Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Art Event Scheduled for October 14 at the World of Little League® Museum

A file photo by John Green
No experience necessary in order to register for the event.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (October 3, 2018) – For the second time this year, guests of the World 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, on Sunday, October 14, starting at 2 p.m.

“Our first event held this past March was a great success and we hope that this experience will once again be an inspiration to all of those in our community,” said Lance Van Auken, Little League® Vice President and Executive Director of the Museum. “I would encourage anyone, regardless of their perceived talents, to sign up and enjoy this tremendous opportunity.”

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 among fall foliage. Snacks will also be provided.

Reservations are required and should be made before October 10 by contacting the Museum at (570) 326-3607 or at 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.

About the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store
The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern  Museum and Official Store, located at 525 Montgomery Pike (U.S. Route 15), is open daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. General admission is $5, children (ages 5 through 12) are $2, and senior citizens (ages 62 and older) are $3. Children four years and younger are admitted free of charge, as well as any Little Leaguer wearing a uniform shirt that includes the Little League official shoulder patch. Additional information about the museum, events and its inclement weather schedule can be found at or by contacting the Museum at 570-326-3607. FollowWorld of Little League on Facebook ( and Twitter ( Visitors of Lycoming County are also encouraged to visit the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau website,, or call toll-free, 1-800-358-9900.

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 public officials, 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, and follow Little League on Facebook (, Twitter (, and Instagram (