Marquis Art & Frame was established in the late 1960′s by Harry Marquis. The Scranton store is located at 515 Center Street where you can find custom framing, a fine art gallery and a poster gallery. The Center Street location is also the historic Casey Laundry Building. In 2003 the 5-story building was refurbished by Ken Marquis. Today, the Laundry houses Marquis Art & Frame, Outrageous, Anthology and the Center Street Coffee House.
For over 25 years the philosophy of Marquis Art & Frame is of “serving the customer well” and “always quality”. That rings true as you enter this beautiful gallery. This great business is also a strong supporter of First Friday Scranton. Thank you for being one more reason why Scranton is such a wonderful place.
ArtWorks is an art gallery and studio located at 503 Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton. The impetus for this gallery was conceived and supported by the management and staff of Keystone Community Resources. It is designed to be a creative outlet and learning space for artists and students representing a wide variety of artistic styles and mediums, with a guiding principle of full inclusion of persons with disabilities into the larger arts community.
ArtWorks is a wonderful organization to have in Scranton and we at First Friday are proud to have them as one of our regular venues.
The Fanciful Fox is a vegan and fair trade store. The mother-daughter team of Kathie and Amanda Fox work daily to make all sorts of plant-based bath and body products for all skin types. They are completely dedicated to the planet and all the living creatures on it.
If you stop by their boutique, in addition to great bath and body products you will find an eclectic collection of fair trade products. The Fanciful Fox is a great supporter of First Friday Scranton and is located at 342 Adams Avenue.
The Electric City Tattoo Gallery is Scranton’s local tattoo gallery for all your tattoo needs. They have a large selection of tattoo designs to choose from as well as hundreds of different types of body jewelry to suit your needs. Aside from tattooing and piercing, they also display various works of art. This business is largely responsible for bringing the yearly Tattoo Convention to Scranton.
Located at 620 Spruce Street, the Electric City Tattoo Gallery is a very active venue with First Friday Scranton. We so greatly appreciate your support.
Eden – A Vegan Café is Scranton’s first and only all vegan place to dine. They are located at 344 Adams Avenue. No animal products whatsoever are used in the preparation of any of the food at Eden. All items are meatless, dairy-free, and egg-free.
The Proprietor, Christian Pelosi, brought this creative idea into our downtown and has seen true success in the friendly and comfortable atmosphere that he designed. Eden has remained a strong supporter of First Friday Scranton by showcasing watercolors, oils, photography and more at our monthly art walks.
Wendell & Company is a full service, residential and commercial interior design firm. They were established in 1984 in Hawley and have since moved to 214 Wyoming Avenue in Scranton. Wendell & Company works closely with architects, builders and contractors to ensure quality workmanship and attention to detail. Their extensive experience and creativity has lead to industry recognition, awards and satisfied clients.
This impressive company has also been a constant friend to First Friday Scranton with their dedication to hosting artists for our monthly art walks.
The Melberger Arts Center (MAC) Gallery opened in 2005 and is run under the direction of Erica Romanowski. The MAC Gallery provides a perfect venue to showcase the plethora of artistic talent in Scranton. Its location at 123 Wyoming Avenue is ideal and easy to get to.
The MAC Gallery is a significant supporter of First Friday Scranton. It has generously hosted our past two Art Auctions. Thanks to the MAC Gallery, we have been able to raise funding for our art walks and even for the Boys & Girls Club.
Alexander’s Salon & Spa has been a successful downtown business since 1995. They provide a truly upscale salon experience for your hair, nails and body. The staff includes artistically and technically trained stylists, a specialized physician and a fully certified spa.
Whatever you need, Alexander’s will ensure an unsurpassed experience. Alexander’s dedication to the body and soul is also evident in their occasional participation in First Friday Art Walks, where they creatively combine art and beauty.
The Vintage Theater & Café is a new and thriving business in Downtown Scranton. The dedicated team strongly believes in the cultivation and showcase of both the visual and performing arts in the Scranton area.
The Vintage Theater welcomes talent and patrons of any age or experience level into their venue. Art, music, film and theater are the main areas of focus. Now you can even rent the space as your own venue.
The Vintage Theater carries strong ties to our local community. One of the many ways in which they show this is through their constant participation in First Friday Scranton with live music, poetry readings and film screenings.
GreenBeing is a wonderful local business that believes in doing business in an environmentally and socially responsible way. This quaint store located on Adams Avenue offers environmentally friendly clothing, accessories and handmade items by regional designers. They offer products that are made with regard for the environment and sold with the local community in mind.
GreenBeing’s care for the community can also be seen in the store’s strong commitment to First Friday Scranton. They are involved in almost every monthly event featuring such unique artwork as hand-spun fabric and hand-made jewelry.