Gallery at York Hall Opens for 2016 Season

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Contemporary botanical artist Linda Miller from Williamsburg will have featured art on display in the Gallery at York Hall this season, which starts Monday. (Image courtesy of York County)
Contemporary botanical artist Linda Miller from Williamsburg will have featured art on display in the Gallery at York Hall this season, which starts Monday. (Image courtesy of York County)

The Gallery at York Hall will open for its 15th season Friday.

Located in Yorktown’s York Hall at 301 Main St., the gallery is operated by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and managed by volunteer Sharon Owen.

The gallery features a variety of themed exhibits that change every six to eight weeks. It will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

Increasing the awareness of high quality art in the community and showcasing historic Yorktown as an arts destination, the exhibits feature the works of more than 30 local artists, according to a recent news release from York County.

The gallery’s more than 30 volunteers also serve the community by maintaining a visitor
information area, offering brochures, maps, discounts and service to more than 18,000 visitors annually.

Spring exhibits at the gallery include quilts, mixed media, photography and watercolors,
featuring appearances by local photography artist David Mitchell on May 8 and watercolor artist
Hazel Camp with a demo scheduled for June 12.

The spring/summer exhibits at the Gallery are as follows:

April-May
Quilts Exhibit
May 8: David Mitchell, photography

June
Watercolor Exhibit, featuring Hazel Camp
June 12: Hazel Camp, watercolor demos

July
Photography Exhibit, featuring Shirley Whitnack
July 3: Christine Rich, animal portrait artist
July 10: artist appearance & demo, TBA

August-September
Pottery Exhibit, featuring artists Elizabeth Krome & Martha Hayes
Sept. 25: Dia Foden, fiber art

October
“Yorktown Art” Exhibit
Oct. 19: Yorktown Day, featuring botanical artist Linda Miller

November-December
“Christmas in Yorktown” exhibit, featuring all local artists
Nov. 19 & 20: Holiday Open House weekend
Dec. 3: Christmas Market on Main Street
Dec. 4: Cookies with Santa event, children may visit with Santa while parents do holiday shopping. Cameras are encouraged.

For more information, call the Gallery at York Hall at 757-890-4490 or visit www.visityorktown.org.