoppe Preview

Mark your calendar! The Arts Council will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 1 at 7 p.m. at The Art Space. The Annual Meeting is open to ALL current members of the Huntingdon County Arts Council. Per our By-Laws, “During the Annual Meeting, the general membership will receive annual reports, elect new officers and

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Spud Block Printing, Art Walk Huntingdon on November 17, 5 to 8 pm

Join us to create your own art with Spud Block Printing, a simple priting technique using designs carved into potatoes. The potato designs are used as stamps to create your own art.   Pam Kavanaugh and James Pingy will help young and old alike create their own art as part of Art Walk Huntingdon on Thursday,

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Light, Life, and Lens Exhibit Open Until November 22

Light, Life, and Lens is a new exhibit by the Camera Club featuring member’s photography at the Art Space in Huntingdon. The exhibit will be open through Tuesday, November 22. Thirteen members of the club have their photographs on exhibit, with a wide array of subjects. One unique feature of this exhibit is that the club has

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Invitation to Sell Your Artwork at The Holiday Shoppe

The Huntingdon County Arts Council would like to extend an invitation to you to sell your artwork at our 2016 Holiday Shoppe– an annual artists’ market hosted by the Huntingdon County Arts Council at our Art Space in downtown Huntingdon. This year the Shoppe will run from December 2-23.  Drop Off: November 28 & 29,

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Explore, Reclaim, and Conserve: Huntingdon County Exhibit Open

The current exhibit at The Art Space is a unique exhibit that is the result of a Call for Entries to area artists. Based on the theme, Explore, Reclaim, and Conserve: Huntingdon County, our artist community responded big time. Forty-eight artists submitted 134 pieces of art to create a terrific show. Artwork on display includes paintings, photography, jewelry, basketry, poetry,

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Art Walk Huntingdon October 20: Fish Prints for Young & Old

Join us to create your own Gyotaku art. the traditional Japanese method of printing fish, a practice which dates back to the mid-1800s. This form of nature printing may have been used by fishermen to record their catches, but has also become an art form of its own. Celina Steftas, District Manager of the Huntingdon

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Art Walk Huntingdon to Feature Fiber ArtsFest Teachers

As part of Art Walk Huntingdon, a number of teachers from this coming weekend’s Fiber ArtsFest will be demonstrating some of their craft and projects. Come join us from 5 to 8 pm on Thursday, September 15 for this opportunity. Teacher schedule: 5 pm Yvonne Wilson 6 pm Marie Campbell & Shelley Shaffer 7 pm

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Mythologies in the Narratives Exhibit Opens September 9

An Opening Reception will be held today, Friday, September 9 from 6 to 8 pm for the exhibit Mythologies in the Narratives. The exhibit features paintings by J.E. Crum. Her paintings and drawings exaggerate color and combine imagery to tell personal narratives central to the artist’s experience. Crum’s work draws inspiration from a range of fantasy creatures and mythical beings, questioning the depiction of women

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Pennsylvania Heritage Musician to be Awarded to George Putt

At this year’s festival, Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering will honor Hesston resident George Putt as the 2016 Pennsylvania Heritage Musician. George Putt started playing music in grade school, and has always had a passion for music. Seven years ago George and his wife Sandy started hosting a jam at their home in Huntingdon County every

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Free Events at Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering

The 12th annual Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering kicks off today at Greenwood Furnace State Park to share and enjoy folk music. The weekend is full of workshops, concerts and a contradance. While musicians will want to sign up the full weekend of events (fee required, although individual workshops can also be purchased), there are 5 events

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Inaugural Art Walk Huntingdon Set for Thursday, September 15, 5 to 8 pm

An exciting new art promotion is set for beginning the third Thursday of every month, starting Thursday, September 15, from 5 to 8 pm. Art Walk Huntingdon is a special event celebrating the arts at local venues & businesses. Look for Art Walk flags for participating venues. The Arts Council’s event will feature demonstrations and interactions with some

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Call for Entries: October Theme Show Open to All Artists

Once again, the Huntingdon County Arts Council invites all artists to submit to their work based on a theme for an exhibit this October. The theme this year is Explore, Reclaim and Conserve: Huntingdon County. McVeytown native and pioneering environmentalist Joseph Trimble Rothrock (1839 to 1922) was the father of Pennsylvania forestry and inspired our theme with his

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Director’s Cut: Take Two Exhibit Open Until Tuesday, August 30

A director’s cut is a specially edited creative work that represents the director’s own approved edit. While we are constantly curating works created by other artists, this show puts the Huntingdon County Art Council’s own board of directors on the spot showcasing our personal creations for public view. ARTISTS’ OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, August 19, 6-8pm ART

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Arts Council Awards Arts in Ed Grants

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The Huntingdon County Arts Council is pleased to award its first Arts in Education grant! The grant is awarded for Mud Mobile, a project spearheaded by Bethany Benson at Juniata College to establish a mobile ceramics project that will bring ceramic arts and art education experiences to local Huntingdon County Students.

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Exhibit Hours

The Art Space, at 212 Fourth Street in Huntingdon, is home to monthly exhibits. During each exhibit, The Art Space is open: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 12 – 6 pm. Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm.

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"The medium is irrelevant: paint or words, dance or war. If you are creative and strive for beauty in what you do, then you are an artist."

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Dave Berger

( HCAC Board Member )

"Creativity is intelligence having fun.” -Albert Einstein

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Kristie Putt

( HCAC Board Member )

"ART am I"

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Norm Wilson

( HCAC Board Member )

"I believe in connecting our communities, organizations, and institutions through education and the arts"

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Erica Quinn

( HCAC Board Member )

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