Category Archives: Press releases

MassBay Community College’s Transformation

In the last three years, MassBay Community College’s Wellesley campus has been transformed by art. Starting in 2013, with an art placement given in honor of Krystle Campbell, a MassBay graduate killed in the Boston Marathon bombing attack, the college has become close partners with The Art Connection. After three annual placements, the school now … Continue reading MassBay Community College’s Transformation

2013 Press Releases

Discover the Fine Art of Bingo Join The Art Connection, Saturday, April 20 for the chance to win juried art by 12 celebrated artists, whose work is featured internationally. All proceeds benefit The Art Connection.

Fay Chandler’s Artwork Selected by Senior Centers Throughout Greater Boston

BOSTON – July 19, 2010 – Boston-based artist Fay Chandler has had over 30 solo art exhibitions, and her works of art have appeared in collections at the Danforth Museum, the DeCordova Museum, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Chrysler Museum of Art. Chandler’s extraordinarily creative and prolific output led to a studio … Continue reading Fay Chandler’s Artwork Selected by Senior Centers Throughout Greater Boston

Fay Chandler’s Artwork on Display in Many Cambridge Social Service Agencies

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – June, 2010 – Boston-based artist Fay Chandler has had over 30 solo art exhibitions, and her collections have appeared in the Danforth Museum, the DeCordova Museum, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Chrysler Museum of Art. Chandler’s extraordinarily creative and prolific output led to a studio full of completed works … Continue reading Fay Chandler’s Artwork on Display in Many Cambridge Social Service Agencies

The Art Connection – 2010 Press Releases

Victory Programs’ Celebrates a New Victory by Making The Art Connection! Through its art donation program, The Art Connection facilitated the donation of 20 original works of art by 15 artists for installation in Victory Program’s New Victories residence. New Victories provides residential treatment services to men living with HIV/AIDS, mental health issues and head … Continue reading The Art Connection – 2010 Press Releases

Young Adults Recovering from Substance Abuse Welcomed with Art in South Boston

SOUTH BOSTON, MA – The Young Adult Recovery Destination (YARD) Project celebrated their project start up last week on March 24, 2010. The YARD Project is a collaboration of the Institute for Health and Recovery, the Gavin Foundation, and the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction and Recovery, to serve young adults (18-24) in recovery from substance … Continue reading Young Adults Recovering from Substance Abuse Welcomed with Art in South Boston

Christmas Comes Early for Holy Family Hospital Foundation

Year-End Grants to Fund Breast Health, Elder Programs, Artwork December 24, 2009 – Methuen, MA – Holy Family Hospital’s Foundation today announced three generous holiday season resource grants by Merrimack Valley benefactors that will enhance patient services and the Hospital facility:     Abbot and Dorothy H. Stevens Foundation: The private family foundation from North … Continue reading Christmas Comes Early for Holy Family Hospital Foundation

The Art Connection Receives Mural Planning Grant from NEFA’s Fund for the Arts Press Release

BOSTON – The Art Connection’s Engaging Communities Mural Project has obtained $8,400 from the New England Foundation for the Arts’ Fund for the Arts Planning Grant. Led by artists Tova Speter and Anyahlee Canas, the series of workshops supported by the fund will actively engage community participants from partnering organizations and encourage them to ‘get … Continue reading The Art Connection Receives Mural Planning Grant from NEFA’s Fund for the Arts Press Release

The Art Connection Attracts New Directors

BOSTON – November 2009 – The Art Connection, a not-for-profit that connects artists and donors to community service organizations through placement of original artwork, announced today three new directors to their board. The directors are Ildiko Szabo, Director of Community Life at Youville House Assisted Living Residence in Cambridge, David Greenberg, a health care operations … Continue reading The Art Connection Attracts New Directors

The Art Connection – Eclectic Art Inspires Residents at Covenant House Press Release

Art Exhibit Opening Planned on March 24th; Special Artist Guest Speaker   BOSTON / BRIGHTON – Covenant House collaborated with The Art Connection to bring an eclectic assortment of art to their home. The artwork, now hanging in the entry, elevator lobbies, hallways, and meeting rooms, enlivens the spaces, promotes socialization, and helps the building … Continue reading The Art Connection – Eclectic Art Inspires Residents at Covenant House Press Release

The Art Connection – Art Breathes Life into Malden’s New Senior Community Center Press Release

Grand Opening Ceremony Planned on January 24th; New Artwork on View   BOSTON / MALDEN – The Art Connection and the City of Malden collaborated to bring art to life in Malden’s new Senior Community. Seniors will be surrounded by beautiful pieces of art breathing life into the newly renovated Center, formerly the Centre United … Continue reading The Art Connection – Art Breathes Life into Malden’s New Senior Community Center Press Release

Students Give Voice in Selecting Art to Beautify School

BOSTON/ROXBURY – Imagine walking through visually barren hallways seeing little more than a few bulletins posted on pale colored walls. Then envision that same space energized with vibrant and thought-provoking works of art. Students from City on a Hill Charter School in Roxbury had the opportunity to transform their space by participating in a lively … Continue reading Students Give Voice in Selecting Art to Beautify School

The Art Conection – Youville House Makes The Art Connection Press Release

BOSTON / CAMBRIDGE – The Art Connection and Youville House worked together to transform Youville House into a more welcoming environment for residents, staff, and visitors. The Art Connection facilitated the donation of 13 original works of art by nine artists for a dramatic art installation in the Youville House Atrium.   Youville House is … Continue reading The Art Conection – Youville House Makes The Art Connection Press Release

The Art Connection – 13th Anniversary ‘Harvesting the Dream: Seeding the Future’ Press Release

