Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums
Join us in person for an in-depth discussion of Dutch Brazil and its legacy, with curatorial research associate Susan Anderson.
Presented by The Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre
Theatrical Premiere Screening! Band Members in Person!
Presented by Strictly Brohibited and ONCE Somerville and Groundwork Somerville at South Street Farm
Strictly Brohibited is thrilled to partner with ONCE and Groundwork Somerville for a screening of EMPIRE RECORDS at South Street Farm!
Presented by The Umbrella Arts Center at The Umbrella Arts Center
Closing reception for current exhibit "Sustainable Solutions"
Presented by Pao Arts Center and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at YEAR OF THE TIGER installation
Join the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Curator Leslie Anne Condon, and Pao Arts Center in an August outdoor performance series at Mary Soo Hoo Park.
Presented by Somerville Theater at Somerville Theatre
In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.
Presented by Run&Shoot Filmworks at The Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center
The 20th annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF), an OSCAR®-qualifying film festival will open with an impressive slate of independent films, featured documentaries panel discussions and exclusive events!
Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery
Join Boston Sculptors Gallery to celebrate three decades of showcasing ambitious contemporary sculpture!
Towns, farms, waterways, and woods—discover how Rembrandt, Van Goyen, Van Ruisdael, and more approached these subjects as meditations on humankind’s relationship with the environment.
Transport yourself over millennia and marvel at East Asian ceramics of all shapes, styles, colors, and textures.
Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre
"Way out west there was this fella... fella I wanna tell ya about. Fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski."
Presented by City of Boston at East Boston Memorial Park
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar's original feature film "Luca" is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides.
Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive
Fellini's nakedly personal autobiographical sojourn.
Presented by Sustainable Business Network and The Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre
Eat Local Month Screening!
New Restoration! Author Kier-La Janisse in Person!
Discover how ancient Mesopotamian kings presented themselves as builders and why, even now, Babylon is a metaphor for ambitious constructions.
Presented by AgX at AgX
Los Angeles based, Sri Lankan artist Rajee Samarasinghe presents an evening of acclaimed, formally adventurous short films that explore the terrain of memory, migration, and impermanence.
Presented by Brighton Bazaar at The Charles River Speedway
The sweet summertime is right around the corner, and we've been workin' on our night moves!
Presented by DTR Modern at DTR Modern Gallery
Contemporary Pop Artist, Nelson De La Nuez first show at DTR Modern Boston!
Presented by Now + There at Dock Square
Large-scale photographic image installation on view July 18 to August 19 re-imagines collective public spaces.
See the 4K Restoration of Paul Verhoeven's 1987 sci-fi classic "RoboCop"
Presented by Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau at Visitor's Center
Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of delicious deals at participating restaurants offering indoor or outdoor dining options, with many offering take out and delivery service.
Presented by The Copley Society of Art, Co|So at Copley Society of Art
Presented by color in sound at Hearth Pizzeria
"The Color In Sound series are ongoing inclusive music and arts showcases that promote rising talent, with an emphasis on local artists, youth, BIPOC, those with mental health conditions, older adults, and individuals with disabilities.
Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Jim Henson’s imagination and mastery of his craft are on full display in this iconic 1980s film, starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie.
Art from the MFA’s collection—new and old—in dialogue for the first time
We’re keeping our doors open late on the last Thursday of every month for an evening of art, fun, food, and more!
Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
A summer classic returns! Grab a drink, enjoy the cool ocean breeze, and hear some of Berklee College of Music’s outstanding musicians perform on the waterfront.
Join the ICA on the waterfront every Friday this summer for evenings of art and live music.
Presented by Sky Philanthropy at Boston University Beach
Join Us for a Celebration of Ukrainian Art and Culture!
Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue | Studios & Lofts
Works by Gillian Fraizier and S. Jaworski Stranc that interpret the impact of climate change on the landscape.
Presented by color in sound at Hearth PIzzeria
"The Color In Sound series are ongoing inclusive music and arts greater open mic showcases in Boston and the Greater Boston area that promote rising talent, with an emphasis on local artists, youth, BIPOC, those with mental health conditions.
Presented by SOWA Artists Guild at SOWA Artists Guild
In the August heat, we’re blasting the AC and showing you the hottest thing about our building is the art.
Presented by Fountain Street Gallery at Fountain Street Gallery
“Where I Come From, Where I Am,” features the work of Fountain Street Gallery’s Associate Members.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul's slow burning sci-fi starring Tilda Swinton.
Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library: East Boston Branch
This exhibition reveals South Boston's transformation, from a mostly low-to-moderate income community with industrial areas, to today's gentrification with luxury condos and a radically shifted neighborhood identity.
Iconic tattoo artist, creative, and entrepreneur Dr. Woo is taking over First Fridays!
Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists
Join The Guild of Boston Artists for a reception celebrating the opening of their Annual Regional Juried Exhibition and enjoy some light refreshment during an afternoon of art and conversation.
Presented by THE HIDDEN ART GALLERY at The Hidden Art Gallery
Sidewalk Summer Art In The Garden Free Event | OUTDOORS (Weather Permitting)
Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Mills Gallery at the BCA
Curated by Maya Rubio, M'Kenzy Cannon's PLEASE LET ME IN opens Aug 6 at the BCA Mills Gallery.
This exhibition introduces the Mills Gallery Project Room Exhibition Series. BCA Studio Resident Karmimadeebora McMillan will be the first artist in residence to exhibit in the Project Room.
