Artful Living

Artful Living Committee

Our purpose is to promote the arts within UUCL and the greater community

Evanna House Painting

Purpose of Committee:

To provide an opportunity for members and friends of UUCL to express themselves through the arts to the congregation and to the community at large. The Artful Living committee also supports artists and offers opportunities of fellowship and collaboration with other committees and church leaders.

Current Committee Charge:

The purpose of the Artful Living Committee is to promote the arts within UUCL and the greater community. We will encourage and support opportunities for UUCL members and friends to engage in the visual, literary, musical and dramatic arts. The committee works with the Minister, the Director of Religious Education, the Choir and other committees on projects that focus on the creative spirit.

The Artful Living Committee also works with the Facilities team to make aesthetic improvements to the interior spaces of the RE building and the Sanctuary.

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Past Event Highlights

  • Art Exhibit, Spring of 2019
  • First Friday at Radiance in downtown Lancaster, Fall of 2019
  • Intergenerational En Plein Air event at Climbers Run Conservancy (with Green Sanctuary committee), Fall of 2018:
    • A Nature Journaling workshop led by an outside artist, we had time to sketch on our own, and we had potluck picnic in the pavilion
  • Fall Craft Fair:
    • Two times in recent years (UUCL & outside vendors) UUCL $35 table fee per craftsperson
  • Artist Behind Bars (with Racial Justice & Healing Committee):
    • Artwork on display & for sale of current and recently released prisoners, artist received all proceeds
  • Soul Collage Workshop:
    • For UUCL members led by neighboring UU facilitator
  • UUCL Lobby & Entry Decluttering/renovation (with Facilities committee)
  • Invisible Americans Exhibit (with Racial Justice & Healing committee):
    • Traveling exhibit that highlights personal stories and photos of refugees

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