Arts and Culture

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    Emerge Boston: Free Music and More Inside City Hall

    We're celebrating local and national arts on Thursday, September 10 starting at 5:30 PM. Expect to see artist awards, installation art, artist vendors, poetry, live performances, and architecture tours.

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  • Boston Cultural Council (200)

    New Grant Opportunities for Arts Programs and Field Trips

    Applicants can receive up to $5,000 for program funding or up to $500 to cover the cost of admission for students on performing arts field trips. Deadline to apply is Thursday, October 15 at 5:00 PM.

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    Attend a Community Meeting for Cultural Planning

    We need your help creating a successful arts and culture plan for the City of Boston. Please join us in conversation this month and share your thoughts. All meetings are open to everyone, regardless of where you live.

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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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  • See a listing of upcoming Arts events.

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Videos & Multimedia »

  • Welcoming the Hermione to Boston
    Mayor Martin J Walsh welcomes French officials and the crew of The Hermione to Boston at Rowes Wharf.Watch Video »
  • Boston Pride Flag Raising Celebration
    Mayor Walsh joins elected officials, Boston Pride members, community leaders and the public to kick off Pride week in Boston with a Pride Flag Raising ceremony on Boston City Hall Plaza.Watch Video »

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