Lancaster Museum of Art

Lancaster Museum of Art The Lancaster Museum of Art is a key institution in the cultural quilt that makes Lancaster City such a vibrant arts community.
Since 1965, the Lancaster Museum of Art has been a leading source for culture and education for people living in the Lancaster region. The Lancaster Museum of Art is recognized as one of the largest cultural organizations in the region responsible for an extensive collection of works by contemporary regional artists. LMA is the conservator of the historically significant 1845-46 Grubb Family Mansion. LMA is also a vital educational resource serving students and partnering with city and county schools to enhance curriculum in the visual arts.
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Join us for some holiday cheer on Thursday, December 19, from 6 - 9 pm for our annual Trees Galore closing celebration, ...
12/04/2019

Join us for some holiday cheer on Thursday, December 19, from 6 - 9 pm for our annual Trees Galore closing celebration, Cheers Galore! Cheers Galore is a ticketed closing party and includes light fare, drinks, and live music. It’s also the last chance to bid on artwork and trees through the silent auctions!

Tickets are $75; $60 for members. Call us at (717) 299-9940 or register online through our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cheers-galore-tickets-83698824437

Sock monkeys are hanging around the Lancaster Museum of Art to greet visitors during Trees Galore! If you'd like to crea...
12/03/2019

Sock monkeys are hanging around the Lancaster Museum of Art to greet visitors during Trees Galore!

If you'd like to create your own sock monkey pal. join us this Sunday, December 8, from 12 - 3 for our Monthly Makers Drop-In Workshop! Bring 2 socks per monkey (the more colorful, the better!), a pair of sharp scissors, and $10 per person for admission. All other supplies provided. Some sewing involved.

No advance registration required; RSVPs appreciated by calling (717) 299-9940 or emailing [email protected]. All drop-in workshops are first come, first served and will run while supplies last. The last admission will be 20 minutes before the end of the workshop session. We hope you'll join us for a fun and creative afternoon!

Join us during First Friday on December 6, 5 - 8 pm, for the opening reception of "Shoulda Been a Poet"! This exhibition...
12/01/2019

Join us during First Friday on December 6, 5 - 8 pm, for the opening reception of "Shoulda Been a Poet"! This exhibition of artwork by senior Fine Art students from Pennsylvania College of Art & Design will be on view on the second floor of the Lancaster Museum of Art through December 22.

It's Small Business Saturday! The Lancaster Museum of Art is hosting a Holiday Gift Shop that includes great gifts creat...
11/30/2019

It's Small Business Saturday! The Lancaster Museum of Art is hosting a Holiday Gift Shop that includes great gifts created by local artisans and small businesses, as well as a Holiday Pop-Up by Jen Kendig. Purchases benefit these artists and small business owners, as well as the Demuth Foundation! Stop by today and show your support! #ShopSmall

Join us for some holiday crafting at our Wreath Workshop at the Lancaster Museum of Art on Saturday, December 7, from 9 ...
11/27/2019

Join us for some holiday crafting at our Wreath Workshop at the Lancaster Museum of Art on Saturday, December 7, from 9 to 11 am! Local florist Heather Heagy of Custom Florals, LLC is returning this year to host another workshop to create your own holiday wreath! Choose from a variety of greens, ribbon, and embellishments, and learn how to customize a holiday staple that will welcome your guests throughout the season. All materials supplied, plus a light breakfast spread to enjoy while you craft.

Cost: $50 per person; $40 for members. Register by calling (717) 299-9940 or purchasing online through our Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-wreath-workshop-tickets-77549780481

The Lancaster Museum of Art is looking festive, thanks to decorations by Gilded Lily! Join us this Friday, November 29, ...
11/26/2019

The Lancaster Museum of Art is looking festive, thanks to decorations by Gilded Lily! Join us this Friday, November 29, from 2-5 pm for our opening reception of Trees Galore: Holiday Feasts!

An important Extraordinary Give announcement: Due to technical website issues, ExtraGive has been extended through Tuesd...
11/25/2019

An important Extraordinary Give announcement: Due to technical website issues, ExtraGive has been extended through Tuesday, November 26, at 11:59 pm! If you were unable to submit a donation on Friday and would like to support the Demuth Foundation, please check out our ExtraGive profile: https://www.extragive.org/organizations/demuth-foundation

Thank you to all of our donors who have contributed to the Demuth Foundation!

