Saturday, May 10, 2014

Art Gallery Opening: Allegory Gallery in Ligonier, PA

You can find some pretty amazing art galleries and small shops all over the world.

Today, May 10, 2014 Allegory Gallery in Ligonier, PA is opening its new shop and hosting a reception for the First Ligioner Art Walk.

If you take a look at the Ligioner Art Walk Facebook page, you can see that there are a lot of events going on during the art walk, which is from 10-7 on Saturday. The participating galleries host the Artist Receptions from 4-7pm. Check back to see if this will be a continuing event throughout the year, and make plans to head out to Ligonier one month to enjoy this art filled day! 

This town is full of history and it's art and community scene is growing. Definitely worth a weekend trip to head out there and spend the weekend taking in all of the events, go bike riding on their many bike trails, do some relaxing, enjoy some great food and just spend time finding yourself. TribLIVE article about the inaugural Ligioner Art Walk.

Shirleah Kelly New Works by Shirleah Kelly at Allegory Gallery (May 2014)

At Allegory Gallery their Artis reception will be new photographs by Shirleah Kelly, which will focus on the theme of hands. This will be Shirleah's second solo show at Allegory Gallery.

Jane West to perform at Allegory Gallery 4-5pm May 10, 2014

The 4-7pm Artist reception at Allegory Gallery kicks off from 4-5pm with a performance by local musician Jane West.
Talk about a fun-filled day and evening!

To see what Andrew Thornton (one of the owners of Allegory Gallery) is up to creatively in his life, take a few moments to check out his blog: The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton

Allegory Gallery is located at 215 East Main Street, Ligionier, PA15658.

Hope you can stop by and celebrate their grand re-opening in their new location with them!
You can keep up with them through the Allegory Gallery Facebook page.

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2014 First Friday Art Walk Weekend Event Post

Welcome to the May 2-4, 2014 First Friday Art Walk Weekend Event Post.
Every month the members of our AWETeam (Art Walk Etsy Team) come together to share their new, seasonal appropriate, holiday, etc work on our "event" thread.
First Friday Art Walk Weekend
As a team we like to help promote each others shops by creating Etsy Treasuries, favoriting items, and possibly even buying some stuff from one another!

Come on by and check out our May 2014 Event Thread and see all kinds of items from our team members.

Here are some of the AWETeam treasuries helping to promote members on out team, and items from team members that have made some of these collections!

Spring Trends created by Touch of Silver
Thank you to all of these artists and everyone else for creating such great AWETeam Treasuries this month! A selection from their shops:
Jeweltone Bar Necklace by Touch of Silver
Mary Harding Jewelry
And you can shop any of our team members shops all month long through the Etsy Minis from their shops! Click HERE.

And make sure you are getting out and seeing local artwork in a Brick and Mortar establishment, at a local art or craft show, or pop-up shop!
Click HERE for the Etsy Local Page to find local Etsians to where you are!

Click HERE for our Local Art Walk Page.
Leave a comment here with a link to an art walk page if you have a local art walk you want us to help promote!

Happy First Friday!
Thanks for stopping by and helping to support our team members!