LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum is still seeking donations for their annual Attic Tag Sale. The sale, held in the Museum’s TourCenter, is one of the Museum’s most popular and successful fund-raisers. All money raised directly benefits Packwood House Museum. Items that can be sold include books, jewelry, glass, china, kitchenware, furniture, toys, lamps, postcards, sporting equipment, craft items, holiday decorations – anything except for televisions, computers, encyclopedia sets and clothing, although the Museum does accept vintage accessories. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)— We love scarves – we love the beautiful styles and patterns – so we buy them, but we don’t always know how to wear them. There are many ways to tie scarves, and the French have made wearing a scarf an art form! For the rest of us there is a simple and practical use for those scarves tucked away in our drawers – infinity scarves! Infinity scarves have not only been a big fashion trend, they have taken the guesswork out of how to wear scarves for those of us who may not know how to tie, tuck, or pouf a scarf. Wrap it around your neck twice – anyone can do that! [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum is pleased to announce its holiday exhibit, “Pennsylvania Redware at Packwood House,” will open on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Featured in the Tour Center’s Kelly Gallery, the exhibit will examine the varieties of forms and decorations used by potters in Central Pennsylvania during the late 18th through the early 20thcenturies. Items on display will include common utilitarian pieces such as pitchers, cups, bowls, plates, crocks, jars, and jugs. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum will hold a holiday cookie baking workshop on Saturday, November 7, at 10 a.m. Taught by retired Lewisburg High School art teacher Cyndy Shaffer, the class will provide audience members with demonstrations of tried-and-true tricks and shortcuts for less holiday stress and more fun when making decorated cut-out cookies that taste good. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, PA – More than 80 priced-to-sell NEW to YOU art works from area collectors, including Dr. Loren and Jane Amacher,will be featured at the Packwood House Museum’s ARToberFEST, September 26 to October 7.
Water colors, pen and ink, textile, wood, and metal are available mediums by regional and nationally known artists, such as Bradley Shoemaker, David Armstrong, Ben Richmond and Ella DuCane. Many art works are numbered and signed by the artist. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.) – A few seats are still available for Packwood House Museum’s next installment in their series of summer programs for kids, “Creating Dioramas.” Led by PA certified k-12 art educator, Colette Heim-Frantz, M.S. Ed, participants will learn the history of these 3D miniature visual devices and learn to create their own scenes using photographs, painted images, and miniature models of plants and animals. The program will be held on Tuesday, June 23, at 10:30 and is open to children ages 10 and up. Please call 570-524-0323 to register, since seating is limited. The program meets state common core standards. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum is pleased to announce that its upcoming summer exhibit, “The Flair and Fashion of Edith Fetherston Through the Decades,” will open on June 26 with a members’ reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Featuring the local icon’s designer fashions from New York and Paris, as well as other items from the collection, the exhibit will look at men’s and women’s clothing from the late 1800s through the 1960s. [Read more…]