Cadee Rockwell creates custom pet portraits that surely delight her clients; as well as gorgeous landscapes and iconic Scranton landmark artwork! We absolutely love her work and are thrilled to have her at this year’s Arts on the Square! Tell us a little about yourself as an artist. Since I was young I always felt […]
Lindsay of Happy Soul Handmade makes fun & functional headbands from the most colorful, high quality fabrics. And, we love that she’s bringing the scrunchy back! A Scrantonian who now resides in Philadelphia, we are excited that she’s heading back home to be part of Arts on the Square! Tell us a little about […]
Artist Rich Schenk of Watermill Prints creates beautiful artwork often inspired by nature…and our own city of Scranton! He captures the quiet scenes that are often overlooked and also works in intricate block printing. We can’t wait to see his work up close at Arts on the Square! Tell us a little about yourself as […]
Colleen of Sea Hags has a long history of creating natural, high quality soaps and products that can be used on people and animals alike. Started in 2001, this natural soap company offers both vegan and goats milk options. Their storefront is located in Brackney, PA and we are excited they are heading to Scranton for […]
We are so excited about our live music lineup for this year! Stay tuned for interview with the bands coming soon. In the meantime, make sure to RVSP to the event on Facebook to stay in the LOOP —-> Click HERE.
We were so excited when we discovered Amber Lovell of Selador Design. Her work is fresh and colorful and you can’t help but smile when viewing it. Amber’s journey to creating her career as an artist is as inspiring as her artwork itself. You’ll want to see her work in person and perhaps get a […]
Artist and musician Melissa Short’s passions definitely collide in the subject and inspiration for her visual work. Her pieces are colorful and fluid. She’s a first-timer at Arts on the Square and we are excited to see her gorgeous work in person. Check her out here and at the 5th Annual Arts on the Square […]
It’s hard to believe Lou Shapiro’s signature style of building, streetscape and city sketches has only been developed over the last year or so. But his years of painting coupled with a vocation as an architect bring something really special to his artwork. His locally themed works initially caught our attention but what inspired us […]
Is your pet a trendsetter? If so, you’ve gotta check out the hip accessories by The Bearded Ladies & Co! The Bearded Ladies is a pet accessory company inspired by a miniature Schnauzer and a Kerry Blue Terrier! With their beautiful fabrics and innovative design, we knew they are gonna be a hit at Arts […]
One of the most exciting parts about each new festival season is discovering new-to-us artists working & living in our region. Abbey of StoneFawx Studios in Peckville creates custom art pieces that become family heirlooms as well as beautiful invitations and fun art prints! Be sure to check out StoneFawx Studios at this year’s Arts […]
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Summer will be here before we know it and that means Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton. Applications will be open this spring. Mark your calendars!
Shopping local is very good for our small businesses and our community. Be sure to check out NOTE Fragrances at this years Holiday Market. Everything at The NOTE is handcrafted, you can select from their Signature Collection of eight unique Eau de Parfums for him and her, or you can create your own fragrance at […]
If you’ve never had a glass of Maiolatesi wine, you are missing out. Luckily for you, they will be attending this years Holiday Market at The Globe! We had the chance to chat with the owner Sal Maiolatesi, check out what he has to say about the Holiday Market this year! See you there 🙂
The Anthracite Hi-Railers will be displaying a large model train in the foyer of the Globe during ScrantonMade’s Holiday Market this year! All of the members build these four foot long modules that connect together that is much bigger than individuals can build in their own homes! We had the opportunity to ask Earl about […]
If your stomach starts to rumble while shopping at the 2016 ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe, we have the perfect vendor to take care of that! Terra Preta is a sponsor and the feature pop-up restaurant of the event. They’ll offer a variety of comfort food, such as their delicious freshly baked pies, so […]
While wandering around the Holiday Market, be sure to stop by and check out Tig & Cooneys! Tig & Cooney’s offers gender neutral unique handmade products with vintage maps such as napkins, handkerchiefs, and bandanas! We had the chance to chat with the owner, Lisa. Listen to what she has to say during her spotlight!
