EVENTS

 

November Theme

The Art of Giving

DECEMBER

MUSIC, MUNCHIES and MARVELOUS ART
AODC Gallery Celebrates the Holidays

 

On Dec. 3rd, Art On the Divide Cooperative Gallery will celebrate what has become an annual event in Georgetown....

      “Music, Munchies and Marvelous Art.”
 
For early shoppers, the gallery will be open as usual at 10:00 a.m. and then will offer a special evening of shopping until 7:00 p.m.  Be sure to visit main street Georgetown to participate in all of the holiday events, including the lighting of the Georgetown Christmas tree and the light parade.  AODC will provide hot drinks and munchies throughout the day and between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., local pianist, Mary Beth Dowd, will be playing holiday music on the piano. Stop in to warm up, get into the holiday spirit, and of course, enjoy the marvelous art.
 
AODC Gallery has a diverse array of art created by local artists.  Jewelry, photography, paintings, notecards, pottery, prints, leather sculpture, woodcraft, chainmaille and lariat rope baskets are just some of the “artistic treasures” that would make perfect gifts.  Special one-of-a-kind ornaments and holiday decor are also available.  Purchasing local art can help with your gift list as well as support your community.  For those difficult gifts, we also offer Gift Certificates for later purchases.  The gallery is set and ready for your visit.

 

The gallery is open Friday-Sunday from 10-5 p.m. Additionally, Art On the Divide Gallery will be open December 19 thru the 22nd (Monday thru Thursday) from 11-4 and Christmas Eve11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Art On the Divide Cooperative Gallery is located in one of Georgetown’s historic buildings at 6295 Main Street.
 

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Its 2022 - AODC Celebrates more than a decade on the Divide, your local source for gifts and fine art... We are excited to be in our 12th year on the Divide with a continued celebration of the Arts

AODC gallery currently has twelve local artists.  Artists have joined, left for various reasons, and new ones have replaced the vacancies.  The gallery is open to artists that provide something new and different.  If you or someone you know is looking to join the gallery , the application and information regarding membership is available here...

AODC artists continue to "refresh" the gallery monthly with new art.  Providing the community with workshops to teach various art techniques and receptions to showcase the art are typical of our monthly offerings.   We welcome feedback from the community to help us plan workshops.  What would you like to learn?  Past workshops have included jewelry, stained glass, mask making, collage and rose-pruning.Directly behind the gallery is a historic rose garden that is maintained by the artists.  We have been fortunate to have the Divide Garden Club help with rose-pruning, and hope to continue with that collaboration.  They have also been generous in awarding the gallery many years of grants to help with this maintenance.AODC gallery is pleased to provide a space for local student art, under the leadership of Susan Sasano, a local volunteer.  She reaches out to our local schools and will switch out the artwork regularly.

2022 Terry Green Memorial Art Scholarship

 

Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Awards Night was amazing this year, with $80,000 in scholarship money being awarded.    Divide Friends of the Arts, and Art on The Divide Gallery participated with three students receiving “Terry Green Memorial Scholarships” for a total of $2,000. in awards.
Eli  Price and Kylie Miller will pursue careers in the visual arts, while Kaden Steward hopes to teach creative writing and poetry. We wish them all success in their studies and careers.

Funds for the ART scholarships are made available through membership to DFAHS and other generous contributions. New and continuing memberships for 2022 will benefit students this year.

With increased participation, more scholarship dollars will be made available in the future. For information on DFAHS Membership and AODC Gallery, please use the donation button below. Thank you for supporting our students and the arts.

More information on membership is available by clidking the link below. Your $20.00 membership and any additional donation will directly benefit the ART Scholarship fund.  Thank you!

 

Thank you to Stanley Marciel, owner of Garden Valley Roses for his expertise in Rose Pruning.
A lively and helpful group of rose enthusiasts learned the proper techniques of rose pruning and then proceeded to prune all of the roses in the Gallery Garden...almost 100 of them.  Thank you so much for your help.  Be sure to check back in May to see the roses in full bloom.  And don't forget to visit Garden Valley Roses where they have more than 10,000 roses for you to choose from.

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What's happening at AODC Gallery in 2022.

January-      " A Winter's Tale", Resident Art Display
                        Enter to win $100. gift certificate, drawing on Feb. 13th.
February-      Guest Artist, Kathleen Ryan, "Exploring Media" 
                      "Art of Love", Resident Artists display new art
                       Rose Pruning with Stanley Marciel, Garden Valley Roses"  TBD
March-           Guest Artist, Karen Cogan, Oils
                       "Awakening", Resident Artist display 
                      
April-           "Spring Renewal", Resident Artist display 
                     "Plein Air" in the AODC Garden, no fee, public invited

                      Theme for 9th Invitational announced, "Roads Less Traveled
May-            "Flower Power", Resident Artist display
                      Mother's Day, Gifts for Mom
                      Plein Air in the Garden, free event, May 22, starting at 11:00
June-           "Life in the Garden", Resident Artist display
                      12th annual Anniversary, Garden Party, 2nd Sunday
July-              Maresa Giovannini, Guest Artist, Photography
                     "Summer Fun", Resident Artist display
                       Art Workshop, "Rock Painting", Date TBA
                       Entries accepted for 9th Invitational, "Roads Less Traveled"
August         "Abstract August", Resident Art display

                      Donna Long, Guest Artist, Photography
September   9th Annual Invitational Art Show, "Roads Less Traveled"
October        9th Annual Invitational Art Show, "Roads Less Traveled""

                       Spooktacular Art", Resident Art Display
November    "Art of Giving, Resident Art display
                        Art Workshop, "Pine Needle baskets", Date TBA
December    "Music, Munchies and Marvelous Art", first weekend  
                         Holiday gifts for everyone on your list