Art For All: Finding Eye-Catching Works in Shared City Spaces

Suspended in a bright, open corner of Somerville Hospital is a 25-foot, wavelike structure. It wraps just slightly around the corner of the stairwell wall, with strains of blue and gold running through it, gently pushing outward from the wall and then sinking back. Somerville artist Resa Blatman created “The Water Project/Rising Tide 3” by […]

Hilary Scott’s Prospect Hill Monument Chicken Coop is the Best Thing

Earlier this month, the Somerville Arts Council hosted the city’s first-ever AgriCultural Festival, a celebration of both the arts and farming and the idea that these seemingly separate fields (pun intended) actually go hand in hand. “Farming is an artwork of its own right … just like how you balance colors on a palette, you also balance nutrients […]

First-ever AgriCultural Festival Celebrates Art, Naturally

What’s better than an art festival? Or a farm festival? How about an outdoor extravaganza that’s an art and a farm festival all in one? The Somerville Arts Council is at it again, and this time, they’re bringing you Somerville’s first ever AgriCultural festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 1 to 6 p.m. […]