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Perry County Council of the Arts

717-567-7023||http://www.perrycountyarts.org

Upcoming Events

January 2021

$200

A Novel Idea – Crafting a Memoir

January 11 @ 5:00 pm - June 9 @ 8:00 pm

A Memoir is a journey through the writer’s past. It is not an autobiography – one’s entire life – but a slice of life. Paint your own picture of a personal moment or experience and share your unique journey through the art of creative writing. Learn how to adapt your life story to an artistically composed, memorable narrative in this 6-session virtual memoir writing workshop with writer, novelist, and A Novel Idea instructor Don Helin. Creative nonfiction is useful in…

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April 2021

“On and Off the Grid” Exhibition

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 10, 2021

PCCA Gallery, 1 S. Second St.
Newport, PA 17074 United States
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In this colorful, geometric abstract exhibition, Thom Kulp explores the grid format as a viable means of artistic expression and a metaphor for the restrictions that people have faced during the covid-19 pandemic. While inspired by the grid work of artist Agnes Martin, Thom was also compelled to develop ideas which were not as strict in precise shape and style. Just us for a Walk Through Open House on March 20, 12 to 3 p.m. Meet the artist during a…

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$140

A Novel Idea – Crafting a Memoir

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Paint your own picture of a personal moment or experience and share your unique journey through the art of creative writing. Learn how to adapt your life story to an artistically composed, memorable narrative in this 4-session virtual memoir writing workshop with writer, novelist and A Novel Idea instructor Don Helin. The "Meet and Eat" style workshop series will be held on four Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., from April 7 to 28. For students ages 18 and up; maximum…

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Poetry Contest

April 16

Perry County Council of the Arts is now accepting entries for its 23rd Annual Poetic Excellence Awards. Anyone may enter; however, only Perry County residents will be eligible for the title of Perry County Poet Laureate. Other prizes include First, Second, Third, Honorable Mention and the Kenneth P. Allen Award for poems written in any form with the theme of “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” chosen by last year’s KPA Award winner Crystal Flauaus, as well as the new…

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Home Goods Show

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 12, 2021

PCCA Gallery, 1 S. Second St.
Newport, PA 17074 United States
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Makeover your home or Zoom room, or grab unique gifts like locally made home decor, artwork and functional pieces that are perfect for Spring decorating and gift giving. All items are created and handcrafted by local artists and artisans.

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