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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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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Welcome The Elder-Well Adult Day Program

The Elder-Well Adult Day Program, a new social model adult day franchise program, recently commemorated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Representatives from the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, Natick Center Cultural District, and Elder-Well were present. Elder-Well’s daily services include group and individual therapeutic and educational activities; health and wellness monitoring; community outings and…

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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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