Search for Next Youth Poet Laureate Open

WORCESTER, Mass. – The City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division announced Thursday the search for the City’s next Youth Poet Laureate. This call to literary artists seeks poets ages 13-19 who have a significant connection to the Worcester community to serve a two-year term from January 2024 through December 2025. “Serving as the Worcester Youth […]

Movies on the Common Returns to Downtown Worcester for Summer 2023 | City of Worcester, MA

WORCESTER, Mass. – The City of Worcester and the Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) are thrilled to announce the return of Movies on the Common, an exciting outdoor cinema experience in Downtown Worcester throughout the summer. With a diverse lineup of films and various themed nights, this year’s series promises to bring joy, laughter, […]

Worcester Arts Council’s FY24 Grant Applications Open

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Arts Council (WAC) is now accepting grant applications for its FY24 funding cycle. The deadline to apply is October 17, 2023. As part of a statewide network of Local Cultural Councils, WAC receives annual funding through Mass Cultural Council (MCC). For FY24, WAC will receive $226,00 from MCC to once […]

Color the City Festival Returns to Worcester Common

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Color the City Festival, presented by the Create 508 youth program, returns to the Worcester Common for its third year Friday, Aug. 11 from 4 to 9 p.m. The popular youth-driven arts festival is coordinated by a dozen local youth Artist Mentors and Youth Leaders participating in the City’s Create 508 […]