Tag Archive for Beyond Walls

Beyond Walls Photo Dump 7-18-17

Here’s photos of Beyond Walls Mural Festival progress as of yesterday. The first set below were taken with an antique Leica 90mm lens adapted to a modern digital camera – with flaws in the old lens coating and all – for a bit of a different look. Be sure to check out Sway at LynnHappens…

New Music in the Square 2017 Starts with Sway

LynnHappens is back with season 3 of New Music in the Square, this time partnering with White Rose Coffeehouse to bring you live original music – free – on the island in the square – Central Square, Lynn. July 19 – Sway – *5pm show, then head into RAW Art Works for a Beyond Walls talk on the…

Photos from Meet the Artists event at Museum

7/16/17 It was a pretty full house at the Lynn Museum Saturday night for a Beyond Walls Mural Festival event open to the public to meet with some of the visiting artists currently at work downtown. There was a panel consisting of artists Georgia Hill, Fonki and Angurria along with Founder and Executive Director Al…

Beyond Walls Artists Treated to Dinner

7/14/17  Soraya Cacici of Nest Forward Realty threw a dinner/bash for Beyond Walls Lynn artists and staff last night at the historic Capitol Diner in downtown Lynn. Over the last couple of days, with slight weather interruptions, Boston Painters IUPAT Local 939 has been been offering free labor to prep the walls downtown. Volunteers have…

First Neon Pieces Ceremoniously Lit for Beyond Walls

5/17/17 At a ceremony outside the Prime Building downtown elected officials, candidates and Beyond Walls supporters gathered to ceremoniously throw the switch on recently installed neon artwork. These are the first three of what will eventually be twelve pieces throughout the downtown. John Doherty of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35 presented a check…

A New Old Sign

That’s not a new shoe store coming to the Prime Building, it’s part of something else. More on that later, but couldn’t resist resurrecting the old Signs of Lynn for a beautiful piece of neon mid-restoration. By the way, more are coming. If you spot one, share it with #beyondwallslynn #beyondwalls and to contribute so…

Beyond Walls Kickoff Party Meets Goal, Fundraising Continues

4/7/17 [UPDATE] Link to CALL FOR ARTISTS “Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking project in downtown Lynn featuring public art and lighting installations. MassDevelopment has offered a Commonwealth Places grant, contributing $50,000 to the project if Beyond…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…