Login with Facebook         Create Account

    KIDS

    Pinocchio

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 8 - July 11, 2015

    by National Marionette Theatre

    Carlo Collodi's epic about a puppet who wants to become a real boy is a classic example of storytelling at its best. National Marionette's adaptation is a faithful retelling of this childhood favorite. Follow Pinocchio as he goes on a series of adventures and discovers that only by being truthful, selfless, and kind to others will he realize his dream of becoming a real ...more


    Cambridge Arts Summer in the City: Jungle Jim Superhero Training

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council

    July 7, 2015

    Join Jungle Jim as he leads young patrons through the rigors of being a true superhero! Jim will talk about the heroes in our daily lives, and lead the audience through the idea that they can be...more

    Under the Sea

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

    July 7, 2015

    Come join the Little Mermaid for a trip deep under the sea from 10am-3pm on Tuesday, July 7 as the Children’s Museum will be hosting a special underwater-themed event! She will be giving...more

    Cambridge Arts Summer in the City: Etnia Fusion

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council

    July 9, 2015

    A Nipponese-themed performance encompassing an eclectic fusion of Japanese Odori Dance and martial arts. The show will include colorful props, traditional costumes, theatrical replicas of bladed...more

    Tie Dye Drop-in Day

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

    July 9, 2015

    Add a splash of color to your wardrobe this summer! The Children’s Museum in Easton is hosting a tie dye drop in day Thursday, July 9th. Get ready to twist, tie, and color anything from t-shirts...more

    Fair Verona Festivals: Free Community Arts Days

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and City of Boston

    July 10, 2015

    As part of its Shakespeare OFF the Common program, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has partnered with three Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston neighborhoods to curate open-air Fair...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    Free admission to the Museum for the entire day.  This event includes children's activities on the plaza, demonstrations and hands-on activities throughout the Museum....more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Children's Museum at Holyoke

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    Our Annual Free Fun Friday date is Friday, July 10th
    Free admission all day at the Children’s Museum, Merry Go Round and Volleyball Hall of Fame.


    Free Fun Friday! at the Volleyball Hall of Fame

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    Enjoy a fun afternoon at Heritage State Park in Holyoke as the International Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke Children's Museum and Holyoke Merry-Go-Round participate in the...more

    D Street Dance Party at The Lawn on D

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    July 10, 2015

    Salsa In The Park www.salsainthepark.org comes to the Lawn on D with DJ Hernan, a music corner/drum and dance circle with special guest percussionist from NYC Nicky Laboy, a free salsa lesson with...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Cape Cod Maritime Museum at Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Barnstable

    July 10, 2015

     

    For the seventh consecutive year, the Highland Street Foundation's "Free Fun Fridays", a summer program that provides no cost admission to 70 treasured cultural institutions...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Danforth Museum of Art

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    July 10, 2015

    Visit Danforth Art on Friday, July 10 for art-making, Spotlight Talks, tours, gallery activities and more—for all ages and all for free—during our Free Fun Friday! Danforth Art...more

    Fair Verona Festivals: Free Community Arts Days

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and City of Boston

    July 11, 2015

    As part of its Shakespeare OFF the Common program, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has partnered with three Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston neighborhoods to curate open-air Fair...more

    Summer on the Emerald Necklace

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy and Friends of Jamaica Pond

    July 12, 2015

    Join us for a free concert series in the park on Sunday, July 12th! The Boston Landmarks Orchestra Ensemble will be performing at 6:00 pm at Pinebank, Jamaica Pond. Enjoy food...more

    The Art of Aquarellum

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    July 6 - July 12, 2015

    Mix your own watercolor hues to paint an animal mandala on heavy watercolor paper.  

    Projects are suitable for ages 8 through adult; some are suitable for younger children with an...more

    Box Village

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

    July 13, 2015

    Creativity and enthusiasm needed. We are turning cardboard boxes into the best toy ever! Join us for a community build using boxes to construct our very own Children’s Museum Village.


