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Prepare yourself for the 18th annual History Meets the Arts (HMTA) event, June 12-14 in historic Gettysburg, PA. At Lord Nelson's Gallery, you'll meet with over 40 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 paintings and speak to the artists in person. You can discover more in depth information about one 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, redware pottery, and more.

Lord Nelson's Gallery will hold HMTA at the Gettysburg College Ballroom for 2015. See map below for details.

Show Hours:

Friday June 12 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
(HMTA Edible Art Tour Preview Party - This is a ticketed event: see below for details)

Saturday June 13 10:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sunday June 14 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

(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 montage for HMTA 2014
(video not working? Click this link: http://youtu.be/y2d-D6XLBxw)



Artists appearing (so far) at Lord Nelson's Gallery include:

Steve Auvenshine   Artisan Hand forged knives & accessories
John Barrett   Artisan contemporary 18th century period accoutrements
Ken Bueche   Artisan Hunting bag sets
Lisa Crews   Artisan 18th century style pottery
Brad Fountain   Artisan Gunmaker
Jennifer Frantz   Artisan Period Floorcloths
Michael Hawkins   Artisan Hornmaker
Jim Kibler   Artisan Flintlock Rifle Maker
Steve Lodding   Artisan contemporary 18th century pipehawks, pistol, clubs, etc.
Mark Preston   Artisan Hornmaker
Tim Sanner   Artisan Hornmaker
South Mountain Folk Art   Artisans Hand painted wooden chests
Erich Steinhagen   Artisan Redware potter
Shawn Webster   Artisan Quill work, knives, hunting bags, accessories
Katherine Werre   Artisan Historically inspired Sterling Silver jewelry
S. Thomas Bailey   Author Gauntlet Runner Series - Historical novels
Jeff Shaara   Author NY Times best selling author - Historical novels
Jim Bortz   Painter Wildlife, landscapes
John Buxton   Painter Early American frontier life & Native Americans
Kyle Carroll   Painter Early American frontier life & Native Americans
Peter Fiore   Painter Landscapes
Dale Gallon   Painter Historical, Maritime
Robert Griffing   Painter Eastern Woodland Indians & American frontier life
Mark Kelso   Painter Wildlife, landscapes
Erik Koeppel   Painter Historical Landscapes
Dean Morrissey   Painter Historical art, fantasy
Rock Newcomb   Painter Still life, Western, Wildlife
Heide Presse   Painter 18th & 19th century historical art depicting daily life
Todd Price   Painter 18th & 19th century historical art
Lauren Sansaricq   Painter Historical Landscapes
Jonathan Stasko   Painter American historical art
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
H. David Wright   Painter Early American frontier life & Native Americans
Jud Hartmann   Sculptor Bronze - 16th -19th century Native Americans
Wayne Hyde   Sculptor Bronze - 18th & 19th century history, wildlife




Original Artwork:

Images for available ORIGINAL PAINTINGS by the attending artists will be shown
in the ORIGINAL ART section of this website.
Images will be posted as they are received, and will be designated as HMTA artwork



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




The History Meets the Arts show kicks off on Friday night June 12th with the Opening Night Preview Party from 5 pm to 9 pm. Much of the original art will be offered for sale on a draw system on Friday evening. 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.

Tickets will be for sale as the dates get closer. The price for the 2014 show was $38.50 per person.

Friday night admittance will be by ticketed holders ONLY.


The History Meets the Arts show at Lord Nelson's Gallery 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. 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.


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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