Art

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Coney Island Mermaid Parade in New York City (some images NSFW), 06/16/18

PHOTOS: Coney Island Mermaid Parade in New York City (some images NSFW), 06/16/18

A sea of roughly 800,000 spectators (and many fishy creatures) came ashore for the 36th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade which, unlike last year’s rainy but still fun day, featured beautiful weather to complement its beautiful people of all ages and backgrounds marching in creative, colorful, and often revealing attire. Appropriately, the largest art parade […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

43 artists display fragile cast iron artwork at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre June 2-July 2

43 artists display fragile cast iron artwork at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre June 2-July 2

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University presents “Solid Gone,” an exhibition of cast iron art, from Saturday, June 2 through Monday, July 2. The exhibit features 43 artists from around the world who push the limits of the medium. It is curated by Ben Woodeson, a British artist known for […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Third Man Records Edition, 05/28/18

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Third Man Records Edition, 05/28/18

Following Jack White’s concert at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, New York the night before, his Third Man Records Rolling Record Store rolled into the parking lot of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s own indie record store, the Gallery of Sound, in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, May 28 and was greeted by a long line of fans, vinyl nerds, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fire at the Furnace Week in Scranton features 300 artists, 20 exhibits, and 14 hot iron events May 28-June 2

Fire at the Furnace Week in Scranton features 300 artists, 20 exhibits, and 14 hot iron events May 28-June 2

From a press release: 300 artists, 20 exhibits, and 14 iron pours and theatrical performances will be packed into one week of industrial arts fun in Scranton. People of all ages are invited to celebrate the unofficial start to summer and Scranton’s industrial past at Fire at the Furnace Week, starting on Memorial Day, Monday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

9 iron sculptures added to Scranton Riverwalk during Fire at the Furnace Week on May 31

9 iron sculptures added to Scranton Riverwalk during Fire at the Furnace Week on May 31

From a press release: As part of Fire at the Furnace Week in Scranton, a new exhibit featuring nine large-scale iron sculptures will soon be installed along the downtown Scranton Riverwalk. Members of the public are invited to celebrate industrial arts and local history at the opening reception for “Confluence: Art on the Trail” on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ride Route 66 at exhibit with car cruise and kids’ movie at Misericordia University in Dallas June 16-Aug. 12

Ride Route 66 at exhibit with car cruise and kids’ movie at Misericordia University in Dallas June 16-Aug. 12

From a press release: Take a geographical and historical tour down of one of the world’s most iconic highways when Misericordia University in Dallas hosts “America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66” from Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, Aug. 12 in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. Organized by NRG! Exhibits, “America’s Road” shares the history […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Meet fellow artists and talk future artistic ‘Aspirations’ at Tamaqua Community Arts Center on June 7

Meet fellow artists and talk future artistic ‘Aspirations’ at Tamaqua Community Arts Center on June 7

From a press release: Public art initiative Tamaqua’s Raw Aspirations will be hosting an artist meet and greet in the heart of Tamaqua on Thursday, June 7 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., starting at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center. Through a partnership between the Tamaqua Community Arts Center and the Arts Barn Educational Center (3 Berry […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Free Comic Book Day Edition, 05/05/18

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Free Comic Book Day Edition, 05/05/18

Saturday, May 5 was the 17th annual Free Comic Book Day, prompting a line that stretched out the door of Comics on the Green in downtown Scranton. Once that died down a bit, I took these portraits of customers and employees of the store. This isn’t my first comic-themed Beautiful People entry, and it certainly […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grants now available to NEPA artists of all kinds, deadline is June 20

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grants now available to NEPA artists of all kinds, deadline is June 20

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program, a regrant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts administered in Northeastern Pennsylvania by the Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg, is now accepting applications for Project Stream grants for art projects in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne counties. Arts-related and community-based nonprofit […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art is representing Scranton and the eastern United States in a friendly dance competition among museums around the world – and they need your vote to advance to the next round. The website When You Work at a Museum hosts an annual contest asking museums from around […]