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    Free Fun Fridays

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    June 26 - August 28, 2015


    Free Fun Friday! Mass MoCA

    Presented by MASS MoCA and Highland Street Foundation at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 28, 2015

    Public tours at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.  Additionally, throughout the day, our famous ArtBar will be open and drop-in art-making will be offered in Kidspace, and a scavenger hunt (prizes will be...more

    Free Fun Friday! EcoTarium

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum and Highland Street Foundation at EcoTarium, Worcester

    August 28, 2015

    Explore our exhibits, stroll our nature trails, and enjoy science programs for FREE throughout the day!


    Free Fun Friday! Griffin Museum of Photography

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography and Highland Street Foundation at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    August 28, 2015

    On Friday, August 28, 2015 the Griffin Museum will be open from 10am – 5pm with free admission to all exhibitions thanks to the Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street...more

    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 28, 2015

    Visit Cape Cod's Nature Place!  Naturalist guided walks at 10:30am and 2pm

    Join our Aquarium feeders 12noon - 1pm for live feeding demonstrations.

    Nature Knowledge...more

    Free Friday Flicks

    Presented by WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 10 - August 28, 2015

    Free Friday Flicks is a summertime tradition in Boston, attracting thousands of movie-goers to enjoy family-oriented feature length movies under the stars all summer long at DCR’s Hatch Shell in...more

    Free Fun Friday! Old Sturbridge Village

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village and Highland Street Foundation at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    August 28, 2015

    Old Sturbridge Village and the Highland Street Foundation are pleased to announce Free Fun Friday on August 28, 2015, when visitors get into OSV for free!  Watch hearth cooking...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Stony Brook, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society

    August 29, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes...more

    Black Heritage Trail Guided Tours

    Presented by Boston African American National Historic Site at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    May 25 - August 29, 2015

    During the 19th and 20th centuries, Boston’s free African American community led the nation in the movement to end slavery and to achieve equal rights. These remarkable patriots established...more

    Dorchester Beach Festival

    August 29, 2015

    Come down to the Malibu Beach for a day for free family activites and live music performances in the evening. Kid activities include New England Aquarium Traveling Tidal Pool...more

    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's The Winters Tale

    Presented by Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company

    August 14 - August 30, 2015

    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company is proud to present its summer production, William Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale, directed by Sarah Gazdowicz. In this re-imagining of a Shakespearean classic,...more

    Allison Beonde: 1947, Rosewell

    Presented by Aviary Gallery at Aviary Gallery, Boston

    August 6 - August 30, 2015

    Aviary Gallery is excited to present Allison Beonde’s exhibition of thrilling photographs ‘1947, Roswell.' Beonde explores the famous UFO sighting of 1947, and the fictionalized and...more

    Opera on Tap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Presented by Opera On Tap at The Burren, Somerville

    August 30, 2015

    You hitch your horse at the end of the dusty Davis Square trail and push your way through the doors of The Burren. You sidle up to the bar in the back, mutter "whiskey" to no one in particular,...more

    Passim Presents: FREE Summer Concert Series in Kendall Square

    Presented by Club Passim at Kendall Square, Boston

    June 9 - September 1, 2015

    Come to a free concert at Kendall Center every Tuesday from 12-1 pm for 13 weeks in June, July & August!

    Presented by Passim and Boston...more

    Opera on The House presents...

    Presented by Opera On The House at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    For our inaugural series, we are presenting an evening of comedic one acts and scenes. Our stories feature viking warriors, an opera company gala gone awry, saucy rascals, and a...more

    Alison Horvitz: Memory Jars Series

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center

    July 31 - September 4, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center presents the works of Alison Horvitz, July 31-September 4. She studied painting at Boston University, Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Massachusetts....more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 5, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Labor Day Weekend Fireworks

    Presented by Boston Harbor Association at Christopher Columbus Park, Boston

    September 5, 2015

    For the first time since before September 11, 2001, a “battle of the barges” fireworks show returns to Boston Harbor!  Barges anchored off the North End and Seaport will illuminate the...more

    The Picasso Women Visit the White-Ellery House: Gabrielle Barzaghi

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    September 5, 2015

    The White-Ellery House (1710) has served as the backdrop for a series of one-day contemporary art installations by local artists for seven years running. The series continues this year with an...more

    Cambridge Arts Summer in the City 2015

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council

    July 7 - September 6, 2015

    Each summer, Cambridge parks come alive with music, dance, storytelling, theater, puppetry, movies and more! Cambridge Arts offers a wide array of free, multicultural, interactive arts programs,...more

    Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc.

    September 7, 2015

    The 30th Bread and Roses Heritage Festival takes place on Labor Day, September 7, 11:30 am to 6 p.m., on the Common in Lawrence, MA. It is a free, one-day 'open air' celebration for the whole...more

    Alice Goffman: On the Run

    Presented by Boston College at Devlin Hall, Chestnut Hill

    September 8, 2015

    Alice Goffman is an American sociologist, urban ethnographer, and assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her book, On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American...more

    Passim Presents: FREE Summer Concert Series in Harvard Square

    Presented by Club Passim and Berklee College of Music at Harvard Square, Cambridge

    June 25 - September 10, 2015

    Come to a free concert in Harvard Square every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 pm for 12 weeks in June, July, August & September!

