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The Make Way for Ducklings Statues Just Turned 30

Boston’s iconic Make Way For Ducklings Statues, some of the best-known pieces of public art in the city and a defining landmark of the Boston Public […]

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A Giant Foam Iceberg Will Float in Boston’s Fort Point Channel

Boston in fall is chilly, sure. Frigid, even. But not iceberg chilly. At least, not until now. In a few weeks, a giant foam likeness of an […]

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Community Activists Are Bringing a Huge Mural to Fields Corner in Dorchester

Leaving your mark on the world is one of those ineffable goals that most of us have in life. Will people remember us when we’re […]

A rendering of "Plaza (Arcade)" by Alexandre da Cunha
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New Public Art Is Coming to the Fenway

A new permanent public art installation is coming to the Fenway this weekend. Brazil-born, London-based artist Alexandre da Cunha created “Plaza (Arcade),” a series of […]

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Local Artist Chris Piascik to Unveil New Mural on the Greenway

Few of us willingly add an extra responsibility to our daily to-do list. But in 2006, when Boston-based illustrator Chris Piascik decided to assign himself […]

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The Charles River Esplanade Is Getting a Fancy New Mural

The Esplanade Association has announced plans for a mural on the Esplanade. The new art, the first-ever professional mural along the Esplanade, was designed by […]

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Don’t Tune Out the Gardner Museum’s New Sound Art Installations

For the first time in its 114-year history, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is showcasing work outside of its own walls. The museum’s new exhibit, “Listen […]

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Five of Boston’s Most Instagrammable Art Walls

A post shared by Joan Anderman (@jcanderman) on Apr 3, 2017 at 9:00am PDT What is a leisurely stroll around the city if you don’t […]

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The Shape-Shifting Greenway Sculpture Just Got Its Annual Update

The Greenway was alive with commotion on a recent Sunday morning as the shape-shifting artwork at Boston’s Armenian Heritage Park underwent its annual reconfiguration. The […]

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3D-Printed Roosters on the Greenway Keep Malfunctioning But It’s Beautiful

  It’s safe to say that, at this point, the unusual 3D-printer slowly churning out plastic roosters on the Greenway has become a bit of a sensation. […]

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You Can Control These Lights on the Greenway by Texting

Color Commons from New American Public Art on Vimeo. A popular art installation on the Rose Kennedy Greenway that puts visitors in charge of its colors has […]

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10,000 Glass Raindrops Hang from Above at MassArt

Talk about makin’ it rain. The next time you have a chance to stop by MassArt’s Design and Media Center, look up. In late January, […]

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A Vending Machine Is Spitting Out 2,000 3D-Printed Roosters on the Greenway

The Year of the Plastic Rooster is upon us. To kick off the Chinese New Year, the Rose Kennedy Greenway announced today it’s debuting an art exhibit-slash-vending […]

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An Iranian Artist Will Paint the Next Greenway Wall Mural

A brand-new, mind-bending mural is about to take shape in Dewey Square. Mehdi Ghadyanloo, a 35-year-old Iranian artist has been picked by the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy […]

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City Unveils Second Installation of Hidden Poetry on Boston Sidewalks

It sounds like a Dan Brown mystery: Four poems are hidden along the sidewalks of Dorchester, Mattapan, and West Roxbury. Bostonians may only come across […]