Thank you to La Dolce Vita Courthouse Bakery for these delicious pastries! Stop by the Demuth Museum from 7 - 9 am this ...
11/22/2019

Thank you to La Dolce Vita Courthouse Bakery for these delicious pastries! Stop by the Demuth Museum from 7 - 9 am this morning, grab a pastry and coffee, and celebrate Extraordinary Give with us!

It's Extraordinary Give Day! We're opening the Demuth Museum early from 7 - 9 am to celebrate #ExtraGive. Stop by on you...
11/22/2019

It's Extraordinary Give Day! We're opening the Demuth Museum early from 7 - 9 am to celebrate #ExtraGive. Stop by on your way to work or school and enjoy coffee, pastries, and a tour of our new permanent collection gallery!

Give a gift to support our downtown art museums (Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art) and help underwrite admission! Funds raised during this year's Extraordinary Give will help our museums remain accessible to all and continue to offer engaging exhibitions and programs for little to no cost to visitors.

To donate and learn more, visit our Extraordinary Give page: https://www.extragive.org/organizations/demuth-foundation

The Extraordinary Give runs until 11:59 pm tonight, November 22. Share this photo to show your support!

11/19/2019

The Lancaster Museum of Art is closed as we prepare for our next exhibition, Trees Galore!

Celebrate the holidays with Trees Galore, a beloved museum tradition! This year’s theme is Holiday Feasts. Highlights include holiday feasts-themed and holiday-themed original artwork by Lancaster area artists available through a silent art auction, mini-trees decorated by local companies and artists available for bidding, a Holiday Gift Shop featuring handmade and locally sourced items for all of your gift-giving needs, and more! Join us for the opening reception on Friday, November 29, from 2 - 5 pm!

Thank you to Mike Abel for this year's Trees Galore: Holiday Feasts artwork!
11/19/2019

Thank you to Mike Abel for this year's Trees Galore: Holiday Feasts artwork!

It's the final weekend to view Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of Courage! Join us at the Lancaster Museum ...
11/16/2019

It's the final weekend to view Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of Courage! Join us at the Lancaster Museum of Art to see this group of meaningful and moving artworks before the exhibition closes on Sunday at 4 pm.

Image: Brett Morgan, Why don't the other boys want to be around me?, from the Reimagined Rockwell Series, 2019, altered Norman Rockwell collectible plate, 8.5" x 8.5", on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art through November 17, 2019

We are participating in Lancaster's Extraordinary Give! Taking place on Friday, November 22, the Extraordinary Give is a...
11/15/2019

We are participating in Lancaster's Extraordinary Give! Taking place on Friday, November 22, the Extraordinary Give is a day for people across our community to come together to support of causes they care about and inspire others to do the same!

Stop by the Demuth Museum on your way to work or school on Extraordinary Give day from 7 - 9 am and enjoy coffee and pastries provided for your early morning fuel. Enjoy a tour of our new permanent collection gallery. Give a gift to support our downtown art museums (Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art) and help underwrite admission! Funds raised during this year's Extraordinary Give will help our museums remain accessible to all and continue to offer engaging exhibitions and programs for little to no cost to visitors. Bookmark our page at https://www.extragive.org/organizations/demuth-foundation to donate between 12 am and 11:59 pm on November 22!

Thank you to last evening's Art on the Portico attendees, and to Jeff Geib for hosting a fun and experimental drawing cl...
11/14/2019

Thank you to last evening's Art on the Portico attendees, and to Jeff Geib for hosting a fun and experimental drawing class! Join us for our next event - announcements for future classes and workshops coming soon!

Fall is in full swing at Musser Park! Join us today for our first Monthly Makers Drop-in Workshop from 12 - 2 pm at the ...
11/10/2019

Fall is in full swing at Musser Park! Join us today for our first Monthly Makers Drop-in Workshop from 12 - 2 pm at the Lancaster Museum of Art to create your own fall lantern! Bring your own glass jar - all other materials provided. Cost: $10. Last admission is 20 minutes before the end of the workshop. Stop by and get creative!

Don’t forget to sign up for next week’s Art on the Portico with Jeff Geib! Jeff will lead a workshop where participants ...
11/07/2019

Don’t forget to sign up for next week’s Art on the Portico with Jeff Geib! Jeff will lead a workshop where participants will experiment with drawing on frosted mylar. Check out these examples of Jeff’s own work on frosted mylar! Join us Wednesday, November 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 to create your own!

