Public Art

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Floating Orange ‘Swimmers’ Are Coming to the Fort Point Channel

Peer out over the Congress Street Bridge this fall, and you might notice an unusual sight in the chilly waters below: more than 20 people […]

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There’s a New Sculpture in Fenway’s Symphony Park

Berklee College of Music and Symphony Hall define the Fenway as Boston’s musical center. So, when the Fenway Civic Association began nearly a decade-long project […]

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The Street in Chestnut Hill to Unveil New Mural 99.9% Happy

After this Saturday, Chestnut Hill will share something in common with cities on the world map, including London, Paris, Istanbul, and Tokyo. Like these metropolises, […]

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BCA Welcomes New Hope Tree Sculpture by Chanel Thervil

Orlando, Baton Rouge, Minnesota, Dallas, France, Turkey, Baton Rouge again… Recently, any glance at the news seems to bring another tragedy. For those needing some […]

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Fort Point Wants You to Design Its Next Floating Artwork

Hoping to follow up a series of greatest hits among Boston’s ongoing string of popular public art installations, an arts group has opened the invitation […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Celebrates Installation by Maurizio Cannavacciuolo

Grey clouds may have slightly marred the unveiling of a new mural at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum yesterday, but thankfully the new installation on the […]

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Maurizio Cannavacciuolo Installation Coming to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Façade

An Italian artist is bringing his multicultural vision to a Boston institution. Maurizio Cannavacciuolo will contribute a sci-fi themed mural to the side of the Isabella […]

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Artist Pays Tribute to Muhammad Ali with Mural in Cambridge’s Central Square

When news broke Friday that former heavyweight boxing champion and civil rights icon Muhammad Ali had died at the age of 74, Brian Wentworth knew […]

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The Mural on 200 Clarendon Is Coming Down

Boston’s skyline is about to get a little lonelier. The mural of a man on a raft, hands in pockets, adrift in the sea of […]

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More Text-Based Public Art Comes to the Greenway

After a vibrant year of art offerings—a five-day dance party and the unforgettable aerial sculpture by Janet Echelman, to name a couple—the Rose Kennedy Greenway […]

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Our Neighborhood-by-Neighborhood Guide to Public Art in Boston

Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” We can’t think of a better away to wash away […]

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‘Celestial’ Installation on View Downtown

Hilary Zelson’s sheep installation has ceased floating in the Fort Point Channel, but now, fellow local artists Claudia Ravaschiere and Michael Moss have created a […]

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Cultural Community Pens Letter to MBTA

While the future of the entire embattled Green Line Extension seems uncertain, a coalition of artists, cultural leaders, and municipal and political supporters are calling on […]

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Neighborhood Public Art: Boston Common and Public Garden

The Boston Common and the Public Garden bustle with activity during any season. But when the sun sets and the visitors head home, there’s a […]

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Neighborhood Public Art: Roxbury

Roxbury is home to many murals, sculptures, and statues, all rooted in cultural and political backgrounds that speak to the diversity of the community. No matter […]