(Boston, MA) – Leaders from the Commonwealth’s three largest cities joined arts and civic leaders today to launch Futurecity Massachusetts, a new approach to transforming cities that puts art, culture, and creativity at the center of redevelopment and revitalization. Futurecity Mass is a joint initiative of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and The Boston Foundation. Futurecity Mass will work with Mayors, urban planners, and arts and business leaders in Boston, Springfield, and Worcester on key real estate projects within state-designated […]
Join us for the Fenway Alliance’s Leader2Leader Series working with the UP Inclusive Design Initiative of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Hosted by Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s Department of Architecture! The panel discussion will take place Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 130 pm to 330 pm at the MASSArt Design and Media Center.
Share your vision! On Monday May 2, 2016 the YMCA of Greater Boston is hosting Imagine Boston 2030! Imagine Boston 2030 is the first citywide plan in 50 years, and Mayor Walsh wants to engage residents from every corner of the city. You are invited to a Visioning Session in the Fenway Cultural District to discuss your vision and goals for the Boston of 2030. With input from all those who call our city home, Imagine Boston 2030 will define a vision for Boston […]
Dr. Christina Lanzl, Adjunct Professor of Architecture and her students of Wentworth Institute of Technology Department of Architecture have developed a new Fenway (and Kenmore) Cultural Map. The map includes “1) architecture, specifically cultural facilities and academic institutions, (2) public art, (3) green/open spaces, and (4) access, featuring all modes of transportation including parking and bicycle hub stations.” The new Cultural Map features the Fenway Cultural District and provides direction to the institutions, facilities, activities and the true assets of The […]
As part of ArtWeek Boston, Northeastern launches a new Arts Administration graduate program with a public art tour led by Bree Edwards, Director of the Northeastern Center for the Arts. When: Wednesday, May 4, 12-2PM Tour will kick off at noon in front of the Ruggles MBTA station on the Huntington Ave side. Street location: 150 Forsyth St, Boston, MA 02115 and will conclude with a lunch reception. Launched in 2014, the Northeastern Public Art Initiative creates a stronger sense of place on Northeastern’s dense, urban canvas. Supported […]
Photo by Cassidy Hopkins, Boston Magazine If you’ve been on Huntington Ave recently, you may have noticed a new addition to the lawn of The Museum of Fine Arts. In celebration of spring and serving as an introduction to what promises to be the museum’s largest contemporary installation Megacities Asia, “the breathing flower “a 20-foot wide inflatable flower has been installed on the museum’s Huntington Ave entrance. Created by Seoul based artist, Choi Jeoung Hwa, “Breathing […]