Summer Events

Carlisle First Friday Music Walk

Music and Art at The Trout Gallery:September 4
  • 5-7 pm, Opening Reception for SCHOFIELD: Impressionist Landscapes
  • 6 pm Kids Program: Musical Art. Can art be musical?  Can music be artful? Explore connections between music and art and create your own piece of musical art in this hands-on workshop. This program will take place in the Mumper Stuart Education Center on the lower level of the Weiss Center for the Arts. Suitable for ages 5-10.

Harvest of the Arts

Community Day at The Trout Gallery: September 26
  • 10pm–3pm Open Arts Lab: Open Arts Lab takes place in the Mumper Stuart Education Center located on the lower level of the Weiss Center for the Arts.  Drop in anytime during open hours to create, investigate, and relax. Guests can create their own artworks inspired by objects on view in our exhibitions, investigate art ideas in our hands-on learning stations, or relax, enjoy a snack, and read a book in our art library. All ages are welcome.
  • 10pm Kids Program: Feeling Colorful: Feeling blue? Or maybe sunny? Colors affect our moods, emotions and even life experiences.  But how? And why? In this program kids will explore works of Impressionist art to learn about the science behind colors and our many human feelings.
  • 11am Guided Tour of Schofield: Impressionist Landscapes. Born in Pennsylvania and trained in Philadelphia and Paris, Walter Elmer Schofield was an artist that synthesized the most popular artistic currents of his day into majestic paintings that capture the unique character of the Pennsylvania landscape.  Explore these and other works representing his transcontinental career in this 45 minute guided tour.
  • 1pm Kids Program: Live Like a Greek. Life was quite different in Ancient Greece than it is today. In this program kids step back in time and imagine what it was like to live like a Greek!
  • 2pm Guided Tour of Ancient Greek Vessels: Pattern and Image. An examination of the form and function of Ancient ceramics provide a fascinating glimpse into the artistic and cultural traditions of the ancient Greek world. In this 45 minute program we will examine ancient vessels from Greece and Cyprus on loan from Bryn Mawr and Wilson Colleges.