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Thank You (2019)!

THANK YOU! As we close out the 2019 ArtWeek season, we want to extend immense gratitude from our team to everyone who had a hand in making this year a success! Between our sponsors, collaborators, partners, and our amazing event hosts, we saw creative sparks across the state despite a week of weather woes. Our […]

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Thank You to our Sponsors & Partners

Now that ArtWeek is underway, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude once again to the groups that have made it all possible, helping to build what we hope becomes an enduring celebration of arts, cultural, and creative communities. So many organizations from all over the state have done an incredible service […]

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A Week of Holidays

There’s a lot to celebrate during the week. Make sure to hit these events in honor of the holidays observed on each of these days. Earth Day, April 22 Though technically belated, these events, held in the name of environmentalism, would be relevant at any time of year. Each expresses a common theme in a […]

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Brighten Your Day with Sidewalk Art

Sun and spring breeze on your face, flowers blooming all around, and families out enjoying the weather: conditions are perfect to enjoy these public arts events. The common theme here? Sidewalks. Come see how these spaces are being transformed and take part in making part of your town a little more beautiful for the season. […]

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Mural Making Events to Try

All across the state new murals are created and unveiled during ArtWeek! Watch and learn from the artists, or meet fellow creatives by contributing to a collaborative mural. At Joe’s on Newbury in Boston, kickoff ArtWeek by adding to a community mural on the Chef’s Viewing Lane Window, perhaps while enjoying their Art of Food […]

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Explore Tiffany Windows with ArtWeek

Make time during ArtWeek’s opening weekend to witness some art history at two impressive architectural sites. Stained glass windows have long been an ingrained part of the Catholic Church’s aesthetic, but there are some examples of these pieces that stand apart from all others. Louis Comfort Tiffany’s name has become synonymous with the vibrancy and […]

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Celebrating Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! If you’re looking for new ways to celebrate, ArtWeek has got you covered. Hosts across the state are planning events to close out this month with these immersive poetry readings, workshops, and more. Florence Poetry Carnival Launching this year, these festivities are sure to become an annual tradition for the […]

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ArtWeek: A Correspondence Course

When was the last time you sent someone a piece of physical mail? Return to the tradition with the help of these events. Come pick up some creative sendable gifts and attend a couple workshops that will have you reconsidering your relationship with something majorly overlooked today: snail mail. Vintage Postcards and Original Art by […]

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A Look at Ekphrasis

Many events during ArtWeek incorporate multimedia elements or bridge the gap between different forms of art. There is so much variety among art forms that even overlapping concepts or subject matters may be presented in entirely different ways. Conceptualizing one subject over different genres and styles takes a great deal of creativity and skill on […]

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Regional Spotlight – An ArtWeek Tour of Boston

Boston is home to many iconic landmarks. Come visit the most essential tourist spots during ArtWeek and catch these events! Newbury Street Newbury Street, known primarily as a spot for shopping and dining, hides surprising depths in its history. If you’ve always wanted to get a closer look at the street’s galleries or if you’ve […]

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