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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 Pro Blak and GoFive

Explore Boston Neighborhoods

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

Black Restaurant Challenge

Visit four Black-owned restaurants in Boston during February!

Feb 2021

Celebrate Black History Month in Boston

It's February, and with it comes Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the rich and integral role that African Americans have played in the ongoing story of America. Within this tale, Boston has produced many unique chapters and characters, from Lewis Hayden to Lewis Latimer, Phillis

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Events

Black Gems Unearthed

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

Boston Israeli Film Festival

Join us March 4-10 for the best new Israeli films! Watch documentaries, narratives, shorts, and...

Jazz Scene In Boston: Telling The Local Story

The Museum of African American History celebrates Boston's rich jazz history in this exhibit! Jazz,...

Museum of African American History - Now Open

Museum of African American History is open as of Monday, February 1, 2021. The Museum is committed...

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,...

Grief, Remembrance, Justice

Boston still strives to live up to the legacy of Melnea Cass, one of the city’s most dynamic civil...

Harriet Tubman: A Portrait of an American Freedom Fighter

Famous during her lifetime and memorialized since her death in 1913, Harriet Tubman’s importance has...

We Banjo 3: Live from Ireland At Your House

We Banjo 3 (WB3) hosts their next epic virtual experience, We Banjo 3: Live From Ireland, right in...

Zakir Hussain at Your House

Zakir Hussain is appreciated in both the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an...

Bollyx Class with Purnima At Your House

Break up your home workout routine or start a new one with this fun BollyX class led by our board...

Native Americans and the National Consciousness: Virtual Reading and Conversation with Joy Harjo

The Harvard University Native American Program and the Harvard Art Museums present a reading and...

Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

This virtual offering will stream live from the Museum of Science for registrants to enjoy at home....

SubSpace Sessions: Genie Santiago

This virtual offering will stream live from the Museum of Science for registrants to enjoy at home....

ReRooted: Presented by The HairStory Project

This virtual offering will stream live from the Museum of Science for registrants to enjoy at home....

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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...

North American Indian Center of Boston

Empowering and investing in the Native American community of Massachusetts since 1969.

 

 

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.