Category: Art Show

Calling all Photographers

old fashioned camera lying on its sideEnter Quarryville Library’s 2019 Open Photography Show

Sponsored by the Quarryville Library Art Committee
C.X. Carlson Gallery @ the Quarryville Library
357 Buck Rd, Quarryville, PA 17566

Opening Reception on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1 – 3 pm
Open to the public. Awards to be announced at 2 pm.

Amateur and professional photographers, age 16 and up, are invited to enter one or two photos, with an entry fee of $10 per photo.

Bring entries to the library on:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, between 10 am – 12 noon,
or Thursday, January 17, between 4 – 7 pm.

Cash prizes to be awarded: $200 for First Place & $100 for Second Place

Works may or may not be for sale, and are expected to hang throughout the show. Photos should be framed or mounted and ready for hanging with either wire or saw-tooth hangers. Photos must be appropriate for public viewing in a gallery used for children’s programs. The exhibit will be available for viewing during regular library hours through Saturday, February 23, 2019.

For more information, please contact: library@quarryvillelibrary.org

Needlepoint Show Open for Viewing

The library art committee’s new show, entitled Needlepoint Gems, is now available! The show will remain on exhibit in the C.X Carlson Room from March 3, 2018 – April 17, 2018.

This show consists of quality works of varying types of needlework from artists in our extended community. Be sure to stop in to view the large variety of items submitted, including clothing, pillows, samplers, cross-stitching, and more!

A community reception with refreshments will be given on Saturday, March 3, from 1 – 3 pm, and is open to all who wish to attend.

Some pieces may be for sale. All sales will be handled by the artist.

February 2018 Newsletter Available

2018 Go-Fore Golf advertising posterAttention, Library Supporters,

The February 2018 Quarryville Library Newsletter is now available!

Contents include:

  • info about our upcoming miniature golf fundraiser,
  • a missing troll,
  • career counseling services,
  • info about an upcoming open needlework show,
  • and more!

We also have our February Activity Calendar ready.

Calendar Highlights include:

  • First Friday Film on February 2,
  • Legopalooza! at Wrightsdale Baptist Church on February 10,
  • Go-Fore Golf on February 24

Open Needlepoint Show Accepting Pieces in Late February

The library art committee is hosting a show called Needlepoint Gems from March 3, 2018 – April 17, 2018.

This will be an open show, consisting of quality works of varying types of needlework from artists in our extended community. The pieces will hang in the Carlson Room at the library from March 3 through April 17. A community reception with refreshments will be given on Saturday, March 3, from 1 – 3 pm, and is open to all who wish to attend.

The artist is welcome to sell works through the show, but this is not required. All sales will be handled by the artist.

Submission Requirements: Works are expected to hang until the end of the show. Each work must be ready to hang safely without possibility of falling. Size limit is 48″ by 48″. Please contact us if you are unsure if your piece will fit in the display, as exceptions may be made. Please be aware that the room is used for children’s programs.

Please email or call the contact person listed below with a brief description, title, and size of each piece, as well as total number of pieces you would like to put in the show. Include your name, mailing address, telephone number, and title/s of work/s. Information must be submitted by February 20, 2018.

The pieces should be delivered to the library on Tuesday, February 27, 4 – 8 pm, or Wednesday, February 28, 10 am – Noon. Please note that not all submitted works may be accepted; acceptance is dependent upon quality and/or condition.

Contact Person: Naomi Gorrell

Email: naomigorrell@epix.net

Phone: 717-786-8664.

Calling All Artists for the Open Painting Show!

CALLING ALL ARTISTS!
For the Quarryville Library 2018 Open Painting Show, sponsored by Quarryville Library Art Committee, in the C.X. Carlson Gallery, Quarryville Library, 357 Buck Road.

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 1 to 3 pm

Awards announcement will take place at 2 pm and the exhibit will be available for viewing during regular library hours through Friday, February 16, 2018. The reception and exhibit are open to the public.

Amateur and professional painters age 16 and older are invited to enter one or two paintings, with an entry fee of $10 per painting.

Bring entries to the library Tuesday, January 9, 4 to 7 pm, or Wednesday, January 10, 10 to 11 am.

Size limit is 48 inches by 48 inches.

Cash prizes of $200 for first place and $100 for second place will be awarded.

Works do not need to be for sale and are expected to hang throughout the show.

Paintings should be framed or mounted and ready to hang with either wires or saw-tooth hangers.

Paintings must be appropriate for public library viewing in a room used for children’s programs.

For more information, please contact qvlpresident@quarryvillelibrary.org.