On your way to the Holiday Market or other First Friday activities such as live music and art galleries? Enjoy the FREE trolley in Downtown Scranton from 6:00 p.m. t0 9:00 p.m.! The trolley is provided by Colts Transportation to offer free rides for your convenience. The map below shows the trolley route conveniently provided […]
Do you love art just as much as we do?! Be sure to stop by and see Michael Lloyd’s prints. They are great conversation starters to have in your home or perfect to give as a gift. The styles of the art will be broad, spanning the concrete to abstract, the imaginative to the expository, […]
If you have visited First Fridays or Lavish Body+Home, you may have seen Valerie Kiser’s artwork. Her most popular selling design is her rendition of the beloved Scranton Electric City sign. Which is on everything from a baby onesie to a holiday ornament! This year at the Holiday Market, not only has ScrantonMade and Valerie […]
Winter is almost here and our little toes can get pretty cold. Best way to fix that issue? Socks and slippers! Comfortable and nifty designed socks by lisa b. While visiting the Holiday Market this year, make sure to stop by this booth to get the perfect gift for your friends and family. Lisa B. […]
The Globe Store is a legend in Scranton. It was the quintessential department store in the romantic sense of the word. The place where everyone shopped with departments lining several floors. A place where people dined at the Charlemont with its famous circular counter and their show tickets at Ticketron maybe also grabbing a piece […]
Peculiar Culinary Company will have a food truck outside on the morning of Saturday, December 3rd to serve breakfast, coffee, and hot chocolate to keep those waiting in line for the 200 free goodie bags (filled with local gifts and goodes) on Wyoming Ave! We had the opportunity to chat with Gene Philbin, the Chef/Owner. […]
We at ScrantonMade have a few sweet teeth. Thankfully, Nibbles & Bits will be attending the 2016 Holiday Market to satisfy our chocolate cravings! Nibbles & Bits is directed towards the concept of gift giving through customized retail therapy of gourmet baskets and gifts. If you know someone else in the family that has a […]
Make-A-Wish will be sponsoring Make-A-Wish Wonderland bring back the nostalgia of the old Santa World. A winter wonderland kids can walk through with a little gift shop at the end. It will be located in the room across from Santa Claus, so after getting your photo with St. Nick your children can experience Make-A-Wish Wonderland […]
Just in time for the Holidays! Canned Classics will be attending this years Holiday Market at The Globe. Be sure to stop by to see all of the great classics they offer such as apple sauce, apple chutney, and their most popular product and everyone’s favorite – SALSA! We got the opportunity to interview the […]
If you are a Scranton native, you may have heard of Peggy’s Wing Sauce. Peggy’s Wing Sauce sells in local markets such as Gerrity’s, Schiff’s, Wegman’s, Giant, and more. If you or your loved ones enjoy hot sauce, you just have to stop by their booth during this Holiday Market at The Globe!
Meet Ashley from The Post Home and Body! Located on the 300 block of Adams Ave. in downtown Scranton, Ashley has amazing all natural body products and carries an array of handmade gifts from local and regional artists. Be sure to check out her booth at the ScrantonMade Holiday Market!
Wayne Bank, like us, loves local small businesses in Scranton! This year at the Holiday Market, they want to celebrate Scranton and have fun doing it, so they’ve created an interactive trivia game based on Scranton. It’s called “The Scranton Trivia Challenge” and it will be accessible through a floor standing touchscreen and several computers, […]
Looking for a unique handmade item to gift your friends and family? During the 2016 Holiday Market at The Globe, be sure to stop by and see Cecil and Lynn! Some of their items include barnwood & pallet picture frames, wood slice art and ornaments, reclaimed wood tables, tile mosaics made from pieces of china, […]
Bags! Bags! Bags! And more! We know how women love their custom hand stitched handbags and accessories. Be sure to stop by and visit Kristy Bag by CG while shopping at this year’s Holiday Market! And we can’t forget about our men. Read their inspiring story about offering everything from small keychains, to lightweight leather […]
Check out this inspiring story from Rae of “Head Wraps by Rae”. She will be attending the 2016 Holiday Market to showcase her comfortable and stylish head wraps made with love for newborns through adults, plus more. Don’t forget to check out her car seat safe ponchos for your most precious ones!
Winter is coming which can mean dry skin and dull hair. We’re definitely going to need some natural pampering after this Holiday Market! Lucky for us, Espinache will have all the luxury vegan products we’ll need. Check out Espinache’s inspiring story and pick up something special to pamper yourself with at this year’s Holiday Market! […]
We love to keep our events festive and fun, so local music plays a big part of that! Shop till you drop with holiday tunes, jazz, original music and covers by our areas best bands! Don’t forget to RSVP to the event page HERE.
