Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

Re-Imagining The Holidays 2013

A Holiday Tree Public Art Installation by Karl Unnasch for Downtown Silver Spring, MD

Here are some peeks at the making of Playtime Jubilee 

Voice of America: Toy Christmas Tree Keeps on Giving by Faiza Elmasry, Dec. 20, 2012


Soundcloud interviews with curator Michele Cohen and artist Karl Unnasch

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NBC's The Today Show features Playtime Jubilee, Dec. 3, 2014.
Skip ahead to minute 06:12 for the Playtime Jubilee Discussion.

Articles and Press
Toy Christmas Tree Keeps on Giving, Faiza Elmasry, Voice of America — International-Broadcast News, Dec. 20, 2013
Town’s Christmas tree of toys will be donated to needy, Marisa Kabas,, Dec. 3, 2013
Downtown Silver Spring Christmas Tree Made of Toys That Will Be Donated to Needy Children, CBS DC, Nov. 21, 2013
Silver Spring Christmas Tree at the root of holiday controversy, WTOP 103.5 FM, Nov. 21, 2013
Silver Spring non-traditional tree made up of toys to donate to children in the community, Aline Barros, Maryland Community News Gazette, Dec. 4, 2013
Silver Spring unveils unusual Christmas tree, Peter Rouleau, The Sentinel Newspapers, Nov. 27, 2013
Silver Spring Hosts Ceremony, Adam Loakin, The Sentinel Newspapers, Nov. 21, 2013
Silver Spring’s tree of toys to be donated to charity, Whitney Wild, WJLA, Nov. 21, 2013.
Local artist spreads joy with Playtime Jubilee, Barb Jeffers, Fillmore County Journal, Dec. 6, 2013
Answer Man:  Chatfield artist gets national attention, Rochester Post-Bulletin, Dec. 6, 2013
Silver Spring Tree Makes the News, a blog article by Author Yvonne Brown, Dec. 22, 2013


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