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The Biggest Most Exciting Outdoor Art Event Boston Has Ever Seen

“This summer, in coordination with the Boston Harbor Island Alliance, FLUX. Boston, the National Park Service, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Greenovate Boston, and the Boston Art Commission, the Isles Arts Initiative (IAI) will transform the Boston Harbor Islands into a canvas primed for artistic activation and social engagement. Taking shape across two islands and featuring an accompanying gallery exhibition in downtown Boston, IAI encourages visitors to reconnect with Boston Harbor, creating intimate connections to the water while also raising awareness of climate change through excellent artistic installations.”
For more information, visit:http://flux-boston.com/iai2015/ And: Boston Globe Article! 

“BOSTON CREATES” TO HOLD TOWN HALL ON JUNE 2

“BOSTON CREATES” TO HOLD TOWN HALL ON JUNE 2
Community Invited to Attend and Share Opinions and Ideas About Cultural Priorities BOSTON – May 7, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture will hold the Boston Creates Town Hall on June 2, 2015 at English High School in Jamaica Plain. The Boston Creates Town Hall is the first large public event in Boston’s cultural planning process, designed to create a blueprint for arts and culture in the City of Boston. Community members are invited to attend and share their opinions and ideas about the City’s cultural priorities.  Attendees are encouraged to register for the event in advance at http://bostoncreatestownhall.eventbrite.com.
Boston Creates will engage residents, visitors, and stakeholders to identify Boston’s cultural needs, opportunities, and resources and to think strategically about how these resources the arts can help the community achieve its civic goals. The process will create a ten-year plan…

AniMAtic Boston - Running A Studio With CloudKid's Dave Schlafman

Do you ever dream of starting your own studio? Join CloudKid’s Dave Schlafman as he talks about all the highs, lows, rewards and challenges of starting and running an animation and interactive studio. Dave, whose Brighton studio has been creating amazing animation and interactive content for years, will candidly discuss the many realities involved in following the studio dream, like finding clients, hiring staff, producing projects and more. Dave is passionate about the animation business and you won’t want to miss what he has to say!

AniMAtic Boston also provides a great chance to meet other talented members of the Boston animation community, chat about what’s going on in the industry, what you're inspired by, and anything else under the sun. 


May 19, 2015 Doors open at 7pm

Talk starts at 7:30pm 191 Highland Ave
Suite 1-C
Somerville, MA
(Free parking lot located behind The Armory)

Event is free! Raffle is $1. Beer, wine and food available from the cafe.

Boston Creates Town Hall

On Tuesday, June 2nd,  the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture will host the "Boston Creates Town Hall" at English High School in Jamaica Plain.  This is the first large public event in the process and all community members are invited to attend and share their opinions and ideas about the City’s cultural priorities.  Attendees are encouraged to register for the event in advance at http://bostoncreatestownhall.eventbrite.com.  This event will kick off a series of community conversations set to take place across the city.  It will be followed by interviews with individuals and stakeholders, including artists, volunteer cultural groups, neighborhood centers, large and small arts organizations, residents and others to lay out a comprehensive map of Boston’s cultural assets. Community Engagement Team Members are still needed for this process, and individuals interested in volunteering can apply at www.bostoncreates.org.
Also, on May 22nd, Julie Burros, Chief of Arts & Cultur…

SMFA Medal Award Honoring John Baldessari

For over five decades, John Baldessari has influenced generations of artists as both an educator and creator and continues to transform his practice today. On May 18th, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA), is proud to celebrate the iconic artist and long-time educator at the 2015 Medal Award Gala in the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. First presented in 1996, SMFA’s Medal Award, annually recognizes notable artists and influential art patrons for their commitment to make an impact on the art world. Past recipients include Glenn Ligon, Alex Katz, Kiki Smith, and Mike and Doug Starn. The 2015 gala—which will include dinner, award presentation, and silent auction of student art work—directly supports educational resources and opportunities for SMFA’s students.

BOSTON POPS #Happy20thKeith CONTEST

BOSTON POPS #Happy20thKeith CONTEST The Boston Pops will run a hashtag contest inviting the Pops community to use #Happy20thKeith to help us celebrate Keith Lockhart’s 20th anniversary season. Throughout the spring season, May 6- June 13, fans will be asked to share their Boston Pops memories and photos from the last 20 years by using #Happy20thKeith on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram; participants in the contest will automatically be entered to win one of three chances to attend a Pops performance.  Prizes include 20 tickets to attend the June 13th Cirque de la Symphonie concert, complete with complimentary food and beverages (winner selected Friday, May 29, 2015); two VIP tickets to the July 4 Boston Pops Concert on the Charles River Esplanade (winner selected June 13, 2015); and a weekend getaway for two to Tanglewood to attend the Cirque de la Symphonie Pops concert on August 21, with transportation and hotel provided (winner selected June 13, 2015).  Contest participants must be 1…

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WunderHaus: 2015 BFA Illustration Exhibition

WunderHaus: 2015 BFA Illustration Exhibition
May 6 - 16, 2015
Reception: May 7, 2015 | 6:00PM
VanDernoot Gallery
University Hall, 1st Floor 
College of Art and Design
Lesley University
1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Porter Square 
Cambridge, MA