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    Jesse Aron Green: Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    May 23 - August 9, 2015

    Jesse Aron Green’s celebrated multi-component installation Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik (Medicalized Indoor Gymnastics) (2008) comprises an 80-minute projected video and associated sculptural and photographic works and drawings, all of which were recently acquired by the Harvard Art Museums. The installation takes as its point of departure a book of the same name by German physician Dr. Daniel ...more


    Free Fun Friday! The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 31, 2015

    Thanks to the seventh annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, the ICA will open its doors at no cost to visitors all day long! Activities for the whole...more

    The Coolidge at the Greenway: E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 4, 2015

    Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Coolidge is thrilled to be partnering with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for a free outdoor screening series this...more

    Happy Hour Design Studio: Lego Challenge

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    August 5, 2015

    Let your inner designer out and explore the playful side of architecture at this hands-on program for adults. Join other kids at heart and build amazing structures with BSA Space’s Lego...more

    Neighhorbood Nights: Isabella in Wonderland

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    Everyone’s invited to the Gardner for a free summer evening of art, music, and family fun – especially ISGM neighbors from the Fenway, Roxbury, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Old State House

    Presented by The Old State House Museum and The Old State House Museum

    August 7, 2015

    Tours will occur every half hour throughout the day and will include, The Old State House Tour, The Boston Massacre Tour , and our Revolutionary Characters LIVE.


    Free Fun Friday! Boston Harbor Islands National Park

    Presented by Boston Harbor Island Alliance and Boston Harbor Island Alliance

    August 7, 2015

    Visit Spectacle or Georges Island for FREE as part of Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays!

    Explore historic Fort Warren on Georges Island or walk Spectacle island's sandy beaches and...more

    The Lawn on D Porchfest

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    A national movement, Porchfest encourages community musicians to get together and perform on their front porches for one day a year. The Lawn on D Porchfest will feature New...more

    Hokusai

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

    April 5 - August 9, 2015

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest...more

    MFA: Fine Arts (Low Residency) Thesis Exhibition

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston

    July 27 - August 10, 2015

    MassArt’s MFA: Fine Arts (Low-Residency in Boston) program will present a special exhibition featuring the work by the Low-Residency program in Boston. The work included in the show represents a...more

    Springboard 5 exhibit

    Presented by Suffolk University

    June 21, 2013 - August 12, 2015

    This annual juried show of senior thesis work from the Fine Arts program of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University features a wide variety of media and ideas and reflects...more

    Art of the Cocktail: Gin Beyond Tonic

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Mills Gallery at the BCA, Boston

    August 12, 2015

    Art of the Cocktail: Gin Beyond Tonic

    August 12 | 6pm and 8pm

    Tired of serving these same gin drinks during the warmer months? Learn about different types of gin, and how to use...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    Big Picture photo and movie making workshops for 6th-10th graders are now open.  Big Picture offers a "boutique" learning experience for no more than 7 students per class.  It...more

    Free Fun Friday! John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    All guests will be invited to take part in our complimentary Highlights Tour, a guided visit led by trained volunteer docents that is especially popular with families.


    Free Fun Friday! USS Constitution Museum

    Presented by USS Constitution Museum and USS Constitution Museum at USS Constitution Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Come celebrate Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, temporary tattoos, and birthday cookies! A special Landmarks Orchestra Carnival performance and...more

    34: A Group Show

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Harbor Island Pavilion, Boston

    July 22 - August 16, 2015

     As a part of the Isles Arts Initiative, a summer long public art series on the Boston Harbor Islands and in venues across Boston, the Boston Sculptors Gallery proudly hosts “34,” a group...more

    Free Fun Friday! Museum of African American History

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus and Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    Free Fun Fridays at MAAH Boston & Nantucket (8/21)


    Seaport Summer Camp: Works Inspired by the Season

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

    July 6 - August 21, 2015

    Seaport Summer Camp: Works Inspired by the Season

    Enjoy paintings, collage, photography and more all created by members of the Fort Point Arts Community exploring themes of summer....more

    Free Fun Friday! The Freedom Trail Foundation

    Presented by Freedom Trail Foundation and Freedom Trail Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    The Freedom Trail Foundation is participating in the 7th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. On Friday, August 21, 2015, the Freedom Trail Foundation will...more

    Drawing Workshop

    Presented by Northeastern University

    May 26 - August 25, 2015

    Drawing workshops are based on observational drawing rules through which students basically will learn how to render a two dimensional drawing based on three dimensional models, to find their own...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 Fridays

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    June 26 - August 28, 2015

    ...more

    God Save the People! From the Stamp Act to Bunker Hill

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 27 - September 4, 2015

    To tell the story of the coming of the American Revolution in Boston, this exhibition follows the evolution of colonial thought and political action through the letters and diaries of men and...more

    National Theatre Live: Everyman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2015

    Everyman is successful, popular and riding high, but when Death comes calling he is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to...more

    Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

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

    January 17 - September 13, 2015

    Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities...more

    Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies

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

    April 18 - September 13, 2015

    Fuenmayor’s Colombian heritage and Latino identity collide in works that address Latin America’s colonial past and its legacy. With an elegant flourish, he collages familiar symbols of...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, 4 live music zones, a Kidsfest, and Health Fete, which promotes healthy lifestyles for residents and visitors. Cambridge...more

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's The Merchant of Venice

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all—as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    Summer Exhibition

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston

    June 24 - September 19, 2015

    The Guild's Summer Exhibition features more than 100 paintings by our members. We are especially happy to include multiple pieces by our 13 newly elected members. The subjects cover a variety of...more

    National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative...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

    Untitled, Janet Echelman at the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    May 3 - October 11, 2015

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has brought to Boston a monumental sculpture, Untitled, from internationally renowned local artist, Janet Echelman. This incredible...more

    South End Open Market at SoWa

    Presented by NE Open Markets. LLC at Sowa Open Market, Boston

    May 3 - October 25, 2015

    Every week, 15 to 20 food trucks serve up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The Farmers Market is located...more

    19th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 22 - October 25, 2015

    Boston, MA - Galleries from Europe, Canada and across the U.S. will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the 19TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW, October 22-25, 2015 at The...more

    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

    SoWa First Friday Open Studios 2015

    Presented by SOWA Artists Guild at SOWA Artists Guild, Boston

    April 3 - November 6, 2015

    The first Friday of every month, over 60 artists open to the public.

    First Fridays are an integral part of the SOWA Artists Guild mission. The aim is to give visitors access to the artists...more

    Herb Ritts

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

    March 14 - November 8, 2015

    Herb Ritts (1952–2002) was a leading American fashion photographer of the 1980s and 1990s, known for his beautifully printed, formally bold, and sensual black-and-white images of supermodels...more

    Yours Sincerely, John S. Sargent

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

    July 25 - November 15, 2015

    Behind the renowned paintings of John Singer Sargent lies another legacy—a treasure trove of letters, photographs, and sketches that document the artist’s world. Among the correspondence,...more

    Boston Home Décor Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    November 19 - November 22, 2015

    Boston, MA - The new Boston Home Décor show will feature 40 exhibitors in historic, modern and contemporary furnishings, fine art and design. The event will take place November 19-22, 2015 at The...more

    Boston Home Décor Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    November 19 - November 22, 2015

    Boston, MA - The new Boston Home Décor show will feature 40 exhibitors in historic, modern and contemporary furnishings, fine art and design. The event will take place November 19-22, 2015 at The...more

    MFA First Fridays

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

    September 6, 2014 - December 4, 2015

    MFA First Fridays: Enjoy a seasonal cocktail and music with friends!

    MFA First Fridays is on the first Friday of each month from 6:00–9:30 pm. Join us for fine art, music, cash bars...more

    Freedom Rising: Reading, Writing and Publishing Black Books

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    January 1 - December 26, 2015

    Museum of African American History's exhibition Reading, Writing and Publishing Black Books  examine historical and cultural implications of forbidding...more

    Freedom 7 Mercury Space Capsule

    Presented by John F. Kennedy Presidental Library at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    September 12, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    Freedom 7 splashes down at the JFK Presidential Library.

    The Freedom 7 Mercury space capsule that launched the first American, Alan Shepard, into space has landed at the Kennedy...more

    Nature, Sculpture, Abstraction, and Clay: 100 Years of American Ceramics

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

    January 17, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    This exhibition explores ceramic art from the late 19th century to today–from the Arts and Crafts movement to Midcentury Modernism to Studio Craft and contemporary practice. Outstanding...more

    Crafted: Objects in Flux

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

    August 25, 2015 - January 10, 2016

    “Crafted” explores this moment of “flux” in the field, focusing on contemporary craft-based artists who bridge cutting-edge concepts and traditional skills as they embrace and explore the...more

    Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer

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

    October 11, 2015 - January 18, 2016

    Organized by the MFA, this groundbreaking exhibition proposes a new approach to understanding 17th-century Dutch painting. Through 75 carefully selected, beautifully preserved portraits, genre...more

    In the Steps of the Master: Pupils of Hokusai

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

    August 29, 2015 - February 15, 2016

    The amazing versatility of the great Katsushika Hokusai is reflected in the work of his many pupils, who were inspired by their master to produce outstanding prints and paintings of many different...more

    Pastoral to Pop: 20th-Century Britain on Paper

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

    July 11, 2015 - February 21, 2016

    This survey of more than 50 British prints and drawings from the 20th century features rarely seen works from the MFA’s collection as well as recent acquisitions and loans. Ranging from an 1890s...more

    Unfinished Stories: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Collection

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

    July 11, 2015 - February 21, 2016

    Spanning the 20th century, the almost 300 found photographs in “Unfinished Stories” depict a century of image-making by private photographers. “A quick shot fired by a hunter without...more

    The Art of Engineering: 1846-1873

    Presented by Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Inc.

    June 18, 2015 - May 1, 2016

    The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum proudly presents "The Art of Engineering: 1846-1873," an exhibit of archival, digitally-scanned drawings that celebrate the designs and records of public works...more

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