Arts Festival: Wishing Wand Workshop at The Makery

Join us on Friday, 7/12 from 1-3p at The Makery to create mixed media wishing wands and a community wishing wheel! We’ll use wire, fibers, paper and other eclectic materials to make these unique, artful and inspiring creations!

Central PA Festival of the Arts

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. Each year, Children and Youth Day kicks off the beginning of the festival. At the Central PA Festival of the Arts Children and Youth Day, artists […]

First Friday Preview Show for Square

Join the Art Alliance Downtown Gallery a reception to get a first look at the hundreds of 6-inch square artworks that fill our gallery during July. All works will sell for $25 each BUT NO PURCHASING until the big opening event on July 10th from 6-9pm. This is your chance to take time to really […]

Wire Wrapped Earrings Class

Learn how to create these wire wrapped sterling earrings. In this class we will be lots of forming, twisting and hammering. There will be a selection of freshwater pearls to choose from. Easy enough for a beginner, experienced jewelry makers are welcome too! $40 includes all supplies, tools, instruction and parking validation. e Makery gift […]

Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest 2019

Three days of theatre, dance, poetry, and more! Involving over 20 performing arts groups, the Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest will offer ticketed events, workshops, panel discussions, and more events for folks of all ages. Last year’s festival featured over 100 events in 3 days!

Indian Block Print Bonanza

Try out the traditional technique of Indian Block prints. These wood blocks have beautiful intricate designs. I will have a large variety of wooden blocks available. You have the choice of designing your own tea Towel or wristlet. All materials and Parking validation included.

First Friday: Anni Matsick Art Exhibit

The Expect More Store presents the work of local artist Anni Matsick during First Friday! Stop by to view her original watercolors and enjoy cheeses, wine, and beer. Matsick, a freelance illustrator, specializes in the children’s market and has had her work featured in picture books, magazines, readers, posters, and other printed materials for thirty […]

Wax Cloth Food Wrap Make and Take

Cloth wax wraps are easy to use alternatives to plastic wrap and zip lock containers. They are flexible, water resistant, airtight and reusable. They make a fabulous hostess gift as well. In each class you will make 4 wraps of varying sizes. You may make additional kits for $10 each. All materials and parking validation […]

Block Printing Basics: Make Your own!

Block printing for caretakers and kids! Join us during Open studio May 11 and learn the basics of Block Printing In this beginner class you’ll learn about the basic tools, transfer a design to a carving block, carve and then block print a set of 6 cards to take with you (along with your carved […]

Introduction to Encaustic (wax painting)

Encaustic Wax in an ancient form of painting that creates a colorful lasting image. In this class you will learn the basics of materials, fusing, and care of your materials along with creating a piece of art that you can hang on your wall. All materials provided. We will be working with the colors of […]