“THE FORWARDIAN ARTS SOCIETY is a fellowship of people who share a desire to encourage, support, and love the experiences of creative individuals and groups as they go forward toward their dreams."

Who The Forwardian Are We

Learn all about The Forwardian Arts Society as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary.


The final OMN at SOTE Before a New year

The Open Mic Nite event at The SOTE (Salt Of The Earth) Gastropub in Marshall’s Creek, PA on Wednesday December 29th was hosted by Kenny Hatt and Brittney Coleman of the band known as LUCA (Last Universal Common Ancestor).  Photography, Video, and Words by Paparazzi Paul.

The Art of Holidaying in Stroudsburg

In Stroudsburg, PA, The Origins Gallery held a Pop Up event for their Annual Makers Market, the newly established Pop-Up Art Gallery held a Grand Opening Reception, and the Pocono Arts Council’s Community Gallery held an Artists’ Reception for their Pocono Postcard Challenge and a Companion Show featuring the work of Sherwood L. Samet on Saturday December 4th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Yianni's Taverna's Jazz Tuesday Series.

The Brodhead Creek Heritage Center Waterfall Photography Talk.


Andrea's Gallery at The Renegades Winery in Stroudsburg, PA presents their Holidaze Show featuring images relating to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, New Year's, St. Patrick's Day, and Easter until May 15th.


The Online 2021 Forwardian Film Festival

The 2021 Online Forwardian Film Festival is pleased to announce that the film titled, “Bed Bugs” Directed by Matthew Hunter has received the highest number of Likes on our Facebook Page and is hereby chosen to receive The Forwardian Film Lovers' Favorite Certificate.

“Bed Bugs” Directed Matthew Hunter

(2021 Forwardian Film Festival Winner)

Watch this and Other Films that were in our Festival Here.

The Forwardian Art Gallery

The Forwardian Art (FA) Gallery is a service provided by the Forwardian Arts Society offering an opportunity for art lovers to enjoy the visual arts and for artists/photographers to show their work without any fees or commissions. 

Geometric drawing/ ink on paper 8"x 8" by Nancy Freeman

We are always doing things without having money. But....

In case we ever need money

to do something.