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13th Annual Senior Festival of the Arts

13th Annual Senior Festival of the Arts

Sunday, June 2 - Sunday, June 9

13th Annual Senior Festival of the Arts

Event Description

The Senior Festival of the Arts is a non-juried art show for seniors (ages 55+) from communities in and around Berks County. Events throughout the week include daily hours for viewing the exhibit, an opening reception and awards ceremony, a Childhood Memories Poetry workshop and a Gelatinplate Printing workshop for seniors, a film screening of Cyrano de Bergerac, and an Art Lecture.

Event Schedule

Sunday, June 2nd  
1-4pm – Opening Reception featuring live music from “Suzanne & Dan”
1:15pm – Artist Awards Ceremony

Monday June 3rd            
12-4pm – Exhibit open for viewing

Tuesday June 4th           
12-4pm – Exhibit open for viewing
1pm – Childhood Memories Poetry Workshop with Jennifer Hetrick ($10/participant)

Wednesday June 5th  
12-4pm - Exhibit open for viewing
1pm – Free screening of Cyrano de Bergerac, the 1950 film starring José Ferrer and Mala Powers

Thursday June 6th       
12-4pm - Exhibit open for viewing
1pm – Gelatin Plate Printing Workshop with Suzanne Fellows ($15/participant)

Friday June 7th          
12-4pm - Exhibit open for viewing
1pm - Art Lecture with Scott Schweigert (Free, donations accepted)

Saturday June 8th          
12-4pm - Exhibit open for viewing

Sunday, June 9th          
12-4pm - Exhibit open for viewing
 

Download the 2019 Senior Festival of the Arts Brochure

Information for Artists Interested in Participating:

  • Non-juried art show for seniors (ages 55+) Must turn 55 by April 30, 2018.
  • Categories: Acrylic, Drawing Mediums, Mixed Media-Mixed Technique-Alcohol Ink, Oil, Watercolor, Photography, 2D Textile Fine Art, Berk County Category - "Country Life in Berks"
  • Artists may only enter (1) piece per category. $10.00 per entry before 5/22/19, $15.00 per entry 5/23-28/2018
  • Find out more and complete the entry form.
  • Art Intake Day is Tuesday, May 28th 9:00am-4:00pm.
  • Artists should deliver their artwork by utilizing the Miller Center loading entrance which is located on 2nd Street just past the I-MAX theater. Walk up the steps of the loading dock to the rear entrance of the building.
  • Contact Natalie at 610.372.4721 x5509 with any questions about participating.

       

 


Event Sponsor - First Priority Bank, a Division of Mid Penn Bank