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 …

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 …

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 …

Yard Art at the Rotary Pavilion

On Saturday May 20th, Pottstown Community Arts joined several members of the Pottstown Rotary Club in sprucing up the Rotary pavilion at the Riverfront Park. We pulled weeds together and spread a small hill of mulch around the pavilion. Small children took rides in the empty wheelbarrows as they made their …

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, …