Public Art


Art & Green Infrastructure

On January 29, more than 70 artists, arts administrators, and regional and municipal planners gathered at the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) to learn more about the intersections of public art and the environment.Read more »


The Chroma Line: Bridging the Gap

At the end of 2017, after many months of community listening, project planning, and municipal red tape, lead artist Jillian Wiedenmayer installed her Creative City project, The Chroma Line, a curated art walk across Allston’s Franklin Footbridge, located between Lincoln and Cambridge Streets in Allston.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: December 2017

As the year 2017 nears its end, we are excited to share these Creative City-supported projects by members of the program’s fourth cohort. Check out the final exhibition of Salvador Jiménez-Flores’ Tortilla Social and a winter concert by Patchtax and the MANNA singers.Read more »


Congrats to the 2017 Creative Economy Awardees

Even if you missed this year’s Creative Communities Exchange in New London, CT, you still can experience one of the most exciting elements of the CCX: the 2017 Creative Economy awards.

At each CCX, NEFA presents two Creative Economy awards - one to an organization and another for a specific project - in recognition of successful strategies, scope of impact on the creative economy, and possibility for replication in other...Read more »


The Art of Community Building and Economic Development through Art

Community events so rich that draw tens of thousands of people, age-old problems turned into new opportunities that instill local pride—these are just a few of the possibilities that emerge when art sits at the table to imagine new solutions for municipalities and communities.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: November 2017

We hope you will be able to join us for these Creative City-supported public events in November.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: October 2017

The final deadline of Creative City’s pilot phase has passed, but Creative City artists aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. Several grantees are presenting their work this month. Check out these public events from September 30 through the end of October.Read more »


Creative City Grantwriting Workshop for Artists: A Brief Summary

If you couldn’t make it to the Creative City grantwriting workshop, here are some resources for putting together a great proposal.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: September 2017

The final application deadline of Creative City‘s pilot phase is just about a month away. Come get some inspiration from these fine examples of Creative City projects. Here are the Creative City-supported public events in September.

Maria Finkelmeier's Beat Bus 2.0
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Creative City Grantee Events: August 2017

It’s an exciting time for Creative City as we celebrate the public presentations of our grantees’ work and prepare for the September 25 application deadline, the final deadline of Creative City’s pilot phase. Here are the details for public events in August. We hope to see you at some of these events!Read more »


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