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Forbidden Art Exhibition

September 2 - October 26
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 2 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Ephrata Public Library, 550 S Reading Road
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States

From September 2-October 24, the Ephrata Public Library, located at 550 South Reading Road, Ephrata, will feature an exhibition, “Forbidden Art,” a collection of images of artwork created by concentration camp prisoners while imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II. The Forbidden Art educational program is a cooperative initiative undertaken by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State

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Irina Botea Bucan: In the zone of transition, the building will have a future, she said…

September 6 - December 8
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

Irina Botea Bucan uses various media in her videos and films to question current sociopolitical dynamics and the possibility of their transformation. "In the zone of transition, the building will have a future, she said..." comprises nine works made over the last 10 years and revolves around three ideas of recording: suspended histories mostly unknown

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Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-Era Posters

September 6 - December 8
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

"Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-Era Posters" is an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Phillips Museum of Art. F&M professors Jon Stone and Nina Bond selected 18 posters to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution (Nov. 7, 1917). Over the course of the fall semester, Russian Studies students will research the

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Free

Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture

September 6 - December 8
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

This traveling exhibition of 33 reproductions of Arab comics provides a look into Arab popular culture and the history of graphic illustration in the Middle East. "Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture", brought to the Phillips Museum of Art in partnership with F&M's Islamic and Middle East Studies Program, features three distinct types

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$9

Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Tour

October 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 21, 2017

LANCASTER COUNTY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS TOUR Oct 5 thru Oct 21, 2017 An unusual shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses, hand-picked for their uniqueness. Set up like a home or garden tour, you’ll travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying all the special free things (refreshments, games, gifts, farm tours,

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Ongoing
Free

Wildwood Photography Contest

August 16 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Now is a great time to visit Wildwood Park, camera in hand, snap outdoor photos for the upcoming Photo Contest. This year, the Towpath Trail has been a hotspot for wildlife photography. Each entrant may submit up to 2 photos. Mat kits are available in the nature center's gift shop. Photographs may be dropped off

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Free

The Mosaic Project: Amber Robles Gordon and Nate Lewis

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - December 1 @ 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, 204 N Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

The significance of art in the lives of our youth cannot be underestimated. Yet, just when research is finally emerging that supports this, budget cuts and curricular demands are threatening the foundation of creativity in our public schools. In order to fill that gap as well as enrich the community, Pennsylvania College of Art &

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Free

Artists in Exile Exhibit

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - November 3 @ 9:00 pm
The Gallery at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, 436 East Chestnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States

Local Congregation Hosts Paintings by Iraqi Artists, Gaza Youth, and Local Resettled Artists The Gallery at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church is collaborating with Common Humanity, NY, NY to host a World Refugee Art Exhibit to celebrate the beauty and humanity of our world community. Artwork by Iraqi Artists, Gaza Youth and local recently resettled

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7:00 am
Free

Art In The Wild

October 17 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00am, repeating until October 31, 2017

Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Come visit Art In The Wild, an intriguing exhibit of outdoor environmental art sited along the park's wandering trails and water pools. Using natural materials, regional artists have constructed large and small installations. A map-brochure about the exhibit is available.

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10:00 am
$7.00

Hanging by a Thread

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 22, 2017

Fort Hunter Park, 100 Fort Hunter Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

"Hanging by a Thread" will showcase needle work from the Fort Hunter collection. Mrs. Reily was accomplished in the needle arts, serving as president of the Harrisburg Needle Work Guild for several years in the early 1900s. A quote from her diary said "Sewed all day," and makes note of her attendance at statewide Guild

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6:30 pm

Holocaust Remembrance Book Club

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ephrata Public Library, 550 S Reading Road
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States

We’ll be discussing “Everything is Illuminated” by Jonathan Safran Foer. A young man arrives in the Ukraine, clutching in his hand a tattered photograph. He is searching for the woman who fifty years ago saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Unfortunately, he is aided in his quest by Alex, a translator with an uncanny ability

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