ART + Antiques

artantiques-570Summertime in Wayne County
July 10, 11, & 12

Summertime in Wayne County is filled with a variety of activities for both residents and visitors. Two annual events are being held in Honesdale celebrating Art and Antiques. The Wayne County Arts Alliance will be holding their 13th Annual Artists’ Open Studio Tour, and the Women’s Club of Honesdale will be holding their 53rd Annual Antiques Show and Sale.

WCAA Artists’ Studio Tour

The Artists’ Tour is an opportunity where the public can travel from studio to studio visiting the artists who have opened their doors from 10-6 each day. Visitors will learn of the many different techniques and materials artists use to bring their ideas to fruition. Paintings done in a variety of mediums, photographs, basketry, fiber art, pottery, jewelry, collage, and sculpture pieces will all be on display. The Artists’ Tour gives the public a rare opportunity to ask questions, visit the studios where creativity takes place and view the artist’s private and public collections. This is a not too be missed educational and cultural opportunity for all ages.

Information for the tour which includes a google map can be found at www.waynecountyartsalliance.org or you may visit the Tour Headquarters at the Dorflinger Factory building, White Mills, PA where you can view samples of the artists’ work and pick up a brochure which includes a map for your travels. Enjoy the rolling hills of countryside as you travel from studio to studio.

Women’s Club Antiques Show

The Women’s Club is holding their 53rd Annual Antiques Show and Sale at the Wayne Highlands Middle School located at 482 Grove Street in Honesdale.  The Antiques Show will be held Saturday, July 11th from 10-5 and Sunday, July 12 th from 11-4. Admission is $6 at the door.  All proceeds from this event go to scholarships, community service organizations and charities.

Discover a huge collection of fine antiques under one roof with over 50 respected antique dealers offering furniture, china, cut glass, linens, jewelry, primitives, and every kind of antique treasure imaginable. A certified antique appraiser will be on-site to evaluate up to five of your own antiques treasures for a cost of $5.00 each piece. There will be on-site expert restoration experts to help you restore yours crystal, china, glass, pottery, chair caning, porcelain, etc. There is also “Attic Treasures,” a consignment sale held by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.  The Women’s Club also serves the”best ever” homemade refreshments. For more information and discount coupons to the Antiques Show, please visit www.WomensClubofHonesdale.com