Presented by Childs Gallery at Childs Gallery
Childs Gallery is pleased to present Beauty in the Beasts: Animals and Art, on view July 14 through September 10, 2022.
Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center
Ralph Fiennes leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever.
Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Red Room @ Cafe 939
Mark Lettieri is a Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer, and producer based in Fort Worth, Texas. He has been part of the 4-Grammy-winner band Snarky Puppy since 2008, where he contributes as a guitarist, arranger, and composer.
Join The Guild of Boston Artists for an afternoon meet-and-greet with this year's New England Regional Juried Exhibition Award Winners.
Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
An exhibit celebrating family, food, drink, and traditions at the table.
Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum
In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the first English settlement in Gloucester, an event that will be marked in 2023, the Cape Ann Museum has organized a special exhibition exploring the important legacy of the family-owned commercial fishing
Issues of cultural identity, patriotism, and prejudice are explored in Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s bold and introspective drawing Last Act.
The Copley Society of Art's annual Fresh Paint auction and fundraiser will take place on September 22nd from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST.
Presented by Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts at Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts
Jamaica Plain Open Studios is a neighborhood-wide event, inviting visitors into artists' work- and exhibition-spaces. The Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts will showcase its artist-instructors and staff, with exhibitors placed around the grounds.
Presented by Panopticon Gallery at Panopticon Gallery
Panopticon Gallery's summer exhibtion, Tender Age, features the work of 16 artists whose work observes and reflects on the fleeting years of childhood and the small moments that go along with it.
Bringing together the work of promising students, emerging and early career artists, as well as pieces from established professionals, the Guild celebrates the wealth of skill and breadth of vision in representational art across the region.
An exhibition of works on paper by American abstract artist Robert S. Neuman
A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night).
Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama
The 24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show takes place October 20-23, 2022, at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street in the South End.
Presented by Orpheum Theater at Orpheum Theatre
Revisit the 2014 Academy-Award winning film in a new, mesmerizing live concert experience.
Join Graduate Student Lecturer Kevin Salazar for a walkthrough of ICA exhibition, A Place for Me: Figurative Painting Now.
Presented by North Bennet Street School at North Bennet Street School
Featuring displays of typical objects, tools, and materials from our career-training programs, this year’s exhibition is a behind-the-scenes look at the craft and care of making.
Make art with us on weekday mornings at the ICA in the Bank of America Art Lab.
Make art with us on Saturday afternoons at the ICA in the Bank of America Art Lab.
Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at ICA Watershed
This exhibition highlights how artists have derived inspiration from industry, labor, and the poetic and political power of found goods.
A Place for Me celebrates a new generation of artists at the vanguard of contemporary painting.
Collaborating since 2011, Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca create works in video, photography, and installation that explore contemporary histories of underground dance and musical genres.
Colorful, surprising, and full of life, A Place for Me is a testament to the vitality of contemporary figurative art, reflecting a multitude of styles and approaches to painting through a cross-section of contemporary painting today.
Presented by Starvox Entertainment at Lighthouse ArtSpace at the Castle Boston
A masterpiece for the senses by Massimiliano Siccardi, the creator of the original Immersive Van Gogh that sold over 4.5 million tickets in North America!
Begin in our Calderwood Courtyard before venturing into the galleries to enjoy three levels of art, spanning ancient to modern times.
For the ICA’s Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall, LeWitt will conceive of a monumental hanging wall sculpture made of colorful bands of coated mesh fabric whose shifting linear composition creates a number of interlocking circular forms.
Presented by Now + There at LoPresti Park
This month, a bird-inspired sculptural workbench will mark an imagined portal along the waterfront at LoPresti Park in East Boston.
Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum
The installation on PEM's campus is the 27th international Blue Trees installation by Dimopoulos and the first one in the Greater Boston area.
Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love celebrates the career and legacy of fashion designer Patrick Kelly (born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1954–1990).
Presented by Boston Children's Museum at Boston Children's Museum
In Love and Maya, Sneha Shrestha creates space for visitors to explore how to show love and respect to others.
This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history.
Stretching across 25,000 acres of vast salt marsh, barrier beaches, and tidal rivers on Massachusetts’ North Shore is the Great Marsh, a natural wonder that has captivated many artists over the years.
Presented by Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) at Armenian Library and Museum of America
This exhibition, our largest in 50 years, features more than 75 artists including Lita Albuquerque, John Altoon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lynda Benglis, Vija Celmins, Gregory Wiley Edwards, Frank Gehry, Helmut Newton, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol
Presented by Armenian Museum of America at Armenian Museum of America
JUNE 16 Opening of "On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s – 1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection" and "Discovering Takouhi: Portraits of Joan Agajanian Quinn"
Presented by Lesley University at Online/Virtual Space
"Let It Shine!" is a virtual exhibition of abstract artwork created by older adults in the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) in the Community program facilitated by Goddard House at Mount Pleasant Home in Jamaica Plain.
A Colloquium in the Visual Arts is an is an introduction to the study of the humanities through major works of art and architecture from around the world: everything from ancient Persian sculpture to modern stop-motion photography.
Come face to face with portraits of Egyptians who lived during the Roman period and discover what role these images played in funerary rituals as well as what modern technical study can reveal about ancient artistic practices.
Presented by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture and Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History
Explore the legacy of Henry David Thoreau’s preserved plant samples in this multisensory exhibition fusing art and science, which examines the loss of ecological diversity caused by climate change.
