WOOphoria is sponsored in part by the Worcester Cultural Commission, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Clark University.
In celebration of the Worcester Cultural Coalition’s 10 years of creative city-making we invite you to join us for WOOphoria! To be held in conjunction with the 7th Annual stART on the Street Festival on Sunday, September 20, 2009 - WOOphoria will offer dynamic, hands-on, interactive, multi-generational experiences!
To be staged within the stART footprint at the corner of Elm Street and Park Avenue, WOOphoria will feature nearly two dozen of the Cultural Coalition's members including:
WOOphoria will also mark the 100th anniversary of the visit by Sigmund Freud to
The Couch will make its first appearance on Sunday, September 20th 2009, during the stART on the Street art festival and also will be displayed at various events and locations (indoors and out) around Worcester County in the months to come. Visitors to The Couch will be invited to write out their complaints and concerns on slips of paper and to deposit them in a box provided as part of The Couch display. These slips will subsequently be given to other artists and performers to create original music, poetry and artistic expressions that will help us let go of our negativity and look to a forward thinking creative identity.