Hershey Area Art Association

Promoting, encouraging and perpetuating the fine arts and fine arts education in the region

Since 1995.

2016 Annual Report

Hershey Area Art Association

Our membership reached 143 at end of year.

we have a little over $11,000 combined in our checking/saving accounts; 

22 classes/workshop sessions were offered, with a total of 191 participants;

we participated in/orchestrated 14 show/sale events; 

8 incredible monthly meetings were presented (Jan & Feb got snowed out; but we had two meeting events in April). 


Gabriella Everest was 2016 Scholarship award winner. 


Community activities included :


children’s activities at show/sales; 

display of art work in Hershey Medical Center’s Center Stage; 

hosting dinners and providing artistic hats at Hope Lodge for adult cancer victims;

participating in Hershey Partnership’s Annual Soup Cook-off;

carving pumpkins for Hershey Garden’s Pumpkin Glow event;

judging a children’s chalk art competition;   

members donating art work for various local fund raising events. 


Board Approved:


Restyled and ordered new rack card

Created and distributed a questionnaire for membership input.

Association archives were donated to Hershey Archives located at Hershey Story Museum.

Advertising in Central PA Magazine; Hershey Derry Township Historical Society ad in Reflections as well as membership to that organization; purchase of feather banner for shows; 

Raised  yearly Scholarship Award to $1,000 starting in 2017.  

smART  sales of donated art items for auction on website


Submitted by Cindy Ankney, President