Together, the works in this exhibition celebrate the emancipatory potential of artistic imagination and invite other ways to see, create, and belong in the worlds we make.
A UFO and shell-inspired installation touches down at the LoPresti Park jetty, seeking to reframe the narrative of climate change.
On This Ground: Being and Belonging in America explores how art can help us understand what it means to belong to family, community, and this place we now call America.
See how the graphic arts inspired, shaped, and gave immediacy to new ideas in the Enlightenment era, encouraging individuals to follow their own reason when seeking to know more.
at Peabody Essex Museum
In the sound work If I With You Would Go, artist Susan Philipsz sings eight different versions of the traditional ballad “James Harris,” also called “The Daemon Lover.” It tells the story of a married woman seduced by a long-lost lover, who is secret
Award-winning nature photographer Stephen Gorman and beloved New Yorker artist Edward Koren respond to the consequences of destabilizing our natural environment and speak to their alarm about the global climate crisis.
PEM’s Maritime art collection, which is the finest in the country, frames the sea as an enduring source of opportunity as well as peril, a force that inspires creativity and innovation, and encourages engagement with the wider world.
Focused primarily on the 19th century, Peabody Essex Museum's South Asian Art gallery considers India's long and complex history of foreign occupation, and its troubling impact on the representation of Indian people in art.
Powerful Figures features sculptures from disparate cultures around the world and across time that embody the dual concepts of power, as both a fundamental social dynamic and part of our innate wiring to respond to figures and faces.
This exhibition highlights local and regional climate issues and opportunities.
Presented by Rose Art Museum at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University
Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Harvard Museums of Science and Culture at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Set within the Resetting the Table exhibition, this new mini-exhibit examines the legacy of rice cultivation in the Americas., including African knowledge, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and the Gullah Geechee.
PEM’s Asian Export Art collection, foremost in the world, explores cross-cultural exchange and celebrates the interplay of commerce and creative expression. The gallery features more than 200 works of art made in China, Japan and South Asia.
Japanomania! takes visitors on a journey through time — from the arrival of Portuguese merchants through Japan’s emergence on the world stage in the late 19th century and beyond. Throughout, the story is punctuated with stunning works of art.
Presented by Navy Yard Garden & Art, Inc. at Charlestown Navy Yard
Exhibit of sculptures by winning Massachusetts artist Michael Alfano in Charlestown Navy Yard- June 21, 2022 to December 18, 2023.
Presented by The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick
Plant a seed and watch it grow…sing, move, act, create! Join Pocket Full of Tales at TCAN for this fun Summer workshop.
Two-session introduction to luster. Different applications for gold and mother of pearl luster including applying by brush and pen.
These two classes will offer participants a chance for discussion, suggestion, and critique on their ceramics work throughout the Summer.
In this weekend workshop class you will learn to how to photo etch sterling silver to make interesting and beautiful jewelry!
Presented by Lighthouse Artspace Boston at Lighthouse ArtSpace at the Castle Boston
Immerse yourself in the art of Claude Monet and the Impressionists, create your own version of a masterpiece and enjoy a complimentary drink at this artist-led, all-ages class, held inside Lighthouse Artspace Boston, at the Castle in Back Bay.
This is a course where you gain all the tools you need to dye vibrant colors and hand paint onto bamboo yarn and wool yarn!
Presented by Boston Harbor Now and Veronica Robles Cultural Center (VROCC) at Piers Park
Spend some time on the water and learn capoeira, cumbia, other dances from South and Central America!
Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School
An introduction to the art of sewing machines!
Learn the White-line woodcut method, developed in Providence, MA in 1915, employing minimal cutting to create colorful, unique prints!
Mixed Media Painting and Drawing is meditative. In this workshop you will explore many ways of constructing a painting through merging collage elements with paint .
This is a single workshop that teaches you from start to finish, how to “turn” a wooden pen on a lathe.
Join LexArt for an exciting outdoor firing experience!
Presented by SheridanWorks at Online/Virtual Space
Get the support, mentoring and comradery you need to move your filmmaking project to the next stage of production.
Join the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society for a day long introduction to the art of polymer clay and beading!
Presented by Dahlia Gallery at Dahlia Gallery
Learn to weave and go home at the end of the workshop with your own infinity scarf.
In this class, you will discover many of the "hidden features" in your iPhone camera that you may not be aware of.
An opportunity to learn how to create otherworldly and painterly images with your cameras or iPhones.
In this class, beginners will be shown how to form and finish metal clay.
The Open Studio gives students the chance to pursue projects of their own choosing, with individualized instruction provided and questions answered by an experienced professional jeweler.
Learn the basics of Chinese brush painting!
Learn to capture those beautiful colors of fall in New England through oil paint!
In this course you will learn how to work with oil or chalk pastels to capture beautiful landscapes.
An introduction to the ancient art of Chinese brush painting
A single workshop that teaches you from start to finish, how to “turn” a wooden pen on a lathe.
In this session we will have FUN learning techniques that will help you DRAW what you SEE.
In this meditative, Zen inspired painting course, you will learn how to paint from observing simple still life objects.
Learn from photographer Ellen Foust how to use light to create beautiful photos!
Jump in and have fun! Time to dust off those brushes, loosen up and regain your sense of amazement as you see the colors jump off the paper!
An eight weeks class for intermediate and advanced potters to study tall form objects through wheel throwing or hand building.
A 9-week beginning machine woodworking class that will teach the proper use and daily care of primary woodworking machines, including Jointer, Planer, Table Saw, Bandsaw and Chop Saw, as well as a small selection of hand tools.
