SPRINGFIELD CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP NEWS
Here’s what people are saying about the Springfield Cultural Partnership!
Many thanks for helping spread the mission and vision of the SCP.
We’re so excited to finally announce the opening of $4M renovated Pynchon Park Plaza with Springfield Museums, Springfield City Library , City of Springfield, MA – Office of Communications & many other state officials!
SPark! Igniting Our Community will brighten this space even more in the near future & artists should be on the lookout for the Call for Art! – Your art could be in Pynchon Park
Left to Right: Molly Fogarty from Springfield City Library, Kay Simpson Director of Springfield Musuems & Karen Finn Director of the Springfield Cultural Partnership
Springfield Library & Museums Association in partnership with the Springfield Cultural Partnership received $100,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts – SPark: Igniting Our Community, a two-year public art project that will transform recently reopened Pynchon Park into a vibrant public space through innovative multi-media art installations created by local and national artists.
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More media: Performance by pastor, young musician in downtown Springfield goes viral – WWLP-22News, May 2020
Left to Right: Archbishop Timothy Paul, SCP Director Karen Finn, musician/artist Fabeyon & seated at the piano, musician/artist Shamrok
Noted pianist & Masetro Kevin Rhodes of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra plays SCP Painted Piano at Springfield Financial Plaza. – 22 News, July 12, 2019
Community Beat highlight of Springfield Cultural Partnership – African-American Point of View (p.17), July 1, 2019
“I see the many tentacles of outreach by the Springfield Cultural Partnership (SCP) in a positive light as a sound, viable effort in increasing local arts and cultural expressions that benefit our community,” said writer Ken Harris. Read full article
Fresh Paint brings nine murals to downtown – Springfield Cultural Partnership Director Karen Finn comments on the new city paint of murals. – The Reminder, June 18, 2019
Describing the impact the mural project had, Finn said, “You can’t put a price on what we saw happen organically.” She added the project was “like a big hug for downtown.” Read full article