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Beyond Walls 2022 Street Art Tour Launches in Holyoke in Partnership With Nueva Esperanza, Inc.

Beyond Walls 2022 Street Art Tour Launches in Holyoke in Partnership With Nueva Esperanza, Inc.

Beginning June 18, Six Large-Scale Installations Created by Renowned Artists Will Celebrate the City’s Rich History, Diversity, & Culture WHAT: Beyond Walls, one of the leading proponents of civic engagement and education through public art, in partnership with Nueva Esperanza, Inc. a community development and social services agency and pioneer in locally based programming, will […]

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‘It says we’re here’: Mural project celebrates Lowell’s Latinx community

‘It says we’re here’: Mural project celebrates Lowell’s Latinx community

By Cindy Cantrell Globe Correspondent,Updated February 4, 2022, 11:06 a.m. A crowd of people participating in a “Mural Stroll” saw the launch of a Davis Zayas’ mural on the side of 207 Market St. | HENRY MARTE OF MARTE MEDIA   Every time Sophia Mirabal sees people stop and look at the two large-scale murals in […]

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‘It says we’re here: Mural project celebrates Lowell’s Latinx community

‘It says we’re here: Mural project celebrates Lowell’s Latinx community

PHOTO CREDIT: A crowd of people participating in a “Mural Stroll” saw the launch of a Davis Zayas’ mural on the side of 207 Market St.HENRY MARTE OF MARTE MEDIA By Cindy Cantrell Globe Correspondent,Updated February 4, 2022, 11:06 a.m. Every time Sophia Mirabal sees people stop and look at the two large-scale murals in downtown […]

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Lynn Public  Schools

Lynn Public Schools

LYNN PUBLIC SCHOOLS The Lynn Public Schools is currently the fifth largest in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and serves ~16,000 students across the district’s 26 schools. According to 2018-19 data from the Massachusetts Department of Education, the student population here is largely of color, bilingual, and economically disadvantaged, with the district’s English learners representing over […]

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The Launch

The Launch

THE LAUNCH In May 2017, Boston-based landscape architecture and planning firm Brown, Richardson and Rowe began a year long process to update Lynn’s waterfront open space plan. The team organized an inclusive process with area residents, local business owners, elected leaders. Compiled data suggests that local residents desire the following public amenities: Waterfront opportunities for […]

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Sky5: Teens make ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural reality in Lynn

Sky5: Teens make ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural reality in Lynn

LYNN, Mass. — An 18-year-old’s dream come to life on the streets of Lynn inspired by similar “Black Lives Matter” murals he’s seen pop up across the country. The idea coming from 18-year-old Carlos Prudencio Who wondered why there wasn’t a Black Lives Mural in his city. He joined with 19-year-old Damianny Garrido to get […]

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Beyond Walls and Harbor Voices to open installation in Lynn

Beyond Walls and Harbor Voices to open installation in Lynn

By Allysha Dunnigan LYNN — Beyond Walls — the creative place-making nonprofit dedicated to activating public spaces to strengthen communities — teamed up with public art collective Harbor Voices to create an immersive installation featuring the voices of 100 youths from Lynn. This interactive exhibit and audio documentary installation, dubbed Truth Be Told, was funded by […]

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Murals across Lynn have changed the look of downtown

Murals across Lynn have changed the look of downtown

Check out the Video Here Beyond Walls has put up dozens of murals throughout downtown Lynn in an effort to reimagine the city’s image. (Shelby Lum/Globe Staff)

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North of Boston, an old industrial city gets a second look

North of Boston, an old industrial city gets a second look

The MBTA commuter rail overpass frames the mural “The Stories of Lynn” by David Fichter, Yetti Frenkel, and Joshua Winer in Central Square.LANE TURNER/GLOBE STAFF LYNN — When you pull in to Lynn’s Central Square station on a commuter rail train, the city’s industrial past is easy to spot. Huge brick warehouses and factory buildings […]

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