East Boston, Massachusetts: Art in a Shipyard

Supposedly the largest collection of public art in Boston, and it's in a working shipyard. This place has a higher percentage of fun/weird photo op art than most art parks.

HarborArts Shipyard Sculpture Gallery

256 Marginal St., East Boston, MA
HarborArts Shipyard Sculpture Gallery. Hwy 1A just north of the Inner Harbor. Exit at Porter St. (East Boston), drive east a couple of blocks, cross the little bridge, then turn right at the stoplight onto Orleans St. Drive south until the street ends, then turn left onto Marginal St. Drive to the gatehouse for the shipyard. You should park on the street just before it.
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HarborArts Shipyard Sculpture Gallery

A giant sculpture and art gallery inside a working shipyard. There is large art scattered on the rooftops, between alleyways, in hidden places all around the shipyard with its 19th century grit and charm.

[Brian, 12/24/2014]

This place has a higher percentage of fun/weird photo op art than most sculpture parks. As with all similar conglomerations, the individual artworks can move or vanish without prior notice. We hope the Squid Woman sticks around.

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