Art-A-Thon

The Art-A-Thon is a FREE community event that will showcase the creative talents of dozens of community artists of all ages.

From 10am to 8pm on Saturday, May 13th, downtown Danville will be overflowing with artists demonstrating their craft. Painters and potters, quilters and sculptors, dancers and singers, established professionals and aspiring art students will join together for a day of creative art-making. All artists are collecting donations in support of their participation, with funds raised supporting the Arts Center’s education programs!

As of today, our artists have raised $6,045 – on their way to a goal of $10,000. You can help them reach that goal by making a donation!

Schedule of Events

Artist demonstrations will take place on all three floors of the Community Arts Center and in Weisiger Plaza. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from vendors at Weisiger Plaza starting at 12:30pm. 

10am to 11am – Tai Chi, kids art, ceramics, piano performance, drawing, beaded jewelry, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes

10:30am to 12pm – children’s drama showcase

11am to 12pm – kids art, ceramics, piano performance, drawing, jewelry-making, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking

12pm to 1pm – kids art, ceramics, piano performance, drawing, jewelry-making, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking, glass tile mosaics

1pm to 2pm – yoga, kids art, ceramics, piano performance, drawing, jewelry-making, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking, glass tile mosaics, collage, coloring, bead-work

2pm to 3pm – acro yoga, knitting, felting demonstration, needle tatting, kids art, ceramics, drawing, jewelry-making, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking, glass tile mosaics, collage, coloring, bead-work

3pm to 4pm – dance, oil painting, mixed media, knitting, felting demonstration, needle tatting, ceramics, drawing, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking, glass tile mosaics, collage, coloring, bead-work

4pm to 5pm – vocal performance, oil painting, mixed media, knitting, felting demonstration, needle tatting, ceramics, drawing, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking, collage, coloring, bead-work

5pm to 6pm – acoustic musical performance, kids art, oil painting, mixed media, felting demonstration, needle tatting, photography, painting, quilting, freehand silhouettes, woodworking

6pm to 7pm – steel band performance, kids art, painting, mixed media

7pm to 8pm – final musical performance at Weisiger Plaza, sponsored by the Heart of Danville.

Participating Artists

Want to support an artist? Click on a their name to visit their personal fundraising page and make a donation. Or, you can make a general donation to the Art-A-Thon by clicking here. All donations to artist pages will benefit the Arts Center’s arts education programs.

Want to join the Art-A-Thon? It’s not too late! Contact Kate Snyder at kate@communityartscenter.net or 859.236.4054.

ActUp Children’s Theater
Spring Drama Showcase
10:30am to 12:00pm
Weisiger Plaza

Amelia Cloud
Drawing
Time TBD
Weisiger Plaza
Amy Cooley
Mixed Media
3pm to 7pm
Weisiger Plaza
Andrea Cutts
Woodworking
11am to 8pm
Weisiger Plaza
Brandon Long & Family
Kids Art
1pm to 3pm
CAC Classroom

Bunny Davis Dancers
Dance
3pm to 4pm
Weisiger Plaza

Carol Taylor
Ceramics
10am to 1pm
CAC Ceramics Studio

Carrie Snow
Acrylic Painting
12pm to 4pm
Weisiger Plaza

Catherine Thomsen
Ceramics
11am to 3pm
CAC Parking Lot

Charlotta Norby
Quilting
2pm to 6pm
CAC Grand Hall

Chris Conley
Pottery
1pm to 5pm
CAC Ceramics Studio
Connie Estes Beale
Collage
1pm to 5pm
CAC 2nd Floor Gallery

Debbie Sears
Jewelry-Making
11am to 3pm
CAC 2nd Floor Gallery

Diana Kestly
Charcoal Sketching
10am to 2pm
Weisiger Plaza
Donna Elam
Painting
3pm to 7pm
Weisiger Plaza

Donna Forgacs
Painting
3pm to 7pm
Weisiger Plaza

Eliah Snyder
Kids Art
1pm to 3pm
CAC Classroom
Elle Ahnquist
Kids Art
10am to 12pm
Weisiger Plaza

Erica Weil
Pottery
1pm to 5pm
CAC Ceramics Studio

Francine Southerland
Yoga
1pm to 2pm
Weisiger Plaza
Ginny Birney
Painting
2pm to 6pm
Weisiger Plaza

John Andrew Dixon
Collage
1pm to 5pm
CAC 2nd Floor Gallery

Joni Morgan
Quilting
10am to 4pm
CAC Grand Hall
Katie Haefner
Coloring
1pm to 5pm
Weisiger Plaza

Kevin Greer
Abstract Painting
11am to 3pm
Weisiger Plaza

Kevin Overhulser
Freehand Silhouettes
10am to 8pm
Weisiger Plaza
Larry Bitensky
Piano
10am to 1pm
CAC Lobby

Londyn Jackson
Vocalist
4pm
CAC Lobby

Lori Swift Price
Oil Painting
3pm to 7pm
Weisiger Plaza
Maggie Shapiro Haskett
Knitting
2pm to 5pm
Weisiger Plaza

Mark Wilhelm
Recycled Art
All.Day.Long.
CAC First Floor

Mayme Taylor
Drawing
10am to 1pm
CAC Ceramics Studio
Miranda Lopez
Monet’s Pitcher
10am to 2pm
CAC Ceramics Studio

Nancy Martindale
Felting Demonstration
2pm to 6pm
CAC Parking Lot

Nathan Link
Music
5pm to 7pm
CAC Lobby
Nick Lacy
Photography
2pm to 7pm
 Main Street

Paxton Harper
Kids Drawing
5pm to 7pm
Weisiger Plaza

Peggy Sherry
Painting
2pm to 6pm
Weisiger Plaza
Penny Fogg
Quilting
10am to 4pm
CAC Grand Hall

Pieceable Friends
Quilting
10am to 6pm
CAC Grand Hall

Roni M. Gilpin
Glass Mosaic
12pm to 4pm
Weisiger Plaza
Ruth Dove
The Coloring Table
2pm to 4pm
Weisiger Plaza

Sarah & Clay Cheatham
AcroYoga
2pm to 3pm
Weisiger Plaza

Sarah Wiltsee
Pen and Ink Sketching
10am to 2pm
Weisiger Plaza
Sophie Byerly
Kids Art
10am to 12pm
CAC Classroom

Steel Appeal
Steel Band
6pm to 7pm
Weisiger Plaza

Steve Hoffman
Photography
10am to 2pm
Weisiger Plaza
Tai Chi Ladies
Tai Chi
10am to 10:30am
Weisiger Plaza

Thelma Mills
Needle Tatting
2pm to 6pm
CAC Grand Hall

Tillie Sowders
Painting
10am to 2pm
Weisiger Plaza
Tressa Brown
Beadwork
1pm to 5pm
Weisiger Plaza