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Events for 10/15/18 (Monday)
ART AT KINGS OAKS PRESENTS 26 AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS ON BUCKS COUNTY FARM
Kings Oaks, 756 Worthington Mill Road, Newtown, PA 18940 (map)
Date: 10/10/18-10/15/18 Time: Receptions 6 - 9pm 10/5 & 2 - 5pm 10/21. Hours: 10am - 5pm Sat - Sun, 12 - 5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs; 12 - 8pm Fri. Closed Tue    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Art at Kings Oaks
CONTACT: 215-603-6573   |    EMAIL
Art at Kings Oaks, the much-anticipated pop-up art exhibition near Newtown, Pennsylvania, returns for the sixth year this October 5 - 21. The exhibition features: paintings, works on paper, sculpture, ceramics, and textiles works from 26 renowned and emerging artists in an historic barn and chapel. With more than 800 visitors annually, this artist-lead exhibition brings artwork from across the U.S., France, and Israel to Bucks County. Exhibiting Artists: Rotem Amizur, Brett Baker, Charity Baker, Show More...Linda Brenner, Alex Cohen, Dennis Congdon, François Dupuis, Perky Edgerton, Miriam Hitchcock, Kenichi Hoshine, Martina Johnson-Allen, Albert Kresch, John Lees, Heidi Leitzke, Aubrey Levinthal, Susan Lichtman, David Ludwig, Dan Miller, Kristen Peyton, Ron Prigat, Brian Rego, Jacqueline Shatz, Clintel Steed, Gwen Strahle, Robert Winokur, John David Wissler. Co-curated by Art at Kings Oaks Directors painter Alex Cohen and theatre artist Clara Weishahn. Admission is free, artwork is for sale. Free onsite parking. Opening reception 6 - 9pm Friday, October 5, closing reception 2 - 5pm Sunday, October 21. Open from 10am - 5pm Sat - Sun; 12 - 5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs; 12 - 8pm Fri, and by appointment. Closed Tues. Kings Oaks, 756 Worthington Mill Road, Newtown, PA 18940. Call 215-603-6573 for more information.. ...Show Less
JOHN LODGE (OF MOODY BLUES) THE 10,000 LIGHT YEARS TOUR
Sellersville Theater 1894, 24 West Temple Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 Time: 8:00 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: Box Office: 215-257-5808   |    EMAIL
John Lodge is the bass guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for the iconic rock band The Moody Blues. He was the hailed songwriter of such mega hits like "Ride My SeeSaw," "I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band)" and "Isn't Life Strange?" John has been voted one of the "10 most influential bass players on the planet" and has been the recipient of many awards, including ASCAP (American Society of Composers and Publishers) and an Ivor Novello Award. He has also released two solo albums and a duo Show More...album with Justin Hayward. 2017 was the 50th Anniversary of The Moody Blues' iconic album 'Days Of Future Passed.'. ...Show Less
A NIGHT IN NAPA VALLEY
Conquering Cuisine, 378 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 Time: 7pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 267-625-6900   |    EMAIL
Pairing the vibrant food of Northern California with wines of its most notable growing region.

California is a land of dramatic coastlines, majestic forests and bountiful farmland. It is these farmlands that yield incredible produce and full flavored wines. We'll explore the key elements of pairing using wines and foods from an internationally acclaimed region, Napa Valley, and make dishes that use local ingredients and reflect the spirit of the local food scene.

Menu: Artisan Cheese Show More...Board with Apricot Compote and Brioche Toasts; Asparagus Salad with Walnut Pesto Dressing and Fresh Burrata; Gilled Salmon with Persian Cucumber Salad and Tarragon Mustard Vinaigrette; Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Cacao Nibs

About the Class: Our wine pairing classes provide participants with a better understanding of how particular wines can enhance the flavors in different foods. In addition to tasting the selected pairings, the group will see how each of the dishes is prepared. As with our wine tastings, we'll cover the region and producer of each wine. The classes are taught by Mike Conti, President/Wine Educator of From Stem to Learn Mike has over 32 years in the hospitality and education industries. He gained valuable knowledge of wine through his professional experiences and contacts. Mike's instruction is straightforward and fun, informational and relaxed, thorough and insightful.. ...Show Less
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
RECIPE FOR LEADERSHIP PROJECT
Let's Bake Cookie Company, 2570 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 10/2/18-10/30/18 Time: 4:30 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-245-1607   |    EMAIL
Designed for girls ages 9 to 14, the Recipes for Leadership Project was created to cultivate and inspire young women to be leaders in their own lives. Show More... During this 5-week series, we pair baking-related activities with interactive discussions related to the topics of self-esteem, confidence, goal-setting, decision-making, wellness, and healthy communication. Discussions are lead by Elizabeth Miles, MBA, and Owner of Let's Bake Cookie Company, and Candace Yaeger, MBA, MA, Life Coach, along with the help of guest speakers from around the area. For questions or to register, contact us at recipeforleadershipproject@gmail.com.
