2020 Yellow Springs Art Show

2020 Yellow Springs Art Show April 25 – May 10 Saturday – Thursday: 10 AM – 4 PM Friday: 10 AM – 8 PM 47TH ANNUAL YELLOW SPRINGS ART SHOW Historic Yellow Springs invites you to join us for the 47th Annual Yellow Springs Art Show. On view from April 25 to May 10, 2020.  This juried exhibit features work from some of the finest artists in the Delaware Valley and beyond. The exhibition showcases artwork from over 200 artists —including paintings, drawings, graphics, sculpture, pottery and dimensional works in both contemporary and traditional styles. Whether you’re looking for art that invokes thought or work that completes a theme in your collection, art collectors have a wide range of styles and media to choose from. You will want to attend the Opening Gala to have first choice from the large collection of work. In addition to fine art, the Yellow Springs Art Show also offers a treasure hunt with prizes for the kids. The exhibition is an entirely volunteer driven event, with a committee of over thirty deeply committed volunteers that work hard to assemble, hang and host the best art show in our region. YELLOW SPRINGS ART SHOW POSTER COMPETITION All artists in the 2020 Yellow Springs Art Show are invited to submit work representing a village scene or an historic reference to Yellow Springs.  Artists may also submit one additional piece of art. All pieces will be for sale with the exception of the piece that is chosen to represent the 2020 Yellow Springs Art Show. The artwork selected for the poster will be auctioned at the...

HYS Holiday Stroll

Historic Yellow Springs Holiday Stroll The Historic Yellow Springs Holiday Stroll is open and free to our community. We welcome all of you to come, share the holiday spirit, and be surprised!  There will be fun activities, holiday stories, tasty snacks, holiday music and more as you stroll the village guided by the glowing luminaries. December 13, 2019 Historic Yellow Springs Village The Chester Springs Library 4:30PM  Story-time followed by Activities and Book Sale Township Activities in Chester Springs Studio 5:00-8:00PM Crafts, Games and Music 5:30PM Community Tree Lighting ‘Life’s Patina’ at the Jenny Lind House 5:00-8:00PM Hot Chocolate Bar and Sneak Peak Lincoln Building 6:00-8:00PM HYS Poster Competition, Members’ Art Show and Sale West Pikeland Township Building 6:00-6:30PM Performance by Chester Valley Dance Academy 7:30PM ‘Matilda’ by Salt Performing Arts (ticket required) The Washington 6:30PM Santa’s Arrival Download Holiday Flyer (pdf) >  ...

Fine Arts & Craft Show

More than 30 contemporary fine craft artists from across Pennsylvania will exhibit and sell their work at the annual Fine Arts and Craft Show, held Saturday, Nov. 16 from  10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday Nov. 17 from 10 am to 4 pm. The Opening Night Reception is on Friday, Nov. 15, 5 pm to 8 pm. Presented annually by Historic Yellow Springs, the event showcases the region’s finest craft artists and attracts large crowds of holiday shoppers. FINE ART & CRAFTS SHOW Saturday, November 16,  10 am – 5 pm Sunday November 17, 10 am – 4 pm LOCATIONS The Lincoln Building Galleries 1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 The Washington 1701 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 TICKETS Available at the door General admission: $5 HYS Members: FREE Children under 12: FREE ARTISTS with DISPLAYS HYS...

2020 Yellow Springs Art Show: Jurying

2020 Yellow Springs Art Show Jurying Process The jury process is a traditional part of the Yellow Springs Art Show.  It allows us to maintain a continuously evolving roster of artists and their work, which provides a new and different experience for our visitors each and every year.  The jury consists of art show committee members who have been working with the show for many years. THE PROCESS IS EASY Submit Artist Application by Friday, August 30, 2019. Produce four pieces of work to bring to the jury process. Provide pricing, titles and present your artwork as if it were to be hung in the show (clean mats, well framed, etc.) We will schedule a convenient time for your appointment on September 19th and 20th. You will be in and out of the Jury in about a half hour. NOTE: We don’t get into long conversations with jurying artists. We take the artwork into a separate room, do our process, and send you on your way.  Notification of outcome will be sent out within about four weeks after the jurying. IMPORTANT DATES Deadline for Jury Application: Friday, August 30, 2019 Jurying for 2019 Yellow Springs Art Show: September 19-20, 2019 2019 Art Show Opening Gala: Friday, April 26, 2019 2019 Yellow Springs Art Show: April 27-May 12, 2019 WOULD YOU LIKE TO ASSIST? There are many opportunities to volunteer. Your help is an important part of making the show a success! First time volunteering? Fill out our volunteer form and Kathy McGarry, Volunteer Coordinator, will reach out to you. Experienced Volunteers: If you have previously volunteered for the Art Show and would like...

Hamilton and Hoecakes

Hamilton and Hoecakes! Tuesday, September. 17, 2019, 6 PM The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs $55 per person – $50 for Friends of DCEF and HYS members Following the Battle of the Clouds with the torrential rain in the Malvern area, the Continental Army as well as the Redcoats retreated. General George Washington and his aide de camp Lt. Col. Alexander Hamilton marched through the night and entered the village of Yellow Springs the morning of September 17, 1777. While the army rested, General Washington made plans to march to the furnace area west of the village to replenish his lost ammunition destroyed in the rain and give his men additional rest before marching back to protect Philadelphia from the British. HAMILTON AND HOECAKES We invite you and your families to join us on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at 6 p.m. to celebrate this event: HAMILTON AND HOECAKES. Learn about the history of the Revolutionary War in Chester County and dine in The Washington which is on the site of the original inn where Washington and Hamilton would have dined. Step back into our village rich in history and enjoy an evening of songs from the hit musical Hamilton, stories, Colonial games and crafts and a celebration that took place 242 years ago! The Downingtown Community Education Foundation and Historic Yellow Springs join to present this event. Dress in your favorite Colonial outfit (or other business casual dress) and dine on hoecakes, a favorite of the General, ham, baked beans, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, dessert and more catered by Montesano Bros, of Chester Springs. TICKETS Cost: $55...