yourself for the 17th 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 2014. See map below for details.
Thursday June 12 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
(HMTA Edible Art Tour Preview Party - This is a ticketed event:
see below for details)
Friday June 13 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday June 14 10:00 am to 7:00 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)
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.
Absentee purchase requests are welcome for those who are unable to attend the show. All original paintings will be offered on a draw basis on opening night, Thursday June 12. Please CALL prior to the show opening for info on your intent to purchase if you do not plan on attending. All remaining paintings not sold on opening night, will be available for purchase on a first come, first served basis for the balance of the show (Friday and Saturday), including absentee purchasers.
A number of the attending artists, collectors and their guide
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
Presentation Schedule for attending Authors & Artists:
Friday 12:00 to 7:00 pm. Enjoy Colonial music performance by TASKER'S CHANCE
Friday 1:00 pm. Scultpor WAYNE HYDE: The making of a bronze sculpture -from the clay model to the completed bronze.
Friday 2:00 pm. Painter JOHN WEISS: The art and career of one of America's finest canine portrait artists.
Friday 3:00 pm. Painter JASON TAKO: Becoming an outdoor painter - capturing landscapes and wildlife in art.
Friday 4:00 pm. Author S. THOMAS BAILEY: Author of The Gauntlet Runner series. The Reluctant Warriors: The Role of the First Nations People during the French and Indian War. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing.
Friday 5:30 pm. Author ELIOT PATTISON: Author of the Bone Rattler series. Why the French and Indian War period is so vital to American history. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing.
Saturday 10:30 am. Author S. THOMAS BAILEY: Author of the Gauntlet Runner series. Redcoats in the Wilderness: How early British strategy during the French and Indian War almost lost America. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing.
Saturday 10:30 am. Artisan STEINHAGEN POTTERY: 15-20 minute demonstration and talk about colonial redware pottery. Presentation will be on the Troegs stage on college campus - Gettysburg Fest.
Saturday 11:00 am. Author BRADY J. CRYTZER: 15-20 minute discussion referencing Crytzer's latest book, Guyasuta and the Fall of Indian America. Presentation will be on the Troegs stage on college campus - Gettysburg Fest.
Saturday 11:30 am. Painter JASON TAKO: 15-20 minute overview of outdoor (plein air) painting. Presentation will be on the Troegs stage on college campus - Gettysburg Fest.
Saturday 12:00 - 7:00 pm. Enjoy Colonial music performance by TASKER'S CHANCE. Troegs stage on campus at noon, then at the ballroom.
Saturday 12:00 pm. Author ELIOT PATTISON: Author of the Bone Rattler series. Why the French and Indian War period is so vital to American history. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing.
Saturday 12:30 pm. Artisan JENNIFER FRANTZ. 15-20 minute introduction to colonial Americana floor cloths. Presentation will be on the Troegs stage on college campus - Gettysburg Fest.
Saturday 1:00 pm. Sculptor WAYNE HYDE. 15-20 minute presentation of Wayne working on an original clay model for what will become a bronze sculpture. Presentation will be on the Troegs stage on college campus - Gettysburg Fest.
Saturday 1:30 pm. Painter JOHN WEISS. The art of one of America's finest canine portrait artists. Presentation will be on the Troegs stage on college campus - Gettysburg Fest.
Saturday 1:30 pm. Author JEFF SHAARA: Presentation and Lecture of his latest Civil War period book, The Smoke of Dawn. The Smoke of Dawn describes the Chattanooga campaign in the fall of 1863. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing.
Saturday 3:00 pm. Author BRADY J. CRYTZER: Guyasuta - Fire on the Frontier. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing.
Saturday 4:30 pm. Author MICHAEL BURLINGAME & photographer ROBERT SHAW: Lecture and photographic presentation surrounding Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address. Followed by a Q&A session and book signing. (click link on scheduled time for an expanded description)
Saturday 6:00 pm. Painter JASON TAKO: Becoming an outdoor painter - capturing landscapes and wildlife in art.
All presentations will be held in the HMTA College Ballroom building, second floor, unless noted otherwise. Schedules may be subject to change.
History Meets the Arts show kicks off on Thursday night June 12th
with the Edible Art Tour Preview Party from 5 to 9 pm. Attendees
will depart satisfied and inspired after visiting half a dozen galleries
throughout Gettysburg’s historic district, meeting with fine artists
and local top tier chefs, and enjoying both artistic and culinary
works of art. Local restaurants and chefs will tempt you with their
specialty delectables, desserts and imaginative themes.
Tickets are $38.50 and may be purchased by calling Lord
Nelsons's Gallery at 1-800-664-9797. You may also secure
tickets by contacting The Gettysburg Festival at 717-334-0853 or
through their website at http://gettysburgfestival.org/our-events/culinary/. Tickets are limited
and may not be available at the door.
Thursday night admittance will be by ticketed holders
Meets the Arts weekend runs
in conjunction with The Gettysburg Festival for 2014. The Gettysburg
Festival is a cultural arts festival offering music, theater, dance,
children’s and culinary events, many of which are free and open to
the public. Most of the Gettysburg Festival events will take place on the Gettysburg College campus, where Lord Nelson's Gallery will hold HMTA. For more information on the Festival offerings, please
visit their website at www.gettysburgfestival.org.
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.