Bring your ideas and projects to the next level. Through class demos, one-on-one instruction, Joy will work with you to bring your ideas to life.
This class will provide you with the foundations of good clay working skills if you are new to working with clay, and help teach you new techniques if you are more experienced.
Presented by ImprovBoston at The Rockwell
Join the ImprovBoston National Touring Company for a hilarious night of comedy at The Rockwell Theater
Presented by Bellforge Arts Center at Bellforge Arts Center
The Bellforge Arts Center and Vanyaland are pleased to bring you their first ever Comedy & Music Festival, FREE on Aug 13.
Presented by The Spire Center for Performing Arts at Spire Center for the Performing Arts
Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes Worcester to perform his signature stand-up routine.
Presented by Mosesian Center for the Arts at The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts
A retro-themed drag and variety show by Boston’s biggest drag couple!
Presented by Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center at Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center
Comedians Kelly McFarland and Carolyn Plummer bring their comedy to the MRPAC!
THE MISERY LOVES COMPANY TOUR
Presented by Mosesian Center for the Arts at The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts
Featuring Jon Fisch, Karen Bergreen, and Shaun Eli
Presented by Emerson Colonial Theatre at Emerson Colonial Theatre
A hilarious journey through motherhood with internet sensations Tiffany Jenkins, Meredith Masony, and Dena Blizzard.
Featuring Kerri Louise, Tony Deyo, and Shaun Eli
Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the live stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show.
Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place
On this guided tour of the 1806 Gore mansion, you'll marvel at the graceful curve of the Great Stairs, the lovely Oval Withdrawing Room, Office, the Peacock Parlor, and the Great Hall.
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Jamaica Pond Bandstand
Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to walk around the Jamaica Pond. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of ice were harvested there each winter.
Presented by Boston By Foot at Plaza at School and Washington Streets, between Walgreens and the Irish Famine Memorial in Downtown Crossing
Journey to Victorian Boston and see where writers and poets including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott and Henry David Thoreau gathered to share new ideas and influence society!
Presented by Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center at Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center
A fundraiser to support non-profit Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center, Martha's Vineyard. A conversation with award-winning author Geraldine Brooks and Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about Ms. Brook's newest title, Horse.
Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium
Ocean-related favorites playing on the big screen select Saturdays from July through October
Presented by GBH at Turtle Swamp Brewing
Join NOVA's, Gina Varamo and learn all about where science meets beer. GBH is headed to Turtle Swamp Brewing for a deep dive into the science of brewing with Turtle Swamp owner Dr. John Lincecum.
Presented by Livnonbeat LLC at Lincoln Commons
Fun Filled Day of Music
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Loring Greenough House
Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area.
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Brendan Beehan Pub
Learn about 1840s Hyde Square when German and Irish immigrants transformed the neighborhood with their businesses, schools, and institutions. Then, in the early 1960s, Hyde Square changed again when Latinx immigrants arrived.
Presented by Boston Magazine at Encore Boston Harbor
Join Boston Magazine for the biggest battle of the year on September 11th at Encore Boston Harbor as you taste your way through the top burgers and crown a new Battle of the Burger champion.
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Boston Public Library: Jamaica Plain Branch
For 2 days in Nov. 1872, a massive fire swept through Boston, leaving the downtown in ruins & the population traumatized. Barely a year after the infamous Chicago fire, Boston’s inferno turned out to be one of the most expensive fires in US history
Presented by Authentic Caribbean Foundation Inc. at Roxbury Community College Solar Parking Lot
Showcasing our Caribbean products, renowned rums and Caribbean cocktails, Caribbean Destinations and featured arts and crafts, entertainment and more.
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Southern JP Health Center
Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential, commercial, and transportation conduit in the lives of the district’s residents.
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Bethel AME Church, Jamaica Plain
This part of Jamaica Plain developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains examples representative of New England architecture with designs by local architects and builders.
Presented by Boston By Foot at North End Parks
Join us in walking the 1.5-mile Greenway, and learn about its evolution, its stewardship, and the extensive public planning process that shaped the use of this space and continues to influence current and future developments along the route.
Presented by Boston By Foot at In front of the Massachusetts State House steps on Beacon Street, Boston (across from Boston Common)
Hear stories that shed a new light on the Beacon Hill neighborhood: murder and mayhem lurk just below the surface!
Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village
Explore the myths and folklore of Halloween at Old Sturbridge Village!
Presented by Arlington International Film Festival at Capitol Theatre
AIFF brings independent films from professional and student filmmakers from all around the world to the Capitol Theatre.
Presented by Boston By Foot at One Winthrop Square
Join us on a 90-minute walking tour exploring the city's rebirth after the Great Fire of 1872.
Tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans 3 centuries the oldest community theater company in the US & an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s 1st military hospital.
Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Stony Brook T Stop
Come along with the JP Historical Society to explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes of early German settlers, and today’s Boston Beer Company
Presented by Boston By Foot at Plaza at School and Washington Streets, between Walgreens and the Irish Famine Memorial in Downtown Crossing
Meet a variety of notable women who lived and worked in Beacon Hill, including artists, abolitionists, lawyers, suffragists, and authors who changed Boston, the nation and the world.
Presented by Boston By Foot at Outside the Charles/MGH MBTA station on the Red Line
Discover the Flat of Beacon Hill on this walking tour through one of Boston's least known and most delightful areas.
