LEWISBURG — Central Columbia High School senior Madeline Padner picked up this year’s Best in Show award at Packwood House Museum’s 36th annual Scholastic Arts Exhibit. The winning entry, an untitled portrait, was entered in the Pencil, Pen and Ink Drawing category. The exhibit opens Tuesday, April 22nd, and is on display through Saturday, May 3rd, as part of the Lewisburg Arts Festival. The exhibit features 122 two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces by 109 student artists from 16 high schools from around the Central Pennsylvania region. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum will host Randy and Josey Brendle during Lewisburg’s Festival of the Arts on Saturday, April 26. The Brendles will have a display of antique musical instruments, provide free children’s activities, and will perform traditional folk music. The Brendles will be located under a tent on the grass lot next to the Packwood House Museum Tour Center at 15 North Water Street, Lewisburg. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum is pleased to be hosting “Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference,” a photography exhibit sponsored by Geisinger Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI), which will be on display in the Museum’s Tour Center from April 23 through May 3, 2014. The exhibit is part of a series of events planned in conjunction with Autism Awareness Month by Geisinger ADMI; check out the full Schedule of Events. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)–Packwood House Museum is extending its spring art raffle and drawing, previously slated for April 10, until April 26 at 4 p.m. Artwork by Bradley Shoemaker, Irena Yastremski, Barbara Baker, and Robert Hughes will be on display at several downtown Lewisburg businesses, for those wishing to see the artwork first. A complete list of the participating businesses can be found on the Museum’s website at www.packwoodhousemuseum.com. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum will host one-day show featuring the photography of Cheryl Fallon and the paintings of Jody Fallon in the museum’s Kelly Gallery, at 15 North Water Street, Lewisburg. The show will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, and run through 8 p.m., with an artist’s reception from 5-8. Both the show and the reception are free and open to the public. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)–Packwood House Museum will be raffling off several original pieces by local artists in April. Artwork by Bradley Shoemaker, Irena Yastremski, Barbara Baker, Robert Hughes, and Elizabeth Burke will be on display at several downtown Lewisburg businesses, for those wishing to see the artwork first. [Read more…]
LEWISBURG, (Pa.)—Packwood House Museum would like to invite the public to a book signing event on Saturday, March 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the museum’s Tour Center.
Margaret Murray Thorell, PhD, will be available to sign copies of her book, “Sunbury.” Thorell, who moved to Sunbury in 1971, worked with the Northumberland County Historical Society and Sunbury Revitalization, Inc., to gather the images and information in the book. [Read more…]