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Cross Cultural Boston

Boston is a welcoming city that embraces world cultures and visitors of all backgrounds.  Explore our many diverse neighborhoods, cross cultural events, exhibitions, sightseeing trails, and more!

Pictured above: MLK, Jr. mural by Rob Gibs

Black-Owned Businesses

Support Black-owned restaurants & other businesses in Greater Boston.

Explore Boston Neighborhoods

Each Boston neighborhood tells its own story, a tale of community, culture, and eclectic commercial areas.

Nov 2020

Boston Neighborhoods: Roxbury

As part of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Neighborhoods Project, we recently spent 2 days in Roxbury capturing scenes and testimonials to create an authentic story about Roxbury as a community and cultural center. We spoke to small business owners, artists, retailers, restaurant

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Events

Black Gems Unearthed

Black Gems Unearthed is an educational video series about Black History of Massachusetts. We bring...

CBT Launches Beer Education Scholarship For Women Of Color

New Scholarship Initiative, Talent on Tap, Aims to Support The Growth and Development of Women of...

Museum of African American History - Now Open

Tickets will be available with two set daily time slots, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, and 2:30pm - 3:30pm *The...

Online Exhibit- Listening to Wampanoag Voices: Beyond 1620

Four hundred years have passed since the Wampanoag Nation encountered English immigrants who settled...

Reflecting Attucks

Reflecting Attucks is a new temporary exhibit exploring the live and legacy of Crispus Attucks, a...

Support Black-Owned Restaurants & Businesses

Support Black-owned restaurants in the area. Check out highlights from this crowdsourced list below:...

The Mural Project

Learn about local artists-in-residence cultivating hip-hop culture through street art. As...

The Museum of African American History: An Online Exploration

Immerse yourself in Afro-American history and heritage with the Museum of African American History's...

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

Jean-Michel Basquiat pioneered a groundbreaking visual language that confronted issues of racism,...

Black Joy Market

For the last 9 months, we’ve been fighting a global pandemic that overwhelmingly impacted Black...

Urban Nutcracker

Anthony Williams' Urban Nutcracker, the modern Boston-centric holiday classic produced by City...

Legends of Roxbury: A Celebration of Black Women in Broadcast Media

Join us for a celebration of Black women in broadcast media. During these challenging times, it is...

Jamaica Plain Spanish Immersion Celebration

Hispanic Seniors To Move Annual Celebration Online For the 13th year in a row, Spanish Immersion of...

Black Voices Boston Showcase: Our Stories in Words and Movement

Black Voices Boston is a storytelling and movement project featuring seven short works co-created by...

Celebrity Series at Home: Verónica Robles "A Mexican Christmas: Songs and Stories"

Verónica Robles, mariachi singer and one of Boston's Latin-American cultural icons, performs...

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Museums / Attractions

For more, visit our Museums and Attractions page.

 

Boston African American Historic Site

Comprised of the largest area of pre-Civil War black owned structures in the U.S.

Museum of African American History

New England's largest African American history museum with four national historic sites dating back...

Museum of Fine Arts

One of the world's great art museums with masterpieces from around the world and across the ages,...

Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

Celebrates the visual arts heritage of African cultures and the African diaspora worldwide.

Hibernian Hall

Hibernian Hall features music, dance, and theater – reflecting the diversity of cultures in the...

Institute of Contemporary Art

The ICA offers a robust variety of exhibitions, music, dance, film, talks, tours, and family...

Peabody Essex Museum

In historic Salem, Mass, just 16 miles north of Boston.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Located at Harvard University, the Peabody Museum is among the oldest anthropology museums in the...

Resources

GBCVB Multicultural Committee

Our mission is to showcase Boston as a world-class destination for all ethnicities.

Boston Black Hospitality Coalition

Aims to preserve the few gathering spaces for the city's many black residents.

NAACP, Boston Branch

Ensures the political, educational, social, & economic equality and rights of all persons and to...

Get Konnected! Market

Discover and shop locally with multicultural small businesses.

Black Economic Council of MA.

Advancing the economic well-being of Black businesses, organizations that serve the Black community...

Multilingual Tour Operators

Multilingual tours by foot, trolley or boat.

Multilingual Videos

See what Boston has to offer with our videos in several world languages.