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 …

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 …

King Street Bridge Project 2017

With the help of 2 art classes from The Hill School, the King Street Bridge Project was hung in record time – less than 10 minutes. The artwork from local children and elders hide the old, rusted bridge upon which it hangs, beautifying the Manatawny Creek area. Thank you to the …

Painting Rocks at the Pottstown Library

On Wednesday, April 12th, we hosted our monthly Art Club at the Pottstown Regional Public Library in their downstairs Community room. 18 children and their parents came to the event in order to paint rocks. The night before, Marie and her 3 kids fished for rocks in the Schuylkill River …

Rupert Elementary Paints for Bridge Project 2017

Mrs. Procsal’s 3rd grade art class painted 120 fabric squares for the King Street Bridge Project 2017. It was so much fun taking pictures of their artwork. Some drew about things they liked to eat like pizza and water ice. Some drew about places in Pottstown they enjoyed visiting like the parks, …