How academic institutions play a role in Boston’s future May 9

BOSTON – Thursday, April 20, 2017 – As part of Imagine Boston 2030’s ongoing engagement efforts, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced “Forums on the Future,” a series of panel discussions hosted by Imagine Boston 2030, designed to engage experts on questions around how Boston has changed, and the future of the City. The moderators, including Sacha Pfeiffer from the Boston Globe, Renée Loth from ArchitectureBoston Magazine, and Alex Krieger from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, along with expert panelists will discuss how their sector can influence, impact, and help to implement Imagine Boston 2030. The series includes three … Continue reading

The role of philanthropy in the future of our city May 3

BOSTON – Thursday, April 20, 2017 – As part of Imagine Boston 2030’s ongoing engagement efforts, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced “Forums on the Future,” a series of panel discussions hosted by Imagine Boston 2030, designed to engage experts on questions around how Boston has changed, and the future of the City. The moderators, including Sacha Pfeiffer from the Boston Globe, Renée Loth from ArchitectureBoston Magazine, and Alex Krieger from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, along with expert panelists will discuss how their sector can influence, impact, and help to implement Imagine Boston 2030. The series includes three … Continue reading

The history & future of planning in Boston on April 27

BOSTON – Thursday, April 20, 2017 – As part of Imagine Boston 2030’s ongoing engagement efforts, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced “Forums on the Future,” a series of panel discussions hosted by Imagine Boston 2030, designed to engage experts on questions around how Boston has changed, and the future of the City. The moderators, including Sacha Pfeiffer from the Boston Globe, Renée Loth from ArchitectureBoston Magazine, and Alex Krieger from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, along with expert panelists will discuss how their sector can influence, impact, and help to implement Imagine Boston 2030. The series includes three … Continue reading

Celebrate Azize’s 2nd Birthday at Franklin Park Zoo!

WHAT: Azize, the youngest of Franklin Park Zoo’s gorilla troop, will turn two in May and you’re invited to the party. Watch as Azize and the rest of the gorillas enjoy special enrichment treats, and learn all about the animals during zookeeper encounters and more! Guests will also have the opportunity to sign a giant birthday card for Azize and enjoy a slice of cake from Montilio’s Baking Company, available for the first 200 people. Please note: Gorillas will go on exhibit at 10:15 a.m. WHEN: May 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Franklin Park Zoo One Franklin … Continue reading

Go WILD during ArtWeek Boston at Franklin Park Zoo with Puppetry, Drawing, and Wildlife Photography Workshops

WHAT: Celebrate Artweek in a WILD way at Franklin Park Zoo. Join us on Sunday, May 7 for a fun-filled day as you discover how animals and the many mediums of art have influenced each other. There’s so much to create at the Zoo! Learn how to make your own animal puppet with the experts from Puppet Showplace Theater. Improve your illustration skills with artist Jen Bradly, who will be speaking about her Ape Drawing Project, as she draws the zoo’s gorillas inside the Tropical Forest. Discover how birds have influenced music with a walk through Bird’s World and contribute … Continue reading