Mayor Walsh Announces Call for Artists for Public Art at Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Boston Art Commission and Boston Public Library, today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a public art project to complement the renovation of the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library. The RFP is for the first of…
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Jabari Asi, Linda Dorcena Forry appointed to Boston Public Library Board of Trustees; Ben Brandlee Re-appointed

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that writer and educator Jabari Asim and former state legislator Linda Dorcena Forry have been appointed to the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees. Journalist Ben Bradlee has also been re-appointed as Trustee. The Trustees' mission is to preserve and provide access to historical records of our society, and…
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Boston Public Library’s May Author Talks and Lectures

Bernice A. King, minister, attorney, and daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., acclaimed Chicano poet Luis J. Rodriguez, and actor George Takei highlight this month’s programming, in addition to author talks and lectures around the BPL system. All programs and events can be viewed via www.bpl.org/calendar. Join Bruce Kennett as he discusses his newly published…
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Charles Coe Photography and Stories Display Begins at Boston Public Library’s Central Library in Copley Square

Display runs through September 30 featuring Mission Hill neighborhood voices Boston artist Charles Coe’s photography and stories display highlights Mission Hill residents and workers in “What You Don’t Know about Me,” which begins today and runs through September 30, 2018 in Gallery J on the first floor of the Johnson building at the Central Library…
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Boston Public Library’s April Author Talks and Lectures

April author talks include visits from internationally-known transgender author and speaker Ryan Sallans, Boston Marathon survivors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, award-winning actress Christine Lahti, and more. All programs and events can be viewed via www.bpl.org/calendar. Graphic designer Douglass Scott gives the 44th annual Dwiggins Lecture on the work and teaching of Alvin Eisenman …
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Call For Applications for the Associates of the Boston Public Library Writer-in-Residence Program

The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018–2019 Writer-in-Residence fellowship program. Projects eligible for this program include fiction, non-fiction, a script, or poetry works, intended for children or young adults. The program guidelines and application form are available online at www.writer-in-residence.org. Submissions are due by…
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