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Arts & Spirituality at Pendle Hill

The Art Studio

Arts & Spirituality (pottery)Invite the inner artist in you to awaken and flourish during your time at Pendle Hill. Explorations in the arts – with clay, paint, handmade paper, and more – provide a deepening experience for the soul which is beyond words.Arts & Spirituality (crafts)

Many visitors, including those with little to no experience with visual art, find the studio to be a “home” where they can reconnect with God and claim their own creative path.

The studio space and art supplies are available to everyone at Pendle Hill. Please consider a making a donation when you use the space.

Gallery Exhibits

The gallery space in the Barn and the Tree Rooms of Main House frequently hold changing exhibits featuring artists whose work often reflects themes of spirituality, peace, and justice.

"Moon, Newbury Point, ME" (Terry Foss)

Moon, Newbury Point, ME Photograph by Terry Foss from the 2015 Pendle Hill exhibit, Seeking the Light

The Great Red Oak

The Great Red Oak Watercolor by Mary C. Coelho from the 2015 Pendle Hill exhibit

"Jesse Alexander, 1992" (Mary DeWitt)

Jesse Alexander, 1992 Painting by Mary DeWitt from the 2015 Pendle Hill exhibit, Creating Freedom

Woodworking

chair repairPendle Hill has a well-equipped woodshop. For more than ten years staff, students, and volunteers have restored the furniture which adorns the guest rooms and common spaces on campus. Furniture restoration provides an opportunity to conserve, use, and acquire skills, and give old pieces new life.

 

Pendle Hill Chorus

Jackie Coren, Musical DirectorIf you ever wondered if singing in a chorus would be fun, but were nervous about an audition, the Pendle Hill Chorus is for you!

Pendle Hill Chorus brings together singers from the wider Philadelphia and Delaware County area. We are a mixed chorus of 30-40 singers, ranging in ability from the beginner to the more experienced. There is no audition, the only requirement being a readiness to commit to weekly rehearsals for each season. We sing a varied repertoire of music from the classical, folk, world, and popular traditions. We work hard and have a really good time!

Rehearsals typically begin 9-10 weeks before a performance, and are held on Wednesdays from 7:30pm-9:00pm followed by sharing snacks and sociability. For this season, we ask for a donation of $40 – more if you can – to help cover expenses. However, no one should stay away if they cannot pay the full amount of the suggested donation.

For more information, contact Joan Broadfield at broadfieldje@gmail.com or 610-874-5860.

Volunteer for Pendle Hill’s Arts and Spirituality Program!

We are actively seeking volunteers to support the Arts and Spirituality Program at Pendle Hill. Volunteers can choose to help in many ways and with varying levels of commitment. Please contact Jesse White, Arts and Spirituality Program Coordinator, at jwhite@pendlehill.org to sign up! We are seeking help with:

  • Posting Arts and Spirituality Program information at local venues
  • Cleaning and caring for equipment
  • Straightening and re-organizing studio supplies
  • Assisting with inventory of supplies
  • Helping to load the kilns
  • Helping to hang artwork with exhibiting artists
  • Sharpening pencils/weeding out dry markers, paints, glues, etc.
  • More!

Upcoming Arts and Spirituality Program Offerings

For a complete list of upcoming A&S programs, click here. You can also view the Arts & Spirituality Summer 2017 Bulletin.

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