The exhibition Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial opened this week to an appreciative audience and a wide range of well wishers. During the opening program, the speakers included Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Senator Ed Markey as well as Boston Public Library President Amy E. Ryan, New England Museum Association Executive Director Dan Yaeger, and Iron Mountain Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Samantha Joseph.
Opening today, an exhibit 'Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial' at the Boston Public Library. pic.twitter.com/zNSYHt3LEX
— Molly Line (@MollyLineFNC) April 7, 2014
Created in honor of the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Dear Boston features select pieces from the makeshift memorial created in Copley Square. The exhibition is organized by a partnership that includes the Boston City Archives, Boston Art Commission, New England Museum Association, Boston Public Library, and Iron Mountain. Rainey Tisdale is the curator.
The Dear Boston exhibition is open through May 11. It is part of a larger array of programs offered by the Boston Public Library in honor and commemoration of the 2013 Boston Marathon.
— Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) April 8, 2014