We hold adult workshops throughout the year to engage in various mediums of art. In the past, we have made pendant necklaces, picture frames from rolled paper, batik style cloth, mosaics and more.

GO to Workshop

Arts Camps

There are annual Art Camps held for elementary and junior high students. These classes fill up quick so best to submit registration as soon as possible!

GO to Art Camps


Our annual "Music in The Burg" summer concert series at Canal Basin Park has been something to look forward to. Each summer we have four concerts that are sure to get your toes tapping.

GO to Concerts

View All Scheduled 2019 Events Below

March 28, 2019 6:00 PM
US Hotel Tavern - Hollidaysburg, PA
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Rosie and The Jammers bring high energy and a tireless dedication to preserving our ethnic music heritage along with playing music ranging from the big band era and timeless favorites such as country, soft rock, ballads and fun songs. In addition to playing to a wide local audience, we have also entertained as far away as at a resort in the Catskills and even on a Carnival Cruise Ship to the Caribbean. Rosie and The Jammers have played for a number of benefits to raise money for various causes throughout the community.
June 10, 2019 9:00 AM
CW Longer Art Room
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Art Camp 1
Join us on June 10-14th for Art Camp 1 (Ages 6-8) from 9am-11:30am with creating art based on the theme, "Big Art Adventure". Deadline to register is May 1st. Download the Registration Form at
June 10, 2019 12:00 PM
CW Longer Art Room
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Art Camp 2
Join us on June 10-14th for Art Camp 2 (Ages 9-11) from NOON-2:30pm with creating art based on the theme, "Art Around the World". Deadline to register is May 1st. Download Registration Form at
June 16, 2019 7:00 PM
Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA
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Music In The Burg | Mama Corn
Mama Corn is one of the Keystone state’s hottest bluegrass bands today. Since their 2007 inception, this auspicious quartet has become a mainstay on the regional bluegrass festival circuit. Featuring multi talented singer-songwriters; utilizing guitar, banjo, dobro, harmonica, mandolin, upright bass and remarkable vocal harmonies, the spirit of traditional roots music is echoed in their palate. Mama Corn’s dynamic sound and fun loving stage presence has endeared them to fans and festival goers alike. Their music has been met with exceptional reviews from such respected industry outlets as Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine, Bluegrass Preservation Society, and The Pennsylvania Musician Magazine. Mama Corn has also been fortunate to perform at some of the most prestigious venues in the country such as, The Historic Wheeling Jamboree, Grey Fox bluegrass festival and The Rochester International Jazz Festival, to name just a few.
June 19, 2019 6:00 PM
300 - 500 Block of Allegheny St - Hollidaysburg PA
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Hollidaysburg Art Walk
Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council is sponsoring a self guided Art Walk on Wednesday, June 19th. Come out for a fun, entertaining, and enriching experience. There will be 8 stops that start with 321 Gallery on Allegheny Street to receive your map and walk information. Meet 321"s featured artist Evgeny "Zheka" Krayushkin. See an exterior mural, Courthouse renovations, gardens, the oldest building on Allegheny Street, a piece of 60's commercial art, participate in a community art project "Macraweave", and listen to live musicians. There will be an Arts Council member at each location to share information and answer questions. This event is rain or shine - no make up days will be offered. Download Art Walk Map at
July 21, 2019 7:00 PM
Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA
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Music in The Burg | Altoona Brass Collective
Altoona Brass Collective was formed in 2017 by musicians in the Central Pennsylvania area sharing a love of brass instruments, quality music, and live performance. All of ABC's repertoire is written "in house" especially for the ensemble. Members of the group have strong local ties: Music schools represented include those of Clarion University, Duquesne University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University, and Slippery Rock University. These musicians are school administrators, music educators, freelance performers, studio teachers, instrument technicians, and businessmen with a common goal: To bring high-quality live music to the Central Pennsylvania Area!
August 19, 2019 6:00 PM
Maker Studio - 201 Allegheny St, Hollidaysburg, PA
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Japanese Brush Painting
Sign up here for a Family Paint Night art class hosted by the Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council. This is a family-friendly one-hour paint class. We will be doing a short kid-friendly meditation and learning the ancient, calming art of Japanese Sumi-e Painting. Sumi-e literally translates as "black ink painting" and is fun and easy to learn. We are excited to give parents and their children a chance to learn a calming skill before the new school year begins, so come and have fun with us! August 19, 2019 Session 1: 6:00-7:00 PM Session 2: 7:30-8:30 PM Instructor: Ann Bickel Held at the Maker Studio: 201 Allegheny St, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 If you have any questions, please call Christine Liebal at 696-4226 Cost: $15.00 per person. Our receipt of payment is what holds your spot for the class! There are 15 spots available in each class. Apply at
August 24, 2019 6:00 PM
Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA
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Music in The Burg | Altoona Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1928, the Gerhart String Ensemble has grown over the years to become a full orchestra. Once relying on community volunteers, even donating their own money to purchase music, the Symphony now employs over 75 professional musicians. The mission of the Altoona Symphony has always been to provide high-quality music to the residents of Central Pennsylvania. To this end, the Symphony has gained recognition for its musical diversity by performing both classical and popular works featuring talented local artists and nationally acclaimed musicians.

Photo Contest

Thank you to all who participated in the 2017-2018  "Reflections of Hollidaysburg" Photo Contest.

We will announce the next contest late fall 2018.

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