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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Renovated North Square

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined North End community members, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the reconstructed North Square on Monday afternoon. Students from the North End’s Eliot School and St. John School performed songs for attendees of the ceremony. Mayor Walsh talked Read More…

Event Notices

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for North Square Sept. 23

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new North Square and the North Square stories public artwork will be held on Monday, September 23 from 1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. in North Square in Boston’s North End. Join Mayor Marty Walsh, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team to celebrate the renovated square and the Read More…

Featured Meetings

Four Sculptures to be Installed at North Square

Anne Hirsch and Jeremy Angier from A+J Art+Design presented an update on the North Square art project and the four sculptures designed for the Square at the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) July meetings. A+J Art+Design was selected to create the artwork for the renovated Read More…

Arts & Culture Commentaries Featured

“Brethren, Bethel, And Basilica” – North Square Worship Sites From 1649 to Today

By Jessica Dello Russo North Square is undergoing a $2.5 million facelift – the first in many decades. It includes the installation in 2019 of public art by A+J Art+Design on the theme of the many historical periods through which the square has endured as open space. There will be tributes to Boston’s first colonists from Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Meetings

A&J Art + Design Presents North Square Redesign Update at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Ann Hirsch and Jeremy Angier of A&J Art+Design presented an update on the North Square public art project at the March North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting. The artwork, expected to be installed in September / October 2018, will include four interactive sculptures: 1. North Square View in 1798 (2:12) 2. Bronze map of the Read More…

Arts & Culture

Public Art Update for North Square Story Project

A+J Art+Design gave an update on the North Square public art project at this week’s meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC).  A new website has been setup to provide in depth information about the project in progress, share social media links, and allow the community to give feedback and participate in the Read More…

Community

Reader Poll: What Is Your Favorite Sculpture of the North Square Proposed Artwork?

Last April, A+J Art+Design was selected to create a public artwork for North Square in conjunction with the North Square renovations. The reconstruction groundbreaking occurred in early October, and A+J Art+Design recently unveiled the North Square public art project website. The proposed artwork features four sculptures pertaining to the history and culture of the North End. What Read More…

Arts & Culture

North Square Public Art Project Website is Now Live!

A+J Art+Design’s North Square Public Art Project website is now live! This website will provide in depth information about the project in progress, share social media links, and allow the community to give feedback and participate in the process. If you’d like to get more involved, sign up to be on the North Square Public Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Featured

North Square Art Installation Discussed at Residents’ Association Meeting

At the May 2017 North End / Waterfront Residents’ Meeting, the A+J Art+Design Team showed new renderings of the public art to be placed in North Square. The sculptures will be erected throughout the North Square renovations beginning this Summer. Before the public art was discussed, future renovations to the square were shown. The project manager on Read More…