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Lansford begins crowdfunding campaign to fund new mural by Scranton artists

Lansford begins crowdfunding campaign to fund new mural by Scranton artists

From a press release: A 501c3 nonprofit organization is working to brighten the small town of Lansford in Carbon County with a new mural that will be placed on Patterson Street on Route 209. Lansford Alive has teamed up with the Northeast Art Project, a Scranton-based mural company, to bring this project from an early […]

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Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

From a press release: A new eye-catching mural addressing the realities of the opioid epidemic has been installed inside of The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. Local artist Eric Bussart spray-painted the storefront piece, which addresses an issue that the Department of Health has deemed to be the worst public health crisis in Pennsylvania, […]

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Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Diamond City Partnership, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association, and Art Block Wilkes-Barre are joining forces to present the third annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 20. During the event, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal […]

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Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present the Tape Art Crew, a team of artists from Rhode Island, from Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20. The Tape Art Crew will create a temporary mural on the facade of the Sordoni Art Gallery building (141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) […]

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PHOTOS: Marywood students and Scranton artists create colorful murals along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

PHOTOS: Marywood students and Scranton artists create colorful murals along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail features 40 miles worth of beautiful natural scenery, which is now complemented by some colorful man-made artwork thanks to some Marywood University students and local artists. After receiving a grant to clean up graffiti along the trail, Ryan Hnat of Hnat Designs brought in fellow Scranton artist Evan Hughes and […]