APRIL · Pocono Mountains of Art Open Studio Tour
Save the date for the first Pocono Mountains of Art Open Studio Tour to take place April 27-28, 2019.
Monroe County artists will have the opportunity to open their studios and to give visitors a first-hand glimpse of their creative process and sell their original artwork on the spot.
This exciting premiere event in Monroe County will bring new visitors who travel throughout the county visiting studios, eating in restaurants, staying overnight, shopping in stores and requiring services.
JUNE · Spring for the Arts
Join us June 8th! Our largest fundraiser, Spring for the Arts, will take place at the Pocono Arts Council’s new location, 701 Main Street, Suite 400, Stroudsburg. The event gives us an opportunity to celebrate the success of our regional artists. The evening includes musical entertainment, dinner, auction activities, a raffle, and most important, the awards presentation.
This year’s theme is Show and Tell! Wear your best arts council “purple” and come celebrate our new location. Watch your mail for this year’s invite with ticket sales beginning May 1st. Ticket price includes free wine tasting at Renegade Winery following the activities at 701 Main.
Volunteers and Donations Needed
The Spring for the Arts benefit is the Pocono Arts Council’s biggest fundraising event of the year. We are seeking donations and volunteers to make the annual gala and auction a grand success.
Thank you for your support!
JULY · Stroudsburg Arts Festival
Pocono Arts Council’s 2nd Annual “Stroudsburg Arts Festival” will take place in July 2019. Held in historic Downtown Stroudsburg along the N. 7th Street corridor and Courthouse Square. Enjoy live music, performance art, and many types of high quality art vendors! Share this event on Facebook and help make our festival truly amazing!
AUGUST · Festival of Wood
August 3-4, 2019
The Festival of Wood is a hands-on, family-friendly event that takes place at Historic Grey Towers in Milford, PA. In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of sustainable forestry, the two-day event includes films, music, lectures, and demonstrations that are fun and educational.
Patrons are invited to enjoy handmade crafts, music, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more!
AUGUST · Pocono State Craft Festival
August 24-25, 2019
Pocono State Craft Festival is a juried event featuring quality contemporary and traditional crafts and fine art. Customers from NY, NJ, and PA enjoy demonstrations, festival food, and live music.
Meet and shop from a juried selection of fine artists and craftsmen, enjoy local musicians, and relive history on a working farm. Live demonstrations, children’s area, and festival food make for a great day!
Co-Sponsored by: Pocono Chapter, PA Guild of Craftsmen, Quiet Valley Historical Farm, and Pocono Arts Council
NOVEMBER · Mac & Cheese Bake-Off
The Mac & Cheese Bake-Off is held each fall at a local venue. Admission includes Mac & Cheese tasting as well as voting for your favorite recipe. Celebrity judges provide their expertise to the professional and amateur chefs who participate.
The winner is awarded the title of “Best Mac & Cheese in the Poconos.” All proceeds from the Bake-Off benefit the programs and services of the Pocono Arts Council.