CambridgeSide is Looking for Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

Submissions Now Open

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2020) – CambridgeSide is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this difficult time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on CambridgeSide’s social media pages, email blasts, website and more. Visit to submit work.

“#HappyDistraction provides an opportunity to showcase the beautiful works of local artists,” says Melissa LaVita, Senior Marketing Director at CambridgeSide. “We can all use a ray of sunshine during these challenging times and CambridgeSide is excited to share the talent of local artists to brighten everyone’s day,” she adds.


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