Category Archives: Viewing art/crafts

Artwork – 1, Silverfish – 0

Today, a friend and I took a trip over to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent.  This exhibition was incredible – I’ve not seen this many historic watercolor paintings in one … Continue reading

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Lancaster Museum of Art: Elizabeth Osborne – Veils of Color

I started this morning feeling distracted.  It was difficult to bring myself to the present as I drove down 501 towards Lancaster.  The day was cool; a fall cold front approached the clear atmosphere.  Going into any city on a … Continue reading

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Nature Meets Technology: Susquehanna Art Museum

Today I spent the afternoon in downtown Harrisburg at the Susquehanna Art Museum.  The main gallery on the second floor had a split display.  As you walk through the glass doors, broad photographs of the Susquehanna River by John Pfahl set the … Continue reading

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Motivation – Craft Days

Inspiration and motivation is a two-headed beast with which artisans constantly struggle.  When art is a hobby, it can take a back-seat to the necessities of living, but sometimes we choose to neglect it in favor of activities we later … Continue reading

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January/February First Friday: Lebanon

My favorite local gallery, Lebanon Picture Frame & Fine Art regularly participates in the county’s first Friday art walks (sponsored by Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts).  In January, I decided to stop by the arts council building before heading … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time – 200 Years of Sewing in Hummelstown

Today I visited the Hummelstown Area Historical Society to view a new exhibition, A Stitch in Time – 200 Years of Sewing in Hummelstown.  The show features works from the museum’s collection as well as loaned items from area families. … Continue reading

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