Space Battle 2016

The mood was light and the air was thick as a costume clad, light sword wielding crowd descended upon Boston Commons around 8pm, on May 28th to participate in a space battle of epic proportions. Set against the backdrop of Boston the “Space Battle,” which was part of the “Cats in Space Tour,” was part of a multi-state…

Nuit Blanche. Illuminus, Boston 2015

If the past summer has proven anything it’s that when art, science and innovation are brought together amazing things will happen. It was hard to know what to expect heading over towards Fenway Park around 7pm on October 10th.   I knew that art would be everywhere but that was pretty much it.  Turning the corner…

Georges Island & the Isle Arts Initiative

There are 34 islands and parks that make up the Boston Harbor Island National and State Park, which are in my humble opinion an under-appreciated and at times misunderstood local gem and part of our national legacy.   Growing up in the Boston area, I lucked out because I was able to visit the islands whenever I…

“Pentalum” & Public Art at the Lawn on D

From the sidewalk it looked like King Koopa had decided to take a rest after a long day of trying to kidnap Princess Peach and conquer the Mushroom Kingdom. From the moment I saw the Lawn on D’s announcement that “Pentalum” an inflatable interactive art exhibit would be open to the public from May 28…

Playdate! Grown Up Night at the Boston Childrens Museum

It should have come as no surprise to anyone waiting in the long line in front of the Boston Children’s Museum on August 22nd that the promise of free reign and a cash bar, in a museum normally reserved for people under three feet tall, would be a sold out event. But looking down the…

Ca$h for your Warhol: The Evolution of a Prank.

    Who would call a sign to sell a house?  That’s the question that got the ball rolling in the second lecture of the evening, “Cash for your Warhol; The Evolution of a Prank.” Presented by Geoff Hargadon, a money manager, conceptual artist and photographer who introduced himself to the crowd by stating dryly, “There are…