While at the Holiday Market this year, be sure to stop by and visit Jesikah Orman. With her unique and creative textiles made with foraged and plant-based botanical dyes, she plans to demonstrate eco-printing and will offer a variety of the perfect gifts to give this holiday season! Whether it’s indigo handkercheifs, tunics, pillow covers, or […]
Some of our favorite holiday memories are photos with Santa at The Globe! Well he’s visiting from the North Pole during the ScrantonMade Holiday Market. Come and get your photos taken with Santa Claus all weekend long, Dec 2nd, 3rd and 4th!!! Keep up to date and join in the fun at the FB […]
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We know you’ve all been waiting!! ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County are excited to announce the Holiday Market will be taking place Dec. 2nd, 5-9pm, Dec. 3rd 11-7pm and Dec 4th 11-4pm at the old Globe Store! The Globe Store is a dream location and we can’t wait to fill it up with the best and brightest, […]
October is right around the corner that means it’s time for our favorite fall event, Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces! This year, as part of the #scrantonlove movement, there will be a fire themed art installation to kick off Bonfire Week and October First Friday! Bar Pazzo is partnering with Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces, Lackawanna […]
Enjoy a full day of interactive art with a fairytale twist brought to you by The Scranton Cultural Center, Lackawanna County Library System and Everhart Museum. Meet fairytale characters, play fun theater games, make paper crowns, see a Fractured Fairytale performance and so much more! Join The Scranton Cultural Center, Lackawanna County Library System […]
Wire People Here’s Sean Brady started making wire figures back in the 90’s in Portland, Oregon. Now based in NEPA, you can see his wire sculpture installations climbing the side of the Casey Laundry Building, in The Steamtown Mall and on Montage Mountain. We are really excited to have him as a first-timer at Arts […]
This year’s roster of bands performing at Arts on the Square is sure to represent the diversity of Scranton’s independent music scene! We have two stages of music sponsored by Summersteps Records and NEPA Scene. Eric Schlittler of Summersteps Records helped us put together a fun Q&A with some of the bands. Enjoy this […]
This year you can enjoy a cold beer or cocktail without leaving Arts on the Square! The Front Porch Beer Garden brought to you by Backyard Ale House begins right at their front porch and will extend across Linden Street! Our awesome pals and AOTS sponsor, Backyard Ale House have created The Front Porch Beer […]
Look what’s on the menu in the AOTS Cafe! We’re taking AOTS to the next level with our very own outdoor cafe! Electric City Roasting, Harvest Catering, Terra Preta and The Soup Chic will all be set up to provide you with delicious food all day long! Are you already hungry? We sure are! Check […]
This year we chose to spotlight a small group of fine artists in our own Arts on the Square Gallery. We love the work of Jenn Bell, Michael Lloyd, Janina Peters and Andrew Riedinger and we’re excited to have them put on a special exhibit at AOTS. Make sure to stop by and check out […]
Calling all independent film fans…and film art fans! We have something really cool at AOTS just for you! Gary of Variant Creative designs posters for independent filmmakers and distributors and also creates alternate posters for some of his favorite movies like The Neon Demon, American Werewolf in London and Carrie. Stop by and grab a […]
We’re very excited to have Scranton Girls Who Code at Arts on the Square. Scranton Girls Who Code provides tech education, mentorship and valuable networking opportunities for girls in our community. Our community partner, NetDriven, has generously sponsored their appearance at the event! This is a great opportunity to bring your girls out to be […]
Our super talented vendor Allie Duffney of The Bhakti Collective is creating a fiber art bohemian photo backdrop for Arts on the Square! It’s going to add a lovely dimension to the Square and we can’t wait to see it fully installed! Make sure to take a pic and tag #artsonthesquare on Instagram! Also, make […]
AFA Gallery will be bringing their gallery outdoors for Arts on the Square and some of our favorite local artists are involved! Stop by to enjoy some great art and maybe take a piece home! What artists will be featured in the AFA gallery at AOTS? Some of our featured artists include Alex Seeley, Marissa Gable, Shane McGeehan, […]
Our super cool friends over at The Workshop are working on a dinosaur-themed community mural you can print on during Arts on the Square! Participate in something awesome and learn a little about printmaking from local experts Chris Medley of Crow Designs and designer Ashley Kujat! Participants can stamp, print, and paint on a large […]
We’re definitely going to need some natural pampering after Arts on the Square! Lucky for us, Pure Suds Co. will have all the luxury organic products we’ll need. Check out Jessica’s inspiring story and pick up something special to pamper yourself with at Arts on the Square! When was Pure Suds Co. started and what […]
