Friday, November 22, 2013

Annual Holiday Vendor Fair at the University of Scranton Thursday, December 5, 2013 10am-3pm

Verve Vertu will be selling our colorful, handmade artwork at the "Annual Holiday Vendor Fair" at the University of Scranton. Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Located at the McIlhenney Ballroom, 4th Floor DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry Street, Scranton. Our creations will make wonderful Holiday Gifts!! See you there....

IREM COUNTRY CLUB HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE - Wed. December 4, 2013 Irem Country Club in Dallas, PA 12-3:00 pm

Join Verve Vertu at the Irem Country Club Holiday Open House, on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Irem Country Club in Dallas, PA. 12:00 - 3:00 PM. Join the Fun!!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The Deustch Institute has moved to....

The Deutsch Institute has moved. Their new address is: 835 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510 Effective immediately.


The Deutsch Institute Celebrity Brunch presents Christmas in Disney. Sunday, November 17, 2013 at St. Mary's Center, Mifflin Ave., Scranton. Continuous Serving 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Adults $25.00 Deutsch Member $2000 Children 6 to 12 years: $10.00 (5 & Under Free). For more information or advance tickets please call the Deutsch Office at 570-348-1968

Monday, September 30, 2013


Verve Vertu is moving to Dallas, PA on October 25th. Our new address is 24 Main Street, Dallas, PA. Our new telephone number is 570-675-1465. Our new studio space is in a very large storefront, with alot of storage space. We are very excited about all the potential possibilities with our new space. We will have an opening reception in December, the date is to be determined. We will keep you posted.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013


We here at Verve Vertu, are proud of all of our artists whose artwork was submitted to Bryn Mawr. We would like to congratulate those artists who were invited to participate in this juried event. It is a twelve week show which will open with a Patrons Preview Reception the evening of Saturday, November 2nd, at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital. Below are the artists and photos of their artwork.
"Re-Creation of the Earth" by Victoria Brown>
"Imagine" by Jen Carey>
"Red Petals" by Patrick Cleary>
"Beacons of Light" by Roxanne Cross>
"Shane Grey" by Eric Dodson>
"Reflections of Light" by Erin Dougherty>
"Tropical Fruit" by Michael Hungarter>
"Blue Celtic Knots" by Lauren Jones>
"Butterfly World" by Josh Schlegel>
"A is for Airplane" by Billy Sukus>
"Plaid Patchwork Quilt" by Elizabeth Thomas>
"My Favorite Things" by Tracy Tribendis>
"Butterfly Kisses" by Karen Trzcinski>
"Leather Daisy" by Selena Waters>
"Lady in the Garden" by Lisa Zavada>
"Picasso Bear" by Edward Zebrowski>

Monday, August 19, 2013

PA Disability Employment and Empowerment Summit - PADES October 23-25, 2013 being held at the Radisson Harrisburg Hotel in Camp Hill, PA.

We would like to share this information: The Governor’s Cabinet for People with Disabilities is pleased to announce the PA Disability Employment and Empowerment Summit – PADES – a comprehensive summit on healthcare, employment, education, transportation and housing for people with disabilities, October 23-25, 2013, to be held at the Radisson Harrisburg Hotel in Camp Hill, PA. We are inviting all citizens of Pennsylvania to join us at this exciting event. Verve Vertu will be exhibiting at this event. For more information please gto to

Monday, August 12, 2013

Join us for the Deutsch Institute Fundraiser - Scrantons First Friday, September 6, 2013 will be held at the Radison Hotel in Scranton

Join us for the Deutsch Institute Fundraiser on September 6, 2013. It will be held on Scrantons First Friday at the Radison Hotel. More information to follow...

10th Annual PA Endless Mountains Fiber Festival September 7 & 8, 2013, Harford Fairgrounds

Join us for the 10th Annual PA Endless Mountains Fiber Festival. It will be held on September 7 & 8, 2013 at the Harford Fairgrounds in Harford, PA. For more information go to their website See you there!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Ogunquit, Maine Trip Photos....

Verve Vertu had their yearly Maine Trip. They attended "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" with Clay Aiken and had a great time! They went sailing, had great meals and went to the museum. Here are some photos of their trip, enjoy...

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Verve Vertu Exhibiting at PA State Capitol in October 2013....

Verve Vertu will be exhibiting in Harrisburg at our State Capitol. Our work will be on exhibit throughout the month of October. There will be a opening reception on Thursday, October 3rd. We will be located at the East Wing Rotunda with Artists attending.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Arts on the Square - Lackawanna County Courthouse Square on July 27, 2013 from Noon - 8pm

Verve Vertu will be vending at Arts on the Square at the Lackawanna County Courthouse Square on July 27, 2013 from Noon-8PM. See you there! For more information please go to

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


Verve Vertu will be displaying/selling our artwork this Friday, Jue 14th at Pittston's 2nd Friday. We will be located by Arts On Main Gallery 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

DEUTSCH INSTITUTE SUMMER FESTIVAL - Saturday, June 22 from 5 to 10 pm...

