We are making Boston a public art city. You’ve heard us declare this a few times, and you may be thinking, “Yes, I'm in! But, what does it take?” Kate Gilbert reflects on the vision, strategy, relationships and commitment necessary.
Associate Curator Leah Triplett Harrington offers a reflection on The JOY Parade, part of Nick Caves’s Augment, and dives into the history of parades as both contemporary art expressions and nexus points for hyper-local happiness and jubilation.
Lori Lobenstine, Program Design Lead with DS4SI joins us on the blog to talk about the impact of public making and how projects like Augment support social intervention and collective agency.
Join us September 12 & 13 at the Cyclorama for special making activities celebrating Augment and getting ready for the parade!
Jameson Johnson, founder of the Boston Art Review talks about how collaborating with N+T for their upcoming Public Art Issue is supporting a more sustainable art ecosystem and introduces six writers who were paid for their work through partnership with Now + There.
What does it take to fill a room with happiness, art, energy, and togetherness? We’ll tell you…