Posts Tagged ‘crafts’

Laurel Arts

Published Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Photo Courtesy of Laurel Arts

The mission of Laurel Arts, according to their website, is “…to promote, exhibit, collect and preserve multi-disciplinary art, to foster the creative process of individuals and groups, to provide cultural diversity and accessibility to a broad scope of arts for people of all ages in Somerset County in particular, and to interface with people in any geographical area that may share in the mission of Laurel Arts.” Mike Oliver, Executive Director of Laurel Arts, agrees, “As a rural arts organization, we are extremely proud of the quality and quantity of the arts opportunities that we provide to the residents of Somerset County and the surrounding areas.  I am confident in saying that the talent of our instructors and local artists rival that of those in bigger cities.” (more…)

Immigrant Christmas Traditions at the Wagner-Ritter House & Garden

Published Friday, December 2nd, 2011

On December 10-11 and 17-18 at noon and 3pm, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association will be sponsoring “Immigrant Christmas Traditions” at the Wagner-Ritter House and Garden. This year, the Immigrant Christmas will focus on crafts, stories and treats from Germany, Hungary, Italy and Wales in the late 19th and 20th centuries. (more…)

Tulip Festival

Published Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

The developing arts district in Johnstown’s Cambria City neighborhood will soon be getting even brighter. For the past six months, volunteers have been collaborating on a large-scale mosaic on the front of BOTTLE WORKS Ethnic Arts Center. The mosaic, which depicts images of tulips, celebrates both the local community that helped create it and BOTTLE WORKS’ former life as the Tulip Bottling Company. On July 9th and 10th, BOTTLE WORKS will be hosting a festival to celebrate the unveiling of the Tulip Mosaic.