INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL PRODUCING IMMERSIVE CULTURAL EXPERIENCES IN THE HEART OF NEW ENGLAND
Since 2016 POW! WOW! Worcester has curated over 115 pieces of public art, consisting of 89 murals and more than 26 seasonal and permanent installations, and now maintains the largest collection of murals in New England. Local and visiting artists travel to Worcester, MA to paint for POW! WOW! Worcester as part of the POW! WOW! Worldwide network of festivals founded by Jasper Wong in 2011. The POW! WOW! Worcester local organizing committee is made up of city residents, students and business professionals whose mission is to encourage walkability and enhanced connectivity between different neighborhoods in the city, advocate for youth arts education, stimulate dialogue, inspire change, promote diversity and inclusion, contribute to a greater quality of life and create a genuine sense of community through public art.