PCA&D teams up with City of Lancaster for Amtrak exhibition

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Thursday, June 6th, 2024

PCA&D’s Exhibitions Department and Center for Creative Exploration have teamed up with support from the City of Lancaster Office of Public Art to host an opportunity for the Lancaster community to showcase their visual response to the prompt Creativity is… in an exhibition that will be installed at the Lancaster Amtrak station in two of the public art cases from Aug. 9 through Nov. 14. The hope is to engage Amtrak station visitors and travelers through this collaborative installation that will involve the creation of artwork. 

The Lancaster Amtrak station is the second-busiest station in Pennsylvania with residents that commute in and around the region and visitors that pass through. This exhibition presents an opportunity to show the strength of creativity in Lancaster City and the extended Lancaster community.

Through July 29, community partners, PCA&D students and faculty, and Lancaster community members are invited to join a workshop, event, or visit partner curio. Gallery & Creative Supply on West Chestnut Street to pick up a 6-inch-by-6-inch canvas panel to create their response to the prompt. Names of artists will be included on signage in the station cases. Panels are due back to the PCA&D campus by July 29. 

PCA&D acknowledges the partner organizations that are collaborating with the College to make this project possible: curio. Gallery & Creative Supply, The Demuth Foundation, Friendship Heart Gallery & Studio, Lancaster Science Factory, PCA&D Student Life, and Zoetropolis Cinema and Stillhouse

Want to learn more? Go here for information and a listing of any upcoming Creativity is… events.