Thursday, February 22, 2018

World of Little League® Museum to Host Art Event on March 11


(Photo Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball)
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (February 21, 2018) – On Sunday, March 11, guests of theWorld of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to learn to paint inside the iconic museum as part of a “Art at the Museum” event with local artist, Amanda M. Emig, starting at 2 p.m.

Guests will have the opportunity to learn to paint a baseball and flag for only $40

“We hope that holding this event in our world-class Museum will be an inspiration, and we’re looking forward to hosting it,” said Lance Van Auken, Vice President and Executive Director of the Museum. “I would encourage anyone, regardless of their perceived talents, to sign up.”



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Baseball and Softball)
For $40 per person, each participant will be provided art supplies and a canvas and receive step-by-step instruction by Mrs. Emig, owner of Wistart Studio in Hughesville, to create a memorable painting of a baseball and American flag. Snacks will also be provided.

Reservations are required and should be made before March 3 by contacting the Museum at (570) 326-3607 or at Facebook.com/WistartStudio. No experience is necessary in order to register.

Participants may arrive prior to the event to visit the Museum at no charge. Personal masterpieces may be taken home before the Museum closes for the day. Additional information about the project is available on the Museum’s Facebook page.

About the Painter – Amanda Emig
Owner of Wistart Studio in Hughesville, Pa., Amanda Emig is a professional artist. Her work includes pencil sketches of beloved animals, pet portraits, watercolors, painting, illustrations, and graphic design. In addition to Wistart on the Vine programs, Emig offers private art instruction.

Emig has a master’s degree in education from InterContinental University and bachelor’s degree in communication design from Kutztown University. She has been an adjunct professor at Pennsylvania College of Technology and is employed by the James V. Brown Library as promotions manager.


(Photo Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball)
About Little League®
Founded in 1939, Little League® Baseball and Softball is the world’s largest organized youth sports program, with nearly 2.4 million players and one million adult volunteers in every U.S. state and more than 80 other countries. During its nearly 80 years of existence, Little League has seen more than 40 million honored graduates, including political leaders, professional athletes, award-winning artists, and a variety of other influential members of society. Each year, millions of people follow the hard work, dedication, and sportsmanship that Little Leaguers® display at our seven baseball and softball World Series events, the premier tournaments in youth sports. For more information, visit LittleLeague.org, and follow Little League on Facebook (facebook.com/LittleLeague), Twitter (twitter.com/LittleLeague), and Instagram (Instagram.com/LittleLeague).