Price:
Early Bird Registration: $150.00 for the entire program, ends 9/7/18
After 9/7/18: $190
Price includes all materials, instruction, and each girl will receive her own program cookbook. ...Show Less
GATEWAY TO WORK: REACH YOUR FULL POTENTIAL
Southern Bucks Recovery Community Center, 1288 Veterans Highway, Suite D-6A, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/1/18-10/15/18 Time: 10 am to 1 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: Chase Bresler 215-788-3738   |    EMAIL
Feeling productive and involved in a professional environment can be essential to long term recovery. Gateway To Work offers tools that can help you Show More...break through some of the road blocks you may on yoiur path to recovery.
We're offering a 5 day workshop aimed to help you get back to work and advance your career. Come learn the skills needed to help you better your opportunities in the work place.
First and third week every month 10 am to 1 pm (with extra 1 on 1 help after if needed).. ...Show Less
LIVING HOPEFUL FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
Southern Bucks Recovery Community Center, 1286 Veterans Highway Suite D6, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-788-3738   |    EMAIL
A gathering of family members affected by their loved ones substance use. No matter if our loved ones are in active addiction, engaged in treatment or Show More...in recovery, all are welcome
We provide a safe place for family members to come together and offer suggestions, strength and hope!. ...Show Less
LOCAL COLOR
Bank of Princeton, 10 Bridge St, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-10/15/18 Time: 9:00am to 5:00 pm M-F; 9:00-12:00 Sat; Closed Sun    WEBSITE
The Bank of Princeton Community Art Gallery will host a exhibition of oil and acrylic paintings "Local Color" by Eugene Patti from September 15 to October Show More...15. The bank and gallery are located at 10 Bridge Street, Lambertville NJ; parking is available in the rear of the bank. There will be an opening reception Friday, September 21, from 3 pm to 5:30 pm. The exhibition will focus on images from nature including landscapes from the area around Lambertville, everyday images captured during the artist's walks, as well as scenes from the artist's travels. The gallery will be open during banking hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm; Friday from 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm. The artist can be reached at 267-614-4273. His website is www.artasitis.com.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/15/18-10/20/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
JACK-O-LANTERN LANE
Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103 (map)
Date: 9/22/18-11/4/18 Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 4846641002   |    EMAIL
Jack-O-Lantern Lane, opening September 22, is a newly-designed, family-friendly walk-through Halloween experience that excites, delights, but doesn't Show More...fright. Dr. Frankenstein has moved into town and he needs your help to bring science to life! To get to Frankenstein's Lab, stroll through Jack-O-Lantern Lane and explore the giant Newton's Cradle, the science of the color-changing Circuit House, and more exhibit stations. At the end of your journey, use your knowledge to help Dr. Frankenstein with his lively experiments, such as FrankenToys, Monster Masks, and more. Before you leave, discover the science behind Dr. Frankenstein's greatest creation during the It's Alive! Live Science Show on weekends.. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
28TH ANNUAL HAUNTED VILLAGE: RUN FOR YOUR LIFE
Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street, CLINTON, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 10/12/18-10/27/18 Time: 7-11 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-4101   |    EMAIL
Venture through our maze, terror trail, haunted hayride, and vortex before facing with the final scares in our famous Red Mill. You'll encounter a few Show More...new surprises along the way! The box office is open each night from 5pm to 10pm and the attraction opens after dark at approximately 7:30pm. The Haunted Village is the largest annual fundraiser for the Red Mill Museum Village, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.. ...Show Less
PUMPKINFEST AT SHADY BROOK FARM
Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067 (map)
Date: 10/5/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-968-1670   |    EMAIL
The fall harvest is here...don't miss the excitement at PumkinFest! Come take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin, or to the Show More...apple orchard to pick juicy, delicious apples (while supplies last), not to mention all the festival fun listed below. Take a break at the Silo with locally brewed craft beer or Rose Bank Winery wines, or grab a bite at one of our food establishments. Make memories with a day full of family fun!
