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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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ArtUp Lowell: Bringing vitality and opportunity to our city through art

ArtUp Lowell: Bringing vitality and opportunity to our city through art

By ARTUP LOWELL | Special to The Sun PUBLISHED: August 24, 2022 at 8:43 p.m. | UPDATED: August 24, 2022 at 10:11 p.m. Lowell’s landscape is about to dramatically change. This month, over just two weeks’ time, eight muralists, from Lowell and around the globe, will produce large-scale works of art in city neighborhoods through the creative placemaking initiative ArtUp […]

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Eye on Art: Street Art Tour 2022 in Lowell on next leg of journey

Eye on Art: Street Art Tour 2022 in Lowell on next leg of journey

By NANCYE TUTTLE | PUBLISHED: August 10, 2022 at 3:53 p.m. | UPDATED: August 10, 2022 at 3:53 p.m. Lowell is the latest Massachusetts city to showcase the Beyond Walls’ Street Art Tour 2022. The venture, which includes the creation of more than 20 large-scale murals over a four-month period, will arrive in Lowell on Sunday, Aug. 14, followed by […]

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Beyond Walls expands work to three additional Mass. cities

Beyond Walls expands work to three additional Mass. cities

Erika Tarantal Anchor/Reporter WATCH VIDEO FALL RIVER, Mass. — The entire side of the buildings in Fall River has been used as painting canvases. Several new murals were recently put up meant to catch the eye, start conversations, and draw visitors. One of the mural artists responsible is Greg Pennisten who grew up on the […]

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5 for Good: Beyond Walls expands work to three additional Mass. cities

Erika Tarantal Anchor/Reporter FALL RIVER, Mass. —The entire side of the buildings in Fall River has been used as painting canvases. Several new murals were recently put up meant to catch the eye, start conversations, and draw visitors. One of the mural artists responsible is Greg Pennisten who grew up on the South Shore and […]

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