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Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

  • Address: 38 West Pomfret Street Carlisle, PA 17013
  • Phone: (717) 249-6973
  • Address: 38 West Pomfret Street Carlisle, PA 17013
  • Phone: (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. 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.

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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  • Downtown:
  • Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-3pm
  • Parking: Street parking
  • Payment Accepted:
    • Mastercard
    • Visa
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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.
General
  • 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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Linda Benzon and John Guarnera: Timeless Elements (Gallery Exhibit)

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 8, 2016
  • Times: Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: 38 W. Pomfret St.

The Oil Painting Experience

  • Date: Dates vary between September 28, 2016 - October 19, 2016
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Craft Beer and Clay Workshop

  • Date: October 7, 2016
  • Times: From: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Raku Firing Demonstration with Maureen Joyce

  • Date: October 11, 2016
  • Times: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
  • Location: CALC

S.E.E. Art Salon Free Lecture

  • Date: October 11, 2016
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Watercolor without Boundaries

  • Date: Dates vary between October 11, 2016 - November 22, 2016
  • Times: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

"Live Creatively" Workshop: Jewelry Upcycling

  • Date: October 12, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Jewelry Upcycling Workshop

  • Date: October 12, 2016
  • Times: From: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Art Exhibit Opening Reception -- Dennis Akin: Discoveries and Surprises

  • Date: October 14, 2016
  • Times: From: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Dennis Akin: Discoveries and Surprises

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until November 12, 2016
  • Times: Tuesday-Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Pottery Wheel Throwing Demonstration

  • Date: October 15, 2016
  • Times: Two Demonstrations: 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Unconventional Art Materials of the 20th Century

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Wednesday until November 2, 2016
  • Times: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

A Creative Night Out: Fall Leaf

  • Date: Dates vary between September 22, 2016 - December 8, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

One-Day Ceramic Workshops

  • Date: Dates vary between October 21, 2016 - December 9, 2016
  • Times: From: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

A Creative Night Out: Craft Beer and Clay

  • Date: Dates vary between September 9, 2016 - December 2, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Small Abstracts

  • Date: Dates vary between November 8, 2016 - November 29, 2016
  • Times: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

"Live Creatively" Workshop: Textile Printing

  • Date: November 9, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Art for the Holidays!

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 31, 2016
  • Times: Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM: Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Craft Beer and Clay Workshop

  • Date: December 2, 2016
  • Times: From: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Ceramic Artist Kurt Brantner Holiday Open House

  • Date: December 3, 2016
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

"Live Creatively" Workshop: Christmas Ornaments

  • Date: December 7, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)