Welcome to the Adams County Arts Council's Web Site!
Incorporated in 1993, the Adams County Arts Council has evolved from a small group of optimistic organizers into a 500-member
nonprofit agency supporting artistic efforts throughout the countyís schools and communities.
The Council's mission is to cultivate an arts-rich
community. Its primary goals are to provide
arts opportunities for students of all ages and to
support the work of local arts presenters and
artists. To help support our work, you may
donate to our annual fund.
Click here to donate.
ARTS LEARNING CENTER
The center follows the Gettysburg
Area School District's decisions about postponement and
cancellation due to inclement weather. If there is no
school, the center will be closed.
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Culinary Classes - March
In the Gallery
Gallery Hours Monday-Thursday
9-6, Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-2
The Art of the Flower
More than 50 member artists display
floral-themed art. You'll never view a
flower in quite the same way again!
Arts Alive -All County High School
Selected students from 5 county school
districts show their 2D and 3D art.
Ides of March
March 15, 7-10 p.m.
Brutus invites you to celebrate
the fall of Caesar with dancing and live karaoke to
SCHIZOPHONIC. Schizophonic is a five piece rock band
that faithfully recreates music from the classic
rock era from the 60ís Ė 90ís with band members Mike
Orzenoff, Ray Biba, Mark Lawrence, Pat McKim, Matt
Crowner. There will be a toga draping demonstration
presented by Debbie Westmoreland and Wendy Heiges.
Itís sure to be a fun-filled evening. Tickets are on
sale now. Join your friends on Friday, March 15,
2013 from 7 Ė 10 p.m. at the Arts Education Center,
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA. A $50 cash
prize will be awarded for the best Roman-themed
costume. Light refreshments and cash bar are
available. Tickets are
$20 per person and includes one free drink
ticket. Must be 21 or older to attend. Photo ID
required and will be checked at the door.
Thursday, March 21, Noon to 1 p.m.
Senior Acts group presents a short play- The Diaries
of Adams and Eve
18th Annual Recyclable Art Contest
For Adams County students in grades K-12. For entry
details, click HERE
April 28, 3-6 p.m.
Jennifer and David LeVan, owners of Gettysburg
Battlefield Harley-Davidson, are hosting the 12th
annual Garden Party at their home from 3 p.m. to 6
p.m. on Sunday, April 28. All proceeds benefit the
Arts Council. Party-goers will enjoy the LeVan
Garden, which overlooks the Gettysburg battlefield,
with its array of flowers and landscaping features.
Jenniferís background in the catering industry will
take center stage with her culinary creations which
are a much-anticipated tradition at the event. Weíre
grateful to Jen and David for their tremendous
generosity! Itís always great fun, a good
opportunity to network and meet new people, and a
wonderful opportunity to support the Arts Council.
The public is invited to attend. Reservations are
$50 per person, requested by April 25.
Juried Art Exhibition
Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College
May 31- July 7, 2013
Entry forms are available
HERE for the
Arts Council's 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition,
May 31- July 7, at Schmucker Art Gallery at
Gettysburg College. The exhibition offers $2,600 in
awards. Deadline for entries is March 22.
SAVE THE DATE:
Gettysburg Cook Off
Saturday, July 13, 2013
second annual CenturyLink Gettysburg Cook Off will
once again present the opportunity for teams to
compete to do battle on the grills! This one day
event will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from
12:00-6:00 p.m. at Gateway Gettysburg. This year
ACAC will partner with Gettysburg Bike Week and a
$15 ticket will include admission to
Week festivities on Saturday, as well as to the
CenturyLink Gettysburg Cook Off. Live music, kidz
zone, and Cornhole are just a few of the highlights
of the day. New this year will be culinary
demonstrations by local chefs. Information on
Gettysburg Bike Week Events is available at
Registrations forms for:
Backyarder & Restaurant Competitors,
are now available online. The Judges class will be held on
March 23, 2013 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Adams
County Arts Council. Classes fill up quickly, so
donít delay in getting your application in. This
would make a great Christmas gift.
Click here for a tentative schedule of events.
Backyarders and restaurant chefs looking for an
opportunity to show off your wing recipes are
strongly encouraged to participate in the Peopleís
Choice contest. Contact
Brenda McCabe at 717-334-5006 or
for more information
See Masquerade Party photos by
2011 Masquerade Party
STAR Grant 2013
The Adams County Arts
Council's STAR (Serving the Arts Regionally) Grant
Program, distributes funds
to assist organizations with local arts
programming in communities and schools throughout
the county. Over its first 14 years, the STAR
Grant Program has awarded $173,800, and
served more than 210,000 people with a
wealth of arts programs.
everyday purchases into donations!
Did you realize you
could donate money to the Adams County Arts Council
just by shopping at your favorite businesses? There
are over 700 stores, hotels, gas stations, movie
theatres and restaurants around the country that
offer a percentage back to the Adams County Arts
Council for every dollar spent on gift cards.
how it works.
If you would
like to be one of our much-needed
volunteers, please fill out our
and send it or bring it to our office.
Adams County Arts