Thursday, July 5, 2018

Inclusion Festival Saturday July 28th and Sunday July 29th, 2018





Gwen will be teaching a Peace Flag Workshop on Sat. July 28th only.  See you there for a fun filled time!

A sensory-friendly music, arts, yoga, and wellness festival for all abilities.




Saturday July 28th and Sunday July 29th, 2018

Mountain Sky Festival Grounds

Jermyn, Pennsylvania

(Exit 202 off I-81, 15 minutes north of Scranton)

Gates open 9am daily

Workshops/Activities 10am-6pm daily

Live Outdoor Music 10am-11pm daily


Inclusion Festival is the nation's first outdoor, multi-day annual event that celebrates neurodiversity, promotes understanding and acceptance, provides holistic educational opportunities, and encourages healthy lifestyle choices that extend far beyond the festival grounds.

Inclusion Festival celebrates neurodiversity, promotes understanding and acceptance, and provides diverse educational opportunities within a safe, nurturing environment. Individuals with special needs, and those who wish to support them, are invited to attend recreational and educational workshops, connect with nature, experience live music, participate in mindfulness practices, and build a supportive community network.

For more information: https://www.inclusionfestival.com/

Friday, June 15, 2018

Another Joyful Fine Arts Fiesta!

Here are some images of Verve Vertu's magical tent at the Fine Arts Fiesta last month. We are so proud of our Verve Vertu Artists for their amazing, unique and colorful creations!






Tuesday, April 17, 2018

2018 Lackawanna Arts Festa (formerly Arts on the Square) Saturday, August 4th 12-8pm

2018 Lackawanna Arts Fest 
Verve Vertu will be exhibiting at the 2018 Lackawanna Arts Festival (formerly Arts on the Square) will be held Saturday August 4th 12-8pm on the Historic Courthouse Square in the center of downtown Scranton.  The festival is thoughtfully sandwiched between 1st Friday and the Scranton Jazz Festival, making it a HUGE Arts & Music weekend in Lackawanna.
Hope to see you there!

SECOND FRIDAY ARTWALK IN PITTSTON - JUNE 8, 2018 5:00pm-9:00pm

Verve Vertu will be participating in the "Second Friday Artwalk in Pittston" on June 8, 2018.  5:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for creative inspiration in the artwalk!

Whimsy & Wonder Art Exhibit, Misericordia - Dallas Post Article.....

We are so proud of all our Verve Vertu Artists!  Our Exhibit at Misercordia had a wonderful turnout and all experienced the Whimsy and Wonder of  the Verve Vertu Artists!  Thank you all who made this event a wonderful success!

https://www.mydallaspost.com/sports/local-sports/32936/verve-vertu-artists-shown-off-art-work-at-misericordia-university-gallery

Richie Morgan, an artist from Verve Ventu in Dallas, stands next to one of his creations at a reception in the Pauly Friedman Gallery at Misericordia University. Victoria Brown, of Swoyersville, explains how she painted this masterpiece at a reception for Verve Ventu artista in the Pauly Friedman Gallery at Misericordia University.

Inclusion Festival, July 28-29, 2018

Please join Verve Vertu at the Inclusion Festival, July 28-29, 2018.  Verve Vertu will be participating on July 28th.

Gwen will be teaching a Peace Flag Workshop on Saturday, July 28th.

See you there!







Experience Inclusion Festival


Saturday July 28th and Sunday July 29th, 2018
Mountain Sky Festival Grounds
Jermyn, Pennsylvania
(Exit 202 off I-81, 15 minutes north of Scranton)
Gates open 9am daily
Workshops/Activities 10am-6pm daily
Live Outdoor Music 10am-11pm daily
Inclusion Festival is the nation's first outdoor, multi-day annual event that celebrates neurodiversity, promotes understanding and acceptance, provides holistic educational opportunities, and encourages healthy lifestyle choices that extend far beyond the festival grounds.

Friday, March 16, 2018

WHIMSY & WONDER ART EXHIBIT PAULY FRIEDMAN ART GALLERY, MISERICORDIA UNIVERSITY


http://www.scrantonchamber.com/16102/verve-vertu-exhibit-at-misericordia-university-to-open/

Eclectic Collection by Verve Vertu Artists on display at the Back Mountain Memorial Library, Dallas, PA








Art Wall
Eclectic Collection
by Verve Vertu Artists

Creations by various artists from the Verve Vertu art studio will be on display this March.

The Verve Vertu studio has been in existence for twelve years and has been located in Dallas for the past five. It is a studio comprised of over thirty artists with talents in a variety of mediums ranging from fiber art to watercolors and pastels. Located at 24 Main Street in Dallas, the studio is open to the public for group as well as private classes and parties.
The studio welcomes the community to stop in and view the exhibits in their gallery and shop their boutique for one of a kind gifts and unique artwork. Their pieces are not only regionally known, but internationally, finding new homes as far as Tibet and Sweden. If you would like to view more pieces from the studio, their artists will be featured at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery on the campus of Misericordia University in April. The show will be titled Whimsy and Wonder and promises to intrigue the viewer. Smiles are guaranteed, and will give one cause to pause and embrace the wonder.
The hours of Verve Vertu are Monday to Thursday 9:00am-3:00pm, Wednesdays 9:00am-6:00pm, and every third Saturday of the month 10:00am-2:00pm.

Pictured from left: Verve Vertu arts coordinator Gwen Harleman, artists Shaun Lambert, April Cross, and Michael Hungarter.