News + Updates

Mar 08

A Cultural Facilities Survey

March 08, 2016 | Share
Today, we are launching our online survey of cultural facilities in Boston.  I’m hoping everyone who uses performance space or who provides performance space will take the time to fill it out. As y... Read More
Mar 02

An Architect’s View on Boston Creates

March 02, 2016 | Share
To me, being a part of the Boston community means both getting to know a city’s stories and being part of creating new history. As an architect, I always strive to design buildings that create oppo... Read More
Jan 19

A Million Dollar Investment in Boston’s Artists

January 19, 2016 | Share
Tonight Mayor Walsh delivered his annual State of the City address at Symphony Hall.  In this national historic landmark and one of the top concert halls in the world, Mayor Walsh once again reinfo... Read More
Dec 22

Boston Creates December Update

December 22, 2015 | Share
 We are rapidly closing in on the end of the year – and what a year it has been.  The cultural planning process officially kicked off in April and over the past eight months, an extraordinary amoun... Read More
Oct 30

Community Engagement Findings Report

October 30, 2015 | Share
This summer was incredibly successful for the Boston Creates community engagement process. After the first town hall in June, the Boston Creates community engagement teams held 118 community conver... Read More
Oct 15

Arts and Healing

October 15, 2015 | Share
Two weeks ago, 15 members of Boston’s healing arts community gathered to consider the various roles of health and healing in Boston’s arts landscape. Boston's strength in this sector is unique, due... Read More
Oct 09

A Poet's View on Boston Creates

October 09, 2015 | Share
 As artists, I’d like to think we aspire to give most of our time to this wild idea called the importance of artistic expression.  For many of us, devoting ourselves to what we create would be in a... Read More
Oct 05

Authentic Civic Participation

October 05, 2015 | Share
What is the cultural identity we have, and what is the cultural identity we want to have? Those are the two questions I brought to the Boston Creates Leadership Council. Since my work as executive ... Read More
Sep 29

An Update on the Cultural Planning Process

September 29, 2015 | Share
As September comes to an end, we are about to finish the community engagement phase of the Boston Creates Cultural Planning Process.  It really was an incredible summer and I wanted to take this op... Read More
Sep 24

What Artists Knead

September 24, 2015 | Share
As the summer winds down, the flurry of Community Conversations around the City is also coming to the end. The City had been divided into 16 neighborhoods and each held its own series of discussion... Read More