Framingham Center cultural district needs more artists for project, raising stipend to $500 – Framingham SOURCE
In all transparency, here is a press release from the Framingham Center Common Cultural District
FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Center Common Cultural District (FCCCD) announced today, February 17, that, thanks to the generous support of some new sponsors, it is able to increase the stipend for artists taking part in their “Many cultures, one heart” public art project.
The project is designed to showcase the many artistic and ethnic faces of Framingham and will include 27 painted 38″x40″ heart sculptures to represent Framingham’s artistic, cultural, historical and recreational offerings, as well as the multicultural nature of the town. . .
Artists creating the statue designs will now be offered a $500 stipend for their designs.
The statues will be designed and created in the spring, then unveiled on June 18 at a multicultural festival on the Common Center, where the general public can experience what “Many Cultures, One Heart” is all about.
If you are a local artist interested in designing a statue, please contact Stacey David at [email protected] or download an application from the FCCCD website at
Spanish and Portuguese versions of the app are also available.
Artists from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.
The mission of the Framingham Center Common Cultural District is to create a dynamic cultural,
economic and social hub of MetroWest through collaborative programming between art and
history museums, educational institutions, cultural organizations and businesses in the
Neighborhood that celebrates Framingham’s artistic and ethnic diversity.
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