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Worcester seeks artists for $11M downtown upgrade

BY ZACHARY COMEAU

JUNE 13, 2018

Worcester is looking for artists to make its $11-million reconstruction of Main Street not just more organized and convenient, but visually appealing as well.

The city is calling for artists and designers to create a series of public art features for the project, dubbed Main Street Reimagined.

The city, Worcester Cultural Coalition and Urban Culture Institute are working together to incorporate placemaking, cultural economic development and the arts into the project, with the goal of creating a theme, sense of place, increased walkability and vibrancy along the Main Street corridor, according to City Manager Ed Augustus’ office.

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