Arts & Culture

ARTS Engage! April 8, 2013

Maureen McGuigan,
Deputy Director

Arts and Culture Organizations | Funding Resources

The Office of Arts and Culture will advocate and support high quality arts opportunities and programs for people of all ages throughout Lackawanna County. The Office of Arts and Culture will provide services to artists and arts organizations in the region as well as make grants to qualified artists and arts organizations.



Arts & Culture Community Resource Guide Press Release


The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department has developed, in collaboration with several agencies, a guide to help creative workers, businesses and non-profits navigate the information regarding COVID-19, including the financial resources that are available. This document will be updated regularly, as needed, throughout this medical situation.

A big thank you goes out to the organizations that assisted with this guide: City of Scranton, Everhart Museum,  Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council, Meoni Graphics + Promotion, NEPA Alliance, Scranton Area Foundation, Scranton Tomorrow, Small Business Development Center, and United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA.

For information on the guide, please contact McGuigan at 570.815.1280 or [email protected].

“Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Live!”

The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is launching “Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Live!,” a new digital program to present arts during the COVID-19 crisis.

Applications will be accepted from both artists in all disciplines and experts in history or heritage topics, who live in Lackawanna County. Selected applicants will be paid a stipend of $75 to present short online programs.

The application can be found here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the end of May and be potentially extended.

For more information on this program, contact Maureen McGuigan, Deputy Director of Arts and Culture, at [email protected] or 570.815.1280.

The 2020 / 2021 Lackawanna County ARTS Engage!

RFQ is open and can be downloaded by clicking above.  More details and instructions can be found in the RFQ section of this website under Public Records at the top of this page. The ARTS Engage! Program a partnership between the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and Office of Youth and Family Services (OYFS)  that seeks to fund non-profit or businesses to provide high quality arts programming for the public and youth in OYFS.

Due to Covid-19, the information session scheduled for March 27 is now on YouTube. There will be a conference call next Wednesday, April 1, at 10:00 a.m.

If you are interested in participating, email: [email protected]. Questions about the RFQ many be emailed to this address as well.



ARTS Engage! Programs for 2019-2020

CaPAA Programs 2019-2020

CaPPA Fall Programming Flyer for AE 2019-2020

Everhart Community Days

Everhart Family workshops

Everhart Uncaged Art

Everhart Weekend Minis

Keystone College Glass Workshop 2020

Keystone Painting Workshop

Scranton Cultural Center Youth Theatre Program Spring 2019: The Little Mermaid

Scranton Cultural Center Summer Camp 2019-2020 Summer Camp Brochure

Scranton Cultural Center Summer Camp Arts Engage Fall Free Classes 2019 Flier PDF

Scranton Cultural Center Summer Camp Lion King Kids – Registration Form

Scranton Cultural Center Summer Camp Lion King Kids – Teaser Flier 2cut PDF

Scranton Cultural Center Workshop: Career Exploration in Theatre Arts

United Neighborhood Ctrs of NEPA Digital Media Flyer 03

United Neighborhood Ctrs of NEPA Pottery Flyer 03

United Neighborhood Ctrs of NEPA Visual Arts Flyer 03

United Neighborhood Ctrs of NEPAShutterbugs Flyer 03

PHMC’s Historic Sites and Museums to Remain Closed through April 30 as Part of COVID-19 Mitigation

Today, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) Executive Director Andrea Lowery announced that all of PHMC’s state-owned historic sites and museums will remain closed through Thursday, April 30, 2020, to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Lackawanna Historical Society Collects Covid-19 Data to Build Local Archive
We are excited to unveil the LHS Covid-19 Archive project, a virtual ‘instant archive” for members of our community to record their thoughts and reactions to the pandemic. In an effort to document this historic moment, the Lackawanna Historical Society has prepared two online surveys, one for students and one for adults.


Latest Information

2020 Request for an Extension for the Program Stream Grants PDF

2020 Community Project Grant Application Fill In PDF

2020 Request for an Extension for the Community Project Grants PDF

2020 Community Project Grant Handbook

Arts Report Printable Version 2.23

PCA Pennsylvania Council on the ARTS

PCA’s Project Stream resource page

Arts Engage! Presentation

Arts Engage
ARTS Engage! Presentation April 8, 2013

Arts and Economic Impact Study

2013 Big Idea List
PA Lackawanna County AEP4 Final Report
PA Lackawanna County AEP4 Brochure Insert
PA Lackawanna County AEP4 Summary Of Findings

Arts and Cultural Grants Awarded

2020 Community Project Grant Awards
2020 Program Stream Grant Awards
2019 Community Project Grant Awards
2019 Program Stream Grant Awards
2006 – 2018 Arts & Culture Grants Archive

Forms – Agreements

Courthouse Use Form
Indemnification Agreement


Download the Lackawanna County LogoOfficial County Logo 2020

Administrative Contacts

Maureen McGuigan
Deputy Director
Phone: 570-963-6590
Fax: 570-963-6447
E-mail: [email protected]

Chris C. Calvey
Program Manager
Phone: 570-963-6590 ext. 106
Fax: 570-963-6447
E-mail: [email protected]


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300 Cliff Street
Scranton, PA 18503

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