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 email@example.com 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! firstname.lastname@example.org