Illumination - The Art of the Pumpkin Opening Reception
Join us for a celebration of The Art of the Pumpkin, an exhibition of non-Halloween themed pumpkins. Stop in to see our pumpkin s decked out in Autumnal Scenes, Landscapes, Carved Portraits, Abstract or Architectural carvings, painted scenes or designs, and glittering pumpkins with jewels. Make this a date on your Halloween calendar.
Opening Reception is Friday, October 17, 2014 from 5 - 8 pm. The exhibition will run through Saturday afternoon, October 25, 2014. Prizes will be awarded.
New Brighton Revisited
Book Debut and Signing
by Karen Helbling
The Merrick Art Gallery is pleased to announce the book debut and signing of New Brighton Revisited on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Books will be available for purchase from 1 pm - 4 pm. Copies of her first book History of America – New Brighton will also be available. There will also be a short lecture at 1:30 pm by the author Karen Helbling. Karen Helbling was born and raised on Oak Hill in New Brighton and is a past president of the New Brighton Historical Society. She was editor of Milestones: The Journal of Beaver County History and was a copy editor at the Beaver County Times where she penned a weekly column, Looking Back. When not traveling, Helbling and her husband own and operate the Started From Seed Greenhouse on their 100 - acre family farm.
Trip to Olgebay
Scheduled for November 22, 2014.
Price is $65/person members and $70 for non-member
1:45 p.m. Arrival 2 p.m. - Shop & gardens
3 p.m. - Glass Museum 4 p.m. - Mansion Tour
5:00 p.m. - Zoo 6:30 p.m. - Dinner
7:45 p.m. - Light Tours