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Celebrate the completion of 'The Office: The Story of Us' mural at First Friday in October!

Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. at the mural site on October 6

The Office: The Story of Us mural by Hagopian Arts is a project of Scranton Tomorrow with support from Universal Television and Peacock, and premier sponsor Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau. Completed in August, the mural in Downtown Scranton is attracting tourists from around the world. Photo: Justin Bare, XXII Media, courtesy of Hagopian Arts.

You'll have a chance to meet lead artist Kala Hagopian (shown here) and members of the Hagopian Arts team at the mural site at 503 Lackawanna Avenue on Friday, October 6 from 6 to 7 p.m. Photo by Justin Bare, XXII Media, courtesy of Hagopian Arts. August 2023.

The fourth mural in a series of public art works developed through Scranton Tomorrow’s Mural Arts Program is now complete, and that means it’s time to celebrate!


Everyone in the community is invited to the Dedication Ceremony and Meet and Greet with the Artist in honor of The Office: The Story of Us mural by Hagopian Arts on Friday, October 6, at 5:30 p.m. at 503 Lackawanna Avenue, Downtown Scranton.


Artists worked on the mural in sections in the Hagopian Arts studio in Philadelphia for nearly a year before the mural was installed in Scranton. Photo: Noel Yheaulon Art, courtesy of Hagopian Arts. January 2023.

Featuring highly-rendered, realistic black-and-white portraits of 17 cast members, famous quotes from the show, local landmarks referenced in the series, and colorful geometric shapes, the mural is 86 feet wide by 27 feet tall. The project is made possible with support from Universal Television and Peacock, and premier sponsor Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau. Additional community sponsors include Community Bank, N.A., Cooper’s Seafood House, and The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.


The Office, the hit television series set in Scranton, Pennsylvania (which aired on NBC from 2005 to 2013) has brought considerable notoriety to the city. Created by Greg Daniels, Peacock is the exclusive streaming home of the half-hour comedy The Office. In addition to full episodes, the platform also offers behind-the-scenes footage including bloopers, featurettes, and interviews with cast and producers. From Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, the ensemble series stars Steve Carell as Michael Scott, John Krasinski as Jim Halpert, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly, and Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute.


The Dedication Ceremony will include brief remarks by Scranton Tomorrow leaders and members of its Mural Arts Program, public officials, and sponsors. Marko Marcinko and the SJF All Stars will provide musical entertainment. A Meet and Greet with the Artist, sponsored by Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department and The Loft Wine Bar & Events, will follow the ceremony.

Festivities continue throughout Downtown Scranton with an Office-themed First Friday. To download a First Friday map, visit firstfridayscranton.com.


To learn more about Scranton Tomorrow’s Mural Arts Program, visit scrantontomorrow.org and follow Scranton Tomorrow on social media. To learn more about Hagopian Arts, visit hagopianarts.com and follow Hagopian Arts on social media.


The Office: The Story of Us mural by Hagopian Arts is a project of Scranton Tomorrow with support from Universal Television and Peacock, and premier sponsor Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau.


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