Governor’s Awards for the Arts events to include PCA&D’s ‘Pennsylvania Experience’

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Monday, October 9th, 2017

As part of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Pennsylvania, held this year here in Lancaster, PCA&D’s photographic student organization LUX will be hosting “Pennsylvania Experience: Pictures and Poems,” Tuesday, October 24. A reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. This exhibition will showcase pictures, poems, and  videos of student work that communicates what it means to create art and be involved in the Pennsylvania Community.

The 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Pennsylvania will be held October 21 – 26 and the Lancaster arts community including PCA&D has rallied together to create a week of events leading up to the ceremony on Thursday, October 26.
Each day of the week features events in various genres of the arts…
Monday, October 21 – Music
Sunday, October 22 – Parade
Monday, October 23 – Dance, Theatre & Performance Arts
Tuesday, October 24 – Film, Photography & Poetry
Wednesday, October 25 – Murals & Public Art
Thursday, October 26 – Visual Arts & The Awards Ceremony
PCA&D has a few exciting opportunities that you should join us for including:
  • Parade of the Arts: Viewing Location – join us in PCA&D’s Art Garden at Prince and Chestnut Streets on Sunday, October 22 at 1 pm to watch the parade. Bleachers for seating and food trucks
  • Pennsylvania Experience: Pictures & Poems – Exhibition of student work curated by LUX. Reception: Tuesday, October 24. Displayed through October 26
    • Poetry Van: TuesdayOctober 24, 4 pm – dusk. Write your own poems on a public arts van in PCA&D’s Art Garden
    • Pre-Awards Gallery Celebration: Thursday, October 26 at PCA&D and Gallery Row, 4 -6 pm
    • Awards Ceremony: ThursdayOctober 26, 7 pm at the Convention Center, free admission, RSVP in advance on Eventbrite.
    The awards ceremony, honoring several artists and arts supporters from around Pennsylvania (including Lancaster!), is free and open to the public! Reserve your tickets on Eventbrite, and go to www.pagovartslanc.com for a full list of events!