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    East Boston Open Studios

    Presented by East Boston Artists Group at Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    Come to Eastie and take a look at the art of more than 20 artists in their studios - all open to the public! 


    Annual Riser Lecture

    Presented by Northeastern University Marine Science Center

    April 24, 2015

    Picture going to the fish market and choosing from 150 different kinds of marine fishes. This example hints at the extraordinary marine biodiversity found in...more

    It's All Child's Play

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    April 23 - April 24, 2015

    Join Tufts Opera Ensemble for its production of two very different comic one-act operas. In Ned Rorem’s "Three Sisters who are not Sisters", based on a melodrama by Gertrude Stein,...more

    Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Stone Zoo!

    Presented by Stone Zoo at Stone Zoo, Stoneham

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Visit Stone Zoo during April school vacation week and learn more about all of the incredible animals that call the zoo home, from snow leopards, jaguars, cougars (including Blue, the cougar...more

    Mary Baker Eddy Library: April School Vacation Week Programming

    Presented by Mary Baker Eddy Library at Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Learn how you can make a meaningful difference in someone else’s life—and have fun, too! Join the Library staff, along with kids from the Aaron’s Presents organization, for...more

    5th Annual Arlington International Film Festival

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival and 13FOREST Gallery at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival in partnership with Arlington Community Media Inc. (ACMi) invites you to share an intimate evening of film and discussion. We will premiere the...more

    All Girls Sports Festival

    Presented by Roxbury Community College

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Girls from throughout the city are invited to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival. This festival features a variety of sport clinics and health and wellness...more

    April Vacation Week Activities

    Presented by Old State House

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Spring is a wonderful time to get out of the house and explore the revolutionary history of Boston at the Old State House. Drop-in during school vacation week for our hands-on historical...more

    Celebrating Robots at the Children's Museum in Easton

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 24, 2015

    Are you ready to put your engineer skills to the test?  Let’s test it out together here at the Children’s Museum in Easton on Friday April 24th, as we explore the world of robots...more

    April Vacation Week

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Celebrate Mini Maker Week at The Children’s Museum in Easton from Monday, April 20th to Friday, April 24th from 9am-5pm. Meet different Makers who will be sharing their knowledge and talents...more

    BSO FAMILY CONCERT: Shall We Dance

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    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. Celebrating six years of...more

    A Night on the Clowns

    Presented by Brandeis Theater Company at Spingold Theater Center, Waltham

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Enjoy an evening of comedy, music, magic and silliness featuring some of the best physical comedians and variety artists working today. These entertainers have performed on Broadway, with Cirque...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

    Tenth Annual Newburyport Literary Festival: A Page in Time

    Presented by Newburyport Literary Association

    April 25, 2015

    Join us for a full day of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s literature and activities beginning with Coffee with the Poets and ending with the Closing Ceremony. Featured authors...more

    Harvard Semitic Museums Presents: The Dog Catacombs of Annubis

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    April 25, 2015

    The necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt is the burial site of kings, commoners, and animals considered sacred by the Egyptians: bulls, cows, ibises, falcons, baboons, cats, and dogs. In this...more

    Birding at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    April 25, 2015

    Join us on the Fruitlands landscape as we look for local residents and early arrivals including Blue-winged Warblers, Chipping Sparrows, and Bluebirds. This guided birding walk covers about two...more

    6 Playwrights in Search of a Stage

    Presented by Roxbury Repertory Theater at Roxbury Community College Mainstage Theater, Roxbury

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Roxbury Repertory Theater presents its annual production of "6 Playwrights in Search of a Stage," with six, new ten-minute plays.  This year's featured playwrights include James...more

    Sheepshearing Festival

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    April 25, 2015

    Head to Gore Place for this 28th annual outdoor event, which includes a crafts fair, live entertainment, historic reenactments, games, and, of course, demonstrations of sheep-shearing, herding...more

    Musketaquid Arts & Environment

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    April 25, 2015

    Celebrate art and nature at the Umbrella Community Arts Center, where Earth Day activities include a river ceremony with earth-themed floats, a parade, and an arts and environment festival with...more

    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...more

    Fountain Street Studios Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fountain Street Studios at Fountain Street Studios, Framingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The largest community of artists under one roof in MetroWest opens its doors to the public! Our new artists as well as many who are already familiar to visitors are eager to show you their newest...more

    Arts in April

    Presented by Melrose Arts at Memorial Hall, Melrose, Melrose

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Melrose Arts will host the 10th Annual Arts in April Festival at Memorial Hall in Melrose. This three-day festival is a juried show featuring original fine art and fine craft by 42 artist...more

    Mr. Olmsted's Birthday Celebration

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    April 26, 2015

    Happy Birthday, Mr. Olmsted!

