The Beacon Hill Art Walk is an annual event that takes place on the first Sunday in June from 12-6 p.m., throughout the nooks and crannies of Beacon Hill’s North Slope.
Residents open up their private gardens, alleyways and courtyards and allow artists to display and sell their artwork. It is a chance for visitors to tour the private spaces of Beacon Hill while viewing original, handmade artwork. Thousands of people attend each year. It is a free popular event in the neighborhood, with a festive atmosphere and volunteer musicians playing in various gardens throughout the day.
Around 100 artists usually participate, with a variety of styles, media, and subject matter. As a visitor you will enjoy a unique atmosphere boasting bursts of colors at the background sound of live classical, klezmer and folk music playing in various gardens throughout the day. Artists display a variety of styles, media and subject matter.
Enjoy beautiful music as it resonates off the bricks in the gardens and courtyards of Beacon Hill during the Art Walk. Music has become an integral part of the Art Walk, and each year dozens of talented musicians donate their time to play at the event. Visitors enjoy a unique atmosphere boasting bursts of colors and the background sound of live volunteer-musicians. Groups have included klezmer ensembles, string quartets, folk groups, fiddle groups, Native American flute and more.
The tour’s starting points are 135½ Charles St., and the corner of Cambridge and West Cedar streets.
Visit http://beaconhillartwalk.org/volunteer/volunteer-form/> to help and take part in this great event.
For more information about the event, visit http://beaconhillartwalk.org/.