2012 Arts Festival Highlights
boston college arts council
Over 16,000 people attended the 15th anniversary festival in 2013 – participating in art demonstrations, enjoying music, dance and theater performances, browsing through art exhibitions, listening to literary readings, and appreciating films.
Highlighted at the 2013 spring's festival was the "BC's Best" competition and Dancing with bOp!. This year marked the beginning of big changes at the festival, including two expanded tents with collaborative programming in the Stokes Art Tent and new evening programs for underrepresented art forms in the main tent. Other annual features include children's activities, a mass for the arts, an exclusive alumni event, student art work for sale, multi-cultural dance performances, and expanded hours at the McMullen Museum. Special guests at the 2013 festival included scholar, poet, and professor Robert Polito '73 of the New School and the Poetry Foundation.