BOSTON, MA – The Art Connection’s 13th Anniversary event, “Harvesting the Dream: Seeding the Future,” will celebrate thirteen years of bringing art to life in Boston. The occasion will provide opportunity for friends, supporters, artists and art recipients to reflect on The Art Connection’s past, celebrate the present, and seed its future. With its fall … Continue reading The Art Connection – 13th Anniversary ‘Harvesting the Dream: Seeding the Future’ Press Release

The Art Connection Unveils New Website by Boston Interactive Press Release

New Site Created Just In Time To Promote 13th Anniversary Event August 1, 2008 – Boston Interactive, a web design and interactive marketing firm, is pleased to announce the launch of The Art Connection’s redesigned website.  The Art Connection is a not-for-profit organization that expands public access to visual art through a unique art donation … Continue reading The Art Connection Unveils New Website by Boston Interactive Press Release

Towards Independent Living & Learning Inc. to Celebrate New Art Installation with Reception

The Art Connection, Inc. and Toward Independent Living & Learning (TILL), Inc. worked together to transform TILL’s Billerica residential day program into a more welcoming environment for clients, staff, and visitors. Through their art donation program, The Art Connection facilitated the donation of 17 original works of art by 14 artists for installation into Till’s … Continue reading Towards Independent Living & Learning Inc. to Celebrate New Art Installation with Reception

The Art Connection – Triangle, Inc. Hosts Art Appreciation Open House & Tours Press Release

For Release: March 1, 2008 The Art Connection Contact: Jim McDonald Telephone: (617) 338-7668   Triangle, Inc. Hosts Art Appreciation Open House & Tours Wednesday, March 26, 2008 – 12 to 2 pm   On Wednesday, March 26, Triangle, Inc. in Malden will host a an Art Appreciation Open House with tours of their collection … Continue reading The Art Connection – Triangle, Inc. Hosts Art Appreciation Open House & Tours Press Release

The Art Connection – Artist Outreach Event at Mills Gallery Press Release

For Release: February 7, 2008   The Art Connection Contact: Jim McDonald Telephone: (617) 338-7668     Artist Outreach Event at Mills Gallery   On February 6, 2008, The Art Connection hosted an outreach event and reception for local artists at the Mills Gallery in the Boston Center for the Arts. More than 35 area … Continue reading The Art Connection – Artist Outreach Event at Mills Gallery Press Release

The Art Connection – St. Francis House Makes The Art Connection Press Release

For Immediate Release: 12/1/2007 The Art Connection Contact: Jim McDonald Telephone: (617) 338-7668  St. Francis House Makes The Art Connection   The Art Connection and St. Francis have worked together to transform St. Francis House into a more welcoming environment for staff, visitors, and thirteen residents. Through their art donation program, The Art Connection facilitated … Continue reading The Art Connection – St. Francis House Makes The Art Connection Press Release

The Art Connection – Art Placement Program Benefits Families in Transition Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 12, 2007     Contact: Michele Petersen, Director of Economic Development Families in Transition 394 Second Street, Manchester, NH 03102 Tel: 603-641-6691, x322  Fax: 603-641-5334       Art Placement Program Benefits Families in Transition   Families in Transition recently held an art reception displaying thirty original works of art provided … Continue reading The Art Connection – Art Placement Program Benefits Families in Transition Press Release

The Art Connection – Announces 2nd Annual Summer Barbeque to Honor Its Artists Press Relese

August 23, 2007 Contact: Tova Speter, The Art Connection 617-338-7668   The Art Connection Announces 2nd Annual Summer Barbeque to Honor Its Artists   Event is in Newton on August 23   BOSTON, MA, August 23, 2007. The Art Connection, a nonprofit organization that expands public access to visual art through a unique art donation … Continue reading The Art Connection – Announces 2nd Annual Summer Barbeque to Honor Its Artists Press Relese

The Art Connection – Mural Dedication Ceremony at Newton Community Service Center Press Release

Attention Local and Arts Writers Contact: Tova Speter For Immediate Release: October 19, 2006 Phone: 617-338-7668 Media Event: November 9, 2006, 8 am   Community Volunteers Work with Local Artists to Design & Paint Intergenerational Mural in Newton   Mural dedication ceremony and celebration: Thursday November 9, 2006.   The Newton Community Service Center, a … Continue reading The Art Connection – Mural Dedication Ceremony at Newton Community Service Center Press Release

The Art Connection – Mural Dedication Ceremony at Roxbury Youthworks’ Female Focus Initiative Press Release

Attention Local and Arts Writers Contact: Tova Speter For Immediate Release: June 13, 2006 Phone: 617-338-7668 Media Event: June 21, 2006 4:30-6:30 pm       Adolescent Girls from Roxbury & Dorchester Paint Mural Expressing Strength, Resilience, and Hope   Mural dedication ceremony and celebration: Wednesday, June 21, 2006.   Roxbury Youthworks’ Still We Rise … Continue reading The Art Connection – Mural Dedication Ceremony at Roxbury Youthworks’ Female Focus Initiative Press Release

The Art Connection – Mural Dedication Ceremony at Children’s Advocacy Center Press Release

Attention Local and Arts Writers Contact: Tova Speter For Immediate Release: April 27, 2006 Phone: 617-338-7668 Media Event: May 10, 2006 5-7 pm       Local Students and Volunteers Work with Community to Design and Paint Mural for Local Non-Profit   Mural dedication ceremony and celebration: Wednesday, May 10, 2006   The Children’s Advocacy … Continue reading The Art Connection – Mural Dedication Ceremony at Children’s Advocacy Center Press Release