Saturday, March 25, 2017

We Are Now Offering Framing Classes

A Hands-On Learning Approach to Framing Basics

Where: Second To Nun Framery 

Cost: $150 total for all three sessions (includes materials for framing)

You will finish the class with one 5x7 to 8 x 11 picture, painting or photo, framed in your choice of one colored mat, in an 11x14 wooden black frame.
First Session:  An overview of the different kinds of mats, mounting boards and mounting methods/hardware for different pictures, other objects, materials and canvases. We will cut a mat and mount your 5x7 to 8x11 painting, picture or photo for our hands-on activity. (This will be used for your second and third class.) 1 hr

Second Session:  An overview of the different kinds of frames and what they are used for. We will put together a frame for your 5x7 to 8x11 painting, picture or photo for our hands-on activity. (This frame will be used for the third class.) 1hr

Third Session:  An overview of the different kinds of glass available, hanging hardware/materials used and paper.  We will close your 5x7 to 8x11 painting, picture or photo in glass and place paper on the back and hanging hardware for our hands-on activity. (Congratulations! You have learned the basics of framing and have a beautiful framed picture.) 1hr

Please contact Sr. Linda Arico, CSR to schedule your private class.

Sr. Linda Arico, CSR
1551 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006       
Questions? email or call (215) 914-4148
A lot has happened since our last blog. Good news our frame shop moved to Huntingdon Pike across from Holy Redeemer Hospital. It is now in our red barn in the Redeemer Village parking lot. Here is a picture of our new place!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

We Have More Frames!

We have added recently Don Mar, Furst Brothers and Omega frames in addition to our Larson and Juhl frames in our frame shop. You can have your framing done at Art at Valley Lake Gallery.

More News About the Art Gallery!

Art at Valley Lake Gallery has a new website. Check it out to see what classes, lectures, workshops and demos are scheduled. We have had some very exciting presentations since we have began the gallery. Here is a photo of Maggie Leiby giving a live Demo on Palette painting on Saturday morning!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Art at Valley Lake Gallery

Art at Valley Lake Gallery


Horsham, PAArt at Valley Lake Gallery will hold it’s Grand Opening on Saturday, October 5th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Ample parking is available and light refreshments will be served.

The opening exhibition will feature oil paintings of Frances Galante, Richard E. Goldberg and Maggie Leiby. Other invited artists/speakers will exhibit and lecture throughout the year.

Art at Valley Lake Gallery will include educational programs such as art classes, demonstrations, lectures and movies on various art topics.

 “The mission of Art at Valley Lake Gallery is to creatively transform lives”, says Sr. Linda Arico, CSR, Director. We hope that our art gallery and educational programs will inspire art enthusiasts. We also seek to transform lives through the Gallery’s proceeds, which will benefit The Drueding Center, a transitional housing program for women and children in North Philadelphia.        

A highly qualified frame shop will also be on the premises.

Art at Valley Lake Gallery is located at 3 Village Road in Horsham, PA. For more information, please visit  or call 215 914-4148.


Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Schedule of Events at the Art at Valley Lake Gallery

Art at Valley Lake Gallery Schedule of Events
For more information call Sr. Linda at (215) 260-5631 or email

Where: 3 Village Road, Horsham PA 19044

Opening Reception October 5th 2:00pm to 5:00pm (Stop By! All are Welcome...)

Speakers/ free will offering

Oct 19th Sat 10:00 am Speaker Ashby Saunders – Life as a Sculptor
Nov 9th Sat 10:00 am Speaker Gary Donnelly – Photography
Feb 8th 10:00 am Speaker Reena Brooks – Print Making
Mar 15th 10:00am Speaker Arlene Goldberg – Minerals in Nature Then On You

Demos/ free will offering

Jan 25th Sat 10:00am Frances Galante
Feb 22nd Sat 10:00am Maggie Leiby

Movies and Discussion/  free will offering

Nov 2nd Sat 10:00am
Movie Edgar Degas
Hosted by: Richard E. Goldberg
Jan 18th Sat 10:00am
Movie Claude Monet
Hosted by: Diana Sargent
Mar 8th Sat 10:00 am
Movie Ce’zanne
Hosted by: Sr. Linda Arico

Art Lessons

Fridays Oct 18th-Nov 22nd 9:30am to 12:30pm Oil Painting  Instructor Maggie Leiby

We provide lectures, demos, movies/discussions...Where: Art At Valley Lake Gallery

3 Village Road, Horsham PA 19044

Yes we are hosting lectures, demos, movies about various art subjects in general and the life of famous artists. (See the schedule above for dates and times of these educational events). Plus as an extra these speakers artwork will be on exhibition for all to enjoy in the gallery which benefits "Drueding Center". These events are available to the public. We only request a small donation toward "Drueding Center" a transitional housing program for woman and children. Spend a morning with other art enthusiasts and learn more about art. If you are interested in attending any of these educational programs please call Sr. Linda Arico, CSR at 215 260-5631 or notify her by email at