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Mister Rogers Family Day 2019
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Mister Rogers Family Day 2019

  • 816 Ligonier Street Latrobe, PA, 15650 United States (map)
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"Won't You Be Our Neighbor?" In downtown Latrobe--the "original" Neighborhood of beloved children's television personality Mister Rogers--come for a FREE day of activities for children and families to celebrate his life and legacy.

Children's activities, live entertainment, food, a trivia stroll, and more activities centered around the center of downtown Latrobe will make this a fun-filled day for the entire family!

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Public Open House: Celebrate LAC’s New Renovations!
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Public Open House: Celebrate LAC’s New Renovations!

We're showing off the beautiful new renovations to our art center! Come see our newly refurbished hardwood floors, museum-quality lighting, new lounge area, and more!

Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

This renovation project was made possible by grants from the Latrobe Industrial Development Authority, the John & Regina Bruno Memorial Fund, the Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation, and LAC Grants.

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SOLD OUT - Taste of the Neighborhood: Pizza, Brews, & More
Mar
1
5:30 PM17:30

SOLD OUT - Taste of the Neighborhood: Pizza, Brews, & More

Can’t decide which local pizza place or restaurant to visit or beer to have on a Friday? Why not try ALL of them?

We’ve asked several of our Neighborhood eateries and breweries to bring some of their delicious wares to our art center for a night of food, drink, music, and fun! One ticket gets you slices of pizza and samples of beer from ALL of the following participating restaurants:

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An Evening in the Neighborhood XI: Annual Fundraiser
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening in the Neighborhood XI: Annual Fundraiser

We invite you to invest in Latrobe Art Center, a community center that truly enhances the quality of life in our neighborhood. Enjoy a fabulous night of original art, unique items for auction, delicious food, and friendly camaraderie in the elegant setting of Latrobe Country Club.

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Chaos To Order: Watercolor Workshop with Nationally Known Artist Kathleen Conover
Oct
16
to Oct 19

Chaos To Order: Watercolor Workshop with Nationally Known Artist Kathleen Conover

Starting a painting with color, texture, gestural marks and layers may seem like “chaos,” but it delivers vital energy that is both fun and intuitive. Great design and composition are the elements that bring “order” to the rich start and turn your painting into an attention-getting and expressive finish.

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Opening Reception 8th Annual Mister Fred Rogers Fine Arts Juried Exhibition
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception 8th Annual Mister Fred Rogers Fine Arts Juried Exhibition

Named in honor of everyone’s favorite neighbor—Latrobe native and beloved children’s television personality Fred Rogers—this juried art exhibition showcases the best artwork of our artistically inclined neighbors—locally and regionally. Each artist’s work was carefully selected by this year’s juror, renowned regional artist Kenneth Nicholson.

FREE

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8th Annual Mister Fred Rogers Fine Arts Juried Exhibition
Sep
1
to Sep 30

8th Annual Mister Fred Rogers Fine Arts Juried Exhibition

8th Annual Mister Fred Rogers Fine Arts Juried Exhibition

September 1 – September 30, 2018
Exhibition Hours:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F, and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sat.
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 6, 6-8 p.m.

Free

Named in honor of everyone’s favorite neighbor—Latrobe native and beloved children’s television personality Fred Rogers—this juried art exhibition showcases the best artwork of our artistically inclined neighbors—locally and regionally. Each artist’s work was carefully selected by this year’s juror, renowned regional artist Kenneth Nicholson.

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Meet 'n Greet with Executive Director Lauren Buches
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Meet 'n Greet with Executive Director Lauren Buches

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Meet our newest addition to the Latrobe Art Center family!

Stop by the Art Center for this open house and meet our new executive director, Lauren Buches. Grab a light bite or two from Ricolita’s Café. View our current exhibition, Paint Out (artwork created en plein air in and around Latrobe). Connect with other art-creating and art-loving friends of Latrobe Art Center!

Curious about what Pour Painting is? Check out the July 19 Pour Painting class [insert hyperlink to class link], going on during the open house. (Note: participation in the Pour Painting class is an additional cost.)

A Latrobe native and lover of the arts and local history, Lauren Buches graduated from Greater Latrobe Senior High School in 2006. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in history and journalism from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010. For the past eight years Lauren has honed her skills at several nonprofits, including Bushy Run Battlefield, Carnegie Museums of Art & Natural History and, most recently, Westmoreland Heritage—working with community partners to promote the historic and cultural treasures of Westmoreland County, including Latrobe Art Center and the Great American Banana Split Celebration.

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Reception: Paint-Out Exhibition
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Reception: Paint-Out Exhibition

Paint Out Reception, Latrobe Art Center

Come to our public reception at Latrobe Art Center to meet the Paint-Out Artists and view this gorgeous show of artwork painted en plein air throughout various locations in Latrobe!

The paintings are on display now through Thursday, July 19, 2018.

The Paint-Out artists are a group of local artists who painted favorite Latrobe locations en plein air—a French term meaning “in the open air”—at the end of June 2018. 

Plein air art is about leaving the walls of an artist’s studio to experience painting, drawing, etc. in the landscape. This method was made into an art form by the French Impressionists and their desire to paint light and its changing qualities.

FREE

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Mommy and Me Series
May
1
11:00 AM11:00

Mommy and Me Series

The first in a series:Mommy and Me

“Watch Our Love Grow” Tuesday, May 1, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM

Join us at the Latrobe Art Center as we celebrate you and your little one!   Together you will decorate a flower pot and to finish off the fun you will plant seeds together so you can watch your love grow throughout the upcoming months

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Spring Jewelry Classes with Zack Landry of White Sage & Sapphire
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Jewelry Classes with Zack Landry of White Sage & Sapphire

Gemstone Wire Forged Earrings

Students will learn various wire shaping techniques to create three (3) pairof earrings incorporating fine gemstones.  The wire forged earrings are made with London Blue Quartz, students will have a choice of what color stone they would like to use on a first come, first serve basis.

Cost $35

To sign up call 724-537-7011

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