    Cambridge Arts Summer in the City: Little Groove

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council

    July 13, 2015

    Children will use their bodies and voices to sing along to catchy songs that help them build important motor and social skills. They will also have fun using real instruments such as drums,...more

    Mini Makers

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

    July 14, 2015

    Are you ready to take everyday materials to a whole new altitude? For this Mini Makers event, we’ll be exploring different flying machines and giving children an opportunity to design, build,...more

    Opening Night: Rhapsody in Green

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Mysteries of the sea resonate in Debussy’s La Mer and Hovhaness’sAnd God Created Great Whales, a work featuring actual whale songs. Hometown favorite Jayne West performs Berklee...more

    Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory, Hingham

    July 15, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Wacky Wednesdays family concert series welcomes Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys back to the Jane Carr Amphitheater. Wacky Wednesdays audiences are still...more

    Amazing Bugs

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton

    July 15, 2015

    Our insect friends will be the focus at the Children’s Museum in Easton for the Amazing Bugs Drop-in Day on Wednesday July 15th. So, let’s bug out together from 10am-3pm as we explore, create,...more

    Petting Zoo

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

    July 16, 2015

    Make way for ducklings, bunnies, chickens, and so much more! On July 16th from 10am-3pm the Children’s Museum in Easton will be having some of your favorite animals stopping by. Farm Visits is...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Cape Ann Museum

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    July 17, 2015

    The Cape Ann Museum will be free and open to the public as part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday. Free Fun Fridays offers visitors no cost admission to many of the most...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Fitchburg Art Museum

    Presented by Fitchburg Art Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg

    July 17, 2015

    Throughout the day there will be exhibits, tours, studio activities, and performances.

     


    Free Fun Friday! at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Presented by Tower Hill Botanic Garden and Highland Street Foundation

    July 17, 2015

    Free Fun Friday at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

    Gardening / Horticulture - Other


    D Street Dance Party at The Lawn on D

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    July 17, 2015

    Electronic Pop & Techno meets Dancehall featuring with DJ Ethan K, MetaMovements dancers and party starters, live vocal performances and line dance


    Free Fun Friday! at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    What’s better than a Friday in the summer? A free Friday in the summer! Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on July 17, 2015, for tours, art, and more—all for free—during our...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum

    Presented by Larz Anderson Auto Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    July 17, 2015

    After a highly popular and successful first time participation as a Free Fun Friday venue last year, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is proud to participate once again as a venue. The Museum will...more

    Free Fun Friday! Children's Museum in Easton

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 17, 2015

    The Children’s Museum in Easton will be participating on Friday, July 17. For more information and a full schedule, please visit http://highlandstreet.org/freefunfridays.html....more

    The Jungle Book by Joseph Robinette, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    June 20 - July 18, 2015

    The Jungle Book - By Joseph Robinette, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

    A classic comes vividly to life in the story of Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves,...more

    Play Day

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    Inspired by the great success of The Lawn on D’s acclaimed Swing Time, Play Day brings together some of the country’s most creative play sculptures, games and interactive activities. Dedicated...more

    Tall Tales! Stories and Songs from Old New England

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 15 - July 18, 2015

    by Brad Shur and Chris Monti

    Have you ever wanted to sing along with a sea shanty? Or dive deep into a fox's den? Then come along on this whirlwind tour of New England's tallest...more

    3rd Annual Boston Urban Arts Festival

    Presented by Save Our Streets-Boston, Inc. at Francis D. Martini Memorial Shell Park, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    The Urban Arts Festival is a free event to display and encourage the arts within the Boston community and promote positive creative outlets among its youth to prevent violence, all while...more

    ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council at Davis Square, Somerville

    July 17 - July 18, 2015

    Come join us for ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Location: Davis Square, Somerville Fri, July 17 6 – 10 PM & Sat, July 18 11 AM- 6 PM

    This year's festival and theme is Loops. ...more

    The Art of Sand Collage

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    July 13 - July 19, 2015

    Create an 11 x 14 textured canvas for your wall that shows fun summer scenes of sailboats, dolphins, city skylines, and more.

