ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2020 PUBLIC SPACE INVITATIONAL Mayor Martin J. Walsh ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2020 PUBLIC SPACE INVITATIONAL June 10, 2020 PUBLISHED BY: NEW URBAN MECHANICS Civic design competition aims to bring a slice of Boston’s green spaces to homes this summer. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the selections of the City's seventh Public Space Invitational, a civic design competition that [...]

Announcing the Dreamland Project!

Dreamland is a vehicle for stories—an immersive, multisensory, interactive series of installations that addresses the complexities of the individual, the immigrant experience, and the shifting American Dream. Each room engages the public to listen to and share their stories, resulting in a dynamic and deeply human reflection on identity.

Boynton Yards Groundbreaking Ceremony!

Boynton Yards groundbreaking ceremony On December 4, 2019, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times R to L: John Fenton (DLJ), Somerville Mayor Curtatone, Rob Dickey (LMP), and Kevin Sullivan (Shawmut). The shovel presented to the mayor as part of the groundbreaking ceremony was painted by local artist JennyMae Kho. DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners (DLJ [...]

New American Scholar at the Illuminus Festival!

Inspired by the rich literary history of Boston and the Old Corner Bookstore, this projection of light and sound explores the passions of writers and activists such as Frederick Douglass, Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. By remixing their texts for today, we rediscover work that remains as relevant and revolutionary as [...]