Arts and Culture

  • Boston Creates (200)

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh launches Boston Creates

    The ten-year cultural plan for the City of Boston aligns public and private resources to strengthen cultural vitality over the long term, and weave arts and culture into the fabric of everyday life.

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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.

    More Info on Calls to Artists »

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  • See a listing of upcoming Arts events.

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  • Sail Boston Press Conference
    Sail Boston begins the countdown to June 17, 2017, when over 30 Tall Ships from countries all over the world will gather in Boston Harbor for five days as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Boston is the only city in the United States these ships will visit in 2017.Watch Video »
  • Cultural Planning Announcement 2016
    Mayor Walsh holds a press conference at Sheraton Boston for the launch of the City's cultural plan, Boston Creates.Watch Video »

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