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Home to Art by Heart Gallery & Studio | Cardinal Hollow Winery | Fox & Wolf Woodworking | Green Wolf's - Elegant Junque | Jason Diliberto Photography | TL Roth Studio Gallery the Village Barn provides something for everyone.

Art enthusiasts, experience the works of regional artists featured in Green Wolf's - Elegant Junque's monthly art exhibitions. A gallery opening reception is held on the first Friday of every month during First Fridays.  During the weekend, many of the artists will be available to discuss their work, and at times offer demonstrations of painting, sculpting, printmaking, wood carving and more.  Please visit our Events page for further details.

Enjoy the "Gifts From Our Loving Husbands" museum exhibit, previewing in the center of the barn. A humorous collection of home makers' inventions given to loved ones to make home life "easier"  along with Skippack memorabilia.

Owners Harry and Sylvia Wolf welcome everyone to explore what's hidden under the roof of Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes!

Open 7 days a week (individual store hours may vary) 45 minutes west of Philadelphia, minutes from exit 31 off the PA Turnpike / NE Extension, convenient to other wonderful weekend day trips.

A destination for young and old, where memories and friendships have been made for  over 40 years!

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Skippack Event Calendar: First Friday Gallery Opening Reception - APR 5th 2016 | North Penn Art Alliance

north penn arts alliance skippack art show august 2016

Member Art Show
Mixed Media


As the North Penn Art Alliance celebrates its 29th anniversary in 2016, it is interesting to reflect on how the organization began and what has been accomplished during these years. 

In 1986, a handful of artists gathered together to discuss the feasibility of creating a local arts organization. They met several times and devised a mission statement that has held true for these many years. The goals of the group has always been community education and outreach, providing opportunities for artists to show and sell their work in both exhibitions and various business locations, and hosting free community art meetings for learning, networking, and exchanging of ideas. 

After receiving non-profit status, a 501(c)(3) corporation in 1987, the newly formed organization set out to find a permanent location for monthly meetings and a place to offer classes for children. Our first children's art classes were held in the Lansdale Senior Center (currently the Peak Center) in 1988 with displays of their work in the Lansdale Public Library. Monthly meetings were also held at the library. 

Our next community outreach involved the Fine Arts Series, an art related lecture offered free to the public, was held 6 times a year for 5 years at the Lansdale Library before moving to the North Penn School District's Educational Services Center. 

In 1992, our classes moved to the North Penn High School, where we could now offer adult classes on weekday evenings and added more varied children's classes on Saturdays. We continue to teach more than 300 children and 150 adults each year in conjunction with the North Penn School District's Community Education Program. 

Our outreach continued when we started teaching at Hedwig House in 1993. Hedwig House is a facility where mentally challenged adults are taught life skills. Art exploration is offered to them for two 10-week sessions a year in Lansdale, and then in Norristown after receiving a grant from the 5-County Foundation in 2005. 

Opportunities for our artist members to show their work to the public and vie for prize money began in 1990 with our first art exhibition at George Snyder's Hardware Store. We quickly outgrew that location and moved our Annual Members' Exhibition to Elm Terrace Gardens, Lansdale, in 1995. We hosted our 16th show in April, 2010. During this time, we also held exhibitions at Montgomery Mall for several Mothers Day weekends, participated in a clothesline art exhibit at Montgomery County Community College, and offered art classes to children enrolled in the after-School Program of the North Penn School District in several elementary schools. Our participation at North Wales Day, Lansdale Day, and International Day continues to bring public awareness of the North Penn Art Alliance. 

In our 29th year, we will continue to offer varying classes to children and adults hold our annual members' show at Elm Terrace Gardens, offer business locations to show and sell artwork, and host free monthly meetings that are open to the public. We took part in Lansdale’s “First Friday” programs where we display and demonstrate our art for the public. We plan to expand our shows to include both a juried show and a theme show, offer classes at the Peak Center, expand our class offerings at the North Penn High School and the Lansdale Parks & Recreation, resurrect the Fine Arts Series, and expand our community outreach to include class offerings in retirement homes, to home-schooled children, and maybe to mental health facilities. 

The North Penn Art Alliance is a vital part of the community and plans to continue outreaching as we are able. 

          Opening Reception:  August 5, 6 – 9pm (First Friday)
          Show Dates:  August 5 - 28, 2016

          ** Additional Meet-the-Artist Engagements:  August 6th and 7th, 1 - 4pm

          For past, current, and future art exhibitions details, click here.

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Monday, February 1, 2016

CALL FOR FINE ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN: Artist and Vendor Applications for 2016 & 2017 Skippack Village Events

2015 2016 skippack festival vendor information and application

Are you an emerging or established artist? 
Looking for a Fine Art venue?

Historical Skippack Village, located in the center of Montgomery County Pennsylvania, is host to several celebrated annual events which draw thousands of visitors.  In addition to the larger festivals, our community of businesses regularly showcases the talents of local artists and musicians by hosting special events including “First Friday” evenings in restaurants, bars and art galleries.  Green Wolf’s Village Barn Shoppe features fine arts, ceramics, woodwork, jewelry, textile art and photography, in addition to an upscale local winery.  We seek fine artists and craftsmen to apply for seasonal events and for exhibition opportunities that are ongoing. Applicants, if accepted, may also have the opportunity to gain exposure by participating in town events which include:

•  First Fridays:  Held on the first Friday of every month, May - December
•  Spring Fest:  May 7th and 8th
•  Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival:  October 1st and 2nd

OUR MISSION:  To highlight artists from around the Philadelphia region within a broad spectrum of media and to promote the awareness of fine arts and crafts.

