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MEMBER NEWS


THE AWARDS WE RECEIVED

The Sterling and Dorothy Strauser Award was presented to Paul on Saturday September 10, 2016 by The celebration of the Arts Festival

The award is to honor those who have demonstrated excellence in the arts and has shared their insights and inspiration by encouraging creativity.


The Monroe County Image Awards presented The Forwardian Film Festival their award for Community Films on Sunday September 11, 2016.


HIGHLIGHTS OF

THINGS TO COME.


The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA presents their Community Concerts Series every Tuesday .


The Shawnee Inn in Shawnee on Delaware, PA presents The Riverside Rhythm the first Wednesday of the month beginning at 7pm featuring Big Band Music and Ballroom Dancing.


The Renegade Urban Winery in Stroudsburg, PA presents music by featured performers Every Friday and Saturday along with an Open Mic Nite on Thursdays.


Music is presented The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday along with a Jazz Jam on Thursdays and The Water Gap Jazz Orchestra the last Monday of the month .


The F risky Goat Coffeehouse in Milford, PA will hold their Emerging Voices Open Mic hosted by Veronica Coyne the second Saturday of the month beginning with sign ups and a Reception at 6:30pm with performances starting at 7pm.

The Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg, PA holds their weekly Open Mic Nite every Sunday Night.


Wednesday May 23

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA presents Music at the Moor beginning at 6pm featuring Porter and Sayles with guest musician Adam Barth . See Facebook Invitation.


Thursday May 24

The Pocono Mountains Theater Company presents their production of Jessica Dickey’s “The Amish Project ” at The Posh in Scranton, PA beginning at 7pm. For More Information .


Friday May 25

The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA holds an Artists’ Reception beginning at 7pm for their Mother Nature, Human Nature Exhibition featuring the works of Marie Liu and Kate Horan. The Exhibition will continue to be on display until June 10 . For More Information .

The Pocono Mountains Theater Company presents their production of Jessica Dickey’s “The Amish Project” at The Cooperage in Honesdale, PA beginning at 7pm. For More Information .


Saturday May 26

The Kindred Spirits Arts Program presents When Art Meets Musi c: Twentieth Century Progress and Destruction at The Milford, PA Theater. For more information .


Wednesday May 30

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA presents Music at the Moor beginning at 6pm featuring Jim Roberti . See Facebook Invitation.

The Artery Gallery in Milford PA holds a Creating Collage Paper Workshop beginning at 4:30pm led by Claude Larson . For More Information .


Saturday May 31

The Pocono Mountains Theater Company will present their production of Jessica Dickey’s “The Amish Project ” at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre, PA beginning at 7pm. For More Information



“THE FORWARDIAN ARTS SOCIETY is a fellowship of people who love the arts sharing the belief the arts can inspire our creative dreams to become magnificent worlds of our deepest experiences reminding us who we really are. Therefore, our fellowship shares a desire to support, encourage, and explore the artistic experiences of creative individuals and groups as they go forward toward their dreams.” Mission Statement


The May 2018 issue of our Art News magazine titled, "The Forwardian Gazette" is filled with reflections upon the creative wonders of our most recent memories and a listing of the dreamlike experiences that may occur this month.


The Volume II Issue 2 Edition of our Literary and Arts magazine titled, "Forwardian" is filled with stories that speak to you, poetry that inspire you, and images that will captivate you.

Our publications are available through our website at no charge. To receive a free copy of our magazines in your email, contact us with the words "Subscribe me to (Name of Magazine)" in your message.


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YOU CAN BE IN OUR MAGAZINE

Are you an Artist, Photographer, Writer, and/or Poet who would like to see your work published in our Literary and Arts Magazine "Forwardian?" Well, then. Here's your chance. We'll be accepting submissions for our next issue until May 11, 2018. We can't wait to experience your work.

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OUR JANUARY PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART COMPETITION WINNER

We would like to congratulate Linda Zak who has won our January Competition. Her image, Winter Sunset, will appear in the Forwardian Galleria section of the next issue of our literary and arts magazine Forwardian.


Now it's your turn to win

The Forwardian Arts Society invites you to participate in a competition to determine what images will be placed on the front and back covers of our upcoming literary and arts magazine "Forwardian." We'll be accepting submissions of original work of art and/or photography from May 1 until May 14.

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THE FORWARDIAN FILM FESTIVAL

The 2018 Forwardian Film Festival seeks to promote and encourage the creative endeavors of filmmakers by showcasing their work in an annual festival environment. The festival takes place over a three day schedule and includes a film themed art exhibition along with the presentation of short (up to 15 minutes in duration) and feature length (90 to 120 minutes in duration) films. Certificates are given to filmmakers who are chosen by the audience and a panel of Judges for Best Short Film, Best Feature Length Film, and the film determined to be the Best of the Festival. Award winners will also be featured in subsequent showings throughout the year. Submissions will be accepted from Friday June 1 to Wednesday August 15 .

Click to submit with FilmFreeway.


THE FORWARDIAN FILM BESTIVAL

The Forwardian Arts Society invites you to join us in a special presentation featuring the filmmakers who won awards during The 2016 Film Festival and The 2017 Forwardian Film Festival to be held on Saturday June 2 and 9 beginning at 10am at The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA. The admission to The Forwardian Film Bestival is free and it's Open to all who love the art of film.

Click Onto the Invitations Below to Learn More Information.


The Mill Alley Gallery located within the District Office of PA State Representative Maureen Madden in Stroudsburg, PA presented the PoconoArts Council Exhibition until May 20 PICTURES.


The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA  presented their From A Blank Canvas Exhibition until May 19 . PICTURES .


The Northampton Community College Monroe Campus in Tannersville, PA presented their American Identity: Art that Expresses Social, Historical and Political Issues in American Culture Exhibition which was shown until May 18. PICTURES.



Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, PA presented the art of Pat Munz and the music of Chris London as part of their Music on Mondays Series on Monday May 7 . PICTURES


The Middle Smithfield Township, PA held their Shop Local Restaurant Week throughout the Township until May 6. PICTURES.


The Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA hosted the WYLD.fm Launch Party on Wednesday April 25 . PICTURES.


The Barrett Township Earth Day Festival took place at High Acres Park in Canadensis, PA on Sunday April 22. PICTURES.


The Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg, PA  held an installment of their Open Mic Nite Series featuring Hip Hop Artist Lil Portalz on Sunday April 8  PICTURES.


The East Stroudsburg University (ESU) of PA began their Annual Global Week with an Arts Slam on Monday April 2 which included an Artists’ Reception for their Mosaic of My Life Exhibition and Art Slam Performances. The week of festivities ended April 8 while the Mosaic of My Life Exhibition continued to be on display until April 12 . PICTURES.


CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED


A Day for Members and Studios

(PoconoArts)

Read All About it Soon

The PoconoArts Exhibition will be presented at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA until May 26 . PICTURES.


A Day for Members and Studios

(Origins Gallery)

Read All About it Soon

The Origins Gallery’s Open Studio Exhibition will be presented at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA until May 29 . PICTURES.