     Projects are suitable for ages 8 through adult; some are...more

    Neverland Theatre's Broadway Kids Revue

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    July 17 - July 20, 2015

    Neverland Theatre’s Broadway Kid’s Revue

    Neverland Theatre’s popular Broadway Kid’s Revue is back! Don’t miss this talented all youth cast as they perform favorite songs from...more

    Boston Ballet School Summer Children’s Program for ages 3-7

    Presented by Boston Ballet School - Northshore at Boston Ballet School- Northshore, Marblehead

    July 13 - July 23, 2015

     North Shore Studio: 40 Leggs Hill Road, Marblehead

    July 13-23

    Ballet Stories (ages 3-4): Tuesday & Thursday, 9-11am

    Ballet Journeys (ages 5-7):...more

    Music Moves: Keyboard Games (4-6 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    This is a great introduction to our “Music Moves” class offered in both terms of the school year. Piano classes include singing, chanting, moving, responding to musical patterns, creating at...more

    U R a Star!

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    With a focus on contemporary vocal styles, including pop, rock, country, and more, students will learn basic breathing exercises, vocal anatomy, breath support, control, diction and vocal...more

    Free Fun Friday! Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum and Highland Street Foundation at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    Come to the Arboretum on July 24, 2015 and enjoy FREE activities from10 am to 3 pm, part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays program. 

    At the...more

    The Great Red Ball Rescue

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 22 - July 25, 2015

    by Faye Dupras

    Red alert! A family trip to the beach goes awry when a young boy's favorite red ball gets whisked away by the tides. Can he summon the courage to get it back? Join...more

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2015

    Presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    On the weekend of July 25-26, The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are once again coming together to host Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Just like last year, we plan to bring together some of the...more

    The 4th Annual Boston Globe WGBH Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by The Boston Globe and WGBH at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 4th annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend.  The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...more

    Annie, Jr.

    Presented by Neverland Theatre

    July 19 - July 26, 2015

    Leapin’ Lizards! Neverland Theatre presents Annie, Jr.! Join this talented all youth cast as they perform this beloved story about everyone’s favorite spunky, red headed orphan, out in search...more

    Music Moves for Piano (6 years and up)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 13 - July 30, 2015

    Music moves lessons train musicians to hear what they play and play what they hear. Lesson activities sequentially apply what research says about how children best learn music and encourage...more

    New Members Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - July 31, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association welcomes it's New Members with a Summer Show!


    Suffield Academy Summer Academy

    Presented by Suffield Academy

    June 28 - July 31, 2015

     Suffield Academy will hold its five-week Summer Academy on its campus from June 28 through July 31, 2015. The Summer Academy is open to boys and girls ages 12 through 18, as either day...more

    Music & More

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 31, 2015

    Now in its 21st year, our most popular summer arts program offers music, dance and art activities in an interactive, creative environment. Each week contains its own theme, such as “The Wild...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Eric Carle Museum

    Presented by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and Highland Street Foundation at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst

    July 31, 2015

    Special storytime guests and book signings; picture book tattoo station; Very Hungry Caterpillar mini-parade, daylong film series; outdoor play in our orchard and courtyard; Food by Foley’s...more

    An Arabian Adventure

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    July 29 - August 1, 2015

    by Tanglewood Marionettes

    An Arabian Adventure tells the tale of a prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. Facing danger at every...more

    Musikgarten Family Music

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    July 9 - August 6, 2015

    For ages 1-3. Designed for caregivers and their babies/toddlers to take together, these weekly classes help you learn how to play musically with your children. Together you’ll sing, chant, move,...more

    1 2 3 next »

      • Massachusetts Vacation


         

      © 2015 - ArtsBoston - All Rights Reserved.

      Contact Us | Privacy Policy/Terms of Service | Site Feedback