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JUNE 9-11
Everything posted below was for the 2016 show.


The 19th annual History Meets the Arts (HMTA) show will be held at the Gettysburg College Ballroom, June10-12 in historic Gettysburg, PA. Produced by Lord Nelson's Gallery, you'll meet with 35 artists in person during this three day event. Artists include painters,sculptors and traditional 18th century period accoutrement makers, in addition to accomplished historical book authors. The artists represent a wide variety of genres including 18th & 19th century periods, Native American, wildlife, landscape, nostalgic, and more.

This will be your opportunity to see and purchase the latest original paintingsand speak to the artists inperson.You can discover more in depth information aboutone of the attending author's books, or learn how a bronze sculpture is created from the original clay to the completed bronze and all the required foundry work. Then explore contemporary 18th century period accoutrements made by some of the country’s finest artisans. Discover the art in powder horns, porcupine quillwork, hand forged knives, tomahawks, flintlock longrifles, colonial pottery and canvas floorcloths, and more.


Show Hours:

Friday June 10 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
(HMTA Opening Night Preview Party - This is a ticketed event: see below for details)

Saturday June 11 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Free admittance)

Sunday June 12 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Free admittance)
(Artists are not scheduled until noon on Sunday. The venue itself will be open at 10:00 am)

(A suggested $5.00 one time donation will be asked of attendees for entance to HMTA to benefit "PINK OUT" - a local benefit fund for women cancer survivors)
Pink Out


Have a look at a video recap of HMTA 2015 - A good idea of what you'll find at HMTA 2016!
(video not working? Click this link (https://youtu.be/jM0SNzu503s)



Artists appearing for History Meets the Arts 2016 include:

Steve Auvenshine   Artisan Hand forged knives & accessories
John Barrett   Artisan contemporary 18th century period accoutrements
Lisa Crews   Artisan 18th century style pottery
Brad Fountain   Artisan Gunmaker
Jennifer Frantz   Artisan Period Floorcloths
Steve Lodding   Artisan contemporary 18th century pipehawks, pistol, clubs, etc.
Selinda Kennedy   Artisan Redware pottery
Tim Sanner   Artisan Hornmaker
South Mountain Folk Art   Artisans Hand painted wooden chests
Lucy Rosen   Artisan Weaver
Shawn Webster   Artisan Quill work, knives, hunting bags, accessories
Eliot Pattison   Author Bone Rattler series author
Jeff Shaara   Author NY Times best selling author - Historical novels
John Buxton   Painter Early American frontier life & Native Americans
Kyle Carroll   Painter Early American frontier life & Native Americans
Dale Gallon   Painter Historical, Maritime
Robert Griffing   Painter Eastern Woodland Indians & American frontier life
Mark Kelso   Painter Wildlife, landscapes
Erik Koeppel   Painter Historical Landscapes
Carol Lee Thompson   Painter Sporting and Landscape
Dean Morrissey   Painter Historical art, fantasy
Rock Newcomb   Painter Still life, Western
Lou Pasqua   Painter Sporting Dogs, Wildlife
Heide Presse   Painter 18th & 19th century historical art depicting daily life
Todd Price*

  Painter 18th & 19th century historical art
*Regretfully Todd Price will be not be in attendance. New work however will be available
Lauren Sansaricq   Painter Historical Landscapes
Jonathan Stasko   Painter American historical art, landscape
Jason Tako   Painter Landscapes, wildlife
John Weiss   Painter Dogs
Bryant White   Painter 18th & 19th century historical art
Pamela Patrick White   Painter Colonial, Revolutionary War period historical art
Jim Wilson   Painter Wildlife art
*Jim Wilson will be set up at Lord Nelson's Gallery, not the college
H. David Wright   Painter Early American frontier life & Native Americans
Wayne Hyde   Sculptor Bronze - 18th & 19th century history, wildlife




Opening Night Preview Party:

The History Meets the Arts show kicks off on Friday night June 10 with the Opening Night Preview Party from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Tickets are required for entry. Some of the original art will be offered for sale on a draw system on Friday evening, with the rest being available on a first come, first served basis. If your interest is in collecting original art from the attending artists - this is the night providing you with the best chance of acquiring it.
(Absentee purchasing / intent to purchase is available for those not able to come to HMTA. Please contact the gallery directly at 1-800-664-9797 PRIOR to June 10, for more information)

Friday night admittance will be by ticketed holders ONLY.
Tickets are $35.00 per person and may be purchased through the
ADD TO CART button below, or by phoning the gallery at 1.800.664.9797.
They may also be available at the door Opening Night.

Purchase Tickets Here: Add to Cart 



Original Artwork:

Images for available ORIGINAL ARTWORK by the attending artists will be shown on the HISTORY MEETS THE ARTS show site. Images will be posted as they are received.

(Absentee intent to purchase is available for those who wish to purchase art without being able to attend the HMTA show. Please contact the gallery PRIOR to June 10, by calling 1-800-664-9797 to place your request. Feel free to contact the gallery for more information. Thank you.)


Presentation Schedule:
(all presentations will be held Saturday June 11. Presentations are free and will be held in the second floor lecture room in the HMTA ballroom building. Schedules and topics are subject to change)
  • KYLE CARROLL: Saturday 11:00 am: History on Canvas - The Stories Behind the Paintings

  • ELIOT PATTISON: Saturday 12:30 pm: Finding our roots in the Historical Novel

  • JOHN BARRETT: Saturday 2:00 pm: The evolution of accoutrements through the 18th and 19th centuries

  • JONATHAN STASKO: Saturday 3:30 pm: Changing Lives Through Art - The Journey of giving the gift of hope through art

History Meets the Arts will be on the Gettysburg College campus, in the "CUB" building ballroom. The closest cross streets are W Lincoln Ave and Constitution Ave on the campus. GPS address is: 31 W Lincoln Ave, Gettysburg PA. Ample free parking is available at the College Football Stadium Lot - one block from the ballroom. Entrance to the ballroom will be from W. Lincoln Ave at the posted entrance.


A number of the attending artists, collectors and their guide Dean Shultz
enjoying the Gettysburg Battlefield during History Meets the Arts.
(Artists in this picture include John Buxton, H. David Wright, Robert Griffing, Doug Hall,
Bryant White, Todd Price, Kyle Carroll, Steve Auvenshine and Wayne Hyde


Click here to view the 2015 HMTA photo album
(Above: A visual journey of photos taken during the 2015 History Meets the Arts show.
Click anywhere on the image above to view the album on the gallery Facebook page.)

You do not need to have an account with Facebook to view the album,
but we invite you to "Like" us if you do to receive regular updates on gallery events.

There you are with the highlights!! Please contact us if you would like more information. You're also invited to visit www.gettysburg.travel for complete information on Gettysburg including accommodations, attractions, restaurants, etc. Thank you.



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