Weekend Admission (Friday after 5pm, Sat. & Sun.) is $17/person.Weekday admission is $10/person.. ...Show Less
SENSORY STORYTIME - PERKASIE BRANCH, BCFL
Samuel Pierce Branch of the Bucks County Free Library, 491 Arthur Ave, Perkasie, PA 18944 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
CONTACT: 215-257-9718   |   
These storytimes are 30-minute interactive sessions ideal for children on the autism spectrum, with sensory processing issues, or who feel overwhelmed Show More...by noises or crowds. After storytime, join us for 30 minutes of monitored social play including toys aimed at improving fine & gross motor skills.
Registration is required as sessions are limited to 10 children and their families.
Limited to Pre-school-aged children.
Register at calendar.buckslib.org. ...Show Less
LIVE MUSIC - SAXOPHONIST, SAM GREENFIELD & HIS BAND
Chris' Jazz Café, 1121 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-568-3131   |    EMAIL
SCARECROW COMPETITION & DISPLAY
Peddler's Village, Routes 202 & 263, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/10/18-10/28/18 Time: 10:00 AM - 6: 00    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2157944000   |   
It's time to start thinking about your 2018 Scarecrow Creation!
Choose from categories: Quite the Character, Traditional, Thrills with Chills, Group Show More...(great project for troops & camps!), Kids Only and NEW! Philly Pride. DEADLINE FOR ENTRY FORMS is Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Visit the website for the entry form.
Larger-than-life scarecrow creations will be on display at Peddler's Village from Monday, September 10 through Sunday, October 28, 2018. Vote for your favorites! Information on Scarecrow-making Workshops can be also be found on the website.. ...Show Less
FALL FUN AT HELLERICK'S FAMILY FARM
Hellerick's Family Farm, 5500 North Easton Road (Route 611), Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-11/4/18 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-766-8388   |    EMAIL
Bring your family and friends to the rolling hills of Bucks County for some good ol' fashioned fun on the farm! A historical farm in Plumsteadville, Show More...Hellerick's Family Farm has been in the same family for 7 generations. General admission allows entry to the 18-acre adventure farm, which includes over 45 activities for children and adults. Get lost in the 5 acre corn maze, take a hayride through the farm, slip down the 100 ft. corn chute slide, pick pumpkins, try your hand at pumpkin bowling and make fun fall memories that will last a lifetime.

Newly added to Hellerick's Farm is the Aerial Adventure Park, providing safe family fun for ages 7 and up. Visitors can be challenged on 4 different courses at various heights and levels of difficulty, working their way through courses consisting of 30 unique adventure elements and ziplines.. ...Show Less
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
ONCE UPON A TIME... EXPLORING THE WORLD OF FAIRY TALES
Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/29/18-1/6/19 Time: Mon-Sat., 10 am -5 pm, Sun., Noon -5 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-345-0210   |    EMAIL
Step inside of the pages of beloved fairy tales from around the globe, including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and Jack and the Beanstalk. Ride in Show More...Cinderella's coach or try on the magic glass slipper, dress up as beauty or the prince, or scramble up a beanstalk. Included with museum admission.. ...Show Less
THE ABSTRACT ARTISTS OF BUCKS COUNTY EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 10/5/18-10/20/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
The Abstract Artists of Bucks County will feature paintings, photographs, and sculptures from its 8 members.
Opening Reception: Friday, October 3rd
6:30pm Show More...- 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW 2018
Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938 (map)
Date: 10/12/18-10/28/18 Time: Times vary, check website for details    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-315-7788   |    EMAIL
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show, a musical that inspired the 1975 classic cult film, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," follows innocent couple Show More...Brad and Janet as they seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank 'N' Furter, his "perfect" creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures.
