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An Artist Building Buzz

June 8, 2023
• Artist and puppeteer, John Lechner, created a fun outdoor exhibit of larger-than-life bugs and will also put on a puppet performance.

If good art carries a message, then this one could be,”Don’t forget the little guys.” Aside from swatting at pests, many people don’t pay attention to the valuable role insects play in our world, our ecosystem and our lives. One Needham artist has found a fun way to create a little buzz around our six-legged friends, and you can see it for yourself this June!


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