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Jackson Playground Mural Project

Mount Gives City A ‘Plug’ Mural a Big Hit at its Unveiling (The Gardner News, June 9, 2015 )

  When the city asked a group of Mount Wachusett Community College students to paint a mural at the recently renovated Jackson Playground, they were hoping to cover up the existing graffiti on a wall and prevent more. At the official unveiling, officials realized they had received more than they asked for. “It’s given life […]

MWCC Art Students Convert Graffiti at Playground into Public Art

Mount Wachusett Community College art students partnered with the city of Gardner to transform a graffiti-covered wall into public art at the newly refurbished Jackson Playground. Since mid-May, five students have been working on their “Unplug and Play” mural conveying their message that children should put down the controllers and have fun at the playground. […]