Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show
Artwork at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitors Center

2015 2nd Place, "Memento Mori," Oil on Wood by Jonathan Bond

Operating Hours/Cost
Exhibit is free and open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through February 26

A selection of 16 pieces of art from the 2015 12th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show will be on display at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitor Center from Jan. 13-Feb. 25, 2016. The 2015 show included 92 works of art and photography from which these pieces were selected for display at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

All artwork celebrates the beauty and character of the Schuylkill River Region.

2015 Scenes of the Schuylkill Winning Entries

For 2015, we were pleased to have as juror Charles Stainback, Director of Art at the Berman Museum, Ursinus College. Stainback selected 92 works, and chose three winning entries, two honorable mentions and three juror selections from a record 163 works submitted.
  • Best of Show: Listening Woods, oil, by Helen Mirkil
  • 2nd Place: Memento Mori, Oil on Wood, by Jonathan Bond
  • 3rd Place: Autumn Reflections, pastel, by Cathy Grygiel
  • Honorable Mention: Festival, watercolor, by Lori Quinque Quinn
  • Honorable Mention: Pinewoods Trail, oil, by Russell Slocum
  • Staff Choice:Wissahickon in the Fall watercolor by Susanna Hart Thomer
  • Juror's Selection Rear Window, photograph, by Walt Hug
  • Juror's Selection Roots, oil, by Linda Turoczi
  • Juror's Selection Joyride 12, by Monique Kendikian Sarkessian
  • Read our latest blog post for more details about the 2015 Scenes of the Schuylkill.

    See photos of selected artwork.

    Slideshow photos by Steve Goldblatt.

    New for 2015! A selection of artwork from the exhibit will be displayed at Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor Center from January 13-February 25.

    Important Dates
  • October 26, 12–7p.m.: Art submissions must be delivered to MCCC Gallery in Pottstown.
  • October 27: Artwork juried
  • November 9: Show opens to public
  • November 18 Art Show Reception. Invitation only.
  • December 11 Show closes.
  • January 13-February 25: A selection of artwork is exhibited at Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor Center

  • Click here for 2015 Prospectus with important dates, submission guidelines and award amounts.

    Check out our blog post about last year's art show to view images of the 2014 winning entries. You can also view a selection of the 2013 artwork on our 10th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Picasa web album.

    Special Thanks to Our 2015 Sponsors: National Park Service • Sager & Sager Associates • Campbell Thomas and Company • North Penn Art • Art Lines • The Hill School • Montgomery County Community College • Dolan Law Group •

    This event was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, the Environmental Stewardship Fund, under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation.

    Contact Information
    1400 N. Outer Line Drive
    King of Prussia, PA 19406

    phone: (484) 945-0200
    fax: (484) 945-0204

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    .pdf: 2015 Prospectus

    Show is at Valley Forge National Historical Park in the Visitors Center.


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