Veteran ice sculptor Steve Rose is one of many artists in Boston today creating first night masterpieces.
Mayor Thomas Menino has unveiled highlights of the daylong festival of art, music, dance, ice sculpture and fireworks.
First Night Boston festivities kick off at noon Monday and will culminate with a big celebration at midnight.
They’re everyone’s First Night favorites, the ice sculptures, examples of the fleeting nature of some art, completely weather dependent and always beautiful.
Of course First Night is known for ice sculptures, and there will be three this year: two at Copley Square and one at Boylston Plaza at The Shops at Prudential Center.
Of course First Night is known for ice sculptures, and there will be five this year: three on Boston Common and two at Copley Square.
You can bring the kids to First Night Boston, enjoy a full day of fun, and still get them to bed on time.
As the final hour of 2010 approaches, First Night artists and organizers are entering “crunch time”, and there’s still a lot of work to do.
Some of First Night 2011’s coolest attractions are taking shape right now in Boston Common.