News + Updates

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
Aug 28

Insights from the Community Teams

August 28, 2015 | Share
As the Chair of the South End’s Boston Creates Team, I have had the opportunity to make new connections and deepen relationships with community members.  This city-wide process has allowed members ... Read More
Aug 24

10 Things to Ask Julie Burros

August 24, 2015 | Share
 Each of the Community Conversations had a slightly different agenda and topics that were covered. At the August 1st Dorchester community conversation the facilitator asked the group, “If you could... Read More
Aug 18

Boston Creates, me gusta!!

August 18, 2015 | Share
 “To be successful, Boston Creates needs to hear diverse voices”. This is why I said YES!! when I was appointed by Mayor Walsh to be a member of the Leadership Council and serve as advisors, helpin... Read More
Aug 11

The City’s ‘Big Cultural Idea’ – Boston Creates

August 11, 2015 | Share
Since Martin J. Walsh took office, there has been a sea change in the city (in my opinion.) Energy abounds in the city again, and when I heard about the ‘Cultural Plan’ through my local Main Street... Read More
Aug 07

Documenting a Cultural Planning Process

August 07, 2015 | Share
What does a cultural planning process say about Boston? Artists Shaw Pong Liu and Heather Kapplow, and photographer Leonardo March have joined the team of Boston Creates to invite Bostonians to ref... Read More
Jul 06

Seeking Photographers and Artists

July 06, 2015 | Share
Boston Creates is seeking photographers interested in documenting the listening phase and creating a photographic portrait of Boston’s creative life. One individual will be commissioned to work as ... Read More
Jul 03

An Overflow Crowd for the Boston Creates Town Hall

July 03, 2015 | Share
The energy and enthusiasm for the cultural planning process was very evident on Tuesday, June 2 as more than 450 people turned out for the Boston Creates Town Hall, the first event in the community... Read More