Public Art


Creative City Grantee Events: Winter 2018

Creative City Artists are bringing live performances and creative placemaking to Boston neighborhoods. Check out these upcoming events to find out what art experiences are popping up near you!Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: Fall 2018

Public art events are here for the fall season! Check out Creative City Artists’ workshops, interactive art installations and performances that are popping up around Boston October-November!Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: September 2018

September is here! Check out Creative City Artists’ workshops and performances that are popping up around Boston this month!Read more »


Breath and Balloons: A Movement-Based Public Performance

Breath and Balloons is a public dance performance choreographed by Chavi Bansal who worked with the youth from Roxbury Tenants of Harvard ("RTH") to create a movement-based performance, using balloons as a way to introduce stillness. Bansal led a series of workshops using balloons to inspire movement, and letting the slow and suspended motion of the balloon itself instill a sense of stillness and safety.Read more »


Fabiola Decius // Teens WRITE: Ten-Minute Play Festival

Last month, Creative City grantee Fabiola Decius directed the Teens WRITE: Ten-Minute Play Festival, at Riverside Theatre Works in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: August 2018

It's August! Here's what Creative City artists are up to this month: Read more »


Mother & Father Wit: Life Lessons

Throughout the spring, long-time legendary jazz singer, story-teller, and Creative City grantee Valerie Stephens worked with Boston-area seniors for her live story-telling project, Mother & Father Wit: Life LessonsRead more »


Creative City Project Aims to Raise Awareness of the Deafblind Community

Movements to Move the Marginalized from the Margins, Kerry Thompson's Creative City supported project, offered monthly salsa dance lessons to fellow DeafBlind community members in partnership with DEAF Inc. Thompson, DeafBlind dancer, dance teacher, and human rights advocate, and founding executive director of Silent Rhythms, reminds us that access to the arts is considered a human right, for allKerry is committed to creating opportunities that foster greater inclusivity in the arts, particularly for the DeafBlind community.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: July 2018

It’s July and Creative City artists are engaging communities and activating public spaces across the city of Boston with their projects!  Here’s a list of projects taking place this month:

New Urban Monuments | L’Merchie Frazier

New Urban Monuments is reimagining public space with regard to monuments and public memory. This month, lead artist L’Merchie Frazier...Read more »


Dance and Movement for All

Last month, Creative City grantee Wendy Jehlen led a group of seven Deaf movement artists in a series of public pop-up performances throughout Boston, called Project Listen. The troupe, raising awareness that dance/movement is for both the hearing community and the Deaf, too, performed their unique, wordless piece.Read more »


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