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Non-traditional York art galleries you should visit this fall

Art is more than just for galleries. While there are plenty of halls and walls in and around York to view works by local artists, there are plenty of pieces that can be seen in places that are not necessarily "galleries" by definition.

Below is a sampling of non-traditional exhibits of art work found around York County.


Green Bean Roasting Company

Where: 100 S. Beaver St., York

What's there: Local photographs printed on metal by Chris May, former local artist, and a piece by Brenda Wintermyer.

White Rose Bar & Grill

Where: 48 N. Beaver St., York

What's there: White Rose Collection by Brenda Wintermyer, featuring colorful paintings of York city buildings and notable landmarks including Strand-Capitol, Yorktowne Hotel and the West Market Street bridge. Originals are on display in the rear dining area. The restaurant is just around the corner from Wintermyer's North Beaver Street studio gallery.

New Grounds Roasting Company

Where: 284 W. Market St., York

What's there: Ballerina photographs by Stephen Wassermann of Epic Visuals Media.

Offcenter Grill at Yorktowne Hotel

Where: 48 E. Market St., York

What's there: Drawings of ancient French hilltowns by Linda Mylin Ross are on display in the first floor restaurant.


Prime Art Supply

Where: 128 E. King St., York

What's there: York PA Stuff by photographer Carmen Walsh


Where: 256 W. Philadelphia St., York

What's there: Works by 84 artists, 71 of which are from York County. Artwork consists of 3-D, metal, jewelry, paintings and more.

Watchmaker's Daughter

Where: 22 N. Beaver St., York

What's there: Local artists work on a monthly basis. Through October, Donna Welsh's fine art, wearable art and graphic design work as well as acrylic and mixed media art is on display. Joan Austin is the featured artist for November and December.

Framer's Workshop

Where: 259 Pauline Drive, York

What's there: Local and regional artists featured on a rotating basis. Beginning in November the store is hosting a miniature show for artists to enter their work that is 8 by 10 inches or smaller.


Mason Dixon Library

Where: 250 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown

What's there: The library's final exhibit of the year features Stewartstown photographer Ken Lagace's work including photos of ink drawings on the 1970s and "smartphone" images.

Guthrie Library

Where: 2 Library Place, Hanover

What's there: Artwork by residents of the Cross Keys Village Brethren Home Community featured on the second floor of the library. Various Civil War paintings by Reuben L. Becker and Raymond Dubs. In October, the library will display wares from local craftsmen such as pottery, Christmas ornaments and jewelry.

Paul Smith Library

Where: 80 Constitution Ave., Shrewsbury

What's there: Various pieces by Carol Nasim on display in the front and along bookshelves.


Staircase Gallery

Where: 101 N. Newberry St., York

What's there: Michael Nevin Walker's raw canvasses.

Street art

Where: North George, North Beaver and West Philadelphia streets and Cherry Lane, downtown York

What's there: There are 26 pieces by 15 local artists that any passersby can see. Three more pieces are slated for West Market Street, said Sonia Huntzinger, executive director of Downtown Inc, who noted the art is for everyone.

Church windows

Where: Self-directed tour begins at 25 E. Philadelphia St., where participants can buy tickets or exchange tickets bought in advance for an informational map. Tickets cost $15 and are available at, Rudy Art Glass at 15 E. Philadelphia St. and Rudy Collective Gallery at 25 E. Philadelphia St.

What's there: Historic stained glass installations by the Rudy Art Glass companies. Participating venues include Asbury United Methodist Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Chapel, First Moravian Church, First Presbyterian Church, Trinity United Church of Christ, Calvary United Methodist Church, Zion United Church of Christ, First St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Mary's Immaculate Conception BVM Church, York Water Company, and York College of Pennsylvania. This is a fundraising event for Historic York and the Rudy Collective.