On this tour, you will see Louisa May Alcott’s Boston homes, walk the streets and hear stories that inspired this beloved author.
Presented by Boston By Foot at Museum of African American History’s Abiel Smith School (Joy Street at Smith Court)
Walk Beacon Hill as you explore where Boston’s Black writers worked, raised their families, fought injustice, and wrote.
Presented by Boston By Foot at Vilna Shul
This tour focuses on the lives of the Jews of the North Slope around the turn of the 20th century and talks about the changes to the neighborhood over the years that they lived here.
Presented by Boston By Foot at Ashburton Park entrance to the Massachusetts State House on Bowdoin Street
Explore the diverse architecture and fascinating social history of Beacon Hill’s North Slope.
Presented by Boston By Foot at Government Center MBTA station
On this guided walk through the Greenway and along the Waterfront, observe how Boston’s urban landscape has changed as you uncover the clues left behind.
Presented by Historic New England at Eustis Estate
Historic New England explores an art form that was once banned in Boston, but today is seen as a creative mode of self-expression. "Loud, Naked & in Three Colors: the History of Tattooing in Boston" open June 10 at the Eustis Estate.
Presented by Jason Russell House at Jason Russell House
The Jason Russell House, the site of brutal fighting on April 19, 1775, will open for guided indoor tours Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4pm.
This Encore Presentation comes from the 2015 project Art | Blackness | Diaspora, featuring a conversation with pioneering contemporary African American artist Melvin Edwards.
Presented by Arts Arlington at Broadway Plaza
Live Arts Arlington (LAA) returns to the newly renovated Broadway Plaza in Arlington Center for a new season of free outdoors arts experiences with a live dance performance by Seyyide Sultan!
Presented by Berklee College of Music at Boston Common
The Berklee Summer in the City concert series presents free performances throughout Greater Boston from May through September in 2022.
Presented by Boston Women's Market at Whittemore Park
Join Boston Women's Market in the heart of Arlington for a day of women-powered shopping and summer fun!
Presented by Nashoba Brooks School at Nashoba Brooks School
In partnership with The Umbrella, Nashoba Brooks School presents a family-friendly Summer Concert Series on Thursday evenings at its Discovery Barn, 200 Strawberry Hill Road, Concord, MA 01742. FREE tickets are available online through Eventbrite.
Live Arts Arlington (LAA) returns to the newly renovated Broadway Plaza in Arlington Center for a new season of free outdoors arts experiences with a concert by Vermont musician and songwriter Foster Powell!
Presented by Fort Point Arts Community at FPAC Gallery
FPAC is proud to host its second book talk of 2022 with artist, author, and retired NASA computer engineer Don Eyles!
Presented by Beverly Cultural Council at Lynch Park
"Summer Salsa By The Sea", held outdoors by the ocean, with dance instructions given by Yaya Rodriguez and music provided by DJ Franklin Condori; hosted by the City of Beverly (MA) during Summer 2022.
Presented by Boston Women's Market at Harpoon Brewery
Boston Women's Market is teaming up with Harpoon Brewery to celebrate Women’s Equality Day on Friday, August 26 from 5 PM - 8 PM in Boston’s beautiful Seaport.
Presented by National Park Service: U.S. Department of the Interior at Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center
Start you week off right with Sunday morning Tai Chi. This ancient exercise will reduce your stress, and gently increase your strength and flexibility.
Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Dewey Square Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway
Explore The Greenway with a free walking tour featuring our current Public Art installations.
Presented by Foundry Consortium at The Foundry
Join the Cambridge Foundry for their Grand Opening. A whole day of fun activities for all ages and interests, followed by an additional week of things to do at and around the Foundry.
Join Bellforge Arts Center on Sept. 11 for our fall Dance Festival featuring Festival Ballet Providence, Pantos Project, BoSoma Dance Company, and more!
Presented by The American City Coalition at Boston Public Library: Roxbury Branch
Savor the Square is a Saturday series which brings together existing brick and mortar businesses and entrepreneurial vendors into one marketplace in the business districts’ core.
Presented by Entertainment Events Inc. at Boston City Hall
If you are a person who enjoys touring as the locals do, the Whrzat app is a concept just for you! Where you can find the best activities to do near around you and enjoy with your family.
Presented by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture at Online/Virtual Space
This free online exhibit explores the fascinating and complex history of cochineal, a vibrant red pigment originating in the Americas, and its link to global trade relationships and power dynamics.
Presented by Boston Casting at Boston Casting
Join for a new comedic improvisation class, Boston Casting Live!
Presented By The Hanover Theatre Youth Summer Program
Presented by Arts Empowering Life Foundation at Performing Arts Building
For Kids K-12: Join us July 5-August 13 at the new performing arts building in Brewster, MA
Presented by The Boston Synagogue at The Boston Synagogue
Join us for a fun Sunday afternoon of music & family fun!
Presented by Margaret Moody Puppets and The Trustees of Reservations at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum
Set up a late-summer picnic and watch gentle Mr. Badger search for fairies at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park.
Presented by Move & Groove Watertown at Move & Groove Watertown
Do you have budding actress or actor at home? Our Musical Theater class is perfect for them!
Blue’s Clues & You! Live on Stage is an epic new adventure!
Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip in the woods with George and her school friends!
