All Set: Your #IAI2015 Weekend


TODAY 08.07

Now – 4:00PM: It’s Highland Street Free Fun Friday, catch a free ferry out to the islands all day Be sure to check out the 11 different site-responsive installations on Georges Island.

5:00-8:00PM – Come back to land and head over to SoWA for First Fridays! All of the South End galleries will be abuzz tonight, but you’ll have to make sure Boston Sculptors Gallery (486 Harrison Ave) is on your to-see list for our 34 reception! Show off your new tan, see Cate McQuaid approved art, say hi to me and some of the 34 participating artists, eat some cheese, OH, and our friends at Bombay Sapphire will be holding down the fort.

How does the saying go.. gruyere before gin, you’re in the clear?

Learn more about the exhibition here.



9:00AM onward– Pick up your discount ferry ticket from Cambridge Arts Council and head out to Spectacle Island for a day of performance and music!



12 artists have been invited to participate.
Each artist has chosen one day to occupy Spectacle Island.
Each artist will come over on the first ferry and leave on the last ferry on their chosen day.

Artists can only bring / use what they can carry over on the ferry.
Artists must leave the island empty at the end of their day.

There will be no remnants left behind.
The theme will be commitment.


Learn more here

*Soundscapes (1:30-5:30PM):

Explore Spectacle Island with your ears and discover musical performances set atop the tallest point in the Harbor Islands, and alongside sandy beaches. Soundscapes brings together Boston-area musicians and performing ensembles for an afternoon of acoustic performances across Spectacle’s terrain. Classical chamber music meets the sounds of the Inner Harbor, folk and bluegrass melodies float on the breeze, and a parade of dancers and brass musicians provide a riotous finale out to sea.

Learn more here


SUNDAY 08.09

A.M. – mandatory breakfast sandwich and brunch cocktail

P.M. – back to bed.

Alternate schedule if you have children:

A.M. – mandatory breakfast sandwich and brunch cocktail

10:00-5:00PM – Take the little ones to see Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow’s Knots Landing exhibition at the Boston Children’s Museum featuring 200 two-dimensional cutouts of the endangered migratory shorebirds known as Red Knots that are aligned to mimic a flock of flying birds.

Knots Landing also incorporates drawings and paintings of birds commonly found on the Boston Harbor Islands created by visitors of Boston Children’s Museum, including this guy:

Learn more here.

Sun is shining, it’s a great weekend for #bosarts so go out and enjoy! ♥

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