Arts & Culture

Greenway Open Markets and Food Trucks Return; Fountains Turned on for 2020 Season

As Massachusetts continues its gradual reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown, The Greenway Conservancy is happy to announce the opening and return of some seasonal activities on the Greenway. The Greenway Fountains have been turned on for the 2020 season, with daily hours of 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. The Chinatown Stream, Harbor Fog Sculpture, Rings Read More…

Arts & Culture People

North End Residents Conor Finley & Kirsten Hoffman Join Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway, has announced the election of two new members to its volunteer Board of Directors: Conor Finley and Kirsten Hoffman. Conor Finley, a Customer Experience Consultant at Liberty Mutual Insurance, was nominated by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz for a term Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Greenway Public Art Focuses on Global Connections, Cross-Cultural Exchanges

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced two new public art installations coming to the Greenway—one by Mexican-American master folk artist Catalina Delgado-Trunk and one by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. Delgado-Trunk’s work Global Connections: Mesoamerican Myths, the Domestication of Nourishment, and its Distribution, displayed on The Greenway’s “Light Blades,” illustrates Mesoamerican mythology, histories of Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Launches At-Home Augmented Reality Experience

The Greenway Conservancy has launched a new at-home augmented reality (AR) public art installation that allows anyone to explore contemporary art and historic images of the Greenway without leaving their homes through the Hoverlay app. Each week new content will be released that shows the growth and change along the Greenway throughout the 20th and Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Celebrates Chinese Zodiac with 6th Annual Art Installation

The Greenway Conservancy’s 6th Annual Chinese Zodiac Public Art installation, A Mouse with Ears & Tail, by artist Furen Dai, has been installed in front of the Essex Street Gate in Chinatown. Dai’s artwork explores the experience of viewing a Chinese character from both a native and foreign perspective, encouraging both Chinese speakers and non-Chinese speakers to see Read More…

Health & Environment People

Greenway Conservancy Board Announces New Leadership and Members

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced new leadership of its volunteer Board of Directors, as well as the election of one new member. The Conservancy is the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway. The new leadership positions are as follows: Chair of the Board: Doug Husid, Director at Goulston & Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Greenway Week Oct. 4 – 10 to Feature Dance Performances, Free Carousel Rides

In celebration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s tenth anniversary, the Greenway Conservancy will host “Greenway Week” October 4 through October 10. One of the highlights of the week will be dance performances at the Rings Fountain. Choreographer Peter DiMuro and his company Public Displays of Motion will create a site-specific dance work, free and open Read More…

Community

Requests for Ideas for Greenway Parcel 12 & Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center

The Greenway Conservancy is seeking an operator to activate a highly-visible, open, and undeveloped space on parcel 12, located between North & Mercantile Streets, near the Armenian Heritage Park. Requests for expressions of interest (RFEI) are currently being accepted for initial concepts for all or a portion of the crescent-shaped area, approximately 8,500 sq. ft. Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Summer Fitness Returns to the Greenway

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced their summer line-up of free fitness classes along the Greenway! Over 130 classes will take place June through September, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. See the full schedule below, with classes near the North End and Waterfront in orange. Mondays: – Tai Chi by Wang Read More…

Food & Drink

Trillium Beer Garden Returns to the Greenway, City Winery Adds New Wine Garden

Summer is coming and with it, open-air beer and wine gardens on the Greenway! The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced the opening dates for the returning Trillium beer garden at the corner of High Street and Atlantic Avenue, as well as a new wine garden run by City Winery at Dewey Square. Trillium Garden Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Greenway Photo Exhibit on Display Between Hanover and North Streets

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy’s first installation in a series of artwork making up their 2019 Public Art exhibition, “The Auto Show,” is now visible between North and Hanover Streets in the North End. Chris Labrooy uses computer-generated imagery in his photo exhibit to subvert and twist cars into new sculptural forms in connection with Read More…

Event Notices

Gather, play, unwind, and explore on The Greenway this season!

The Greenway Conservancy invites visitors to experience an exciting season of hundreds of music, festivals, markets, play, and fitness events on The Greenway in 2019! The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announced the 2019 programmatic lineup on The Greenway, a season brimming with possibilities including new food trucks, fitness partners, events, and more! Old friends and Read More…