Spring Thaw Opening Reception

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Spring Thaw Opening Reception

An Opening Reception will be held Friday, April 7 from 6 to 8 pm for our annual Spring Thaw Youth Art & Writing Exhibition.

Every year the Huntingdon County Arts Council invites area youth to showcase their artistic talent. And boy, did they response this year. We have 209 pieces, from kindergarten to high school seniors, and from schools throughout the county and a little beyond. The talent is amazing. (And lets applaud the nurturing that our area art teachers provide for their students.)

Join us for light refreshments and a chance to appreciate the fantastic youth of our area.

The exhibit will be open through Saturday, April 29.

This is a juried show,
There will be an Awards Ceremony at 3 pm, Saturday, April 29 (Mayfest).
Students may take their artwork after the ceremony.

The Art Space is open:
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 12 pm to 6 pm
Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm

The Art Space is located at 212 Fourth Street in downtown Huntingdon.

There will be wine, snacks, and good conversation!


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It's The Nick Miller Project night at the Concerts on the Quad. Huntingdon's own Nick Miller will bring his musical talent as the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series.

Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts.

These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.
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Concerts on the Quad: The Nick Miller Project

July 13, 2017, 6:30pm - July 13, 2017, 9:30pm

It's The Nick Miller Project night at the Concerts on the Quad. Huntingdon's own Nick Miller will bring his musical talent as the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series. Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts. These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.

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Chip Lovett will bring his jazz keyboard to the Concerts of the Quad music series. The Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series.

Chip Lovett was raised in Brooklyn, New York and was exposed musically by playing clarinet in elementary school and trumpet in Junior high school. During his junior year at Juniata College located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania in 1975, he began to explore a different instrument, the piano, due to listening to jazz legends such as Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock , his main musical influences even today.

Chip received individual piano lessons for three years and then created Bryne/ Lovett , a jazz saxophone/ keyboard duo which subsequently led to the creation of Urban Fusion, a fusion jazz band which he started with three other members in State College Pennsylvania.

As a solo keyboard artist, Chip has performed in the Huntingdon County area at weddings, fine dining establishments and has collaborated with other musicians performing for the Huntingdon Historical Society. Chip also performed with Urban Fusion at the Juneteenth Celebration in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania for the last seven years. Chip was also the guest pianist performing jazz standards for the Juniata College Jazz band in 2013.

Chip has recorded duo- jazz projects, performs trio jazz piano and has served as musical director and arranger for numerous jazz, R&B and vocal groups in the State College area.

Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts.

These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciate.
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Concerts on the Quad: Chip Lovett

July 6, 2017, 6:30pm - July 6, 2017, 8:30pm

Chip Lovett will bring his jazz keyboard to the Concerts of the Quad music series. The Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series. Chip Lovett was raised in Brooklyn, New York and was exposed musically by playing clarinet in elementary school and trumpet in Junior high school. During his junior year at Juniata College located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania in 1975, he began to explore a different instrument, the piano, due to listening to jazz legends such as Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock , his main musical influences even today. Chip received individual piano lessons for three years and then created Bryne/ Lovett , a jazz saxophone/ keyboard duo which subsequently led to the creation of Urban Fusion, a fusion jazz band which he started with three other members in State College Pennsylvania. As a solo keyboard artist, Chip has performed in the Huntingdon County area at weddings, fine dining establishments and has collaborated with other musicians performing for the Huntingdon Historical Society. Chip also performed with Urban Fusion at the Juneteenth Celebration in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania for the last seven years. Chip was also the guest pianist performing jazz standards for the Juniata College Jazz band in 2013. Chip has recorded duo- jazz projects, performs trio jazz piano and has served as musical director and arranger for numerous jazz, R&B and vocal groups in the State College area. Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts. These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciate.

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It's Vocal Night at the Concerts on the Quad. Two vocal groups will perform as the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series.

Take Note is a 15 member female group singing all your favorites from the 40s though today. The group is lead by Bill Croissant.

Music, Music, Music! features a variety of music and music styples. The group is lead by Shirley McBreyer.

Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts.

These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.
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Concerts on the Quad: Take Note & Music, Music, Music!

June 29, 2017, 6:30pm - June 29, 2017, 8:30pm

It's Vocal Night at the Concerts on the Quad. Two vocal groups will perform as the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series. Take Note is a 15 member female group singing all your favorites from the 40s though today. The group is lead by Bill Croissant. Music, Music, Music! features a variety of music and music styples. The group is lead by Shirley McBreyer. Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts. These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.

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As part of our Art Walk Huntingdon tonight, check out the replicas of the medallions from the large mosaic on Penn Street. The original medallions covered different periods in Huntingdon's history. In celebration of the 250 years of Huntingdon, replicas of these medallions are available for purchase. We have both both fired and unfired ones on display tonight from 5 to 8 pm. #artwalkhdon ...

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212 4th St, Huntingdon, PA 16652

(814) 643-6220

huntingdonarts@gmail.com

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