Special Events

Whether you want to watch others create or you like to get in on the creative process, there’s something for all ages and skill levels. From a community photo project to events for your dogs, find special events here.

All events occur on both days of ArtWalk unless noted otherwise. Find your choice of featured galleries‘ contact information.

photo credit - Savannah by Trevor Coe


Before I Die Wall
A community art project to reflect on our lives
Community Room on King, 106 W. King St

Bring your face. We have paint.
Hidden Treasures, 225 N. Prince St

Borrow a special Modern Art bike. Grab an ArtWalk map & tour our favorite city. photo ID required.
Modern Art, 529 W. Chestnut St

People’s Painting
Pickup Julia’s brush, add your strokes to canvas.
Julia Swartz Gallery, 17 N. Prince St

Stacked Can Art
Annex24, 24 W. Walnut St

Jumbo Block Art
Annex24, 24 W. Walnut St

Annual Pumpkin Painting
Annex24, 24 W. Walnut St

Collaborate & Create!
A fun & spontaneous hands-on art activity.
Lancaster Creative Factory

Pumpkin Painting
Friendship Heart Gallery, 118 N. Water St

Movement Material – dance
Move It Studio, 19 E. King St

Limited Time Engagement

Camera Yard Sale
Camera yard sale for camera loving people. Buy, Sell, Trade.
PhotOle Photography, 108 W. King St

Irish Set Dancing
Tellus360, 24 E. King St (advance registration)

OperaLancaster: Mad About Mozart
(Sun, 2 pm, $) A perfect introduction to opera, Mad About Mozart features Lancaster’s top singers, actors and instrumentalists
Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St

Carnival of the Animals
(Sat, 11 am, $) Camille Saint-Saens’ musical suite performed by Allegretto Youth Chamber Orchestra.
Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St




Live Art Demonstrations
Annex24 Gallery

Jewelry-making, gourd art & plein air painting
Building Character

Plein Air Streetscape
Christiane David

meet Christiane David
Christiane David Gallery

meet James Douglas
CityFolk, Sat. only, 11-2pm

meet Freiman Stoltzfus
Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery

meet Cindy Schlosser
Gallery on Market

Black-smithing & Clay-building demonstration
Guild Store

meet various members
Guild Store

Demonstration by Angela Suehr
Isadore Gallery (Sat. 12-3)

meet Jude Sharp
J.A. Sharp Custom Jeweler

meet Julia Swartz
Julia Swartz Gallery

meet William Kocher
Lancaster Galleries, Sunday, 1-3p

meet Liz Hess
Liz Hess Gallery

artist talk: Toyin Odutola
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (Friday only)

Wet Plate Photography
PhotOle Photography, 108 W. King St

meet Ole Hongvanthong
PhotOle Photography, Sunday only

meet Patricia Wertz
Red Raven Art Company, Saturday only

meet Dick Whitson
Red Raven Art Company, Saturday only

meet Chuck Kaiser

meet Gene Shaw
Sunshine Art+Design, Sunday only