Our 2022 - 23 Dance Season is finally ready for enrollment! Check out our new classes now and sign up before classes are full! Starting the week of September 10th, your kiddos will be able to dance their way across the floor as they explore creative
Presented by SoHIP: Society for Historically Informed Performance at The Chapel at West Parish
Presented by Methuen Memorial Music Hall at Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Prize-winning organist Jennifer Shin, a doctoral student at the Eastman School of Music in the studio of David Higgs, takes the bench at Methuen Memorial Music Hall.
Live music from Matt Borrello
Presented by SoHIP: Society for Historically Informed Performance at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston
"Taimane rocks the stage with a sensual vibrancy and a white hot talent that captivates and beguiles!” - Pierce Brosnan (aka 007)
Presented by Medford Recreation and Medford Music Studio at Condon Shell
Come to the Condon Shell for a free concert featuring the Americana-blues sounds of the Tim Gearan Band. Stop by the Farmer's Market, and enjoy a beer at our beer tent.
Presented by Cotuit Center for the Arts at Cotuit Center for the Arts
Cape Cod native Emily Wade Adams returns from New York City for one night only to share a sneak peek of her upcoming album for her hometown fans!
Presented by Vermont Jazz Center at Vermont Jazz Center
Faculty of Vermont Jazz Center Summer Workshop in concert, featuring vocalists Sheila Jordan & Jay Clayton.
Presented by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts at NEC's Williams Hall
Pianist J J Bui, the 6th prize winner of the International Chopin Competition in 2021, in concert 8/11, 7:30 pm at NEC's Williams Hall. Program includes Chopin, Debussy, and Schubert. Free. Donation $10 suggested. Age 6 and under not admitted.
Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Yagmur Soydemir and Friends will perform at the ICA on August 11 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series.
With Ronnie Baker Brooks and Coco Montoya sharing the stage, it's going to be a night packed with profound blues and hard-rocking good times.
Danny Koo, violin | Jung-A Bang, piano
Presented by The Cabot at The Cabot
Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti heads to The Cabot in Beverly on Friday, August 12.
Presented by The Creative Music Series at ZuZu @ The Middle East
CMS is proud to show this historic documentary about the 1369 Jazz Club, circa 1980’s. It was also endorsed by the 1369 Coffee House in the same location in Inman Sq., Cambridge. The evening will open with a set by marvelous Boston Jazz musicians
Faculty-coached student ensembles, vocalists, & piano trios. Singers backed by professional trio, piano trios perform w/ pro bassist.
Presented by Musicians Playground at Musicians Playground
Join us for an evening of music & fun.
Violinist Rose Hsien, laureate Menuhin + Tchaikovsky, and pianist Andrew Hsu will be in concert 8/12, 7:30 pm @ NEC's Williams Hall. Program includes: Komgold, Franck, Kreisler, Brahms. FREE. Donation $10 suggested. Age 6 and under not admitted.
Presented by Silkroad at NEC's Jordan Hall
Join Silkroad to listen to music from all around the world!
Presented by The Mad Monkfish at The Mad Monkfish
Live jazz with dinner at The Mad Monkfish in Central Sq!
World renowned pianist Sergey Schepkin in concert Saturday 8/13, 7:30 pm @ NEC's Williams Hall. An All-Beethoven program that includes: Sonata Nos: 2, 12, 31, and 28. FREE. Donation $10 suggested. Age 6 and under not admitted.
Presented by Boston Lyric Opera and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at Boston Common
Presented by Boston Lyric Opera and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Romeo and Juliet will be FREE on the Common August 11th and 13th at 8PM.
Pianist Miguel Landestoy leads this vibrant jazz trio
Presented by Rockin' 4 Vets at Kowloon
You've seen him in giant venues with Tina Turner and Joe Cocker. This summer Deric Dyer returns to Boston's North Shore for ONE SHOW ONLY
Presented by The Center for Arts in Natick at Lookout Farm
TCAN presents THE HILLBENDERS live and in concert, outdoors at Lookout Farm in South Natick, MA.
Pianist Kuok-Wai Lio, the 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, in concert 8/15, 7:30 pm at NEC's Williams Hall. Program includes Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert. Free. Donation $10 suggested. Age 6 and under not admitted.
Violinist Inmo Yang, 1st prize of both Sibelius & Paganini Violin Competitions, will be in concert 8/16, 7:30 pm at NEC's Williams Hall. Program includes Sibelius, Brahms, and Schumann. FREE. Donation $10 suggested. Age 6 and under not admitted.
Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplande
Boston Landmarks Orchestra & Fabiola Méndez present a concert at the Hatch Shell
Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall
Anti-Flag continues their 2022 North American tour!
Pianist Sahun Sam Hong & Ensemble 132 with Inmo Yang, Luther Warren, Zachary Mowitz perform Chopin, Mozart, Brahms, & Hong's arrangement of Schumann's Carnaval.
Presented by Roadrunner at Roadrunner
Up-and-coming R&B superstar Leon Bridges returns to Boston
Presented by Dave Bryant Music at Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
"Third Thursdays with Dave Bryant and Friends" : the monthly harmolodic jazz series continues in August with host, keyboardist and composer Dave Bryant, joined by friends Neil Leonard (saxophones, electronics) and Bruno Råberg (bass, electronics).
Presented by Mandorla Music at Eustis Estate Museum
Rising trombonist & composer Kalia Vendever and her quartet play an outdoor set including music from her new album, Regrowth.
Second prize of 2020 US Chopin Competition, pianist Evren Ozel appears Thurs 8/18, 7:30 @ NEC's Williams Hall. Kirchner Interlude II, Schumann Kreisleriana, Op. 16, Debussy Preludes Book II, Beethoven Sonata Op. 111.
