Your Creative Canvas
OVER THE PAST DECADE, the City of Lancaster has become both muse and sanctuary to artists and artisans, makers and innovators. The City is a canvas and each inhabitant and visitor has an opportunity to make their own unique mark.
Creatives of every discipline have found an amplified existence in the City where doing what you love can become your livelihood.Read on →
LancExplorer: Loving and Sharing the Fig Life
CURATED BY DEBBIE DAWSON
ART. IT’S ONE OF DEBBIE DAWSON’S FAVORITE THINGS TO EXPLORE IN DOWNTOWN LANCASTER—from the renowned galleries on Prince Street, to the budding artists’ displays in local coffee shops—visual art, performance art, public art—on every street, around every corner. As a recent transplant to Lancaster from theRead on →
Behind the Scenes
VIEW THE BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO.
With 9,900 square feet of space combining multiple sound stages, an audio recording suite, and full production company on site, Evan Scudner, Executive Producer/Co-Founder of Triode Media Group, describes Triode as a “digital media factory,” designed to meet the needs of local businesses in a collaborative environment.
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Fresh Face: Triode Media Group
EVAN SCUDNER IS THE OTHER SIDE OF THE OLD ADAGE, missing the forest for the trees. “I like big picture things. I think five years out on a daily basis.” This is what drew him to film, the ability to tell stories visually, and bring the forest to an audience.
With 9,900 square feet of space combining multiple sound stages, an audio recording suite, and fullRead on →
Fresh Face: Luca
INSPIRED BY THE CONVIVIALITY OF THE ITALIAN TABLE, LUCA brings a casual and rustic new dining experience to Lancaster. Taylor and Leeann Mason share a deep love for the ‘Old Country’ where the union of food, drink, and community still remain the highest pleasure of life. Their vision was to create a place where their community could gather and enjoy simple mealsRead on →
Fresh Face: Spice & Tea Exchange
SINCE VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE, and food is the the great unifier bringing us all together around one table, it’s easy to see the allure of the newest business on West Orange Street. The Spice and Tea Exchange is an exciting addition to the foodie scene in Lancaster. The old-fashioned store front and rustic decor pay homage to days gone by. However, theRead on →
Fresh Face: Commonwealth Kitchen and Cafe / The Culinary Classroom
RACHAEL REINMILLER AND LINDA BELL SHARE A VARIETY OF THINGS— a passion for food, a love of community, and one light-drenched space at 443 North Mulberry Street.
Commonwealth Kitchen & Cafe is a second location where Rachael plans to continue building on the success of Commonwealth on Queen—a cafe, catering, & event venue on the 300 block of North Queen Street.Read on →
Fresh Face: LSJ Studios
“I THINK WE ALL ARE ARTISTS AT THE END OF THE DAY,” says LSJ Studios founder, Loryn Spangler Jones. “No matter what we do, we use our creativity to create a life for ourselves. For me, it just happens to be on canvas.” No stranger to the Lancaster Art Scene, Loryn is excited to have her own studio and gallery on 110 West King Street.
The studio serves asRead on →
Fresh Face: Ananda Integration
AT ANANDA INTEGRATION, owners Debra and Nick Dower bring together a diverse team of bodyworkers to provide services in structural integration, acupuncture, electromagnetic field therapy, and other more traditional modalities.
Debra is a board-certified structural integrator with a decade of experience. She is a co-teacher for KMI Anatomy Trains, one of the mostRead on →
Authentic: Gail Gray
YEARS OF CREATIVE EXPRESSION and classical training have earned Gail Gray degrees from Carnegie Mellon, the title ‘Fine Artist,” and Franklin & Marshall College’s honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts. However, Gail has identified as an artist for as long as she can remember. In kindergarten, Gail’s teacher would name things for her to draw on the board, so she couldRead on →
Fig Voices: David Wilson
REMEMBER YOUR FIRST time living away from home? Even now I bet you can recall the feeling in your gut. Having moved away to college, David felt it too. He turned to his guitar for comfort. You see, during his Penn Manor Township youth, he was surrounded by the music of his parents and the piano, playing & singing of his older brother Matt. It seemed only naturalRead on →
2016 Lancaster Craft Beerfest
The 2016 LANCASTER CRAFT BEERFEST is brought to you by Joycat Events, a company formed by three Lancaster natives. They have partnered with the City of Lancaster Office of Promotion (LOOP) and the Federal Taphouse to bring this great event to the beer enthusiasts of Lancaster County and it's neighbors.
Tickets go on sale June 15th at lancastercraftbeerfest.com.Read on →
Video: City of Makers
LANCASTER IS A CITY of makers. Creating. Innovating. Collaborating. There is a rhythm to our city. It’s fast. It’s authentic. It has soul. There is a sense of community. It’s fun. It’s fresh. It has flavor. Fig is proud to showcase The City as a place to live, work and play. Be part of it. Find it at Fig.
Discover Lancaster’s Galleries
EXPLORE THE CITY'S FINE ART GALLERIES. Find nationally-celebrated art, monthly exhibits, and interactive art sessions all in our walkable Downtown.
Keep up with your favorite galleries and discover new talent by joining our social community #findarthere.
SAVE THE DATES:
First Friday with The Gallery Guide
Friday, August 5
First Friday with The GalleryRead on →
2016 Social Mission Partners
At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors.
For 2016, we have chosen three innovative nonprofits whose good works contribute immensely to our thriving, local community. Please join us as we support these inspiring causes thisRead on →