Monday, June 13, 2016

This Week In Fort Point: Art, Flowers & Condos

Update: Due to the forecast of high temperatures in the early evening of July 26th, we are cancelling our Weed, Wine and Vine event. Please mark your calendars for our August Weed, Wine and Vine events on August 9th and August 23d from 6pm - 8pm. Note: new times in August. We look forward to seeing you then.

This week Fort Point brings you opportunities to beautify your neighborhood, get ready for upcoming residential condominiums and see visual and performing art right outside your door.  

Fort Point Shines continues into the summer with Weed, Wine and Vines on Tuesday, June 14th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Wormwood Park (Wormwood & A Streets). Save the dates of July 5th and July 26th for July Weed, Wine & Vines events (same time and location). Tools, gloves and wine provided. 

TCR Development's residential condominiums at 10 Farnsworth Street is scheduled to begin construction by the end of June. Residential abutters are invited to attend a pre-construction meeting with Sea-Dar Construction this Wednesday, June 15th at 6 pm at FP3 (346 Congress St.). 

Wendy Shapiro

Art starts Thursday night with openings at the FPAC Gallery (300 Summer St.) and at FP3 Gallery (346 Congress St.). The FPAC Gallery kicks off the celebration of Fort Point Spring Open Studios with the FPAC Group Show from 6 pm - 8 pm. Get a preview of work by artists opening their studios June 17 - June 19th. Afterwards stroll over to the  FP3 Gallery to view Wendy Shaprio's Sustainable exhibition from 7 pm - 9 pm. Her eco-friendly works layer horizons, clouds and soft sea storms.

The Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) Spring Open Studios event features the work of over 100 artists, crafts people, and designers in galleries, on the streets, and in the water around Fort Point. 

Friday, June 17 Preview Evening: Selected studios open 4-7pm
Saturday, June 18 & Sunday, June 19: All participating studios open 12-6pm

Explore artist studios in Boston's historic Fort Point warehouse buildings. Meet artists, visit studios and galleries, ask questions, see amazing public art. Hear music, see performances, and bring your kids for art-making. Buy original art from the people who make it. 

For more details on the artists and special events: artists demonstrations, performances and screenings occurring over this free weekend long event, visit the FPAC website. Free parking available at the P&G Gillette lots off of A Street. 

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