Create, enjoy, interact, listen and taste the arts during Art Walk Huntingdon.
Art Walk Huntingdon will take place on the third Thursday of every month with the next one on August 16, 2018 during the hours of 5:00-8:00 PM. This month’s Art Walk features two new venues in uptown Huntingdon including the L.A. Beeghly Library at Juniata College, and the Huntingdon Event Center at Midtown Gateway Commons
The event is an open house format with no defined start or end point. Each particpating venue will host an art related special event, performance, or activity. Don’t worry if you can’t make it everywhere…there is always next month!
The August 16th Art Walk includes:
Juniata College L.A. Beeghly Library: staff members of the L.A. Beeghly Library – Juniata College and Huntingdon County Library will face off to see which library is the best in the borough. From 5 to 6 pm the two teams will compete in a series of to be announced library themed challenges. From 6 to 8 pm the public will be welcome to try the games individually or as part of a team.
Juniata College Museum of Art:
Standing Stone Coffee Co.: RK and Autumn’s Music Box plays 50’s, 60’s,70’s music plus Elvis selections. We will also be featuring our “Elvis” drink at the shop that night.
Juniata College Ceramics Studio at Sill Business Incubator: Outdoor Artists Market
Huntingdon Event Center at Midtown Gateway Commons: back to school themed crafts
Huntingdon County Arts Council: Envelope Art, make a collage with used privacy envelopes. (Privacy envelopes are the ones with colored designs inside so people can’t see what’s in the envelope.)
A.C. Darby Studio: “art therapy” – mandala drawing, tree drawing, chalk drawing, a peaceful conversation table, and blank sheets of paper and envelopes to write letters to loved ones.
Gage Mansion B&B: Aaron Thompson performs a selection of pop and Broadway favorites at Gage Mansion 317 Penn St, Huntingdon
Don’t forget to search for the official Art Walk Huntingdon mascot, Artie Walker. If you find him at one of the participating businesses, take a selfie with him and post it publicly on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtags #IFoundArtie and #ArtWalkHdon for a chance to win a prize from Artie’s Prize Basket.
Art Walk Huntingdon events will be open to the public thanks to the sponsorship of participating businesses and the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau. Businesses located in Huntingdon borough that are interested in participating in Art Walk Huntingdon can contact any member of the committee for information or visit http://www.HuntingdonLandmarks.org/ for details.