"100 Hours in the Woodshed" brings together collage artists from around the Berkshires and the country to work together in an intensely creative 100-hour period. The original concept was created in 1988 by local artist Danny O and artist, poet and gallery owner Scott Zieher of Wisconsin. During this marathon collage experience, between 15 and 20 invited artists create new work.
The Public Art Commission has given its blessings to DownStreet Art to apply for a grant to fund the installation of public art for its 10th anniversary.
Berkshire Cultural Resource Center Program Manager Michelle Daly told the commissioners Thursday said she plans to apply for some grants and through them request $100,000 to install two new pieces of public art on city-owned property.
Wilco may not be in the city this summer, but there will still be music in the downtown. A $25,000 grant from Levitt Pavilions, which will have to matched with another $20,000, will bring 10 free professional public concerts to Colegrove Park.