Arts and Culture

  • Boston AIR artists

    Boston AIR Artists

    Last fall, ten local artists worked alongside representatives from twelve City of Boston departments to generate ideas for integrating art and creative thinking into city government. Join us on January 23rd for a welcome by Julie Burros, Chief of Arts and Culture, presentations by all ten Boston AIR artists, and a question and answer session!
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    Boston Creates: A Blueprint for Arts & Culture in the City

    Boston Creates is a 15 month creative planning process that aims to create vision for arts and culture in Boston. Help us map our cultural assets, lead discussions, 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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  • Haitian Remembrance Day 2016
    Mayor Walsh joins State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and Governor Baker at the State House to commemorate those lost in the Haitian Earthquake of 2010. Watch Video »
  • Boston AIR Presentations 2016
    Three of the ten different "Artists-In-Residence" proposals will be selected to receive funding in order to develop creative installations that will benefit the City Of Boston and its residents.Watch Video »

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