The Art & Culture Issues of 2016

by Rebecca Fowler

There are many ingredients that determine whether a city is a good Fig destination. And just as baking powder is to baking, so is Arts and Culture to our vibrant destinations. Because of creative migration from large cities to our small yet mighty downtowns, we are fortunate to experience first-hand the artisans, the makers, and the innovators, and the impact they have.


screen-shot-2016-08-16-at-7-48-38-amFig Lancaster

The editorial section ‘Our City/Our Canvas’ was shot at Triode Media Group. Their white screen was the perfect backdrop for the City’s creatives. And with a little bit of illustration, the section highlights the many forms of arts and culture in The City of Lancaster.


fb_cover_fall2016Fig Bethlehem

You don’t have to look far to find the creative energy in Bethlehem. This issue is an ode to the creators, the artisan makers, the photographers, the painters, and the vibrant theatre community.


fc_fall_2016_cover_301_320Fig Columbia

Fig Columbia’s Art and Culture issue pays tribute to the creative class—the makers and thinkers who are driving more jobs and money to the downtown.



fk_fall16_coverFig Kennett Square

Focusing on the culture of Historic Kennett Square, it’s unique and interesting, and something for every creative taste—from mushrooms to craft beer, to the professional orchestra and, of course, the beauty of Longwood Gardens.


fw_fall2016_coverFig West Chester

A book of artists, creators, and makers who call West Chester home— with a call to find your creative spirit by participating and purchasing from our local artists.

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