Community Art News

Faith Watercolor Painters Group

of Faith Presbyterian Church

3002 N. 2nd Street, Emmaus, PA 18049

(Cherokee and 2nd Street)

Remaining dates this session: November 7 and November 14, 1 pm to 4 pm, no charge

Contact Richard Farmer for details at (610) 967-4401 of

This class is open to all water media, pencil or pastel. (The church does not allow use of solvents)

Call to Artists

Nature in Art, Lehigh Gap Nature Center's seventh annual art show, will be held Saturday, November 9 to Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Exhibition dates: November 9-17, 2019

Deadline for email entry: October 18, 2019

Notification of acceptance: October 28, 2019

Delivery of accepted artwork: November 8, 2019 - Drop off artwork from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at LGNC's Osprey House, located at 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, PA 18080

Artist's Reception: November 17, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Pick up artwork: After reception or on November 18, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

See for more information.

Activities at the Art is Inn

9868 Weiss Road, Breinigsville, PA

5th Annual Holiday Art Show and Sale

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Open Studio

Fridays 1:00 to 4:00 PM (Sign up on website) Other times by appointment

Plein Aire (Fall) / Potrait Drawing (Winter)

Tuesdays 9:30 to 12:30 (sign up on website)

Portrait sessions will be offered on Tuesdays at the Art is Inn, starting in January 2020. Models are non-professional volunteers and clothed. Poses will start with quick sketch and then 5 minutes then progressing to same 20 minute pose with 5 minute breaks for the remainder of session. Fee $3 collected will be shared with the model. If you are interested in being a model for these sessions please contact Deb Haaf through the Art is Inn website.

Artists looking for a place to hold a workshop or have an exhibition of their work, call Deb Haaf at (610) 533-5345 or email

For workshop details, visit

Pastel Workshop

with Jacqueline Meyerson, PSA

Beginners welcome. Come have fun!

Six two hour classes for $110. Held at Hobby Lobby in Easton.

For more info call (610)336-0589 or visit

Pastel Classes at the Banana Factory

Taught by Marianne Knipe. Intro and Intermediate Pastel Painting.

Check the Banana Factory website for further information and registration.

gallery 840

840 Hamilton Street, Suite 101, Allentown, PA 18101

Hours: Wednesday 11-2:30, Thursday 11-5:30, Friday 11-2:30, Saturday 10-3

Exhibit "Behind the Red Curtain" through November 16. Inspired by the elegance of the early 20th century, Robyn Bingham's artwork gives you an intimate look at stately opera houses, theaters, train depots and more. Come rediscover the richness of an era with Robyn.

Upcoming Workshops

November : Holiday Canvas Painting , November 16th, 10:30-2:30, Drop in anytime, Age: 15+, fee $20, Thanksgiving Live Table runner, November 22nd, 6:30-8:30, Boxwood, pods and natural goodies, Age: 15+, fee $55

December: Winter Canvas Painting ~ Parent/Child Gingerbread House Making

Holiday Artist Market - November 21st through December 21st - Shopping for the holidays! A collection of artwork by area artists including pottery, glass, textile paintings, jewelry and more. Unique and handmade gifts. gallery840 will be donating 5% of the proceeds of holiday sales to the Arts Academy at Wm Allen High School. This program supports WAHS art students by funding materials, field trips, and art residencies.

Opening Reception: November 21st, 4-7 pm, Holiday Reception: December 19th, 4-7 pm