STYLES:  Contemporary, Traditional and Modern, 2D and 3D

CATEGORIES:  Ceramics, Glass, Wood, Paper, Fiber Arts, Photography, Jewelry and more.

CRITERIA:  Click here for more information.

Additional Weekend and Group Rates Available

For more information, visit

"Support Your Local Artist. Shop Local."

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

ART GALLERY / RETAIL SHOP - FOR LEASE / RENT: Skippack, Montgomery County, PA, 19474

Located in Historic Skippack Village, Pennsylvania (Montgomery County)


Conveniently located in Skippack Village’s upscale shopping and restaurant district, this beautiful open space is the ideal setting for an art gallery & studio, retail boutique or specialty business.

Wide plank wood flooring, exposed wood beams, ample natural light, gallery lighting fixtures, free off street parking

Length:  38.5 Feet
Width:  15 Feet
Ceiling Height:  8 Foot                     TOTAL SIZE:  600 Sq. Ft. (Approx.)

12 Months

$950 / Month + Utilities
First Month & Security Deposit Required

December 1, 2015

Green Wolf’s Village Barn Shoppes is the oldest retail business in Skippack, founded in 1969 and has been an integral force in the evolution of Skippack Village as a destination for the discerning visitor, including co-founding the famous “Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival” in 1972.  The village continues to grow supporting many small businesses who entertain and delight, drawing upscale crowds to its chic and charming streets for candlelit evenings, live music, gallery openings and wine tastings. Today Green Wolf’s hosts a variety of local high end businesses in its “barn”, including a winery, three art studio/galleries and fine cabinetmaking workshop.  Following tradition, son Craig Wolf manages events and serves as curator to the fine art and craft gallery also located in the barn.


Green Wolf’s Village Barn Shoppes
4010 West Skippack Pike
Skippack, PA 19474
Tel:  (484) 991-4004

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4010 west skippack pike     skippack pa     19474

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Skippack Event Calendar: Artist Ronda Lynn Michel | First Friday Gallery Opening Reception - DEC 4th 2015

skippack first friday art show featuring artist ronda lynn michel
Traveling Circus I & II
12 in x 12 in

Artist Ronda Lynn Michel
Encaustic / Mixed Media

skippack first friday book signing author ronda lynn michel​​​​Ronda Lynn Michel began teaching herself to paint after retiring from a 25 year career in the dental field.  A creative person her entire life, she has won awards for her works in acrylic and wax.   She loves the layering process of wax which builds texture and produces translucency and luminosity. 

In 2014 her creative spirit led her to write  and illustrate several children's books.

  • How the 425 Saved Christmas
  • Sasha and the Stars: A Chanukah Tale
  • When The World Was Gray

Very spiritual, Michel remains open to the voice of the universe and it's cues, creating her works in a space she calls Inspiration Studio on a mountain top where she lives with her husband Wayne.  She has three sons and three grandchildren, ​one of which is a flourishing young artist.  

          Opening Reception / Book Signing:  December 4, 6 – 9pm (First Friday)
          Show Dates:  December 7 - January  31 -30, 2016

          ** Additional Meet-the-Artist Engagements:  December 5 & 6, 1 - 4pm

          For past, current, and future art exhibitions details, click here.

In the East Village of Skippack
4010 west skippack pike     skippack pa     19474

Proud members of the
Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board
#skippackvillage     #makeitmontco     #phillytowns

Follow First Fridays in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

43rd Annual Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival: OCT 3rd and 4th (Rain or Shine)

Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival, one of Greater Philadelphia's most anticipated fall festivals of the year held annually during the first weekend in October now celebrates its 43rd year.

Green Wolf’s Village Barn Shoppes, one of several Skippack Village property owners who participate in the collaboration and production of this event, welcomes visitors young and old for a weekend of cultural arts and fall crafts.  From handmade jewelry to crafted furniture and d├ęcor, stop out and meet artisans from the surrounding region who will be exhibiting their one-of-a-kind creations at select locations within this picturesque village, conveniently located in central Montgomery County Pennsylvania.

Among the various iconic specialty businesses and outstanding dining establishments found in Skippack Village, Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes who for years has been known for specializing in local fine arts and crafts is proud to be hosting to the following exhibiting artisans:

  Janet Reimund - Jewelry

Nick Perna - Artisan Food

Valley Forge Tourism

Richard Tracey - Woodturnings

Terry Roth - Acrylic Painting

Jason Diliberto - Photography

Carol Roop - Jewelry

Debbie Burkert - Mixed Media 3D

 Bryn Wentz - Metal / Clocks and Jewelry

Donna Smith - Upcycled Ceramics

Julie Diliberto
Antiques, Collectables and Artwork

And more!

Free Admission

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 6pm (rain or shine)

"Shop Local and Support Your Local Artist."

skippack days arts and crafts festival rain date and weather related announcements

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To learn about the one of the founders of Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival, click here.


2016 Applications are now being accepted!
To apply, click here.