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    Boston Creates: A Blueprint for Arts and Culture in the City

    We've just kicked off a 15 month creative planning process called Boston Creates that will provide an opportunity for our many communities and neighborhoods to share their thoughts on our most important cultural assets. We are looking for volunteers to participate in our community engagement teams and to be part of the leadership council, helping to advise, guide, and drive participation in the process.

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  • Call to Artists

    Call to Artists

    The Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events sponsors a variety of programs that encourage local artist participation. Learn more about participating in the Boston Arts Festival, Arts on the Arcade, showing in the City Hall galleries, and more.

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  • "Friendship Four" Tournament Announcement
    Mayor Walsh joins Arder Carson, Lord Mayor of Belfast, Ireland, and representatives from the hockey community to announce the "Friendship Four" college hockey tournament in Belfast in November. The tournament will feature four of the best teams in the country, including UMass Lowell and Northeastern, with the winner receiving the Belpot Trophy. Watch Video »
  • Boston 2024 Olympic Community Meeting at Harvard Business School
    The Boston 2024 team answers public questions regarding the 2024 Summer Olympic Bid at the Harvard Business School on March 31, 2015.Watch Video »

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