Category: Public Art

Boston’s newest art installation takes on world refugee crisis By Amanda Jackson, CNN October 13, 2016

Boston’s newest art installation takes on world refugee crisis By Amanda Jackson, CNN October 13, 2016

Bostonians this week were met with a stark reminder of the growing refugee crisis as they crossed over Congress Street Bridge and caught site of the city's latest art installation. Twenty-two figurines can be seen clinging to inner tubes floating below in Fort Point Channel Basin. Each of them represents a daunting number. "Each figure … Continue reading Boston’s newest art installation takes on world refugee crisis By Amanda Jackson, CNN October 13, 2016

From America’s beginning to World’s End By Cate McQuaid Globe Correspondent  October 13, 2016

From America’s beginning to World’s End By Cate McQuaid Globe Correspondent October 13, 2016

As American colonists hellbent on winning their liberty fired shots at British soldiers across the Concord River in April 1775, William Emerson watched from his neighboring field. Emerson, who went on to become a chaplain in the Continental Army, was a slaveholder. His slaves lived in the attic of the Old Manse, the home Emerson … Continue reading From America’s beginning to World’s End By Cate McQuaid Globe Correspondent October 13, 2016