    This series will...more

    For the Greater Glory: Video Premiere

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center, Chestnut Hill

    September 10, 2015

    Jeremy Zipple, S.J., Boston College alumnus and board member, will premiere his film of For the Greater Glory of God, a dance piece inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of...more

    Strandbeest: Happenings

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 28 - September 10, 2015

    Enjoy the first public opportunity to experience the Strandbeests and explore its ideas through action, motion, demonstration and participation. Explore life with a beest or two during our...more

    Emerge

    Presented by Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    September 10, 2015

    Boston Arts (Ahts) Festival will be re-imagined as Emerge, a one-day celebration of local arts and culture. The Festival will highlight Boston's ever-changing and emerging identity...more

    Images of Grief and Healing

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    August 10 - September 11, 2015

    Grief may be a universal human emotion, but the expression of grief is highly individual, as evidenced by “Images of Grief and Healing” at the Chandler Gallery. The exhibit, juried by...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 12, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Green Street, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, Boston

    September 12, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on our tour of Green Street. Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential,...more

    Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015; Stella and Lou and final show

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    August 26 - September 12, 2015

    Join us for our Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015! A summer long festval of music and wine. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday one hour prior to each Peterborough Players...more

    5th annual JP Music Festival

    Presented by JP Music Festival and JP Music Festival at Jamaica Pond Pinebank Baseball Field, Jamaica Plain

    September 12, 2015

    20+ acts, 2 stages, and 7 hours of non-stop Jamaica Plain music. The JP Music Festival features musicians, bands, or group members who either live or work in JP. This year's performers...more

    The Evolution of Hip-Hop Festival

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council

    September 12, 2015

    The Evolution of Hip Hop Festival was created by a group of adults to share positive rap music with families, learn the history of Hip Hop music and to provide knowledge about what Hip Hop brings...more

    23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival

    Presented by Cambridge Carnival International at Kendall Square, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    Cambridge's largest festival is held next to MIT and includes ethnic foods, 3 live music zones, a Kidsfest. Cambridge Carnival is a colorful and festive celebration that celebrates...more

    Concert & Lecture: Lyra Vocal Ensemble

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 16, 2015

    This concert and lecture will feature the music and icons of Russia.  The concert portion will highlight music of Russian composers as well as Russian folk music.  The lecture will focus...more

    Author Talk with Erika DeSimone, Voices Beyond Bondage An Anthology of Verse by African Americans

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 17, 2015

    Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century is a collection of 150 poems culled from burgeoning black-owned newspapers of the era. These poems...more

    Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    September 17, 2015

    Join us for an opening reception to celebrate the 3 new exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery - "Shahzia Sikander: Parallax", "Last Folio", and Sophia Ainslie's "In Person -...more

    Pity Party

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council

    September 17, 2015

    Are you feeling sad? A pity party is usually a kind of party you have by yourself to wallow in sadness—wear pajamas, binge on ice cream, listen to sad songs. Let’s feel bad together! Join us...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 19, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 19th, 2-3PM "Vanborkestra"..Bring your beach...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Woodbourne, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Bethel AME Church, Jamaica Plain, Boston (Jamaica Plain)

    September 19, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to explore one of the hidden gems of JP. This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains...more

    One Hundred Years of Solitude Reading Marathon

    Presented by Garcia Marquez Commemoration Committee at Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    In honor of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1982 Nobel Prize of Literature, the Garcia Marquez Commemoration Committee will hold a 24-hour readng marathon of One Hundred Years of Solitud....more

    stART on the Street Fall Edition

    Presented by stART on the Street

    September 20, 2015

    stART on the Street continues with more then 250 arts and crafts vendors, stage and street performers, food trucks and restaurants (vegan and vegetarian options will be available), hands-on-kids'...more

    Opening Reception for the Fall Exhibitions

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 20, 2015

    Join us to celebrate our exciting new season of exhibitions inspired by artists’ friendships and collaborations. Free and open to the public.


    Let's Dance Boston

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    September 16 - September 20, 2015

    Put on your dancing shoes and head out to the Rose Kennedy Greenway for Let’s Dance Boston, one of the largest, free outdoor dance and music parties Boston has ever seen. Let’s Dance...more

    2015 Design Biennial Boston Exhibition

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 16 - September 25, 2015

    The winners of the fourth Design Biennial Boston, a program sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics and the Boston Art Commission in collaboration with pinkcomma...more

    Rebellion and Grace: The Graphic Workshop 1970-1992

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    August 24 - September 25, 2015

    The exhibition will survey the history and accomplishments of The Graphic Workshop, an artists’ collaborative in Boston, conceived at MassArt. The Workshop produced hundreds of silkscreen...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 26, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 26th, 2-3PM "Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Boston

    September 26, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on a walk around the Jamaica Pond. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial...more

    Berklee Summer in the City

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    May 20 - September 26, 2015

    The Berklee Summer in the City Concert Series, sponsored by Natixis Global Asset Management, presents more than 200 free performances throughout the Greater Boston area from May through...more

    Beantown Jazz Festival

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    September 26, 2015

    The Beantown Jazz Festival is Boston’s biggest block party—a free, annual outdoor concert open to the public that has delighted hundreds of thousands of music lovers over the years with its...more

    Boston Kids Really Rock

    Presented by Kids Really Rock at The Lawn on D, Boston

    September 26, 2015

    Kids Really Rock is a free, all-day family music and arts festival for families and communities in Boston and beyond. The event is held at the “Lawn on D” outdoor arts space at the...more

    MetroFest 2015

    Presented by MetroWest Visitors Bureau

    September 26, 2015

    MetroFest is the MetroWest Visitors Bureau’s signature event showcasing the richness and diversity of the region’s music, arts, and culinary offerings, with a wide range of activities...more

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