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Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

38 West Pomfret Street,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 249-6973
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Located in the heart of downtown Carlisle, the Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) offers a fabulous visual arts experience for everyone, whether you live in the area of whether you are just visiting. The center houses a unique sale gallery with hand crafted items and fine art by local artists, such as the jewelry line designed and crafted by Melissa Colucci. It also showcases a variety of exhibits that are highlighted with wine receptions and a chance to meet the artist. The upstairs gallery, called The CALC Collaborative Gallery, focuses on meaningful exhibits that engage the audience to think outside of themselves and raise awareness about important social themes and community projects.

If you are looking for a more hands on experience, try one of our art classes. Classes are offered to adults and to children and include mediums such as photography, ceramics, drawing, copper enameling and painting. An extensive art camp schedule is also available for children during the summer. Membership to the Carlisle Arts Learning Center provides many benefits to artists and to non artists. Member artists who are looking to display their work may do so a CALC and at area restaurants, businesses, and in downtown windows. CALC also prides itself on increasing the quality of life in the region through the arts. Empty Bowls for Project Share and the mARTini Auction are annual events that should not be missed. Check CALC out....you will be happy that you did.

Cumberland Valley is home to a thriving community of artisans. Follow our Artisan Adventure Trail to find unique, handmade, one-of-a-kind objects.

Groups:  This location is great for groups that enjoy visual arts, demonstrations, and artist interaction.  Enjoy learning about traditional art, pottery, photography and more when visiting.  Maximum group 50 persons.  Tour fee varies.  Convenient downtown parking.

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  • Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-3pm
  • Parking: Street parking
  • Payment Accepted:
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  • Price: Free admission
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  • Made in Cumberland Valley:
  • Made in the Valley Products: Some of the items in the sales gallery are locally made.
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  • Group Reservations Required:
  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 40
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Price Range: $3.00 - $5.00 per person
  • Tour Length: 30 to 40 minutes
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  • Largest Room 1172
  • Total Sq. Ft. 2400
  • Reception Capacity 120
  • Theatre Capacity 80
  • Any Licensed Caterer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Registration Area
  • A/V Equipment
  • Lobby/Reception Area
  • Outdoor Capacity 20
  • Banquet Capacity 48
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Classroom Capacity 56
events
  Sep 24
Art Exhibit: DRAMATIS PERSONAE

Sep 24, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Sep 24
Art Exhibit: SUSPENDED ENERGY

Sep 24, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 6
Abstract Painting

Oct 06, 2021 - Oct 27, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 6
Workshop for Kids: Happy Halloween

Oct 06, 2021 - Oct 06, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 8
Craft Beer & Clay: A Creative Night Out

Oct 08, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 9
Pen/Ink Watercolor Flower

Oct 09, 2021 - Oct 09, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 9
Vintage Tin Earrings

Oct 09, 2021 - Oct 09, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 16
Easy, Playful Acrylic

Oct 16, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Oct 30
Awakening Your Creativity Through Movement, Music & Meditation

Oct 30, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 6
Vintage Tin Earrings

Nov 06, 2021 - Nov 06, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 9
As You Wish Earrings

Nov 09, 2021 - Nov 09, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 12
CALC's Art for the Holidays

Nov 12, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 13
Polymer Clay Christmas Ornament

Nov 13, 2021 - Nov 13, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 18
Indigo at Night

Nov 18, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 20
Art Together: Adult & Child One-Day Workshop

Nov 20, 2021 - Nov 20, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Nov 20
Workshop for Kids: Giving Thanks

Nov 20, 2021 - Nov 20, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Dec 4
Art Together: Adult & Child One-Day Workshop

Dec 04, 2021 - Dec 04, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Dec 4
Vintage Tin Earrings

Dec 04, 2021 - Dec 04, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Dec 4
Workshop for Kids: Holiday Ornaments

Dec 04, 2021 - Dec 04, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Dec 7
Ceramic Jewlery

Dec 07, 2021 - Dec 14, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Dec 11
Eucalyptus Magic

Dec 11, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Dec 16
Make A Journal

Dec 16, 2021 - Dec 16, 2021

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Jan 6
As You Wish Earrings

Jan 06, 2022 - Jan 06, 2022

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Jan 8
Vintage Tin Earrings

Jan 08, 2022 - Jan 08, 2022

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Jan 15
Workshop for Kids: Make a Mug

Jan 15, 2022 - Jan 15, 2022

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  Jan 18
Make A Journal

Jan 18, 2022 - Jan 18, 2022

Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

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