Ensemble to bring the joy of musical improv to the community

For Anthony Viscounte, it’s a singular experience: get a group of musicians together with varying experience levels, genre preferences, and instruments of choice – and then set them loose on an extemporaneous adventure. 

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Our Annual Joy Market is Right Around the Corner

Please join us on the evening of December 4th for our annual Joy Market holiday craft bazaar. This year’s Joy Market will feature the handcrafted items from 25 area crafters. This is a great time to buy special handmade presents for the holiday season.

Also, this year’s Joy Market event will mark our one year anniversary at the Scatter Joy Center for the Arts. Join us as we celebrate this special moment.

Peace Poles on Display at Jarrett Nature Center

The Scatter Joy Center for the Arts was pleased to donate two hand-painted peace poles to the Jarrett Nature Center. They are now installed in the ground and on display for the community to enjoy.

Special thanks are extended to our talented artists……college interns Brianna Branco and Katie Cooper. Brianna attends the Ohio State University and Katie attends the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Their contributions to our center this past summer were immeasurable.

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“Joy Squared” ….A Big Success

Our first annual “Joy Squared” art auction and benefit was a huge success. There were 340 pieces of original work on exhibit for auction. Over 250 community members were in attendance. The evening was filled with inspiring art, live music, and a chalk drawing extravaganza.

Over 240  6 x 6 canvases were sold and thousands of dollars were raised for our center.

A special thank you is extended to all who helped make this night possible.

Glenn Zimmer Show Set to Open

Beginning Friday evening, September 25, and running through Tuesday, October 20, the Scatter Joy Center for the Arts is proud to be featuring the artwork of prominent illustrator and teacher, Glenn Zimmer. Join us on Friday evening….and join in the fun.



“Joy Squared” Artwork Donations Rolling In

Several dozen 6 x 6 canvases have rolled in. We thank all the contributing artists for their current work and future efforts. September 25th’s  “Joy Squared” is going to be a great exhibit and a terrific chance for community members to attend the reception, purchase artwork, and help contribute financially to the future programs of the Scatter Joy Center for the Arts.



Theatre Camp a Big Hit

Under the joyous direction of Alyssa Mulligan, our summer theatre camp students have had a fun week preparing for their performance of an original play. Each day has been filled with various theatre exercises, scripting, singing,dancing, rehearsing, and preparing costumes, props, and scenery. All tolled, it appears to have been a great week for our campers. We think the smiles tell the whole story…..


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