Presented by The Center for Arts in Natick at The Keiter Center
Brought to you by The Center for Arts in Natick, this event will take place at the Keiter Center at Walnut Hill School for the Arts.
Rockport Celtic Festival
Violinist Jean Huang, concertmaster Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra, appears with world renowned pianist Victor Rosenbaum
Presented by Wei En Chan at St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Cambridge-based artist, Wei En Chan, leads his team of immigrant musicians to present a delightful concert of Korean, Singaporean, and Colombian songs.
Presented by Mission Hill Arts Festival at BCYF Tobin Community Center
A series of exciting summer events to gather and enjoy a variety of art forms as well as conversations between the artists and the audience.
Up on the Roof. Under the Boardwalk. This Magic Moment. There Goes My Baby. Dance with Me. Spanish Harlem. Stand by Me. The list of hits goes on and on!
Donna Byrne is a jazz singer at the top of her game. With sultry good looks and a quick wit, Donna is not only a masterful singer, but also a true entertainer.
Presented by Dunamis at Jamaica Plain
Jamaica Plain’s Annual Porch Festival Returns!
Special Live Music Event! With openers Damon & Naomi!
Jazz improvisation with a boundary-pushing, modernist bent, with Phil Sargent (guitar) and Brian Friedland (piano)
Blues legend James Montgomery makes his triumphant return to Boston's North Shore with SNL Band's Beehive Queen Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez!
Presented by ZUMIX at Piers Park
Join ZUMIX for their Summer Concert in Piers Park featuring local music ensemble Kotoko Brass, which includes ZUMIX teaching artists Ben and Brian Paulding!
Presented by National Park Service: U.S. Department of the Interior and Berklee College of Music at Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters
Live poetry, music, film, and community on the Longfellow House Lawn, Sunday afternoons June through August!
World renowned violist Hsin-Yun Huang joined by members of NY Philharmonic will perform a program of Schubert, Mozart, and Schumann.
Presented by Boston Salsa Festival at Westin Waltham Boston Hotel
The Boston Salsa Festival is the largest salsa dance event in New England.
Acclaimed cellist Nan-Cheng Chen joined by pianists Yinfei Wang and Chi Wei Lo play Bach, Piazzolla, Brahms, Schumann, and more.
In Music Play classes, students are exposed to playful and rich music that nurtures their music development with singing, chanting, moving, creating, and listening.
In Musical Adventures class, students actively participate in activities that provide a strong musical foundation, including singing, chanting, stylized movement, dance, and improvisation.
Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents THE VIRTUOSO ORCHESTRA.
Prize winning pianist Zhiyi Lin plays a program of Mozart, Schumann, Ravel, Godowsky, II, Die Fledermaus.
Presented by The Trustees of Reservations at Minton Stable Community Garden
Close out summer with a family friendly night of music and dancing, and sip on some local beer and wine!
Chelsea Guo has attracted international attention as a pianist and soprano of remarkable gifts.
A night of energetic and dynamic blues
Presented by Paradise Rock Club at Paradise Rock Club
Sleigh Bells brings their signature mix of electronica, noise pop, hip hop, metal, and punk to Boston!
Praised by both NY Times and Boston Globe, violinist Max Tan will appear jointly with pianist Marisa Gupta.
#1 Tribute To America’s Greatest Rock Band, The Eagles
Internationally renowned tenor saxophonist, Jerry Bergonzi, brings his quartet to The Mad Monkfish!
Presented by The Creative Music Series at The Lilypad
One of the premier trumpet improvisers and experimenters on the planet in duet! Greg Kelley recently moved back here bringing free form and free Jazz to our market place without compromising. Joined by Bonnie Jones with electronics.
Presented by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts at NEC's Jordan Hall
Mercury Orchestra, Channing Yu conductor, All-BEETHOVEN program: Coriolan Overture Op. 62, Piano Concerto No.5, soloist will be the winner of Fou Ts'ong Concerto Competition, and Symphony No.5. Free. Donation $10. Age 6 and under not admitted.
Forró melodies from Northeast Brazil: Accordion, percussion and voice with an infectious, danceable beat
Tuba Skinny started out over a decade ago as show-stopping French Quarter street buskers and have since turned into one of New Orleans’ greatest musical ambassadors.
Presented by Rockin' 4 Vets at Kowloon Restaurant
Multi-Award Winning Chart-topping Blues & Roots Artist Veronica Lewis makes her triumphant return to Boston's North Shore!
See Ben Folds LIVE at the Colonial on August 30!
GoldenOak’s music calmly excites its listeners while nestled in rich folk-influenced sibling harmony.
Come join The Hanover Theater for this spectacular rock show recreating all of your favorites from Queen.
Come to the Condon Shell for a free concert featuring the blues-rock sounds of Danielle Miraglia & the Glory Junkies. Stop by the Farmer's Market, and enjoy a beer at our beer tent.
Irish folk musicians "The Alt" perform live
Presented by Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Folk band "The Dan Tyminski Band" performs live
The Bellforge Arts Center is proud to bring you Livingston Taylor live!
Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc. at Campagnone Common
An arts and music festival honoring Lawrence’s rich labor history and multi-cultural roots and present, while commemorating the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike.
Presented by Emerson Colonial Theatre and Bowery Boston at Emerson Colonial Theatre
Singer-songwriter Neko Case is coming to Boston on September 7!
