FIGMENT Boston 2014 is coming!

Saturday July 26 and Sunday July 27

FIGMENT Boston is returning for a fifth year of fun and revelry on the Rose Kennedy Greenway! Founded in 2007 on New York City’s Governors Island, what began as a few thousand enthusiasts enjoying a handful of participatory art projects on a sunny July afternoon has ballooned into a multi-day, multi-city event that drew over 30,000 participants in NYC, Boston, Jackson, MS and Detroit in 2011. In 2014, FIGMENT seeks to continue its mission to offer free, inclusive and participatory art to entire communities, removing the barriers of museum and gallery walls and entrance fees and blurring the lines between those who create and those who enjoy art.


For a second year FIGMENT Boston is happy to host FIGMENT After Dark in Dewey Square on Saturday July 26 from 6pm-11pm, the perfect centerpiece to a weekend of fun, free art! Dance to music and enjoy spontaneous roving performances as well as some special installation art perfect for nighttime!


FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For two days this summer, we will transform the Rose Kennedy Greenway into a large-scale collaborative artwork, and then it’s gone, without a trace.


Saturday, July 26 — 11AM – 11PM

FIGMENT After Dark Saturday 6pm-11pm!

Sunday, July 27 — 12PM – 6PM


The Rose Kennedy Greenway

Click here for directions

How Much:

FREE! FIGMENT is a free, non-profit event, and we do not accept corporate sponsorships.

What to Bring:

Whatever you need for a day of outdoor fun!

What to Expect:

Art and activities in every imaginable medium available – especially the art and activities that YOU bring!

How to Help:

We invite people to sign up to volunteer to help at the event, and sign up for our mailing list for continued opportunities to help out throughout the year.

If you enjoy your experiences at FIGMENT, please make a donation to help us in 2014!


LEAVE NO TRACE: We adhere to a “Leave No Trace” ethic, and ask you to do the same. If you bring it with you, either bring it back or make sure it gets into a trash receptacle.

NO TRANSACTIONS: One of our goals is to create a social and creative experience uninterrupted by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. FIGMENT does not sell anything, and does not allow commerce of any kind.

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Your photos can help us promote and fundraise for FIGMENT next year! Please tag your Flickr photos and YouTube videos as “FIGMENTBOSTON2014″ or send links to:

Snap pics at the event and use our official 2014 Hashtag: #figbos14

Full credit will be given each time your work is used!

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