2nd Annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival

It was a great day for coloring the town’s sidewalk in bright colors. The weather was perfect, warm and sunny. The sun had moved across the sky, leaving the sidewalks in shade. The work day was over; it was time for fun. Like last year, we collaborated with Pottstown’s FARM, hosting …

Plein-air Painting at Local Arts Walk

On Saturday, June 9th, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Studio Tour, PDIDA, Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority, hosted an Arts Walk in downtown Pottstown. There was face painting, balloon creations, rock painting, art by local artists: Christina Tayvin and Elaine McFarlin, donations being raised for the upcoming Go Fourth festivities, and …

Rocking the Block and Celebrating Young Children

Saturday, April 21st was a great day in Pottstown, PA. 2 fun and empowering events took place: Rock the Block Pottstown and Pottstown Celebrates Young Children. Pottstown Community Arts was a proud community partner in both events. Rock the Block Pottstown  We provided various art activities for children and their caregivers. Grabbing the …

Making Beautiful Art at the Pottstown Egg Hunt

Michelle Bassett Rohrer, owner of Four Elements, with help from Sheila Dugan of PDIDA, organized the Pottstown Egg Hunt on March 24th. What a fun day it was! Many of the businesses and organizations in downtown Pottstown had eggs filled with goodies for local kids and families to find. Pottstown Community …

Pottstown Community Arts Blossoms by Merging with Mosaic

Pottstown Community Arts is excited to become a committee of an organization that has been a community leader since 2010, providing free educational workshops and summer kids clubs, transforming empty lots into fruitful community gardens, and assisting local residents to become proud home owners: MOSAIC Community Land Trust. Pottstown Community …

2017 Year in Review

What a wonderful year Pottstown Community Arts had! Thank you to every person and every organization who supported us. Together, we created new art opportunities, encouraged both young and old to make art and then displayed it in public places, recycled materials that were slated for the trash heap, supported local …

Winter on Chestnut Street Mural

The Coventry Mall, the local mall in Pottstown, put out a Call to Artists. They wanted to decorate a temporary wall hiding the construction of a new storefront. The theme was Winter Wonderland. We eagerly answered their call.   Our goal was to create a mural that featured Pottstown while involving …

Celebrating the Completion of the USA Bottle Cap Mural

You are cordially invited to the ribbon cutting and installation of the USA Bottle Cap Mural.   On Friday, August 25th, at 5pm within the Community Room at the Coventry Mall, we hope to thank everybody who helped us complete this giant mural; (it measures 8 feet long by 4 …

Bottle Cap Mural with ACLAMO

Pottstown Community Arts is excited to create a bottle cap mural with ACLAMO Family Center’s summer program. “ACLAMO Family Centers provides improved access to economic, educational, health, social, and cultural opportunities to low-income individuals and families in Montgomery County, especially those of Spanish-speaking heritage.” [Facebook page] Today, our artists drew the outline …