The Northampton Arts Council is an organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Live Mural Painting of Sojourner Truth

WHAT: Watch local artist paint a mural of Sojourner Truth
WHEN: Friday-Sunday April 26-28, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Intersection of Main St & Maple St, Florence, MA

Northampton artist Jeff Wrench will paint a portrait of abolitionist, women's rights activist, and Florence resident Sojourner Truth on an electrical box at the center of town. Stop by to see the work in progress or talk to the artist.

Recently, Jeff Wrench painted portraits of Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost at the center of Amherst. He is also known for painting colorful and sometimes semi-abstract portraits on paint chips and sheets of wallpaper.

Instagram: @noisician

This event is supported in part by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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