At the Fitchburg Art Museum, an exhibition of five contemporary artists explores extravagant art with a political edge in "Fantastical, Political." https://video.wgbh.org/video/fantastical-political-photographer-erik-jacobs-and-more-a34ww0/
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The $20-$25 million project is collaboration between several entities, including NewVue Communities and the Fitchburg Art Museum, to turn the former school and several auxiliary buildings into artist housing. http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_31799895/from-classrooms-studios
The Laurelwood Garden Club, in partnership with Fitchburg Art Museum, have also been preparing for the 20th Annual Art in Bloom event to be held at the museum, 185 Elm St., from Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April 29. http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/community/ci_31790059/art-bloom-floral-festival
From the ashes of a 2016 fire, the artist housing project at the former B.F. Brown School, now called the Fitchburg Arts Community, is moving forward. http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_31781226/school-building-rising-from-ashes
In this program, host Mark Lynch talks with FAM’s Marketing Manager, Kledia Spiro, and FAM’s Koch Curatorial Fellow, Lauren Szumita, about the show. This program will air live on Sunday, March 25, at 9 pm on 90.5 FM.
And in this program, Mark interviews Fantastical, Political artist Mohamad Hafez about his beautiful and heartbreaking sculptures that reflect the devastation of the Syrian civil war. This program will air live on Sunday, March 18, at 9 pm on 90.5 FM.