Enjoy the AllBright Art Crawl in Free Pedicabs or on Your Bike
WHAT: AllBright Art Crawl 2018
DATE: Saturday, October 13, 2018
TIME: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm (bike and pedicab tour; art events are listed below and are happening during the entire weekend)
WHERE: Tour kicks off at Boston Landing. Maps are available at each stop and online.
GETTING THERE: Commuter Rail to Boston Landing. 64, 86 bus. Ample street and garage parking also available.
AllBright Art Crawl is a relaxed group bike ride covering about 5 miles during the afternoon of October 13. This free, family-friendly event will link the two neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton through a guided cycling tour along with 10 pedicabs . The afternoon’s activities will be rounded out by a variety of arts events planned for the weekend.
1. Boston Landing
The Art Crawl kicks off at noon on Saturday, October 13 with a visit to Boston Landing. Join us for a visual feast of award-winning contemporary architecture, including a tour of tour of Boston Landing, where the Boston Bruins practice. Head across the street to residential complex Lantera to enjoy local bites and view installations by Arline Fisch and Florence Delva, among others. Or, hang out at the New Balance flagship store to watch a shoe being made by hand. The Art Crawl bike/pedicab tour leaves Boston Landing at 12:45 pm sharp and heads to The Grove. Bring your own bike or borrow one from the BlueBikes corral conveniently located nearby. Not a biker? Free pedicab rides will be available on a first come, first served basis.
2. The Grove
The Crawl will stop by The Grove green space at Barry's Corner for an acoustic performance by a local band on October 13. Musical entertainment curated by Allston Pudding
3. UVA Art Expo
The Unbound Visual Arts Art Expo will showcase and sell approximately 250 works of art created by over 50 different local artists, both indoors at their headquarters and outside under a canopy.
4. 119 Braintree Street
The premier location for Allston Open Studios, 119 Braintree Street will show approximately 40 artists specializing in painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, photography, sculpture, jewelry, boutique clothing, mixed media, fiber art, pastels, letterpress printing, mosaics, handmade soaps and candles, and more!
5. Ross’s Studio
Ross Miller's Studio will host a local band on October 13th for an acoustic performance in their secret backyard! Musical entertainment curated by Allston Pudding.
6. Brighton Common
The tour culminates with a party in the park featuring a musical performance on the newly renovated Brighton Common stage. Stay tuned for set times and artist information. Musical performance curated by Allston Pudding.
We will have a $5- craft for all Brighton Art Crawl attendees, running from 11 am to 6 pm.
Shaanti Williams of Cambridge, and the artist behind our mural will be showing some of his artwork throughout the weekend. In addition, we will have samples available for tasting throughout both days.
Each attendee can have two free tickets for a raffle drawing for a $200 gift certificate. Additional tickets are $5 and 100% of the proceeds will go to Food for Free, a local non-profit committed to feeding those in need.
Curious about martial arts and what it can do for you? We will be demonstrating fun basic skills for kids, adults, and everyone in between. Come try them out!
Special discount sign up rate this weekend only."
Stop in for a special flavor and or sundae designed specially for Art Crawl Weekend.
Mention the AllBright Art Crawl for a 25% discount and enjoy a walk-in class for only $15 (reg. $20). Try the 11:45 am Gentle Yoga on Saturday, October 13!
Create edible "art" for your hungry eyes!
Art from Stingray Body Art tattoo artists, along with select pieces from Out of the Blue Gallery
Extension Gallery will be hosting a gallery opening party October 13th 8pm-10pm featuring Postcards and Polaroids, a traveling art show featuring polaroids by John Erickson and postcard art by Andy Pitts.
Future Forecast: A Slow Fashion Exchange will feature a local artisan market and runway show October 13th 5pm-9pm and workshops all day Sunday October 14th.
Out of the Blue Gallery will be open to the public all weekend showcasing their in-house artists.
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10% discount on purchases for the Art Crawl wine & cheese tasting in the shop from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
10% off at Flatbread when you mention that you are on the art crawl.
Cunningham Park - Prussman Statue
Brighton native and Brighton High School graduate Ernest Prussmanwas awarded the nation's highest military honor posthumously for his activities on the battlefield in WWII. The statue was unveiled in the spring of 2018.
A statue of Brighton native Harold Connolly is located at the former Taft Elementary School, now Boston Green Academy, and depicts his gold medal-winning hammer throw at the 1956 Olympic Games.
“Wings of the Imagination,” a permanent public art sculpture located at the front entrance to the library, designed by sculptor Richard Duca. ”Wings of the Imagination” is a fitting gateway, which increases the Library’s visibility from the street and invites the public inside.
These life-size sculptural silhouettes of teens engaged in typical student activities establish a greater sense of welcoming, inviting the community to see and share in the educational pathways of our future generations.
Art Reception for Ruth Rosner at Faneuil Library Gallery, 11:30 am-1:30 pm.
Kids and Families Workshop: Experimenting with Photography I: Cyanotypes and Salt Prints (Ages 7–12)
Inspired by the photography in Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement, the McMullen Museum is offering two experimental photography workshops. In Experimenting with Photography I, we will explore the malleability and variety of photographic processes. Kids and chaperones will take a tour of the exhibition, then try their hand at two types of contact prints: the cyanotype and the salt print. Participants are welcome to but not required to send in their own photographs to be used as negatives in the workshop.
Kids and Families workshops are free and open to the public. Because seats are limited, prior registration is required at https://goo.gl/mGL3Tx.
Sunday, October 14 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135
175 Harvard Ave - Mural created by Gregg Bernstein
On the side of 175 Harvard Avenue, you will find a mural created by Gregg Bernstein and the Mayor's Mural Crew. Envisioned as a reflection of the building's historic architectural quality, the mural was completed in 2007.
417 Cambridge St - Mural created by Lena McCarthy
The neighborhood's newest addition, this is a vibrant mural created by Lena McCarthy.
433 Cambridge St - A@time Mural created by Caleb Neelon
Exciting mural on the side of A@Time created by Caleb Neelon, an artist and writer based out of Cambridge, MA.
63 Harvard Ave - Mural by Gregg Bernstein
Relief mural by Gregg Bernstein in 2007
56 Harvard Ave - "Greetings from Allston Village" mural by Gregg Bernstein
"Greetings from Allston Village" mural completed by Gregg Bernstein in 2012. One of the most photographer murals in Allston.
204 Harvard Ave - "Gateway to the Garden" mural by Gregg Bernstein
"Gateway to the Garden" mural by Gregg Bernstein completed in 2011
200 Brighton Ave - "Famous Joes" mural by Gregg Bernstein
"Famous Joes" mural created by Gregg Bernstein in 2006
510 Lincoln St - "Domino Theory" mural by Caleb Neelon
"Domino Theory" mural created by Caleb Neelon in 2016