Tickets are $35, $30 for members. Register by calling (717) 299-9940, emailing [email protected], or signing up on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-on-the-portico-tickets-79039245511

The Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art will both close at 4 pm this Friday, November 8, for our Art Auction at th...
11/06/2019

The Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art will both close at 4 pm this Friday, November 8, for our Art Auction at the Imperial Ballroom at the Holiday Inn! Doors open for the auction at 6 pm.

Please note that the auction will be held in a new location this year! The Imperial Ballroom at the Holiday Inn is located on 26 East Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17602. Free validated parking will be available in the Duke Street garage.

Even if you won't be able to join us in person this year, you can still participate! Phone and absentee bidding is available! Call us at (717) 299-9940 before 5:00 pm Thursday, 11/7, to ensure that we receive your bid.

For more information, to purchase tickets, and to view an online preview, check out the Art Auction event listing on our website at www.demuth.org.

Join us each second Sunday for a drop-in workshop at the Lancaster Museum of Art!  Instructors will provide guidance and...
11/04/2019

Join us each second Sunday for a drop-in workshop at the Lancaster Museum of Art! Instructors will provide guidance and tips, and participants will be encouraged to exercise their creativity and design their own experience through fun art-making.

For November’s workshop, draw inspiration from Musser Park’s fall scenery! Use tissue and construction paper to
create a lantern for cool fall nights. Bring a glass jar to use; wide-mouth Mason or recycled jars work great. Other
supplies, including battery operated tealight, provided.
ALL AGES WELCOME, but activities are designed for ages 7-14. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

No advance registration required; RSVPs appreciated by calling (717) 299-9940 or emailing [email protected]. November's workshop will take place on Sunday, November 10, from 12 - 2 pm. All drop-in workshops are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED and will run WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. The last admission will be 20 minutes before the end of the workshop session.

Our opening reception for Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of Courage has officially begun! Join us during t...
11/01/2019

Our opening reception for Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of Courage has officially begun! Join us during this First Friday at the Lancaster Museum of Art until 8 pm tonight, or make a visit this weekend! Make sure to stop by before the exhibition closes on Sunday, November 17.

Image: Tim Hirneisen, Love and Happiness, 2019, oil on wood panel, 25.75” x 25.75”, on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art through November 17, 2019

Installation in progress! Here is a glimpse at our upcoming exhibition, Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of ...
10/30/2019

Installation in progress! Here is a glimpse at our upcoming exhibition, Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of Courage, at the Lancaster Museum of Art. Come view the full show at our opening reception during First Friday, November 1, from 5 - 8 pm!

Lancaster Museum of Art's cover photo
10/28/2019

Lancaster Museum of Art's cover photo

Last chance to see the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th Annual Juried Exhibition! Join us at the Lancaster Museum ...
10/25/2019

Last chance to see the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th Annual Juried Exhibition! Join us at the Lancaster Museum of Art today or tomorrow to view these stunning watercolors before the show closes on Saturday, October 26th, at 4 pm!

Image: Stephen Edwards, Day is Done, 29" x 37", watercolor, on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art until October 26th, 2019

It may be gloomy today in downtown Lancaster, but it's perfect weather to stop by the Lancaster Museum of Art and check ...
10/22/2019

It may be gloomy today in downtown Lancaster, but it's perfect weather to stop by the Lancaster Museum of Art and check out the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th Annual International Juried Exhibition in its final week!

Image: Ron Thurston, Arm in Arm, 29" x 35", watercolor, on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art until October 26th, 2019

Thank you to Richard Ressel for giving a fascinating and informative gallery talk last evening on the Pennsylvania Water...
10/18/2019

Thank you to Richard Ressel for giving a fascinating and informative gallery talk last evening on the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th International Juried Exhibition! This show will remain on view at the Lancaster Museum of Art until October 26th. Stop by this weekend and see 100 watercolors by local, national, and international artists!

Thank you Linda Young and the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society for a great watercolor workshop this afternoon!
10/12/2019

Thank you Linda Young and the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society for a great watercolor workshop this afternoon!

Congratulations to Lorraine Watry for receiving the Third place prize in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annu...
10/11/2019

Congratulations to Lorraine Watry for receiving the Third place prize in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual International Juried Exhibition! Come see her winning piece, 'Gliding Through A Sunset' at the Lancaster Museum of Art through October 26, 2019.

