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    Free Fun Fridays

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    June 27 - August 29, 2014

    The Highland Street Foundation continues the tradition of sponsoring Free Fun Fridays at cultural institutions throughout Massachusetts this summer. Boston-area favorites include: 

    MIT Museum, Worcester Art Museum, and Franklin Park Zoo (June 27)
    Falmouth Museums on the Green (July 4)
    JFK Library and Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, and New England Historic Genealogical Society (July 11) ...more


    Author Event With Kara Weiss

    Presented by More Than Words Bookstore And Cafe

    August 28, 2014

    Local author Kara Weiss will be reading from her award winning book Late Lights followed by a Q&A session at More Than Words.

    Late Lights: A...more

    Free Summer Yoga at Frog Pond

    at Boston Common Frog Pond

    June 5 - August 28, 2014

    A vibrant group of instructors leads power vinyasa flow for over 100 students of all levels. This style of yoga provides a space for all to challenge themselves, release stress, expand energy, and...more

    Goodbye Marilyn, A Love Letter

    Presented by Trident Booksellers and Cafe

    August 28, 2014

    Boston Actors Theater‘s Bean-town Reading Series presents: Goodbye Marilyn, by Michael Phillips. The play, a love letter to Marilyn Monroe, tries to make emotional...more

    Wavelengths: Boston DJ Round Robin

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 29, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Boston DJ Round Robin

     

    Bring your dancing shoes; Boston’s best DJs join forces for an end-of-summer party to remember.


    Concerts in the Courtyard

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library

    August 13 - August 29, 2014

    The courtyard of the Central Library in Copley Square, one of Boston's most beautiful spaces, will be filled with music during these free, one-hour concerts throughout the summer. The...more

    Medicine Wheel

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 30, 2014

    Living by its mantra, "Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion, Building Community from the Inside Out, and Using Art as the Threshold,” Medicine Wheel Productions is an extraordinary art...more

    Saint Anthony's Feast

    Presented by The San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. at North End

    August 29 - August 31, 2014

    Visitors stroll the beautifully decorated streets sampling the best Italian street foods from 100 pushcarts enjoying arancini, sausage peppers & onion, quahogs, calamari, pizza, pasta and of...more

    Boston Arts (ähts) Festival

    Presented by City of Boston at Christopher Columbus Park

    August 30 - August 31, 2014

    Now in its’ eleventh year the Boston (ähts) festival will be showcasing local artists, diverse performances, educational interactive art activities and cutting edge temporary public...more

    Timeless Journeys at Boston's International Poster Gallery Through Labor Day

    Presented by International Poster Gallery

    July 15 - September 2, 2014

    International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents the 21st Annual Summer Poster Show: "Timeless Journeys." Travel posters awaken our dreams of adventure, nostalgia, beauty, and...more

    Boston Ballet School September Open House

    Presented by Boston Ballet Studios- Boston Location at Boston Ballet School

    September 3, 2014

    Activities:
    • Purchase Dress code from Back Bay Dancewear
    • Learn how to make a ballerina bun
    • Enter-to-win a ballerina birthday party
    • Special Adult...more

    City Works Opening Reception

    Presented by Vessels Gallery

    September 5, 2014

    Join Vessels Gallery for the First Friday opening reception for City Work: Boston Architecture in Porcelaina solo exhibition of nationally recognized ceramicist,...more

    MFA Community Day: Celebrating 20 Years of Director Malcolm Rogers

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

    September 7, 2014

    Join us as we celebrate twenty years of Malcolm Rogers as the MFA's Ann and Graham Gund Director, with a free day of fun and activities for the community.


    Greater Boston Theatre Expo 2014

    Presented by Greater Boston Theatre Expo 2014 Organizing Committee at BCA Cyclorama

    September 9, 2014

    More than 60 Greater Boston theatre companies of all styles and sizes will unite on Tuesday, September 9 in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts for the second annual Greater Boston...more

    9th Annual Films at the Gate

    Presented by Asian Community Development Corporation at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    September 12 - September 14, 2014

    Watch free movies under the stars! This is a three-day martial arts film festival which takes place Friday through Sunday, September 12-14, in Chinatown Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The film...more

    Opening Reception for Reconfiguring Abstraction

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    August 7 - September 18, 2014

    Please join us for the opening reception of "Reconfiguring Abstraction" at the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery on August 21, 5-7pm. Show is on view through September...more

    Artist Talk with Stephanie Young

    Presented by Vessels Gallery

    September 20, 2014

    Come engage with City Works Boston Architecture in Porcelain artist Stephanie Young during the South end open Studios. Converse and learn about Young's techniique, process and inspriation for...more

    Hidden Gems of the Back Bay Fens

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    September 21, 2014

    What do a 17th century Japanese Temple Bell, a historic bridge made of Roxbury puddingstone, the oldest continually operating victory gardens in the country, and a tree once thought extinct have...more

    Boston's Hub On Wheels afteparty and Music Festival

    Presented by Wonkka Productions at City Hall Plaza

    September 21, 2014

    Directly following Boston's Hub on Wheels ride where 10,000 cyclists converge on the city for a morning ride there will be a free party/music festival at Boston's City Hall Plaza with live...more

