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


REpurposed Bicycle Gear Wind Chime and Magnets
Make a wind chime or decorative magnet board using REpurposed bicycle gears
REology, 315 West James, Suite 105

Community Collage
Intense and personal community collaboration using various images, textures and mediums on a large public canvas.
Annex 24 Gallery, 24 W. Walnut St

 3 Questions Portrait Painting
Join “Bob Ross”, “Frida” and other “famous” artists as they paint YOUR portrait based on your answer to 3 questions.
Annex 24 Gallery, 24 W. Walnut St

Youth Art Saturdays – Knitting
A full lesson exploring art and craft-making. Every Saturday, just $15/kid
Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, 335 N. Queen St

Kids’ Activities
Straw Paintings, Make-your-own-cards, face painting and more
Annex 24 Gallery, 24 W. Walnut St.

Art Projects
Jewelry making, small paintings and other projects to take home. $5 donation
Friendship Heart Gallery, 118 N. Water St

Bricks for Kidz (Sat, 2-5; Sun, 12-1:45)
Children can create spin art with a lego machine, play freely with legos, and check out the Life Size Lego Man.
Mulberry Art Studios “Mulberry on King” 255 West King Street

Face Painting & Henna Artisans {Sunday only, $}
Angels and Dollbabies, 126 N. Prince St

$5 Polaroid Portraits
PhotOle, 108 W. King St

Limited Time Engagement

EQ:1 Spring Fashion Expo
EQ:1 is a tribute to Spring and to Fashion featuring a marketplace for artists from the Tri-State Area who make apparel of all kinds. You will find: *crochet *custom hats *hand sewn dresses and leggings *jewelry *printed tees and more
Discerning Eye Center for the Arts (DECA), 12 W. New St

Lancaster Made Art Market
Nearly 25 local artists showcasing hip and handmade including bags, one-of-a-kind jewelry, furniture, paintings, photography and more.
The Candy Factory’s Warehouse D, 342 N. Queen St

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

Lancaster Transplant Pop-up Shop (Sat, 12-3)
Not only does Lancaster Transplant welcome and connect people who have moved to Lancaster from another place, they also design sweet t-shirts and greeting cards
Sunshine Art+Design, 104 West King St

Senior Show & Celebration
The Class of 2015 fills four floors of the college with professional-level senior thesis projects in a variety of media. Many works are for sale. This is Lancaster’s largest one-day gallery event by a single organization.
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, 204 N. Prince St





Live Art Demonstrations
Annex24 Gallery

Live sculpting demonstrations and Creative Face Painting (Sun, 12-4)
Megan Nelson, a unique fine artist, roller derby player and Lancaster native in action using her original sculpting methods
REology, 315 West James, Suite 105

Craft Demonstrations
Watercolor w/ Lena Thynell (Sat, 10-1:30), fraktur w/ Adele Lynham (Sat, 1:30-5), wax jewelry-making w/ Richelle Walk (Sat, 1:30-5), and wire-wrapped jewelry w/Staci Egan (Sun, 12-4)
Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, 335 N. Queen St

Paper-making Demonstration
Discover the magic of making handmade paper from plants fibers, recycled papers and more!
Sunshine Art+Design, 104 W. King St

meet Ashley Lynn Fry
REology, 315 West James, Suite 105

meet Christiane David
Christiane David Gallery

Milk paint & chalk demonstration
Learn all about Homestead House Milk Paint and Webster’s Chalk Paint Powder™ and the companion products
REology, 315 West James, Suite 105

meet Freiman Stoltzfus
Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery

meet Jenny Germann and Matt Chambers
Red Raven Art Company

meet Cindy Schlosser
Gallery on Market

meet various members
Guild Store

meet Julia Swartz
Julia Swartz Gallery

meet Liz Hess
Liz Hess Gallery

meet Ole Hongvanthong
PhotOle Photography, Sunday only

meet Adrienne Trafford

Calvarium in Color-Skull Artisan (Sat, 3-5; Sun, 12-4)
Angels and Dollbabies, 126 N. Prince St

Sew Me A Rainbow- Children’s Streamstress (Sun, 12-4)
Angels and Dollbabies, 126 N. Prince St

Sleepy Owl- Mother& Daughter Fiber Artisans (Sat 10-5)
Angels and Dollbabies, 126 N. Prince St

Sock Monkeys by Abigail-Uniquely Crafted & Hand Sewn (Sun only)

Angels and Dollbabies, 126 N. Prince St