Join the fun! The Deutsch Institute Summer Festival will be held on Saturday,June 22 from 5 to 10 pm. There will be a BBQ Cookoff featuring - The Radisson, The Hilton, The V-Spot, Casrl Von Lugers, LaTrattoria and Arcaro & Genell. Also, Live Music - featuring The Fallen, Graces Downfall, Nowhere Slow, Five Second High and Green Light Go. It will be held at Dix Court, Downtown Scranton entrance through Mulligans. $20 donation. See you there!

Fun at Fine Arts Fiesta!

Verve Vertu had a very enjoyable 4 days at The Fine Arts Fiesta! Thank you all for your patronage and supporting our artists!

Thursday, May 9, 2013


Verve Vertu will be vending at Pittston's 2nd Friday, May 10th from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. We will be on Main Street in front of the YMCA. Join the Fun!!

Thursday, April 18, 2013


The Deutsch Institute is having a Membership Drive. For your convenience, Pay Pal may be used to make a donation. Thank you! The Deutsch Institute 615 Jefferson Avenue. Suns 201. Scranton. PA '8510 (570)348-1968 Fax; (570) 346·4774 Email: Website: -A Person with an Intellectual and Developmental Disability tells us: *I like to be with my friends. *1 like to do something meaningful. *1 like to laugh and enjoy. *l like to be able to do what I want. *1 like to be successful at what I do. Our Mission is dedicated to developing and expanding leisure and recreational activities for people with disabilities. .Deutsch Verve Vertu Art Studio .Summer Camps for Adults and Senior Citizens .Social Groups Recreation Therapy in Drug and Alcohol Facility .Chaperoned Bus Trips and Vacations .Educational and Learning Opportunities .Participation to the Arts in our community .Music Therapy & Art Therapy Please make your tax deductible check payable to the Deutsch Institute. Thank you in advance for your continued Support and generosity in helping our Agency to continue to achieve its mission. Name: _________________ Address: ______________ $1000.00 Platinum Sponsor $ 500.00 Gold Sponsor $ 250.00 Silver Sponsor $ 100.00 Bronze Sponsor $ 50.00 Friend Other Deutsch is a 501(c)3 non- profit orqanization committed to the promotion of new approaches in providing leisure educaitonal services and recreational opportunities for persons with all types of disbailities.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013


We will be at Clarks Summits 2nd Annual Earth Day Celebration, on Saturday, April 20, 2013! The event will take place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Verve Vertu will be vending on State Street. The vending area will be on and around Spring Street. For more information please call 570-586-9316. See you there!


Join us for the "WVCA" Do it for the Kids Wyoming Valley Children's Association's 21st Annual Walk-A-Thon & Festival. Saturday April 27, 2013 at Wyoming Valley Children's Association located at 1133 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, PA 18704. 570-714-1246 to register for the Walk-A-Thon. You may also register and pledge online at: Verve Vertu will be vending in the parking lot. Registration beings at 9-10:00 am at WVCA. Event starts at 10am-1 pm. There will also be face painting, moon bounce and pony rides. Entertainment by DJ RKH Vendors and more! Pets not allowed. See you there!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

May 2, 2013 - Exceptional Art - Exceptional Artists at Misericordia University

The Speech-Language and Hearing Center at Misericordia University is pleased to host Exceptional Art-Exceptional Artists, an exciting show featuring artwork created by individuals with disabilities. Some of these artists from Verve Vertu/Deutsch Institute also attend therapy sessions at the Speech-Language and Hearing Center at Misericordia. Join us to meet the artists and support the center at a Wine and Cheese Reception on Thursday, May 2, 2013, 5-8 pm. It will be held at Passan Hall on the 2nd floor of the College of Health Sciences Building, 100 Lake Street, Dallas, PA where the reception will be held. Printed invitation needed to attend. Please contact Michelle Donato at 570-674-8255 or

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Celebrating Community Variety Show and Art Exhibition Friday, March 22, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Verve Vertu, Artworks and White Haven will be participating in Celebrating Community, a Variety Show and Art Exhibition. Come and enjoy music, artwork and more. Also we are pleased to have George Wesley performing! It will be held at Downtown Arts, 47 N. Franklin St, Wilkes Barre on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 6:00 pm. Reception to follow. See you there! 570-208-5305

Clarks Summit Earth Day April 20, 2013

Verve Vertu will be paticipating in Clarks Summit Earth Day, on April 20, 2013. It will be a fun event! Stop by and visit...

Fine Arts Fiesta May 16th-May 19th!

Verve Vertu will be participationg that The Fine Arts Fiesta in Public Square in Wilkes Barre May 16 - May 19. Stop by our Tent and join the fun and festivities.

Luzerne County Courthouse 3/5/2013

Verve Vertu artists and staff attended the Proclimation Reading at the Luzerne County Courthouse today. We have artwork on display and for sale at the Rotunda until March 15th. It all looks so lovely in the beautiful space.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Clarks Summit 9th Annual Ice Festival - February 16 & 17th, 2013

Join us at the Clarks Summit 9th Annual Ice Festival this weekend, February 16th & 17th, 2013. Verve Vertu will be located at Lawless. We will have artwork for sale. Throughout the town there will be 50 "Subzero Superheroes" ice sculptures, great food vendors,and more. For more information go to See you there!