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Miles of Murals Boston Public Art Festival

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Intersection of David Ortiz Drive & Brookline Ave (Next to Yawkey Commuter Rail Station)

51 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

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Join us for -- Education + Imagination = Inspiration

ARCK is hosting a community art festival and public art project, Miles of Murals on Saturday May 4th, along David Ortiz Drive across from Fenway Park. Miles of Murals: Walls that Speak public art festival is a FREE family-fun festival filled with activities.

Walls That Speak is ARCK’s next public manifestation of the Miles of Murals festival following I AM WE ARE and I AM YOU. The event creates a space and place to establish meaningful connections and build bridges between students and the community. Walls that Speak is embedded in our mission, to empower students to become innovators and creative thinkers by integrating art and design with literacy and STEM education.

Miles of Murals Objectives:

Engage the students of ARCK with real-life experiences. Empowering the youth giving them voices in the community and helping them become confident global citizens.

Bring the community together by using art as a catalyst for human connections.

Promote a space for dialogue about the importance and the impact of arts education.

Create a safe and vibrant space in collaboration with local artists to enrich the artistic and cultural fabric of the community.

Miles of Murals Festival Overview: Miles of Murals is a FREE family-fun, all-day street fair that will have food, arts & crafts vendors, a DJ, dancing, chalk art, raffles, and activities. Your support in helping raise funds to help bring more creative education is vital to our students' creative learning- please help us spread the word and donate by sharing our event by visiting our Facebook or on our website. To donate please visit our campaign On https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/mom2019. Upon registration, you will automatically be entered into a raffle!

The ARCK festival is located in by Fenway Park. Our partners, the City of Boston and the Boston Red Sox, will close down David Ortiz Drive and the parking lot alongside it so guests may walk freely through about the event. The ARCK festival will ultimately lead down to the art gallery and the unveiling of the murals, “Paredes Que Hablan” (Walls that Speak) behind 51 Brookline Avenue, directly across from the Yawkey Commuter Rail Station.

The three parts of the festival are the following:


PART I (free)
  • 2-5:30 pm: Miles of Murals festival and street fair with arts & crafts activities, chalk art, a DJ, food trucks, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, yoga from 3-4 pm, and an interactive appearance by Wally from the Boston Red Sox.

PART II (free)
  • 5-5:30 pm: Unveiling of “Paredes Que Hablan” (Walls that Speak), series of murals created by Gardner Pilot Academy students and Boston-based artist; artist Percy Fortini-Wright will be present, and Boston City Culture officials will make an appearance.

PART III (tickets required, donation requested)
  • 5:30-7 pm: VIP ONLY Gallery Reception (Limited tickets)

  • ARTraiser- Silent auction featuring art from both local artists and students

  • Limited tickets — first come, first served

  • Access to the entire afternoon festival & VIP reception

  • MUST be 21+ with proper ID drinks for VIP reception

  • RSVP is required and gallery doors will close at 5:30 PM for VIP-ticket-access only

Our goal is to raise $50K Please help us raise funds to support our students and Any donation amount helps! Thank you!

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Intersection of David Ortiz Drive & Brookline Ave (Next to Yawkey Commuter Rail Station)

51 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

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