Welcome to Downtown Framingham
Framingham Downtown Renaissance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to guiding Downtown Framingham to its most vibrant future! We invite you to come and explore our history, our beautiful parks and open spaces, and our amazing architecture. Bring an appetite for a great assortment of local flavors! Here you will find a unique mix of ethnic foods, Massachusetts tradition, cultural gems and contemporary art. We join our great local businesses and neighborhood communities to welcome you as our guests and future friends.
Featured Works Art Show | One Weekend Only
May 17th through the 19th
Friday 6 to 9:30PM | Saturday + Sunday 12 to 5PM
We are beside ourselves to announce this show!
Please join us on the second floor of the Bullard Building, at the corner of Irving and Waverly Streets for transit --- a contemporary art salon show and silent auction. Proceeds will go toward the funding of a mural by Sorin Bica. Not to be missed, FDR hopes this venture will promote the Arts in Downtown Framingham, where the largest population of creatives live and work west side of Boston!
Entrance at 12 Irving Street | Second Floor of the Bullard Building on the Corner of Irving and Waverly Streets in Downtown Framingham. For more information on this brilliant collection of local, widely renowned artists, please go to these links --
Sorin Bica www.sorinbica.com
ZsuZsanna Donnell www.gingermoonstudios.com
Paula Estey www.paulaestey.com
Nella Lush www.nellasartgallery.com
Steve Maka www.makaphotography.com
Stephen Martin www.galleryat206.com
Ruth Segaloff www.ruthsegaloff.com
ArtPOP is a new Downtown Framingham series of weekend galleries that will pop up all summer long. Stay tuned for more shows and featured artists. Space and art will always be changing :: all to be announced in the summer months ahead.
Click here for a map to the event and parking.
Farmer's Market | Coming June 4th
Tuesdays this summer in the Town Common! From June 4th till October 29th, Framingham farmers and foodies will convene on our historic downtown park to market their goods and talk about growing vegetables, experimenting with herbs and spices, and how long to cook your fresh beautiful produce. Cutting flowers, bread, fish -- goodies. Find it here under the beautiful shade of our sweet little spot between 80 and 40 Concord Street. Every Tuesday from 11:30 to 5.
Marathon Monday | We Were All Together
Please click on the image to read a letter of thanks from FDR.
Heavy Hitter Angels | Helping Hands
Mark and Tony, we honor you! Westside Towing and Liquori Landscaping have been instrumental in lending FDR a hand with some heavy lifting and transportation :: both have been more than wonderful as fun, enthusiastic supporters of MarathonFest! More to come on the contributions of these heavy hitter FDR angels. In the meantime, for more information on these great companies, please visit their websites.
Your Downtown | FDR Board Meetings
We hope you will join us on the second Thursday of every month in the Ablondi Room of the Memorial Building at 150 Concord Street from 8 to 9 AM. Come hear what we're up to, the progress we're making - and weigh in on issues and ventures important to you. Hope to see you here!
Become a part of Downtown Framingham. Join FDR! Click here.