    Each year the conservancy celebrates the anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, an American landscape architect, on April 26 by...more

    Sunday at Tufts-Community Concert Series -- Klenèngan Sukarena

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    April 26, 2015

    Gamelan Laras Tentrem and Rinengga Sih Tentrem, the Tufts gamelan ensemble, perform a concert of traditional Central Javanese gamelan music under the direction of Barry Drummond. Guest artists...more

    A Gift for Sancho Panza: A Quixotic Salsa Event

    Presented by Boston University

    April 26, 2015

    Conceptualized and Directed by:  Andres Espinoza Agurto

    Featuring the 14-piece salsa band: Orquesta Barataria
    Guest Singer: Jesús Pagán


    Museum Conversations: Working across Disciplines at MoMA and the Exploratorium

    Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Harvard Art Museums

    April 27, 2015

    In this year's public and free seminar on innovative curatorial practice, two cutting-edge museum professionals will reflect on the role museum exhibitions play...more

    Naked Winger Installation

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown at StoveFactory Studios, Boston

    April 18 - April 27, 2015

    Naked Winger is a multimedia installation (visual, sound, and heart beat sensor to control additional visuals). It describes the process of fighting against stress and illusions when a human steps...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

    Gallery Talk: Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 28, 2015

    Margaret Carroll, Professor of Art History at Wellesley College and specialist in Dutch and Flemish Art, will discuss the work of Rembrandt and his contemporaries, the growth of the landscape...more

    Shakespeare & Leadership: King Lear

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and BabsonARTS at Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, Wellesley

    April 28, 2015

    King Lear, which tells the tragic story of an aging king and the transfer of the rule of England to his three daughters, elevates the concept of "family business" to epic...more

    Senior Thesis Show Reception @ Mingo (3)

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 29, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Zachary Naylor and Emily Varley.

    Each small group theme show included the individual work of each artist, developed in the course of their...more

    Illustration (2) Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 29, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Amanda Prather, Amberlynne Narvie, Anna Speight, Brynn Walker, Dylan Griffith, Lauren Douglas, Lauren Lowell, and Maura O'Connor.


    Claudia Rankine Q&A and Reading

    Presented by Emerson College Writing, Literature & Publishing Department at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    The Emerson College WLP Reading Series continues with award-winning poet Claudia Rankine. There will be a Q&A at 4:00pm, followed by a reading of...more

    Debkas, Zhoks, and Beygeles

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    April 29, 2015

    Join the inimitable Jumbo Knish Factory for an evening of klezmer dance songs from Israel to the Ukraine with a touch of Yiddish and Sephardic song for spice. Michael McLaughlin,...more

    Multimedia Poetry Reading

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Brant Gallery, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    Celebrate National Poetry Month at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    These three poets are innovative thinkers, poets, and performers whose scholarship and/or literary...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

    Dell Hamilton Public Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    April 30, 2015

    Dell Hamilton examines the fragmented nature of the human condition at the intersections of race, gender, power, language and memory through performances meant to confront the past and alter the...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

    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

    Focus on Autism Art Show

    Presented by Lesley University

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    To commemorate Autism Awareness month, Lesley presents its annual Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Annual Symposium and Art Show. The art show features JB Finnerty, Jessica Park and John...more

    TypeCast: Twelve Quick Talks on Type

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 30, 2015

    Join master of ceremonies Clif Stoltze of Stoltze Design and twelve of Boston’s finest creative minds for a fun, fast-paced Pecha Kucha–style event. Discover the typographic...more

    An Evening with Patrick Deville

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    April 30, 2015

    Coming to the French Cultural Center from Paris, French author Patrick Deville will speak about his bestselling novel Plague and Cholera. A multiple award winner in France, this...more

    Whitman's Civil War Revisited: 'Drum-Taps' at 150

    Presented by Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard at Paine Hall at Harvard Univ., Cambridge

    April 30, 2015

    In October 1865, only months after Lincoln’s assassination and the final battle of the American Civil War, Walt Whitman published the completed version...more

    The Weston Wind Quintet

    Presented by Weston Wind Quintet at John J. Moakley United States Courthouse, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The Weston Wind Quintet (Michael Tabak - flute, William Smith - oboe, Danby Cho - clarinet, Scott Chowning - French horn, Shu Satoh - bassoon) performs Franz Danzi - Wind Quintet, Op. 67 #2; Astor...more

    Broadway On Highland

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 1, 2015

    An open singing event!  If you love Broadway musicals, come sing your favorite Broadway tune with our fabulous accompanist, or just sit in the audience and enjoy the sing-a-long numbers. All...more

    Wilson Lecture with Michael Ondaatje In conversation with Pico Iyer

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College, Wellesley

    May 1, 2015

     Michael Ondaatje is the best-selling and award-winning Canadian author of The English Patient, his classic novel, Running in the Family, a childhood memoir, and There’s a Trick With a...more

    Lexington Fife & Drum Tattoo on the Battle Green

    Presented by The William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps

    May 1, 2015

    Hear the historic music of our country by lantern-light on the Lexington Battle Green, the place where the American Revolution began. The William Diamond...more

    Kira Seamon's SHOWER OF FLOWERS

    Presented by Kira Seamon's SEA-MOVES DANCE at Traditions of Dedham, Dedham

    May 1, 2015

    As one of the most successful dancer/choreographers in New England, award-winning ballerina Kira Seamon is pleased to announce her newest One-Woman concert!!

    The 2015 Edition of SHOWER OF...more

    Broadway On Highland / Rock Musicals

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 1, 2015

    The theme for our last Broadway event of the school year is rock and pop musicals! Come sing your favorite Broadway rock or pop song (solo or with friends) with our fabulous accompanist, or sit in...more

    House and Home Conference: Theories, Texts, Metaphors

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Green Hall 237, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    May 1 - May 2, 2015

    The conference will bring an interdisciplinary group of scholars together to explore the many ways that the related notions of house and home are constructed both literally and figuratively in...more

    Lexington Fife & Drum Muster

    Presented by The William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps at Minute Man National Historical Park's Minute Man Visitor Center, Lincoln

    May 2, 2015

    Looking for a uniquely New England Experience? Come to the Lexington Fife & Drum Muster and experience the sights and sounds of American history! The...more

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