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Abington Art Center is a community center focused on music, drawing, painting, oil, ceramics, metals, sewing, embroidery, pottery, and jewelry classes. It is an outdoor free concert venue, with theater, dance, jazz, and live music on stage. You can buy gifts, crafts, bracelets, necklaces, and rings at the unique holiday fair.

Artwork Pictured: Cathy’s Yard, Jeff Thomsen

Thursday, June 10 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.

FREE | Outdoor Opening Reception

This exhibition celebrates art in all its forms, showcasing submissions that have been hand-picked by our juror from the community. We welcome any medium for display in our galleries this summer.

JUROR: Celia Reisman

Reisman received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA in Printmaking from Yale University. She is represented by Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia, Paul Thiebaud Gallery in San Francisco and Big Town Gallery in Rochester, Vermont. She received a Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Fund Purchase Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition and had a Fifteen year survey mounted at the Michener Museum in 2001. Over her career, she has exhibited in galleries and group exhibitions throughout the United States. Her teaching experience includes positions at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College and other academic institutions.


Marisa Boyd
Danielle Cartier
John Charles Cella
Ruth Herman Cohen
Rick Cole
Shannon Cronin
Wilfrid Dantis
Kathy Davis
Anna Devonshire
Terri Fridkin
Gary Grissom

Elizabeth Hamilton
Barbara Handler
Elizabeth Heller
Elizabeth Johnson
Heidi Kapusta
Gerald Klein
Virginia Lockman
Barbara Martin
Alex McGady
Peggy Merves
Bettina Nelson

Daniel Paquet
Carrie R
James Rapone
Kathryn Robinson
Matthew Schley
Teresa Shields
Michael Shum
Jennifer Small
Marilyn Stubblebine
Jeff Thomsen
Louise Vinueza


This year our Summer Juried Show reception will be held outdoors on AAC’s back lawn and pavilion. There will be individually packaged drinks and snacks for attendees.

To help everyone enjoy this event, please closely follow the following safety protocols:

  • Socially distance from others at least 6 feet apart at all times whenever possible.
  • Come prepared with a mask and wear it when socially distancing is not possible outdoors. Masks must be wore to enter the building and view the galleries.
  • Wash you hands frequently and whenever contacting high touch surfaces.
  • Do not come to this event if you feel unwell and have COVID-like symptoms such as cough and high fever. Also, please stay at home if you have been in contact with someone who is diagnosed with COVID within the past 14 days.


In order to view the exhibition, we will be letting a maximum amount of 25 people in the gallery at a time. To do this, a greeter will cycle visitors through the pavilion entrance into the galleries.

Please come with a mask, as you will be required to wear a mask while inside the galleries. Please maintain a distance of 6 feet apart from others while inside the galleries.

Please consider making a donation for attending this event.