A live performance by bass player Bruce Gertz, named “Outstanding Bassist” by Boston Music Awards
Presented by TCAN
Splitting her time and musical career between Nashville and the Southcoast, Rochester native and country musician Rebecca Correia has been lauded as “one of the best singer-songwriters in America.”
Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert.
Contemporary blues master Walter Trout performs new songs off his album "Ride"
A powerful performance of all aspects of Clapton’s career from Bluesbreakers to From The Cradle!
Reimagine the great John WIlliams' movie theme masterpieces with funky grooves and harmonies.
Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston
A Multimedia Ode to the Natural World
Presented by AERONAUT Allston at Zone 3
Aeronaut Allston is a musical summertime beer garden, featuring Aeronaut’s craft beer and hard seltzer, live local and touring musical acts, and the best area food trucks.
"The finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix." - Los Angeles Times
One of the most beloved jazz fusion bands in the world, Spyro Gyra continues to find the sweet spot between jazz, funk, and new age music.
Former Yeasayer guitarist and songwriter Anand Wilder performs live.
Presented by Global Arts Live and Crossroads Presents at Brighton Music Hall
Live performance from Cuban sensation Cimafunk
Presented by Norwood Theatre at Norwood Theatre
Since scoring a worldwide smash with her debut album ‘Eye To The Telescope’ in 2004, which went on to sell over 5 million copies, KT Tunstall has remained at the forefront of UK singer-songwriter talent.
"Akinmusire is one of the most acclaimed jazz artists of his generation, a trumpeter of deep expressive resources and a composer of kaleidoscopic vision." —NPR
Join Jon for an intimate storytelling experience and musical journey.
With a nod to Americana, Roots and Country music, Mike and Amy Aiken deliver their honest tunes and tall tales with a distinctive ocean view.
Presented by Boston University Arts Initiative at BU Beach
Enjoy extraordinary international music, educational events, and a global bazaar at Boston University – all free and open to the public.
Boston singer-songwriter Shavonne Brown brings romance to soul
Cowboy Junkies come to TCAN in Natick, MA
Live music from The Edwards Twins
The venerated British singer-songwriter and guitarist makes his Rockport debut!
Aldous Collins, the high energy frontman for the award-winning Aldous Collins Band, connects with listeners through this intimate acoustic show.
The Mallett Brothers Band is a musical melting pot that’s influenced equally by the singer/songwriter tradition as by harder rock, classic country and psychedelic singer/songwriter tradition as by harder rock, classic country and psychedelic sounds.
Presented by Larcom Theatre at Larcom Theatre
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Tribute. Featuring Lucy as Stevie Nicks
Tom Rush has been thrilling audiences here and abroad with hits like No Regrets, Circle Game, Remember Song, Urge for Going and Merrimack County for over 50 years.
Boston jazz legend Stan Strickland joins vocalist Lori Gomes and multi-instrumentalist Akili Jamal Haynes
Global Journey Series
The Marshall Tucker Band celebrates 50 years as a band and stop at The Cabot in Beverly on Friday, July 29.
Presented by JazzBoston and GBH at GBH Fraser Performance Studio
Presented by GBH Music and JazzBoston, JazzNOW is a hybrid jazz series, which takes place live from the acoustically acclaimed GBH Fraser Performance Studio in Brighton.
Louisiana’s slide guitar wizard will deliver his bottle-neck style slide chops while Austin’s sweetheart of the steel guitar will showcase the renowned talent that earned her a spot in the Texas Music Hall of Fame.
Presented by New Repertory Theatre at The Main Stage, Mosesian Center for the Arts
The GroovaLottos' Straight Outta Mama’s Hamper recreates the best of a summer Saturday in the life of a 1970s Black American family.
New Rep's Sunday Celebration showcases storytelling through music, dance and spoken word.
Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston
Chameleon Arts Ensemble plays a concert themed around the music of Vienna
Singer-songwriter Stephanie Lambring plays songs off her new album Autonomy, joined by Ken Yates.
Come on out to celebrate the 25th anniversary tour of the one and only Hot Club of Cowtown!
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier has used her art once again to traverse the uncharted waters of the past few years
Led by world-renowned violinist Fabio Biondi, the highly acclaimed Europa Galante, known for their electrifying performances, present a program of chamber orchestra works by J.S. Bach and Vivaldi.
Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall
Chelsea Berry is a singer-songwriter with the edge, power, and finesse of legends.
TAUREN WELLS is coming to Boston on October 14!
Presented by Blue Heron at First Church in Cambridge
One of the master's most celebrated and mysterious creations, the earliest surviving polyphonic setting of the Requiem mass
Mixing West Coast rock and swampy Gulf Coast R&B with honky tonk country and Memphis soul, Lindell creates American roots music that is both surprisingly fresh and sweetly familiar.
Featuring Jim Weider and GE Smith with Lincoln Schleifer (bass and vocals) and John Morgan (drums).
This new trio From A. to Beatles is a collaboration from Johnny A. and his like-minded musician friends to instrumentally “re-imagine” the music of the Beatles
Fiddler Laurel Martin, guitarist Jim Prendergast, and multi-instrumentalist Mark Roberts return to Gore Place for an evening of traditional Irish tunes.
Porterfield is an indie-jazz-rock quartet that pushes the lines between rock songs and improvised fusion music.
On & On: José James Sings Badu
The Massachusetts-based “writer song-singer” Heather Maloney makes her Rockport debut on the heels of her new live record, "No Shortcuts."