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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.



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

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 Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA holds their One Year Anniversary Party beginning at 1pm on Saturday November 25.

The Pocono Mountain Arts Council's Annual Holiday Arts Festival  will be held at The Skytop, PA Lodge on November 25 and 26.

“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 current issue of our Art News magazine titled, "The Forwardian Gazette" is filled with reflections upon the creative wonders of our most recent memories and the dreamlike experiences of the future.

The current issue 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.


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 from March 1 until May 15, 2018. Please read our policy and submission guidelines. We can't wait to experience your work.



A Brother Bear OMN

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The Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg, PA held an Open Mic Nite (OMN) featuring Brother Bear and friends on Sunday November 19. PICTURES.

The PoconoArts Council in Stroudsburg, PA  presented their Small Works II Exhibition at The PoconoArts Community Center in Stroudsburg, PA until November 18. PICTURES

The Sparkling Joys of Skin and Bones

(The Turrell ART Studios)

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The Turrell ART Studios in Stroudsburg, PA held a Closing Reception for their Skin and Bones Exhibition on Friday November 17. PICTURES.

The PoconoArts Council s Fifth Annual Starving Artist's Mac and Cheese Bake Off was held at The Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA on Sunday November 12 . PICTURES.

The Origins Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA presented their Smokin’ Hot Exhibition on Friday November 10. PICTURES.

The Artisans of the Anvil in Stroudsburg, PA held their second Annual Halloween Party on Saturday October 28. PICTURES.

The third Annual Halloween on Main event took place along the Main Street of Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday October 2 8. PICTURES.

The Eighteenth Annual Black Bear Film Festival took place throughout Milford, PA from Friday October 20 until Sunday October 22 PICTURES.


The Sparkling Joys of Skin and Bones

(Soho in The Burg)

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The Soho in the Burg Art Gallery presents their Sparks Joy Holiday Art Show at The Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA until January 10 . PICTURES.

Reaping Beyond the Abundance at Origins

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The Origins Gallery presents their Harvest and Beyond Exhibition at The PoconoArts Community Center in Stroudsburg, PA until November 25 . PICTURES.