The 28th Annual Harrisburg Gallery Walk will entice art-lovers to our City, when from 11:00am to 6:00pm over 20 exhibition sites will welcome visitors to enjoy their artistic offerings completely free of charge! WHTM-TV27 and WXPN-FM are the sponsors of Gallery Walk, with Sutliff Chevrolet again providing free shuttle service along the Gallery Walk route throughout the day.
The suggested route for Gallery Walk begins at The Art Association of Harrisburg, 21 N. Front St., where “Man’s Best Friends, “ the Fall Membership Exhibition, will be on view, with lively music provided by Hemlock Hollow in the afternoon and an awards ceremony at noon. Next is the John Harris/Simon Cameron Mansion at 219 S. Front St.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral’s Mission Gallery at 221 N. Front St. is just around the corner, and then the route back-tracks to Penn National Insurance, where AAH artist Anne Lawson’s abstract paintings will be on view. Whitaker Centre for Science and the Arts at 222 Market St. is next, followed by the historic Zion Lutheran Church at 15 N. 4th St. and Salem United Church of Christ at 231 Chestnut.The Latino-Hispanic-American Community Centre, 1319 Derry St., is next.
Capital Area School for the Arts Charter School in Strawberry Square will present their CASA Student Art Exhibition. Stash, in its convenient location at 210 Walnut St., is next, with Old City Hall at 423 Walnut St. just up the street. On to Gallery@Second, 608 N. 2nd St., to Grace united Methodist Church, 216 State St., and then to Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 310 N.3rd. Mangia Qui/Suba at 272 North St. is happily back again, featuring art and brunch! The State Museum at 300 North Street will conclude The Art of the State on September 11 with “Artists’ Conversations,” and right across the street is the elegant 704 Lounge.
Heading west to Front Street, City House B&B at 915 N. Front is the next stop on the Walk, followed by Historic Harrisburg at 1230 N. 3rd St., and practically next door is Midtown Scholar with the Yellow Wall Gallery, 1302 N. 3rd. Back again for the second year is the spectacular Millworks, with over 30 working artists’ studios, as well as a farm-to-table restaurant and gallery.
Just beyond the Millworks is the handsome Susquehanna Art Museum, 1401 N. 3rd, featuring three diverse exhibitions. Artist Charles Feathers’ “Working Studio on Green” is over at 1606 Green St. with varied artwork by area artists.
The Governor’s Residence at 2095 N. Front is quite a hike but well worth the effort, with artists painting en plein air in the lovely gardens there.
Visit www.artassocofhbg.com to view the flyer and map. Gallery Walk flyers will be available at all participating galleries.