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    Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

    Presented by Brandeis University

    April 23 - April 26, 2015

    Find your light at the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts! Four days and nights of music, dance, film, visual arts, and demonstrations and workshops for all ages. The Burning Borads, an unforgettable chess competition in which 32 players novice and expert, will compete using chess pieces made from burning candles As the pieces melt, shrink, and even become stuck to ...more


    Visiting Artist: Janet Echelman

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    April 2, 2015

    Janet Echelman is an installation artist who creates public sculptures on a massive scale. Her billowing, luminescent forms are created from intricately woven industrial netting, suspended above...more

    Spring Show

    Presented by Dorchester Arts Collaborative at Chevalier Theatre, Medford

    April 3, 2015

    Come join Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) as we showcase three amazing Dorchester...more

    Easter Egg Hunt at Faneuil Hall

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    April 4, 2015

    Be part of a Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt around Faneuil Hall Marketplace! Visit the Upper Rotunda in Quincy Market to pick up your Easter basket and clue sheet to find out which businesses are...more

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: Performance of Traditional Tibetan Music

    Presented by Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College

    April 7, 2015

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: A performance, discussion, and exploration of Tibetan music.  Featuring traditional and hand-made instruments, Penpa Tsering’s costumed...more

    Made in Fort Point April Featured Artist: Dawna Davis

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at Made in Fort Point Store, Boston

    April 9, 2015

    Every month Made in Fort Point dedicates an expanded space to featuring the work of one artist participating in the store. After expressing interest,...more

    Sarah Hammerschlag: "School of Prophets: The Renaissance of Judaism in Postwar Paris"

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 13, 2015

    The paper will trace a trajectory between the wartime Jewish youth movement of Les Eclaireurs Israelite de France and the Jewish intellectual renewal in Paris of the 1950s and 1960s. Lunch will be...more

    The 18th Annual IRNE Awards

    Presented by The Independent Reviewers of New England at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    April 13, 2015

    This is New England’s largest theater arts recognition program, recognizing the work of playwrights, designers, actors, choreographers and directors among small, mid-size, small and fringe...more

    Apocalyptic and Gratuitous Hatreds: A Medievalist looks at the revival of Jew Hatred in the 21st

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 16, 2015

    "Apocalyptic and Gratuitous Hatreds: A Medievalist looks at the revival of Jew Hatred in the 21st Century"

     

    Professor Landes (History) will discuss the historical...more

    I Love Your Space

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    March 5 - April 18, 2015

    I Love Your Space, a group exhibition opening the gallery space for active involvement with the works of art allowing visual, tactile and intimate viewing...more

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture

    Presented by Boston Architectural College

    February 17 - April 20, 2015

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture examines the material and social culture of bento boxes and how they inspire architects and designers to...more

    Author Nathan Gorenstein Talk & Book Signing for His New Book 'Tommy Gun Winter'

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    April 22, 2015

    This event will be held in the Abbey Room, McKim Bldg.

    Join us as Mr. Gorenstein recounts the true tale of two brothers who, along with an MIT graduate and a minister’s daughter,...more

    Confronting Guantánamo Exhibit

    Presented by Northeastern University

    March 19 - April 25, 2015

    A Contested Place. A Controversial Past. A Questionable Future. 

    Confronting Guantánamo locates Guantánamo Bay, Cuba in time and space. It also examines the...more

    Adi Ophir: "Gentile Troubles: Saint Paul, the Rabbis, and Us"

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 28, 2015

    This paper will consider the history of the gentile or "goy," the Jew's "other." Although quite famous, among Jews and Christians at least, this figure has received little...more

    Daniel Boyarin: The Language of Divinity Speaker Series

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 30, 2015

    Daniel Boyarin (Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley) is a historian of religion and Talmudic culture whose...more

    Daniel Boyarin: "What Jews Talk About When They Don't Talk About Judaism"

    Presented by The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    April 30, 2015

    Daniel Boyarin (Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley) is a historian of religion and Talmudic culture whose...more

    Don Quixote on the Big Screen

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University George Sherman Student Union, Boston

    February 19 - April 30, 2015

    Don Quixote on the Big Screen is a film series in celebration of the IV Centennial of Don Quixote Part II, 1615-2015.

    Presented by the Observatorio de la Lengua...more

    Rising Waters

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    April 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to show new works by Mags Harries. In this show Harries references the dilemma of Rising...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Monument Square, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on the inaugural tour of our 20th season, to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans...more

    9th Annual Boston Handbell Festival

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers and Back Bay Ringers at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    May 19, 2015

    On the third Tuesday of May, Old South Church plays host to the Boston Handbell Festival, an annual celebration of handbell musicianship co-sponsored by Old South and the Back Bay...more

    The Invented Landscape

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    February 21 - May 29, 2015

    Just as the Arnold Arboretum is an invented landscape, so are the paintings in this exhibition. While every work of art is an invention, Nancy Sableski takes this concept a step further by...more

    SMFA at Erbaluce: Mostra II

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    April 1 - June 1, 2015

    This year, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is partnering with Boston restaurant Erbaluce for a series of exhibitions of student artwork. The series, curated by senior Will Ferguson,...more

    Ivy Street School Extravaganza

    Presented by Ivy Street School at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    June 11, 2015

     A group of students from the Ivy Street School will be performing in their fourth annual Extravaganza.

    The Extravaganza is a talent show where the Ivy Street’s students can...more

    Hubbub Festival

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers and Back Bay Ringers at Copley Square, Boston

    June 20, 2015

    Join the Back Bay RIngers under the tent as we present music that children--and the young-at-heart--will enjoy.


    Literary Landscapes

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    February 1 - October 31, 2015

    Maps of imaginary places have accompanied literature for centuries. Visualizing the fanciful worlds described in works of fiction sets the stage for events taking place in a story, and often...more

    Museum of Fine Arts: Free Admission For Youth 7-17

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    March 30, 2015 - March 30, 2018

    The original MFA opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876, the nation’s centennial. Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years,...more

    Boston Public Library: Reserve a Museum Pass

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    March 29, 2015 - March 30, 2018

    Thanks to the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library and various Friends groups of our neighborhood branches, you are able to borrow passes to museums and other local attractions...more

    Trinity Church: Free Guided Tours on Sundays

    at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    March 29, 2015 - April 1, 2018

    If you've ever wanted to know more about Trinity, if you're a visitor from out-of-town looking to see the sights, or if you live around Boston but have just never been inside this...more

    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH, Boston

    Ongoing

    Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios at One Guest Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.


    The Contemporary Sculpture Path at Forest Hills

    Presented by Forest Hills Educational Trust at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

    Ongoing

    Long before Boston had public parks, Forest Hills Cemetery was created to offer visitors a special place where they could enjoy a magnificent landscape while remembering friends and family....more

    Las Posadas

    Presented by Alchemists' Workshop at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston

    Ongoing

    Alchemists' Workshop, a professional touring company from Henniker, NH, will present the Boston premiere of Las Posadas, a new musical based on the Tomie dePaola classic holiday story,...more

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