Given the nature of the subject matter, we recommend audiences no younger than 17.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
LOCAL SELF HEALING VILLAGE
Point Pleasant, PA Date: 10/15/18 Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Ute Arnold
CONTACT: 215-297-8006   |    EMAIL
Transcending the Old Story, Creating the New Story
FREE on Third Monday of the Month
Pt. Pleasant, PA
6:30-8:30 pm
MEANINGFUL CONVERSATION Show More...and
EXPERIENCES in:
meditation, joyful movement, expansive breath, color vibrations, performances, healing touch, chakras,.....
Creating.......the NEW STORY of each VILLAGER
in the artful Blue Bamboo Studio
enfolded by NATURE
with Ute, Leslie, Melissa, Marija, Tara, and Natalya
E-Mail : Utebarnold@gmail.com to register and for location/parking information.. ...Show Less
AMERICAN MODERNS: THE LEGACY OF GERRY AND MARGUERITE LENFEST
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 6/2/18-10/21/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
At the turn of the century, artists began to rebel against traditional modes of expression and exhibition. Although it is frequently associated with Impressionism, Show More...the Delaware Valley region launched some of the most important developments that transformed American art in the 20th century: the roots of the Ashcan School; the leading proponents of Precisionist painting; and some of the first artists to explore non-objective painting.
A remarkable gift of 27 works from Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest in 1999 enabled the Michener Art Museum to highlight the significant contributions to the development of modern art in America as seen through the prism of our region. Artists such as Charles Frederick Ramsey, Louis Stone, Charles Evans, Lloyd Ney, and Charles Rosen were actively engaged in the artistic dialogue that resulted in major shifts in American art at mid-century. For the first time in thirty years, these works will be on view together in one gallery, underscoring the lasting contributions of our region's artists to the evolution of 20th-century American art.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
THE COUNT'S HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
Sesame Place, Sesame Place, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/22/18-10/28/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-752-ELMO   |    EMAIL
Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count's Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.
Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the Show More...park is transformed into a family-friendly Halloween haven!
Come in costume and enjoy three special Halloween-themed shows, soar, swing, fly and cruise on three Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, and see everyone's favorite furry friends dressed up in costume!
Everyone will love the Neighborhood Street Party Halloween Parade that features ten fantastic floats all decked out for the season with music and dancing that will have everyone joining in the fun. The parade features exciting performances about Halloween fun including trick-or-treating, dressing in costume and doing the "Jack-O-Lantern Jump"! Stay until 8PM every Saturday during Spooktacular to see the special night time version of the parade - the sky will light up with not-too-spooky Halloween-colored lighting! There's fun for everyone at The Count's Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place!
Select dates September 22nd thru October 28th. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
13TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT - RAIN DATE
Doylestown Country Club, 20 Country Club Drive, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 Time: 10:30 a.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
CONTACT: 215-348-3913   |    EMAIL
Registration starts at 10:30 a.m.
Individual: $250.
Foursome: $1000.
Corporate Croquet: $80.
Event Sponsor: Customers Bank
INTERACTIVE SPANISH AND DANCE PROGRAM
Debra Sparks Dance Works, 51 Walnut Ave., Newtown, PA 18940 (map)
Date: 10/15/18 Time: 4:30 - 5:00PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-579-5678   |    EMAIL
First Class is Free! Come sing, dance, tell stories, and play with us! Starting October 15th and 19th! Mondays 4:30 - 5PM for ages 4-6 and Fridays 10:30 Show More...-11AM for ages 2-3 (parents are welcome to participate with their child during this class).
We are thrilled to announce a new cutting edge Spanish and Dance program for your young ones! In an effort to keep up with the latest trends in education through dance, we have partnered with Ms. Stefy of Hola Time! to develop a program that not only teaches your child dance and creative movement, but with the added benefit of learning the Spanish language!
Each class will offer a great variety of activities in which children will learn the language quicker and naturally through movement, repetition, and dance. In congruence with the DSDW philosophy, Ms. Stefy will provide a nurturing atmosphere that promotes participation and builds self-confidence, all while keeping your children entertained and having fun!
Ms. Stefy, born and raised in Mexico, holds a degree in Child Psychology and Education, has taught preschool, developed large preschool Spanish programs, and has owned/directed camps for children ages 2-6 years! She is very enthusiastic, always moving, and full of energy that the children love!
Parents will receive a weekly report card outlining their child's activities and progress, as well as a comprehensive workbook at the end of the program to take home and continue practicing/learning!. ...Show Less

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