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.

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Limited Time Engagement

Warehouse Art Sale
Artists selling new & old, used and unused, art related wares…restock, stock up and have fun at this non-conventional garage sale in the Warehouse.
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Conestoga Valley High School Art Show
This show will feature select works of art from Conestoga Valley High School students.
Community Room on King

Library Lover’s Art Auction
Support your local library, and go home with a new piece of fine art! Friday preview. Saturday: doors at 5pm, live auction begins at 6pm.
Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St

Echo Valley Art Group
Artists from the Echo Valley Art Group show their works in this annual show.
Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St

Lancaster Punk Rock Flea Market – Saturday only
Tons of vintage and handmade vendors take over all four floors of the Chameleon Club! Records, vintage clothes, housewares, Christmas items, handmade clothing, art prints, etc. Saturday only.
Chameleon Club, 223 N. Water St

RiddleQuest – Saturday only
Grab your co-workers, family and friends for a day of discovery, fun and local knowledge! While you are enjoying ArtWalk, sign up for Riddle Quest, a scavenger hunt through downtown Lancaster. Learn more, solve a riddle or two and register your team of Questers at www.compassriddles.org
Binns Park, N. Queen St

Playground: Theater on Site – both days, time specific
three plays written for 3 outdoor locations in Lancaster City. The audience will gather at the first site, take in the first play and then walk to the next site just in time for the next play. Saturday show times – 11 am & 3 pm, Sunday show time – 1 pm
stop 1: St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, 119 N. Duke Street – From Sir With Love by Amanda Kemp
stop 2: Binns Park, 100 Block of N. Queen – Preoccupation by Erich Goldstein
stop 3: Central Market, Market Street Side – Market Days: A Gastro-Romance (with Busker) by John Rohrkemper

The School District of Lancaster Spring Art Show
Features works from kindergarten through high school students including both 2D and 3D.

photo credit - Savannah by Trevor Coe

Interactive/Participatory

Before I Die Wall
A global community art project that invites people to reflect on their lives & understand one another in new ways.
Community Room on King

Lancaster Photo Walk
Snap a phone pic, tweet with the hashtag
#lancphotowalk and we’ll put together an exhibit
Citywide ArtWalk Event

Public Collaboration Piece
Members of the public are welcome to visit the Friendship Heart Gallery and share a piece of their creativity and artistic talent. Visitors will have the chance to paint a part of one of the selected pictures on a larger canvas in our Studio space.
Friendship Heart Gallery, 118 N. Water St

ArtBike
Borrow a special Modern Art bike. Grab an ArtWalk map & tour our favorite city.
photo ID required. Bikes available in the silent auction
Modern Art, 529 W. Chestnut St

An Interactive Exhibit
Presented by the Society of the Lost and Found.
Modern Art, 529 W. Chestnut St

Chill and Collage with the Artists
Zach, Sean and Shane will be hanging out in the gallery making their own collages during ArtWalk.
Gallery360 at Tellus360, 24 E. King St

People’s Painting
Pickup Julia’s brush and add your strokes to a canvas. After two days we will have a masterpiece created by 40 plus artist.
Julia Swartz Gallery, 17 N. Prince St

Collaborate & Create!
ArtWalkers of all ages will have an opportunity to participate in a fun & spontaneous hands-on art activity.
Lancaster Creative Factory, Orange & Prince St

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Watch/Chat

Craft Demonstrations at the Guild
Saturday: fraktur by Adele Lynham, encaustic by Elaine Brady Smith, woodturning by Ted Rasmussen and handbuilding clay by Linda Schwartz. Sunday: spinning by Gerry Heefner.
Guild Store at Center of American Craft, 335 N. Queen St

Painting and Ceramics demonstrations
Charles & Mariko Swisher will be answering questions and discuss their work.
Isadore Gallery, 228 N. Prince St

Papermaking with Diane and Annie, Sunday only
Sunshine Art+Design, 104 W. King St

Drawing demonstration with Bruce Banter, Sunday only
Sunshine Art+Design, 104 W. King St

Darkroom demonstration, Sunday only
Sunshine Art+Design, 104 W. King St

LIVE Art Demonstrations
Annex24 Gallery

Plein Air Streetscape Demonstration
Christiane David

Meet/Talk

Cindy Schlosser
Gallery on Market

Christiane David
Christiane David Gallery

Freiman Stoltzfus
Freiman Stoltzfus Gallery

Jerome Hershey
Jerome Hershey Studio

Natalie Frigo & Jude Sharp
j.a. sharp Custom Jeweler

Julia Swartz
Julia Swartz Gallery

Abby Rudisill, Sunday 12-3 only
Lancaster Galleries

Liz Hess
Liz Hess Gallery

Melissa Bryant, Georganna Lenssen, and Alecia Thomasson
Saturday 12-2 pm
Red Raven Art Company

Various members of the Guild
Guild Store at Center of American Craft