Local comedy troupe Laugh Out Lepkas Comedy will be performing between the bands all day on the Spruce Street Stage at Arts on the Square! Be prepared to laugh your socks off. Find out more about Laugh Out Lepkas and their group of talented comedians! Tell us a little about Laugh Out Lepkas Comedy. I […]
Whimsy & The Welder is a creative duo that specializes in metal and art glass sculpture and design. These busy folks also run Art on Main in Pittston representing the work of over 50 regional and national artists, as well as organize the visual artists for Pittston 2nd Friday Artwork. We’re excited to have them […]
Artworks Studio and Gallery is celebrating the art & architecture that make Scranton home with an interactive mural at Arts on the Square. Learn more about ArtWorks important mission and join in the fun mural-making on July 30th! The public is invited to join Artworks in creating a collaborative art mural that incorporates various Scranton […]
Victory Garden Gnomes is a new Arts on the Square maker and we’ve honestly never seen anything like their completely adorable pop culture gnomes! Artist Lynn Shannon casts the gnomes herself and then goes to work turning them into the superheros and other larger-than-life characters you see here. Hi Lynn! Tell us a little about yourself and […]
Our new Arts on the Square commercial is LIVE! Thanks to Lindsay Barrasse who wrote and produced it!! Keep an eye out on WVIA and FOX56 WOLF TV !!!
Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for anew baby’s arrival or just adore fun, colorful prints (like me), Round 2 Studio is sure to have something to strike your fancy. She’ll have prints, pillows, calendars and more at Arts on the Square. Hi Amanda! Tell us a little about how Round 2 […]
Have you been to a Mandala Paint Night or picked up a piece of mandala artwork or even one of the DIY Kits by the creative Ariell Stewart? If so, you won’t want to miss this fun & collaborative Mandala Installation that Ariell is putting together for Arts on the Square! Get there early and […]
We’re excited to announce that Scranton Story Slam is an Official After Party for Arts on the Square!!! If you’ve never been to a Story Slam, prepare to laugh, cry and be inspired by some of our area’s most interesting characters telling their “Growing Pains” themed stories. If you want to attend this popular event, […]
Meet Jessica of j. Crane Jewelry. She specializes in jewelry crafted from metal that has been textured, pierced, polished or enameled. And, her hand stamped copper sprout garden markers are the nicest things we’ve ever seen to add to our garden pots. Tell us a little about how j. Crane Jewelry got its start. I […]
Wayne Bank, like us, believes that art is for everyone! They’ve declared this season “The Summer of the Paper Airplane” and will be providing supplies to make and decorate your own at Arts on the Square. If you don’t already know all about the great things Wayne Bank is involved in, check out our […]
It’s time to meet some of the creative community partners that help make Arts on the Square such a dynamic & fun event! DX Dempsey Architecture is creating an Interactive Installation that involves balloons & paint! What’s more fun than that? They’ll also be showcasing and spreading the word on the future Scranton Iron District […]
If you love to knit or always wanted to learn, The Sheepyshire is just for you! Her beautiful hand dyed and spun yarns will make anyone want to take up fiber art…. so excited to have her as a first-time Arts on the Square vendor! Tell us a little about how The Sheepyshire got its […]
Always Give A Scrap has been a ScrantonMade favorite for a while now… the detail, inspiration and love that artist Lisa Rosencrance puts into her work is, well, very inspiring! We’re most excited about the “Build Your Own Bouquet” flower market that she is creating for Arts on the Square! Hi Lisa! Tell us a […]
Mason J.A.R. Apparel has something for all of the artsy & green mommies and daddies (and of course their little sprouts)! Artist Jessica Ann Russell is the designer behind this colorful line of block printed designs on organic fabric. How did you start Mason J.A.R. Apparel? Mason J.A.R. Apparel was started in 2011 when my first son was […]
We’re bursting at the seams with awesome artists for the 4th Annual Arts on the Square! Our vendor spots are literally SOLD OUT and we’re so excited to have some amazing new artists to gush over! First up, Kari from AOS Metals! Her simple, classic yet bohemian pieces have us counting down the days until […]
The Band Schedule is here and we have a two stages jam packed with great local music!! The Linden Street Stage is Sponsored by NEPA SCENE and features The Dishonest Fiddlers, The Bog Swing Group, Grupo Zona, Hickory Project, Jung Bergo and Nasstronaut. The Spruce Street Stage is Sponsored by Summersteps Records. Lineup includes Das […]
We’re looking to round up some of the best and yummiest farmers & food vendors for our first (official) Farmer’s Market at Arts on the Square! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to be a part of it!!!
