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.
Currently showing in the Kauffman Gallery is the LCAA's Holiday Exhibit. This year the title is "Jingle Bells and More!" The theme for the exhibit is holiday song titles.
Also on display is a solo exhibit of the work of Richard Hamwi in the Steinmetz Gallery. Both exhibits will continue through December 23.
The LCAA has membership exhibits throughout the year, invitational exhibits, and the National Juried Exhibition in June and July.
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.