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2016 Friend of the Arts Award


Fine Arts Fiesta names winner of 2016 Friend of the Arts Award As reported by The Times Leader’s May 11th, 2016 edition. See story here

In Memory of Ruth Blackman Schooley

 1923-2016  Ruth was  the 2nd President of the Fine Arts Fiesta, having served 5 years. Her obituary can be seen here

Fine Arts Fiesta Volunteer Recognition Event

Sunday, May 15th from 4-6 PM at Rodano’s in Wilkes-Barre Invitations will be mailed soon to all active volunteers

Volunteer Recognition Event 5/15 6-8 pm

2013 Arts Around The Town

Be sure to visit these area businesses as your enjoy downtown Wilkes-Barre during the Fine Arts Fiesta! Ramada Inn, Public Square, Katie Larsen-Lick, photographs Genetti’s Hotel, 77 E. Market St. W-B, Brandon Williams, photographs Barnes and Noble, 7 S. Main

2015 adult and student juried exhibit winners

ADULT JURIED WINNERS SANDRA DYCZEWSKI MAFFEI ADULT JURIED EXHIBITION FINE ARTS FIESTA ADULT AWARD WINNERS – 2015 Best of Show, Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Carlin Memorial Award Keith A. Hunter…”Stegmaier Rain”…watercolor…Dallas, PA Kronick, Kalada, and Berdy & Co. P.C. Purchase

2015 Food Vendors

Tony Thomas Fries & More Mariancci’s Chicken Parmesan Eggplant Parmesan Meatballs Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Hoor’s Hot Dogs Gourmet Hot Dogs Corn Fritters Peanut Butter covered Bacon Nacho’s and Cheese Pickles on a Stick Green Kitchen Caribbean Caterer Cajun Jambalaya

2015 Artists in Residence

Thursday, May 14 Tim Weaver: Water Color Demonstrations Friday & Saturday, May 15 & 16 Skip Sensbach: Wheel Thrown Ceramics Demonstrations Sunday, May 17 Joseph Figlerski: Mixed Media Demonstrations All Four Days Carl Achhammer: Bonsai: Exhibition, Lecturing & Demonstrating Visual

2015 Performing Arts Schedule

Thursday, May 14 10 a.m. – Wyoming Valley West High School Chorus 11 a.m. – Wyoming Valley West High School Orchestra Noon – Fine Arts Fiesta Opening Ceremonies 12:30 p.m. – Myers High School Jazz Band 1:45 p.m. – Coughlin

2015 Arts Around the Town

The following exhibits are occurring in conjunction with the Fine Arts Fiesta. Be sure to support these local businesses and organizations and the artists they will showcase: Gus Genetti’s Hotel, 77 E. Market St., W-B, Mo Devlin, photographs Barnes and

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