Art Accelerator

Artist Ekua Holmes wants to plant hope all over Roxbury

“On a hot Monday outside the Grove Hall branch of the Boston Public Library, Roxbury artist Ekua Holmes watered a dry garden bed. Inside the planter were seedlings sown in early June. Barely visible, tiny green petals were the beginnings of her public art project.”

Accelerating. Together.

Accelerating. Together.

Public art demands collaboration. We’re ensuring that the Accelerator is a program that will demystify the process of creating public art—not just for our cohort of artists, but for all of Boston—with workshops codesigned with Boston AIR and NEFA's Creative City.