Date(s) - 04/26/2019 - 05/05/2019
Presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by the Boch Center, ArtWeek is an annual award-winning innovative festival featuring almost 600 unique and creative experiences that are hands-on, interactive or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process. ArtWeek was born in Boston in 2013 and now serves over 125 towns across Massachusetts as the signature nonprofit community program of the Boch Center.
ArtWeek works to spotlight how the creative economy is thriving in Massachusetts by offering unique and affordable neighborhood-based events that provide increased access to art, culture, and creativity. Through community, artistic, and media collaborations, this festival provides experiences in dance, folk and traditional arts, fashion, media arts, spoken-word, poetry, writing, contemporary visual arts, music, opera, theater, design, film and much more.
Statewide champions of ArtWeek include the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism and the Mass Cultural Council, who also serves as ArtWeek’s Creative Communities sponsor. Additional support comes from the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Foundation for MetroWest, Dartamon Consulting, and DPA Communications. Lead Media partners include WCVB Channel 5, Entercom, AdSpace, El Planeta, WBUR, Improper Bostonian, Boston Metro, Boston Central, Boston Parent, Edge Media Network, The Valley Advocate, Cape Cod Life Publications, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Boston Herald, Lowell Sun, Sentinel & Enterprise, The Valley Dispatch, Nashoba Valley Voice, Media News Group, Boston Globe, Clear Channel Outdoor, Bay State Banner, Dig Media, Cape Cod Community Media Center, WCAI, Playbill/Art New England, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, Visit New England, The Word Boston, Northshore Magazine, Sippican Week as well as many others. ArtWeek’s expansion has also been powered by an extensive network of more than 125 creative collaborators at the statewide, regional and community level.
To learn more about the festival and its growth, visit www.artweekma.org.