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YORKTOWN — The Gallery at York Hall opens on Thursday, April 1, for the
2021 season with operating hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays (excluding Easter Sunday). Admission is free. The Gallery at York Hall is located at 301 Main Street in historic Yorktown and is a cooperative effort between the Celebrate Yorktown Committee and York County.
The Gallery is managed by volunteer Sharon Owen and features the works of more than 300 local artists along with a variety of themed exhibits that change every six to eight weeks. The 30-plus volunteers serve the community by maintaining a visitor information area, offering brochures, maps, discounts, and friendly service and hospitality.
This year’s season kicks off with a Quilts Past & Present Exhibit for April and May. Summer exhibits at the Gallery include pine needle baskets and photography, featuring appearances by local photography artist David Mitchell and Children’s Book Author
Caroline Ward on May 2. Don’t miss local acoustical guitarist Lou Vangieri in the gallery on Sunday, April 18 from 12 to 2:30 p.m.
The Gallery remains one of the most unique locations to purchase one-of-a-kind Yorktown souvenirs including items featuring the popular Yorktown Onions; Fifes and Drums; Revolutionary-era soldiers; and nautical-themed art. The spring/summer exhibits at the gallery are:
APRIL – MAY
Quilts Exhibit – featuring Quilts Past & Present
April 18 – Acoustical Guitar featuring Lou Vangieri, 12 to 2:30 PM
May 2 – Art at the River, featuring David Mitchell, Photographer – Display Only
May 2 – Children’s Book Signing by Author Caroline Ward, 1 to 3 PM
May 9 & 16 – Acoustical Guitar featuring Lou Vangieri, 12 to 2:30 PM
JUNE – JULY
Pine Needle Baskets
June 20 – Acoustical Guitar featuring Lou Vangieri, 12 to 2:30 PM
July 11 – Acoustical Guitar featuring Lou Vangieri, 12 to 2:30 PM
August 15 – Acoustical Guitar featuring Lou Vangieri, 12 to 2:30 PM
For more information, call the Gallery at York Hall at (757) 890-4490 or visit www.visityorktown.org for a complete listing of planned 2021 exhibits.
The Gallery at York Hall is a partnership between Celebrate Yorktown Committee and York County, and is run solely by volunteers. Dates, times, information subject to change
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