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The Lowell Sun | The Five Minute Read

The Lowell Sun | The Five Minute Read

Sept. 30, 2022 –In partnership with Project LEARN, ArtUp Lowell and Beyond Walls, Middlesex Community College is home to the installation of five murals on the college’s buildings, including the mural created by artist Mattaya Fitts, on the Derby Park side of the Talbot building on Middle St. in Downtown Lowell. COURTESY MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE […]

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WE CAN’T DO THIS WORK WITHOUT YOU!

WE CAN’T DO THIS WORK WITHOUT YOU!

WE CAN’T DO THIS WORK WITHOUT YOU!   Beyond Walls had a tremendous impact in 2022 and it was all because of YOU, our incredible supporters. Thank you for being a part of this monumental year for Beyond Walls. From designed response initiatives to epic public art installations, our impact means more people across Massachusetts […]

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Biotech’s next destination: Why not Lynn?

Biotech’s next destination: Why not Lynn?

A piece of art commissioned by Beyond Walls in Lynn involves a rat made up of recycled materials. May 19, 2022. (Photo by Shira Schoenberg) UNCATEGORIZED Biotech’s next destination: Why not Lynn? Gateway City has all the ingredients – space, housing, workforce JARED NICHOLSON and JARED AUCLAIR Nov 13, 2022 AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN as an industrial hub hundreds of years […]

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How Art Creates Economic Health And Prosperity In Cities And Towns

How Art Creates Economic Health And Prosperity In Cities And Towns

with Al Wilson of Beyond Walls   “We activate spaces to strengthen communities, and that takes a wide variety of forms.” CEO of Beyond Walls, Al Wilson, talks using a creative lens to address community challenges in some of the downtown area in the Commonwealth. POSTED ON: OCT 23, 2022 HOSTED BY: NATHAN O’LEARY PRODUCED BY: GREATER BOSTON […]

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The Lowell Sun | The Five Minute Read

The Lowell Sun | The Five Minute Read

Sept. 30, 2022 –In partnership with Project LEARN, ArtUp Lowell and Beyond Walls, Middlesex Community College is home to the installation of five murals on the college’s buildings, including the mural created by artist Mattaya Fitts, on the Derby Park side of the Talbot building on Middle St. in Downtown Lowell. COURTESY MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE […]

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The Great Brick Race and Doors Open Holyoke return to the city

The Great Brick Race and Doors Open Holyoke return to the city

Updated: Sep. 28, 2022, 5:46 a.m.| Published: Sep. 28, 2022, 5:45 a.m. 05.14.2011 | HOLYOKE – Dan Overton sends his brick racer for a test run while John Degnan looks on at the 2011 Great Holyoke Brick Race. By Dennis Hohenberger | Special to The Republican HOLYOKE — The third Saturday in October will be a busy […]

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THREE GUARDIANS BRIGHTEN WASHINGTON ST.

THREE GUARDIANS BRIGHTEN WASHINGTON ST.

BY ANTHONY CAMMALLERI| September 18, 2022 Salem artist Anna Dugan works on her mural, The Three Guardians, on Washington Street in Lynn as part of Beyond Walls’ 2022 Street Art Tour. (Spenser Hasak) LYNN — Local art non-profit Beyond Walls, which works to utilize public spaces as canvasses for local artists, wrapped up its 2022 Street Art […]

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Beyond Walls Brings Large-Scale Murals To Lynn

Beyond Walls Brings Large-Scale Murals To Lynn

Photo: Brooke McCarthy / WBZ News Radio LYNN (WBZNewsRadio) – Lynn-based Beyond Walls is wrapping up their four city street-art tour at home in Lynn. “This is four artists on a really large wall blending their styles together.” Al Wilson, Founder and Executive Director of Beyond Walls said. The artists are tackling an 80 X 60 […]

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Considering Construction Careers, Underrepresented Boston Teens Build Inhabitable Sculpture

Considering Construction Careers, Underrepresented Boston Teens Build Inhabitable Sculpture

A curvy public installation is the culminating project for nonprofit Digital Ready’s apprentices By Johanna Knapschaefer A group of Black and Latino Boston teenagers designed and fabricated BeND, a curvy public inhabitable installation as part of the nonprofit Digital Ready’s Architecture & Construction Pathway. Photo Courtesy of Parke MacDowell September 2, 2022 Blazing sunshine beating down […]

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