Founded in 1936, the Lancaster County Art Association celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2011.
The LCAA is the County's oldest arts organization offering support for the visual arts through exhibition opportunities for artists as well as art classes, workshops, special programs, and opportunities to see the work of local artists and artists from outside of Lancaster County in special exhibits.
"The Dog Days", a themed membership exhibit featuring animals and pets, opens with a reception on Sunday, August 10, in the Kauffman Gallery and continues through September 11.
Opening on the same day in the Steinmetz Gallery is an exhibit of oil and acrylic paintings by Siang Hua Wang.
At the satellite gallery, LCAA Downtown, is an exhibit of artwork by the LCAA's Professional Artist Group.
The LCAA has membership exhibits throughout the year, invitational exhibits, and the National Juried Exhibition.
Art classes are offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels of skill. The Creators of Art, a class for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities, is offered on the second Tuesdays of the month. For children there is an Art Club that meets one afternoon per week during most of the school year and Art Camps and classes that are held in the summer.