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Fort Point Spring Art Walk - Boston Events INSIDER

Fort Point Spring Art Walk at Boston Events INSIDER Johnny's Summary
And Boston's "art district" is open as well. Yes, it's basically a giant mall, but it's also a giant museum because you don't *have* to buy anything, and it's neat to meet the actual artists and walk around town. Explore the studios of painters, jewelers, ceramicists, photographers, sculptors, textile artists, and more. - . 617-423-4299. Fort Point neighborhood, Boston, MA . For info and alerts from Johnny Monsarrat, subscribe to the newsletter.
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Spring Art Walk: May 11-13, 2012

Friday May 11th: 4:00-7:00pm

Saturday & Sunday May 12th & 13th: 12:00-5:00pm

Open Studios Events are free to the public,

with free parking thanks to Gillette/P&G and Central parking

Explore the historic waterfront warehouses that are home to painters, sculptors, ceramicists, jewelers, performance artists, fashion designers, printmakers, book artists, photographers, and more. Meet local artists and craftspeople, and get a behind the scenes look at where Boston artists create their work. Find established artists, and discover new emerging talents. Stroll, ponder, and browse. Buy original art from the people who make it.

Visitors to Open Studios can explore 10 buildings in the Fort Point neighborhood, plus galleries and creative design shops. All buildings are in easy walking distance of each other. Free participatory art-making activities for all ages will take place at Made in Fort Point, FPAC’s store and gallery at 12 Farnsworth Street.

In addition to art by more than 75 artists’ studios and galleries open, Art Walk features a series of special events

•Artists’ Demonstrations

•Talks

•Hands-On Activities

•Performance

Download the Art Walk 2012 Map and Special Events info for a schedule of talks, demos, music, and more, or see the full schedule and information here

Art Walk takes place on Mother’s Day Weekend, making it the perfect place to explore with your family.

artists’ images in the banner above, from top left:

Karen McFeaters, Bonnie Mineo, Amy Nguyen, Nicole Aquillano, Martin Berinstein, Sarah Reilly, Dan Osterman

bottom row: Mellisa Finelli, Elisa H. Hamilton, Kristen Alexandra, Andrew Woodward

Here’s a peek at more of our exhibiting artists’ work:

images above:

top row: Nicole Aquillano, Sara Reilly, Mellisa Finelli, Maggie Connors, Martin Berinstein, Jenny Grassl, Jacob Higginbottom

second row: Floral Lab, Elisa H. Hamilton, Dawna Davis, Dan Osterman, Bonnie Mineo, Andrew Woodward, Amy Nguyen

third row: Heidi Kayser, Jim Shea, Wendy Bergman, Kristen Alexandrov, Jane Deutsch, Linda Huey, Laura Davidson

Click the links above for more information on Art Walk

SAVE THE DATE:

Fall Open Studios: October 19-21, 2012


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