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  • ENfold Pavilion at Evans Way — Volunteers Needed!

    We are looking for volunteers to help build the ENfold installation in Evans Way Park, adjacent to the Gardner Museum. Construction will take place during the last two weeks of September — but we will be running a series of trial-builds at the park every Wednesday morning from 9-12 am beginning this Wednesday, August 29th. [...]

  • The Giant of Boston

    Have you seen the Giant? Brazilian twins/artist duo, Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo,  – Os Gemeos – have recently completed a graffiti style mural on Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway.     The mural coincides with Os Gemeos first solo exhibit now open at the ICA. Their temporary 70’ x 70’ mural on the Dewey Square air intake [...]

  • Let’s Talk About Bikes!

      Let’s Talk About Bikes is the BSA’s latest exhibit. Enter into the BSA gallery and explore the many urban cultures spawned by the bicycle: alternative societies such as SCUL; leisure riders and events like Hub on Wheels; community educational groups such as Cycle Kids; the work cultures of pedicabbies and bicycle messengers; and enthusiasm [...]

  • Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, France – Opens and Receives European Award

    During the 15th and 19th centuries, many ports in Europe were used in the slave trade. During the 18th century,  the city of Nantes, France became France’s largest slave port. In 1848 slavery was abolished in France, but it was not until the 1990s that Nantes began to acknowledge its role in slave trade. Earlier [...]