Congratulations to Tony Armendariz for receiving the first place prize in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Ann...
10/09/2019

Congratulations to Tony Armendariz for receiving the first place prize in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual International Juried Exhibition! Come see his winning piece, 'Man from Jaimanitas' at the Lancaster Museum of Art through October 26, 2019.

Wrap up your ArtWalk weekend at the Lancaster Museum of Art and see the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual Ju...
10/06/2019

Wrap up your ArtWalk weekend at the Lancaster Museum of Art and see the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual Juried Exhibition!

Stop by the Lancaster Museum of Art for watercolor demos until 7 pm!
10/04/2019

Stop by the Lancaster Museum of Art for watercolor demos until 7 pm!

10/04/2019

The Lancaster Museum of Art will be open until 8 pm this evening for First Friday! Make sure to stop by between 5-7 pm to experience watercolor demos by Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Members!

The Lancaster Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society are gearing up for ArtWalk weekend! Join us this Fir...
10/02/2019

The Lancaster Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society are gearing up for ArtWalk weekend! Join us this First Friday for free watercolor demos by artists Donna Berk Barlup and Pam Wenger!

Thank you to everyone who came out for tonight’s Art on the Portico watercolor workshop with Richard Ressel! Keep a look...
09/25/2019

Thank you to everyone who came out for tonight’s Art on the Portico watercolor workshop with Richard Ressel! Keep a look out for our next session coming up in November!

Congratulations to John Keepax for receiving the second place prize in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual...
09/22/2019

Congratulations to John Keepax for receiving the second place prize in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual International Juried Exhibition! Come see his winning piece, 'Grant Avenue Lanterns' at the Lancaster Museum of Art through October 26, 2019.

Thank you LNP + LancasterOnline for a great article about the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Jurie...
09/19/2019
Juried watercolor exhibition on display at Lancaster Museum of Art

Thank you LNP + LancasterOnline for a great article about the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition and our upcoming Art on the Portico workshop with Richard Ressel! There are still a few spots open for next Tuesday's watercolor workshop, check out www.lmapa.org for more details!

Watercolor world.

Stop by the Lancaster Museum of Art and the Demuth Museum this rainy Saturday! .Brienne Brown, Break From The Storm, wat...
09/14/2019

Stop by the Lancaster Museum of Art and the Demuth Museum this rainy Saturday!
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Brienne Brown, Break From The Storm, watercolor, currently on display at the Lancaster Museum of Art in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition.

Ready for fall! This watercolor is currently on display at the Lancaster Museum of Art in the Pennsylvania Watercolor So...
09/13/2019

Ready for fall! This watercolor is currently on display at the Lancaster Museum of Art in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society exhibition through October 26th.
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Jerry Gadd, Autumn in New York, watercolor.

Jansen Chow's watercolor, 'Gathering' is currently on display and for sale in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th...
09/11/2019

Jansen Chow's watercolor, 'Gathering' is currently on display and for sale in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th International Juried Exhibition at the Lancaster Museum of Art. 100 watercolors by regional, national, and international artists are on view through October 26th!

This watercolor by this year's juror Matthew Bird is currently on display and for sale at the Lancaster Museum of Art as...
09/08/2019

This watercolor by this year's juror Matthew Bird is currently on display and for sale at the Lancaster Museum of Art as part of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition. Stop by the museum today for the opening reception until 4 pm, awards will be announced at 3 pm.
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Matthew Bird is an American painter from Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated with honors from the Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, New York, in 2000 and is a Signature Member of numerous organizations including the National Watercolor Society.
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Matthew Bird, Branzino for Two, watercolor on paper.

Join us tomorrow at the Lancaster Museum of Art from 1-4 for a special opening reception and awards ceremony for The Pen...
09/07/2019

Join us tomorrow at the Lancaster Museum of Art from 1-4 for a special opening reception and awards ceremony for The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition!

09/06/2019

The Lancaster Museum of Art will be open until 8 pm this evening for First Friday! Stop by and see the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition!

The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition is now on display at the Lancaster Museum of ...
08/31/2019

The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 40th International Juried Exhibition is now on display at the Lancaster Museum of Art! Stop by this weekend to see 100 watercolors by local, national, and international artists!

The Demuth Museum
08/30/2019
The Demuth Museum

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Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual International Juried ExhibitionAugust 31 - October 26, 2019Opening Recepti...
08/29/2019

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 40th Annual
International Juried Exhibition

August 31 - October 26, 2019
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 8, 1-4 pm

Image: Dorothy Hoeschen, Gone to Seed, watercolor

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