• about HarborArts

    about HarborArts

    We are a global community championing the vital role that our oceans, harbors, and waterways play in the future of our planet.

  • shipyard gallery

    shipyard gallery

    Transforming Boston's working waterfront into an outdoor exhibit of monumental art by artists from three continents.

  • who we are

    who we are

    Meet the staff and supporters behind HarborArts.

  • building the cod

    building the cod

    20,000 welds, 5,000 lbs of re-purposed steel, 40 feet long.

  • global gallery

    global gallery

    Pinpoints the location of artists around the world raising awareness for our waterways with their installations.

    Mass Effect Robot

in the news

  • Chronicle
    “Eastie on the Rise”

  • Boston Herald
    "Fan Pier Lands Giant Fish Sculpture"

  • Travel New England
    “HarborArts Gallery”

  • The Boston Phoenix
    “He Put a Spell on you“

  • Boston Globe
    “The Fish's Voyage across Boston Harbor”

meet the founder

Steve Israel is passionate about the perils of our ocean planet, the diversity of these threats, and what is being done around the world in marine conservation. His focus is on the creative projects and technological advances that will lead us toward a sustainable, responsible utilization of our water resources. Steve is a man who strongly believes that through art you can raise public awareness.

support HarborArts

Help HarborArts:
  • Teach young children about the importance of preserving our water resources.

  • Bring attention to worthy clean-up projects that focus on our local rivers and back bays.

  • Highlight the campaigns of worldwide organizations that are winning victories for ocean conservation.

  • Showing what each of us can do to make a difference now...

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