Upcoming Events:

Summer Art Market

When: Saturday and Sunday Aug. 5-6 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: East King Street between Duke and Queen in Royal Square.

Save the date for year two of our Summer Art Market!

The Parliament Arts Organization presents the 5th Annual Spring Forward event sponsored by York College of Pennsylvania.

Our 2nd annual indoor/outdoor market features more than 80 artisan craft vendors, offering a variety of wares to suit every style.

Enjoy family-friendly activities, a selection of food trucks, and live music from outstanding local, national, and international acts.

When: Saturday, August 5 (11 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Want to be a part of the fun that brings 6,000+ people into Royal Square? 
Vendors: Apply here - https://parliamentyork.submittable.com/submit/87507/summer-art-market-2017-vendor-application
Others, email Kate at Kate@parliamentyork.org

This event is brought you to by The Parliament and the Cultural Alliance of York County with more sponsors to be named soon!

For information on sponsorship opportunities or to learn more, contact Kate Harmon at kate@parliamentyork.org.


Artist Workshop Series: Taking the Terror Out of Talk

When: Thursday, August 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: The Parliament Arts Organization, 116 E. King St., York

Brave is Your Art... We'll help you get Brave in Your Talk

This is a free workshop, but please register by emailing Kate at Kate@ParliamentYork.org.

Public Speaking is a needed skill. There will be many times when you will need to stand up and tell your story about your art, your skills, your passions. From gallery openings to interviews and everything in-between, the art of public speaking of just as essential as your paints & brushes. We will talk about preparation, research, design, pre-speech, and "on-stage" tips & tricks to get you comfortable and ready to roll.

About our speaker
Douglas Knight (DK) is a nonprofit and social enterprise consultant, as well as a frequent keynote speaker. DK believes in #NonprofitPower and the role that nonprofits play in innovative community development. DK has been featured at national & international conferences and stages, including two TED talks.

DK combines a musical background (he's a trumpet player since the 4th grade) with his passion for nonprofiteers to bring a unique, energizing presentational attitude to all his work. Like Hunter S. Thompson said, "Buy the ticket. Take the ride."

Douglas Knight is Chief Connector of connect the dots movement, a social enterprise consulting firm, fighting out of the great state of Pennsylvania.