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Dec 1-3: Little Shops of Butler County Christmas Shopping Tour

Posted on 22 November 2017 (0)

We are proud to participate in the annual Little Shops of Butler County Christmas Shopping Tour, always the first weekend in December! Visit the Gallery and our partner shops Friday, Saturday or Sunday for deals, demonstrations and other goodies– plus get some Christmas shopping done too!

Nov 11-12: Harmony’s Weihnachtsmarkt (German Christmas Market)

Posted on 01 November 2017 (0)

The second weekend of every year, Historic Harmony celebrates its German roots and transforms into a German Christmas Market or Weihnachtsmarkt. Attendance is estimated at 5,000 with visitors from around the world coming to our town. All of our shops and restaurants are open and waiting for you! For more information:

June 17: “Living the Dream” Opening Night/Show by Teri Getsay

Posted on 03 June 2017 (0)

Please join us for western Pennsylvania photographer Teri Getsay’s Opening Night and Show, “Living the Dream” from 4pm-8pm, Saturday, June 17. Teri’s show is on the same evening as Harmony’s Annual Wine Walk, so there will be plenty happening in town! Live music by Ronni Weiss (Harmony). Refreshments will be provided.





Artist Statement:
My passion for photography started 30 years ago and my focus is capturing the beauty of Western PA, focusing primarily on Butler County. I pride myself on performing very limited editing and let the beauty of the outdoors and my clients shine. Moraine State Park, McConnell’s Mill State Park and Preston Park are my preferred locations.

I am a professional photographer offering beautiful setting choices for a fun and relaxing photo session for your special event.

June 10: “Tobins in Harmony” Opening Day/Show by Jim & Debbie Tobin

Posted on 31 May 2017 (0)

As part of Harmony’s Annual SpringFest, the Bottlebrush Gallery is proud to host “Tobins in Harmony,” a joint art show June 10 by James and Debra Zuzindlak Tobin of Ambridge, PA.

Jim and Debbie are both artists and musicians. They own Tobin Studios in Ambridge, a venue for teaching art and music open to all experience levels. Both are practicing artists and show their work frequently, most frequently at the West Hills Art League Exhibit & Sale, and their show at Harmony’s Bottlebrush Gallery today.

The Tobins are well-known performers, appearing frequently throughout the western PA area. They also host an open mic at the Bottlebrush Gallery on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Jim and Debbie will be playing at the Harmony Inn for SpringFest on June 10 as well– stop by and have a listen!

Oct 10: Sleepy Hollow Festival, Harmony!

Posted on 06 October 2015 (0)

sleepyhollowevents2015finalHarmony’s annual fall festival is Saturday, October 10. Music, games  and activities for kids young and old, vendors and artist demos, costume contests, parades, a grandfather-granddaughter art show by Pete Zogran and Sarah Huth, a craft brew release by the Harmony Inn… and much more.  Click on the photo to see the entire schedule for Harmony. Most activities free! Park your car and take the free shuttle sponsored by our kind friends at Passavant to travel easily between the towns of Harmony and Zelienople to enjoy two fall festivals in progress the same weekend!

EXHIBIT: Harmony In Art. Showing Sept 19-Oct 6, 2015.

Posted on 19 September 2015 (0)

We are pleased to announce: Harmony in Art, an exhibit featuring 11 of the Gallery’s artists, on display from Saturday, September 19 through Tuesday, October 6. The selected art followed the theme of images of Harmony or items made from materials found in the town of Harmony. The exhibit includes watercolors by Mary Koepke including her Co-Creator Series of Christmas Market vendors’ portraits; oils and watercolors by Bill Perry; watercolors by Joan Scheuring; photography by Sandy Ferrainola, Dan Senneway and Dean Ziegler; paintings on roof slates from the old Sapienza Building by MJ McCurdy; woven scarves and a hat from Harmony sheep’s wool by Lissa Napora; soap made by Bo Patterson from beer served at The Harmony Inn; ceramic Virgin Sophia molds by Colleen Weaks; and a watercolor painting of The Harmony Inn by former Bottlebrush artist Sally Jones Rodgers, now deceased.

Art in the Summer: Classes are open now!

Posted on 21 May 2014 (0)

It’s that time again! Our art classes are open for children (including preschool!), youth and teens for weeks June 23-26 and June 30-July 3. Click on the children/teens classes tab at the top of this page. More classes will be added for July, including a water-themed group project to be displayed at Harmony’s 10 Year Flood Commemoration event in September.

This year’s classes include handbuilt pottery, jewelry, painting and drawing, photography, drumming, creative writing, stage and auditioning skills.

To reserve a seat in our art classes:  email us at  bottlebrushgallery @  A Gallery representative will contact you to confirm/complete registration and process payment, which is required at the time of registration.  Parents must complete a parental consent form for their child upon registration or at the class meeting time.

After paying the artists and for supplies, the remainder of the registration money goes towards our mini-grant program ART MATTERS, established to fund art classes for disadvantaged children and youth. We get many calls from local groups and organizations asking for classes to help their clients, so we decided to do something about it. Thank you for helping us to help them!


Posted on 12 July 2013 (0)








Our second week of’ summer art classes for young artists is ready! Topics include:  Improv for Kids- Photography – Chain Maille Bracelets – Mask Making – Drum and Draw Workshop – Abstract Painting – Dinosaur Fossil Making – Basket Weaving.

To see the schedule for the week of July 29, please click on the above link for kids/teens classes. Our first week was sooo fun!  We hope to see you.

Summer Art Class Week, July 8-12. Registration open!

Posted on 13 June 2013 (0)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe are proud to announce registration is open for Summer Art Class Week, July 8-12.  This year we’re offering classes in subjects including:  Improv/Acting, an Asian Dragon Mural, Photography, Hoodat Dolls, Felt Fiber Sculpture, and Chain Maille Bracelets. We’ll end the Summer Art Class Week with an art show/exhibit on Friday, July 12, to show off your child’s work. For detailed information, click on the kids/teens classes link at the top of the page.

Registration fees include all materials, refreshments, and the cost of the Friday art show. Please note our registration deadlines are by 12pm the day before the class is scheduled to be held. If a class does not meet the minimum registration number, you will be notified of the cancellation at that time.

After paying the artists and for supplies, the remainder of the registration fee is going towards our mini-grant program ART MATTERS to fund art classes for economically-disadvantaged kids. We get requests regularly from local groups and organizations asking for classes to help their clients, so we decided to do something about it. Not only are you helping your own children by giving them art lessons, but you are also helping others who cannot afford them. Thank you!

We are planning a second set of classes the week of July 29 to include clay sculpture, drawing, painting, and collage, so please check back for updates.

In response to requests, we’re offering private drawing lessons every Monday this summer. The classes are $15 a session. Please contact us to schedule a time for your child to meet with us.