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Creativity Starts Here

For over 30 years, Creative York, an arts organization located in downtown York, Pennsylvania, has ensured every interaction with our students, artists, donors, and community members is focused on providing the confidence to discover and express unlimited imagination and innate creativity. Start exploring all we have to offer today!

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Submit to Writer's Eye

The Writer’s Eye Literary Competition is Creative York’s annual writing competition. This competition links the inspiration of writers with the creative vision of artists. View our One Earth exhibit in the Kerlin Gallery and write a poem and short story about an artwork.

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Artist Gatherings

Creative York hosts a free Artist Gathering, often in the Kerlin Gallery, each quarter that provides artists and art enthusiasts with the opportunity to network, discuss their current works, cultivate new friendships, and strengthen the bonds of the artistic community in York. Join us December 15th from 5:30-7:30pm for our annual artwork white elephant!

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Now Showing in the Kerlin Gallery

100 Under $100 is on display from December 1-January 14, 2023. Join us for the opening reception on December 1st from 6-8pm.

Inspiring Creativity

“I was so impressed by the gallery and teaching spaces. It is so much more than a gallery! You feature artist’s work while nurturing the artistic spirit of the next generation.” -Angie Kot

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A Message from Our Friends

“We love Creative York! With art camps and classes for all ages, gallery exhibits and installations, team building activities, community outreach for young and old, and so much more led by a talented and innovative staff, Creative York inspires and challenges EVERYONE to be more creative. No matter who you are, you can find your joy here. It is a pleasure to be involved with this wonderful organization.” -Bob and Ellen Ehlenbeck

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