Voices from the Arts Community Video: Posted March 31. 2011
Members of the Boston arts community speak about their love of this city, the power of its vibrant arts scene and the contribution of ArtsBoston and its reimagined booth in Faneuil Hall to growing the arts and cultural community.
What is ArtsBoston?
For more than 35 years, ArtsBoston has championed the local arts community by connecting people of every age and background with the cultural organizations that call Greater Boston home. Equally important, through innovative programs like ArtsBoston.org and BosTix ½ price ticketing that reach consumers both online and in person in Copley Square and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, area residents and visitors benefit from ArtsBoston’s commitment to keeping the arts accessible and affordable.
ArtsBoston serves more than 170 arts organizations in theatre, music, dance, visual arts, comedy, and family programs throughout Greater Boston by helping them grow audiences, providing strategic and capacity-building resources, and serving as a collective voice for the arts.
As a nonprofit, ArtsBoston is proud to reinvest all of its earnings back into Boston's arts community. By using ArtsBoston.org or purchasing 1/2 price tickets through BosTix, you are making a difference in helping to sustain and grow local cultural programming.
ArtsBoston is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
To increase and expand audience awareness of and participation in Greater Boston's art and cultural community.
What is artsboston.org?
Artsboston.org is a comprehensive online arts and entertainment calendar for upcoming exhibits, performances, and concerts in the Greater Boston area. Simply put, it is your “one stop shop” for arts and entertainment in Boston. We want you to get out and see a show, visit an exhibit, take out your family or friends…in short, to discover the amazing arts events and performances happening throughout Greater Boston. And if you're a visitor, we know you will find plenty of reasons to stay an extra day or two and see why Boston is such a remarkable place. By providing you with comprehensive information about what to do and where to go for unique cultural experiences, we hope to inspire greater participation in this broad range of events and activities.
What is BosTix?
Started over 30 years ago, BosTix is a true Boston original. As an audience development program of ArtsBoston, BosTix ensures that the arts stay accessible to all audiences by offering 1/2 price and other exclusive, affordable tickets to theater, music, comedy and dance performances all over town.
BosTix is the ONLY nonprofit discount ticket outlet in Greater Boston. By purchasing tickets through BosTix, you are not only saving money, but making a difference in helping to sustain and grow local arts and cultural programming. www.artsboston.org/heartthearts.
BosTix offers 2 ways to get affordable tickets to the shows on your list:
1. ONLINE up to 6 months in advance at www.BosTix.org (mobile accessible)
2. IN PERSON day-of-show at our ticket booths located in Faneuil Hall Marketplace (on the Freedom Trail) and Copley Square.
“What a great deal! I just tried this when my Dad was in town a few weeks ago for Blue Man Group tickets… We walked right up and got tickets.”
“BosTix has, without a doubt, the best deals on plays in town.”