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SUMMER CLASSES FOR KIDS! Week of July 6, 2015

Posted on 30 April 2015 (0)

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Summer’s coming!  Our annual summer class schedule for preschool through teens will be posted to this page Sunday, May 3.  Summer art class week for 2015 is July 6-9 with classes in clay sculpting, acrylic painting, jewelry making, songwriting, drumming, mixed media/collage and more.

May 8: House Concert, Linda McRea (Canada), Acoustic Folk

Posted on 30 April 2015 (0)


Linda McRea is a Canadian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who earned 2 Platinum and 3 Gold records during her tenure as bassist/accordionist with former Canadian Celtic/Roots group Spirit of the West. Linda left the band to resume her solo career and has since released three critically acclaimed recordings.

Special Guests: Dan & Casey Deely are well known Celtic & Folk singers in the Pittsburgh area. We welcome these good friends to come and open for Linda.

Friday, May 8, 2015  7pm  $15 Admission  BYOB

Limited Seating! RSVP required to 724.452.0539

April 12: Solo Show: Bri Stewart

Posted on 06 April 2015 (0)

briimagecokePlease join us for a special opening reception. Sunday, April 12, 1-3m, Bri Stewart will hold her first solo art exhibit on her birthday.  In addition to visual art, the show will also include edible art– cupcakes!  Live music. Art for sale.  Please help support young talent and join us on this day of celebration. 

No admission charge. RSVP not required.

NEW – Drawing and Painting Classes by Ron Jesiolowski

Posted on 30 March 2015 (0)

linebirdDRAWING (Pets and Animals) Level: Beginner.

Dates and Times:  Wednesday Evenings April 15th-May 6th, 7:00-9:00pm. Feel free to BYOB.
Cost: $80.00 + $20 materials fee *

Animals and Pets-Give yourself the gift of creating fun portraits of your furry family members or any other animal you would enjoy drawing. We will learn how to get a likeness, and have fun with color, shape and texture to draw animals! A library of pet images will be available to work from or bring photos of your pets. Easy to follow, instructor demonstrations and lots of non-judgmental individual attention provided. A variety of techniques will be explored including light, form, and texture to help get grounded in creating beautiful illustrations of your pet or select from an assortment of animals from a provided portfolio.

Advance registration and payment required. Call the Gallery to register! Limit 10 students per class (4 weekly classes per session). Adults 18+.

To read about your instructor Ron Jesiolowski, please visit his web site:


watercolorducksWATER COLORS (Nature and Landscapes) Level: Beginner.

Dates and Times:  Tuesday Mornings April 14th-May 5th, 10:00am-12:00pm.
Cost: $80.00 + $20 materials fee*

Painting with Water Colors- If you want to relax and loosen up this course is for you! Learn the beauty, simplicity and fluidity of watercolors and how simple shapes and effective use of color can naturally ignite your creativity and provide the skills to render virtually any subject. A library of landscapes and scenery images will be available to work from or bring a photo of your favorite vacation spot! Students will leave with at least two finished paintings and also with the inspiration to paint more. All you bring is yourself and clothing that you could get some paint on!

Easy to follow instructor follow along demonstrations of each and lots of individual attention provided.

Advance registration and payment required. Call the Gallery to register! Limit 10 students per class (4 weekly classes per session). Adults 18+.

Missed classes can be made up with 1 weeks notice with personal one-on-one coaching by the instructor.

To read about your instructor Ron Jesiolowski, please visit his web site:


Mar 13 and 14: St. Patrick’s Dinner and Show, The Ploughshare Poets

Posted on 09 March 2015 (0)

Special Event – Dinner and Celtic Music Show

Join us for dinner with the band before our big St. Patrick’s show!

Where: Harmony’s Historic Stohr Haus Bakery and Wine Cellar
When: Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14, 2015. You choice of evening!

Cost: $35 per person includes full dinner and evening show

About The Ploughshare Poets:
Ryan Stauffer and Vade King are The Ploughshare Poets, a popular duo at the Bottlebrush Gallery known for their boisterous Celtic music, strong harmonies, clever banter, and impromptu parades through the streets of Harmony. Far from being a kitschy pub band, they are masters of the history and cultural importance of Scottish and Irish music. Expert musicians, The Poets play bagpipes, guitar, whistles, drums, and bouzouki. Ryan has played bagpipes for 20 years and makes his own small pipes.
Vade played extensively in England and Scotland and was the lead singer of
“Colin’s Way” for 10 years.

Friday, March 13th & Saturday March 14th, 2015
Dinner 5:30pm / Show 7:00pm.
Bottlebrush Gallery & Center for the Arts
539 Main Street “On the Square”
Harmony, PA 16037
$35 Admission for Dinner & Show; $15 for Show Only
Limited Seating ~ RSVP Required