    Parks and Recreation at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    July 14 - September 26, 2014

    FPAC’s newest exhibition at Atlantic Wharf gallery embraces the spirit of summer. Parks & Recreation features art that kicks off its shoes, gets outdoors, catches a breeze, and...more

    History and Landscape of the Back Bay Fens

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    September 7 - September 27, 2014

    From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens have undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk through this historic...more

    Let’s Make a Sandwich: An Experiment in Opera Production

    Presented by Guerilla Opera and Guerilla Opera at The Zack Box

    September 25 - September 27, 2014

    Let’s Make a Sandwich is comprised of two short chamber operas; RareBit with music and libretto by Curtis K. Hughes, and Ouroboros with music and...more

    Sunday Funday

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall

    September 7 - September 28, 2014

    Faneuil Hall Marketplace is welcoming back college students to Boston with Sunday Funday's @ Faneuil! Every Sunday in September, Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host performances by...more

    Ulterior motive: Cartoons by James Crane

    Presented by Boston University School of Theology

    July 23 - September 29, 2014

    Through simple statements, and intricate black-and-white line drawings, Jim Crane comments on theology, ecology, politics, and the human condition. His cartoons, created in the 1950s and 1960s...more

    Urban Timber: From seed to city

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    August 1 - September 30, 2014

    This exhibition celebrates wood as New England’s most sensible and abundant choice of material for urban building, highlighting its flexibility and technical...more

    Global WarNing

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    September 4 - October 4, 2014

    This exhibition presents two perspectives on the true costs of carbon-based fuel production in the 21st century. The first by Garth Lenz explores the environmental costs related to the pending US...more

    Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    September 15 - October 5, 2014

    Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt...more

    2014 Boston Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    October 8, 2014

    Are you a college-bound high school student interested in pursuing a college degree in the areas of music, dance, theater, visual arts, or graphic design?  Explore your college options and...more

    History Zero: Film Screening + Conversation

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    October 9, 2014

    On October 9, 7:30 pm, artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos will join SMFA faculty members Jane Gillooly and Tina Wasserman for a conversation and screening of his film, History Zero, which...more

    Rappaport Prize Lecture: Liz Deschenes

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at Mass College of Art Tower Auditorium

    October 16, 2014

    Join artist Liz Deschenes and deCordova's community at her evening lecture at the Tower Auditorium at MassArt.

    Deschenes is the 2014 recipient of deCordova's prestigous Rappaport...more

    MassArt Presents Family Day!

    Presented by MassArt

    October 18, 2014

    Twice a year, visitors of all ages are invited to Family Day! Drop in for a free, fun-filled day of interactive activities and artmaking designed and guided by MassArt students and gallery...more

    Reverb: New Arts from Greece

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    September 9 - October 18, 2014

    Reverb presents eleven emerging and mid-career Greek artists whose works reflect the way artists are currently interpreting the reverberations of social, political, and economic conditions...more

    Ametsuchi: An installation and video by Rinko Kawauchi

    Presented by Lesley University

    September 4 - October 30, 2014

    Ametsuchi, translated loosely as “song of the universe,” brings together images of distant constellations and tiny figures lost within landscapes, as well as traditional-style...more

    Höweler + Yoon Architecture reveals Swing Time

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - October 31, 2014

    Making its debut, “Swing Time” is the highly anticipated interactive lighting-enabled swing-set from award-winning architects Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon of Höweler +...more

    "Final Sale" Opening Reception

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 6, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    Make Music Boston

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - November 7, 2014

     Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D...more

    Christoph Kreutzmüller: “Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany”

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 9, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series...more

    Robert A. Margo: "Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality”

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 13, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series...more

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor)

    at The Strand Theatre

    August 14 - November 14, 2014

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor) is a three month exhibit that celebrates men and women of color in U.S. history that have contributed to the...more

    "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 20, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present a series of events scheduled for November 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of 1964...more

    New Faneuil Hall Visitor Center

    Presented by National Park Service: U.S. Department of the Interior at Faneuil Hall

    May 25, 2012 - January 1, 2015

    The National Park Service visitor center at 15 State Street closed its doors on May 21, 2012 and was replaced by a new, state-of-the-art, visitor center in historic Faneuil Hall on Friday, May 25,...more

    2014 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

    Presented by Armenian Heritage Foundation

    March 26, 2014 - March 25, 2015

    Annually, the Park's Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, reconfigures in late March in celebration of the immigrant experience - all who were pulled apart from their country of origin...more

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    April 25, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.


    Fridays At Trinity

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston

    February 10, 2012 - on going

    Enjoy this weekly series of midday organ concerts featuring innovative programs by recitalists from across the United States and abroad. There is no charge for admission, but we invite a donation...more

    The Contemporary Sculpture Path at Forest Hills

    Presented by Forest Hills Educational Trust at Forest Hills Cemetery

    May 18, 2011 - on going

    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

    Free WGBH Studio Tours

    Presented by WGBH at WGBH

    February 9, 2010 - on going

    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.


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