Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ Berkshire Cultural Resource Center will host the next DownStreet Art from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 31, with the opening of nine new exhibitions, open studios by local artists, pop-up happenings, and community events throughout downtown.

Highlights include a celebration of artist Corwin Levi’s new mural located on Veteran’s Memorial Bridge (Route 2 Overpass) at 6:15 p.m., exhibition openings at all of the DownStreet Art galleries, a crosswalk painting effort from 4 to 9 p.m., and musical performances.

Mountain One Bank Gallery will host an early gallery reception from 5 to 6 p.m. for Ian Grey’s newest project, "Elements." DIScourse Gallery A will feature an artist talk with book artist Nava Atlas at 5:30 p.m.

The DownStreet Art Trolley will run on an art loop from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning at Mass MoCA, where Independent Art Projects will have its grand opening, stopping at galleries along Main Street, the Rudd Art Museum, and all DownStreet art murals.

Visit www.downstreetart.org for more information.



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