Use the empty windows on Merrimack St. to create a 24/7 gallery to show the work of local artists and studio groups. When visitors come to town for our Folk Festival, they are often faced with empty and papered windows when they wander through town. This project can be as large or small as the [Read more…]
Artists can choose to paint directly on plywood for these installations or collaborate in groups. Or the plywood can be used as a support for smaller artworks…no nails, hooks etc. will be installed on the property, everything is easily portable if a renter is found and the artwork needs to [Read more…]
We rent, borrow, occupy an empty space once a week or every two weeks. We play a variety of popular music. Families can come and grade-schoolers and middle schoolers dance just for fun and show off their moves. Juice and water are sold. A dance instructor and DJ make sure everyone’s having a good time.
A festival to highlight the absurd idea that widening Nesmith St next to Kittredge Park will make the area safer or reduce congestion. Food trucks or other vendors could be invited. A live band could play music in the gazebo. Educate people that street widening makes motorists drive faster and crashes become more violent. About [Read more…]
Folks from Lower Belvidere use the park a lot and crossing Nesmith by foot is already dangerous enough. Nesmith St is a key corridor to downtown, where congestion is a major issue. Infrastructure projects meant to ease congestion by widening streets typically backfires because more folks choose to drive when [Read more…]