May is finally here and the May Flowers Wheatpaste mural is starting to is starting to bloom on the side of The Leonard Theatre on Adams Ave!!! Meet us at the Leonard Theater this Sunday May 15th from 12-2pm to try out wheatpasting yourself and help us complete the mural. Some guidelines for participation in […]
We want you to participate in the 2nd ScrantonLove Public Art Project: a wheat paste mural! What is wheat paste? Wheat paste is an incredibly easy and fun public art medium that involves creating the wheat paste (flour and water) and using it to paste up your art. Check out the amazing tutorial graphic from […]
It’s that time again! Applications are now open for the 4th Annual Arts on the Square. Are you an artist, handmade vendor, artisan food vendor or local designer? Apply here —> APPLICATION. We can’t wait to see you at Arts on the Square!
We’re overwhelmed by the support & participation in the Scranton Love Public Art Project! The first installation takes place during First Friday in Scranton at Courthouse Square on April 1st! Find out more on the event page: ScrantonLove See you at the ScrantonLove Public Art Project Umbrella Dance Party! The #ScrantonLove Public Art Project […]
The #ScrantonLove Public Art Project is looking for artists to participate in a unique public arts project in downtown Scranton! This outdoor art installation will premier during April First Friday with the theme “April Showers”. Participants can pick up an umbrella at The Post Home and Body, NOTE Fragrances, Duffy Accessories, On&On and Electric City […]
It’s hard to believe but it’s right around the corner! Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Arts on the Square! More information is coming soon!
Our free Goodie Bags have become a highlight at our holiday event! This year, we’re giving away 200 FREE GOODIE BAGS to the first 200 shoppers thru our doors on Saturday morning!!! The line forms on the Lackawanna Avenue entrance to the Bon-Ton this Saturday morning at 10AM! So many great vendors and local businesses […]
We have 100 fantastic vendors ready to dazzle and delight you at this year’s ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Mall at Steamtown….just 2 days away!!! We can’t wait to see them all set up! Our marketplace design is complete and it’s time for you to come on down and shop, eat, play, listen to great […]
We’ve been working like little elves down at The Mall at Steamtown with our Design Team, Lackawanna County, the NEPA Yarn Bombers, the local organization and businesses that signed on to create window displays and the mall crew! Here’s just a little sneak peek of how we’ve been turning the space into a Winter Wonderland […]
ScrantonMade Holiday Market is one week away! We can’t wait for you to see it!
We love our live, local music! A ScrantonMade event would not be complete without a lineup of great local bands to keep the event lively! This year’s lineup is very exciting and jam packed with talented local musicians bringing you original music and some holiday favorites. See you there! Don’t forget to RSVP to the […]
The NEPA Yarn Bombers are at it again!!! They’re going to Yarn Bomb our space at the ScrantonMade Holiday Market and are also collecting handmade or gently used scarves, hats, mittens, gloves and socks to be donated to local shelters! See the graphic below to donate! See you at the ScrantonMade Holiday Market! Follow […]
There’s so much going on at The Mall at Steamtown this holiday season and Lackawanna County’s Festival of Trees is one of the most exciting! The Preview Party is happening right when the ScrantonMade Holiday Market opens on Friday, December 4th and is literally connected to the event. We discussed all the exciting details with […]
This year we’re bringing something extra special to the ScrantonMade Holiday Market….a pop-up restaurant. Terra Preta has prepared a delicious & creative menu of food & cocktails to help us celebrate the season. We’re already hungry! You’ve made quite a splash on the local scene since your opening in late 2014. After a full year […]
It’s that time of year again! Time to fill everyone’s favorite Goodie Bags. Our shoppers line up around the block each year to get their hands on the most fun & creative Goodie Bag in town. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your swag out to shoppers who love and support local! Last year’s bag […]
We’re looking to hire a few key people for our event design team to create a Winter Wonderland at the Holiday Market! Email us today for more info! email@example.com