Lights and lanterns everywhere,
people on their porches ringing bells,
and the peals of church bells
made for a touching commemoration
in January 2021
for those our communities lost to COVID-19.
As part of an event
organized by Jackie Walsh,
Marguerite Sheehan, and Laurie Wheeler,
The Art Garden’s Laura Iveson and
Jane Beatrice Wegscheider created an installation of lanterns on the Iron Bridge
in Shelburne Falls.
Ten local artists’ works were printed on translucent vellum to make the 104 lanterns remembering and honoring those who had died in our county.