Artist in Residence, Year in Review

Our 2021 Artist in Residence, Amy Adams, accomplished a lot in one short year! From partnerships with Natick 180, Natick Public Schools, Common Street Spiritual Center, other artists, and community members. Inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work furthering the mission of the cultural district. Thank you, Amy, and thanks to Don Porter for this wonderful video…

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Cheers to 2022!

As we say goodbye to 2021 we keep with us some wonderful memories of the people, events, artists, culture, and commerce that made the year so special. It was a year of moving ahead and being together as a community despite our continued challenges caused by the pandemic. In 2022 we are committed to providing…

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2021 Holiday Window Contest

Congratulations to Clip and Dip Dog Grooming the winner and Calliope Paperie, the runner-up in our 2021 Holiday Window Contest! Thank you all who participated and thank you to all the businesses that decorated their holiday windows this year, the center looks so festive.

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Holiday Stroll 2021

The weather didn’t dampen the excitement of meeting Santa or the Grinch for the young at heart during the festive Holiday Stroll last month!Sound & Spirit‘s concert provided a merry start to the event and the addition of free coffee, hot chocolate, and soup along with local crafters and artisans and a few food trucks made…

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History of Natick Mosaic

November 2021 – Local Artist Carol Krentzman unveils her newest mosaic titled “History of Natick – Inspiring Community”. Carol’s latest mosaic mural highlights sections of Natick’s unique history through images revealing its hardworking and innovative growth and spirit. Carol worked with local Artist Jason Cheeseman-Meyer who lent his artistic creativity to this massive work of…

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Traffic Calming Public Art Project

The TCPA project began about a year ago during the middle of the pandemic in 2020 and the completion of the project is the result of the great partnership between the town and the cultural district with input from our community partners. The Artists have made this project a wonderful walkable platform in Natick Center…

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Meet Our Executive Director

Meet the Natick Center Cultural District’s Executive Director during the Meet Our Neighbors Series hosted by the Natick Historical Society.

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NCCD Announces 2021 Artist in Residence

Natick Center Cultural District is pleased to announce its new Artist in Residence for 2021 – emerging, local artist, Amy Adams. Amy will create opportunities for community engagement around the themes of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through her art. We are thrilled to have her on board and look forward to collaborating with her on her projects.Artist Statement – “When I create…

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Natick Receives a Businesses Marketing Technical Assistant Grant

Town of Ashland and Cities of Framingham and Natick receive a $250,000 Business Marketing Technical Assistance Grant from the MA Office of Business Development Ashland, MA (April 15, 2021) – The Massachusetts Office of Business Development presents the communities Ashland, Framingham, and Natick a $250,000 Business Marketing Technical Assistance Grant, funding a new program helping…

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Alania Pinto Visits Natick!

She swept into Natick Center visiting the Natick Outdoor Store, 5 Crows Gallery, and Handcrafted Gifts, Studio @ 3 Adams, the Natick Organic Farm, and Lookout Farm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsp3HERnahg#natickcenter #shopnatickcenter

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