Arts & Culture

Lancaster County has a vibrant arts scene. Peruse the plethora of galleries and shops featuring hand-made works of art for an inspiring and beautiful day out in the county.

Explore the talents of local artists and their vibrant paintings, hand-crafted pottery and unique antiques. Be sure to head to the city for First Friday to enjoy the extended hours of galleries and shops, plus special entertainment.

Follow the Art Gallery Trail

A sidewalk of storefronts, with a sign for "Red Raven Art Company" along with a green tree in Lancaster, PA.

Spring and Fall ArtWalks

Lancaster ArtWalk is a self-guided tour of the downtown galleries in Lancaster city, Pennsylvania. Special exhibitions, meet-the-artist events, children’s activities and live demonstrations are all available for discovery within the bustling independent galleries of Lancaster city. Presented by Lancaster City Art Galleries.

Experience the Arts in Lancaster, PA

Art in the City

Downtown Lancaster’s vibrant arts scene awaits! Experience the arts at the Fulton Theatre, Prima Theatre, local galleries, and more right in Lancaster City. Here’s a sample itinerary for your next trip that is totally immersed in the arts.

Painting with a Twist

A Little Bit of Paint, A Little Bit of Wine, A Whole Lot of Fun! No experience is needed to create your own masterpiece at Painting with a Twist. All of the painting supplies and artist instructions are provided for you and no art experience is needed.

Visitors Center Art Gallery

The Discover Lancaster Art Gallery is a place to enjoy masterpieces from dozens of local artists. Stop by to check out the rotating exhibits and even purchase your favorite piece!

Long's Park Art Festival

The Art Festival welcomes thousands of visitors each year over Labor Day weekend and hosts 200 exhibitors who are chosen through a competitive jury process. Spend the holiday weekend enjoying the beautiful works made by artists & craftspeople with the community.

Gallery Row

Gallery Row is located along Prince Street in Downtown Lancaster, with other galleries scattered around the city. As you wander the row, take in the gorgeous works in the windows and pop in to say hi and browse some more! Local artists take inspiration from a variety of subjects - from the local landscape to far away places.

Horst Arts

Horst Arts is located in Manheim that offers lesson in every art subject. They host events for those that just want to have fun with their arts and crafts. They also offer classes for homeschooled students (grades 8 through 12) who really want to delve deep into their art.

Experience the Arts

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Visitors browse framed art on walls at Gallery Row art gallery in Lancaster City, PA. Photo Credit:

From city to country, contemporary to classic, Lancaster County offers an ecclectic variety of art and galleries.