Art & Artists

Growing an Unconventional Garden

Natick resident, business-owner and artist, Ginger McEachern’s new public art project – The UnconVENTional Garden, was formally unveiled on Saturday, November 7th at Adams Street, Natick. Ginger transformed an unsightly vent on the side of the Fair & Yeager Insurance Agency building into beautiful art that not only complements existing art like The Butterfly installation…

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Call For Artists 2020

FOR THE LOVE OF NATICK: CREATIVE PLACEMAKING CALL FOR CREATIVES 2020 Natick Center Cultural District and the Public Art Committee seek proposals for Traffic Calming Public Art (TCPA) projects at the intersection of Rt. 27 and Rt. 135 for $1,000 – $1,700 stipends. Application deadline January 15, 2021Projects may include street paintings and murals that…

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“We The People”

View the making of Artist, Carol Krentzman’s mosaic on Court St. This 13 minute documentary about the “We the People” mosaic project that was installed in Natick Center in June 2020. View Video HERE. The mini-doc was created by the amazing Don Porter. It covers the process of making “We the People” from the beginning…

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We The People Mosaic

Carol Krentzman of the Mosaic Art Institute of Natick has installed her newest work on Court St. in Natick Center entitled “We The People.” People of every age will be inspired when they see the new colorful installation and read the words on it such as kindness, love, peace, hope, and happiness. During the dedication,…

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LOVE 01760 Video

LOVE 01760 is a community-wide public art project conceived by members of the Natick Center Cultural District, SPARK Kindness, local artists, businesses, and organizations to help connect us while we all continue to practice responsible social distancing. This video by Don Porter shows the final project up and installed! Love 01760 Video

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Natick Center Cultural District selected to join Festivals Audience Lab

We are honored to be included in the Festivals Audience Lab partnership in collaboration with Mass Cultural Council, ArtsBoston as well as all the participants in this cohort. The Festivals Audience Lab helps organizations like us build diverse audiences in the arts and culture sector through disruptive innovations in marketing practices. Thank you also to Dates and Olives –…

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“Art In Bloom” 2019

Yesterday was blooming with color during “Art In Bloom” at the Morse Institute Library! Thank you to Natick Garden Club for arranging the beautiful displays, Walnut Hill School for the Arts for providing the superb music and Wegmans, Roche Bros. Supermarkets, and Stop & Shop for donating the flowers. A special thanks to Kira Seamon for helping to bring Art in Bloom…

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Tunnel of Love

In June we dedicated “The Tunnel of Love, a public art installation that was on display through the summer. Organizers of the innovative public art initiative were Denise Girardin, Fran Weiss, Karen Perkins and Jeff Olsen. The organizer’s hope is to bring a smile to the faces and joy to the heart of everyone that…

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For the Love of Natick 2018

In November 2018, the Natick Center Cultural District, Town of Natick, and Metropolitan Area Planning Council displayed eight temporary art and design projects in Natick Center. The selected projects demonstrated the potential for arts and culture to transform Natick Center, activating public spaces, making it easier to travel around the center, and making the area…

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