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.
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)
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
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
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
Meets the Arts weekend runs
in conjunction with The Gettysburg Festival for 2015. 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.
Click this link below for a recap of the 2014 Fest, with scenes of the History Meets the Arts component. http://vimeo.com/101959366
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.
This is the 2014 Map. The only difference to 2015 is the Gettysburg Festival will have its events on W. Lincoln Ave, directly adjacent to HMTA in the ballroom.
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.