The Adams County Arts Council will celebrate the opening reception of the LCAC Art Auction Artwork Show and the Annual Recyclable Art Contest & Exhibition on First Friday, April 2, 5:00-7; 30 p.m. at the Arts Education Center, located at 125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg. The reception is free and open to the public. Temperature check and mask wearing are required.
The Land Conservancy of Adams County’s 24th annual Art Auction artwork will be on display in the Reception Hall and the Studio at the ACAC’s Arts Education Center. The auction itself will be virtual with the opportunity to bid online at biddingowl.com beginning Friday, April 2 and closing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21. Auction Chair, Bob Prosperi, says, “If you are interested in this auction, you really need to come into the Arts Council and see it yourself. I would like to give a pat on the back to all the local artists for participating because they are the ones that help make this happen. Over the years, we have raised over $300,00 and it has helped protect more than 12,000 acres of land.”
The Land Conservancy of Adams County is a fully accredited, member-supported, nonprofit land trust that works to preserve the rural lands and character of Adams County. The long-running auction, will feature a wide variety of artwork donated by local and regional artists and art collectors—everything from painting and drawing to ceramics, jewelry, and more.
The 25th Annual Recyclable Art Contest and Exhibition is featured in the Gallery. It is a display of recycled and repurposed artwork created by Adams County youth, grades K-12. A group of local judges will determine the winners and the public is invited to participate in determining the People’s Choice Award. The student’s art will be on display April 2 through April 22. The Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 6:00 p.m.
For more information about the Land Conservancy Auction, and the Recyclable Art Contest as well as other upcoming Arts Council exhibitions, or art classes at the Arts Council’s Arts Education Center, visit www.adamsarts.org or call (717) 334-5006.
The Adams County Arts Council’s mission is to cultivate an arts-rich community.