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SHAPE is having its annual art auction and membership drive Jan. 17 at University Grill, 32 East King Street Shippensburg, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

The event features artwork donated by several artists, live music, and interaction from local members in attendance. 

Some of the items up for auction are photography, oil paintings, a woven shawl, pottery, and much more. 

This is an opportunity for the public to stop by and support a great cause. 

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The Chamber Staff is always available to talk with you about how your business could greatly benefit from membership.

In 2019, SHAPE held ten art exhibits, summer camp programming, and multiple classes and workshops for students, artists, and local nonprofit programs in our community.   

SHAPE has set a goal of $3,500 for this year’s membership drive and auction to expand our reach with additional programs and exhibits in the Shippensburg Area. 

SHAPE’s hours are Wednesday through Friday 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  We are a non-profit, all volunteer organization. Anyone interested in becoming involved can email us at

February’s Events and Classes

Preregistration required online at or email at

February 1, 2020-Curiosity Corner (Sculpture Art) monthly activity for children ages 5-15; cost is $20 for members or $25 for non members.

February 20, 2020-Suzy’s Sip and Create (Ice Dyed Pillows) monthly activity for adults 21 years and older; Cost is $30 for members or $35 for non members.

February 22, 2020-Healing with Art (Shamanic Journey Collage) mediation to discover your spirit animal and collage from the messages received; cost $40 for members or $45 for non members.

Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education (SHAPE) is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to bringing the arts, art classes and workshops, and cultural events to the Shippensburg community and surrounding area. In existence since 1999, SHAPE maintains a gallery in downtown Shippensburg at 19 E. King St. that hosts exhibits throughout the year.

For more information, feel free to reach out to Suann Lehman, Marketing Coordinator, at or 717-816-1015

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