Woskob Family Gallery hosts First Night activities

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Woskob Family Gallery will host a community art-making event — "Wall to Wall: A Community Drawing Project" — from 1 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. All members of the community are welcome. Participants are invited to contribute to a wall drawing visualizing their resolutions for the upcoming year. The piece will remain on display through Jan. 10, 2017.

Visitors can immortalize their fun night at the art-themed New Year’s Eve photo booth set up in the gallery. With fun events for any age, be sure to join us in celebrating the coming of the new year!

In addition to the events in the gallery, there will be performances throughout the day and evening in the theater adjacent to the gallery. The shows are open to anyone with a $10 First Night button, and are free to children 12 and under. At 2 p.m., flautist Naomi Seidman and cellist Jonathan Dexter will perform. Yang Xiao Di, senior instructor from the renowned National Circus Project, will perform at 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Come before a performance or stay after, or just stop by to participate in the community drawing project. For more details about First Night and for information on purchasing buttons, visit firstnightstatecollege.com/.

The Woskob Family Gallery is a contemporary art space in downtown State College that brings a cohesive and carefully curated program of exhibitions and events to central Pennsylvania. Run by Penn State’s Collegof Arts and Architecture, the gallery serves as a laboratory for exploring how the arts can catalyze creative placemaking.

The Woskob Family Gallery is located at 146 South Allen Street, State College, Pennsylvania.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information, contact Program Manager Haley Finnegan at hbs131@psu.edu or 814-863-5353, or visit woskobfamilygallery.psu.edu.

Last Updated December 21, 2016