New Hope Arts

New Hope Arts (NHArts) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the heritage of New Hope as a center for art and artists. New Hope Arts supports artists by fostering opportunities and providing space to create, collaborate and present their work. Since 2002, NHArts has offered residents and visitors of the region access to a broad array of contemporary visual, performing and literary arts.

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Newtown Arts Company

Newtown Arts Company announced its 32nd season of live shows at the historic Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, with subscription sales now underway. The lineup for 2015 includes: “Shakespeare for Kids” in March; “Come Blow Your Horn”by Neil Simon in April; “The Miracle Worker”by William Gibson in June; “SHREK the Musical”by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori in August; “The 39 Steps”by Patrick Barlow in October; and “A Wonderful Life” by Sheldon Harnick and Joe Raposo in December.

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Artists in Residence of Bucks County

Artists in Residence of Bucks County (AIR), a non-profit organization, exposes children to the arts by bringing professional visual, performing and literary artists to regional schools for hands-on workshops because exposure to the arts improves a child’s ability to think, express themselves and succeed academically.

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New Hope Arts

New Hope Arts (NHArts) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to furthering the heritage of New Hope as a center for art and artists. New Hope Arts supports artists by fostering opportunities and providing space to create, collaborate and present their work. Since 2002, NHArts has offered residents and visitors of the region access to a broad array of contemporary visual, performing and literary arts.

Their outdoor Sculpture Project on site throughout the Borough of New Hope is available free of charge, accessible year round. A downloadable map of sculpture installations is available on their website for instant access on Smartphones.

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Artists in Residence of Bucks County

Artists in Residence of Bucks County (AIR), a non-profit organization, exposes children to the arts by bringing professional visual, performing and literary artists to regional schools for hands-on workshops because exposure to the arts improves a child’s ability to think, express themselves and succeed academically.

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Newtown Arts Company

Newtown Arts Company announced its 32nd season of live shows at the historic Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, with subscription sales now underway. The lineup for 2015 includes: “Shakespeare for Kids” in March; “Come Blow Your Horn”by Neil Simon in April; “The Miracle Worker”by William Gibson in June; “SHREK the Musical”by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori in August; “The 39 Steps”by Patrick Barlow in October; and “A Wonderful Life” by Sheldon Harnick and Joe Raposo in December.

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Pennsbury Arts Foundation supports murals around the district

Pennsbury Arts Foundation has completed another successful year of “Linking the Arts to Learning.” They have awarded eight grants this year to programs that brought the arts into the classrooms. Since 2001, PAF has enhanced student’s participation in the visual and performing arts with 151 grants totaling over $71,000! Community members continued to contribute funds, 100% of which goes to Pennsbury students.

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Tile Works hosts Tile Festival

A show and sale of contemporary and historic tiles will be held at the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works on Saturday, May 17th, 10:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday, May 18th, 10:00am to 4:00pm, rain or shine.

With over 30 exhibitors, the festival features handcrafted decorative tiles and mosaics by tile artisans and rare historic tiles offered by antique tile dealers.

Self-guided tours of the Tile Works are included with admission. Staff ceramists will be demonstrating production techniques, including pressing, glazing and mosaic cutting.

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Call to artists and photographers to be inspired by ‘Messages in Nature’

Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) is inviting the art community to share inspired works of art in an exciting exhibition scheduled at their Visitor’s Center, 2877 Creamery Road, Solebury, on May 17th and May 18th, in conjunction with the popular sponsored species counting challenge, “Birdathon.” In the words of John Mertz, well-loved artist and also the first president of BCAS, “The exhibition’s theme, ‘Messages in Nature,’ will inspire fellow artists to transform what we observe in nature, whether it is autumn foliage reflected in the waters of a stream or pond, the naked skeleton of a sycamore in winter, a sentinel heron on the margin of a stream, spring wildflowers, or any of a myriad of possibilities.”

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Chapman Gallery presents Spring Group Show

Chapman Gallery presents a Spring Group Show featuring a great mix of landscape and still life paintings in oil, pastel, and watercolor. The show begins on Saturday, April 5th with an opening reception from 6:00 to 9:00pm. 

It’s time to say goodbye to winter and take in a breath of spring, including lush landscapes and freshly cut floral still lifes. 

The show will feature the work of over 20 artists including Ray Overpeck, Susan Ketcham, Dean Thomas, Betty Minnucci, John Mertz. Jim Lukens, Don Kaiser Jas Szygiel, Jo-ann Osnoe and more. Check out their website for more information about the show, as well as participating artists and biographies.

Chapman Gallery is located at 46 E. State Street, Doylestown. Hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am until 5:00pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00am until 7:00pm; and Sundays from noon until 5:00pm. For more information call 215-348-2011 or visit www.thechapmangallery.com.

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