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Culture Enthusiast

Boston’s cultural scene is vibrant in all seasons.  From museums and performing arts, to International Festivals and outdoor concerts, Boston is abuzz with activities for cultural enthusiasts.

Festivals

Explore Boston's many cross cultural festivals and celebrations...

Museums & Attractions

Discover places such as the Boston African American National Historic Site, and more...

Events

Take in one of the many cross cultural performing arts events the area has to offer...

If you love the classics, ensembles such as Handel & Haydn Society and the Boston Symphony Orchestra are reason enough to visit Boston.   If you prefer a lighter, contemporary flair then the Boston Pops is your orchestra of choice.  The Pops is a staple of spring and come December the famous Holiday Pops enthrall audiences of all ages.  Boston’s renowned music colleges, including Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music, also perform weekly throughout the school year.

Boston Symphony Orchestra / Boston Pops / Symphony Hall

A Boston tradition in world-class entertainment providing music to delight audiences year-round....

Boston Conservatory

The Boston Conservatory trains exceptional young performing artists for careers that enrich and...

If outdoor concerts and music festivals are more appealing, head to the Esplanade during the summer for the Boston Landmarks Orchestra or The Blues Barge behind Boston Harbor Hotel for an evening delight.  For cultural festivals with music and dance check out City Hall Plaza during the summer months, and in late May, Boston Calling, a 3 day musical extravaganza in Allston.  

The performing arts in Boston reveal a rich array of theatre, dance and intimate concerts.  Award-winning theater companies across the city include Huntington Theatre Company, ArtsEmerson’s World on Stage, and American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge.  Iconic venues such as the Boston Opera House and the Boch Center bring captivating drama, comedy, dance and popular music performances to Boston’s theatre district.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

Founded in 1996, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is dedicated to presenting the works of William...

Boch Center

The Boch Center is excited to announce that it will be bringing the beauty and wonder of the...

Broadway in Boston

Every year Broadway In Boston presents a spectacular season of critically-acclaimed Broadway...

Boston Ballet

Boston Ballet will temporarily close performances due to ongoing public health and safety concerns....

Explore Boston’s diverse museums, from the great masters at the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Harvard Art Museums to modern art at the Institute of Contemporary Art. Artifacts as well as photography exhibits are on display at the Museum of African American History and the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Most of these sites, as well as the Boston Public Library, feature intimate concerts set against the backdrop of their distinctive settings.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is one of the world's great art museums with masterpieces from...

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is temporarily closed due to ongoing public health and safety...

Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums reopen to the public on September 4, 2021, and Sundays are now free for...

Institute of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936, The Institute of Contemporary Art is the oldest non-collecting contemporary arts...

Museum of African American History

With campuses in Boston & Nantucket, the Museum of Afro-American History is New England's largest...

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Overlooking the sea he loved so much and the city that launched him to greatness stands a vibrant...

Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) celebrates the visual arts...

Boston Public Library

Open for holds pickup and Printing To Go pickup only. No other in-person services are available at...

Black Gems Unearthed

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

Boston Ballet Online

Welcome to the BB family. We’re so glad you’re here. Since you watched The Nutcracker this season,...

From Boston Ballet with Love & Fan Favorites

We’re bringing you more fan favorites as we gear up for Triple Bill, an exuberant program showcasing...

I am this place

The original play I Am This Place envisions a legacy and history of resistance, survival, loss, and...

Imagining the Age of Phillis

Revolutionary Spaces commissioned a short film series called Imagining the Age of Phillis to bring a...

Live Like a Local Tours - Now Open

Live Like A Local Tours brings you out of downtown Boston and into the city's neighborhoods where...

Museum of African American History - Now Open

Museum of African American History is ow open! The Museum is committed to providing a safe...

Reflecting Attucks

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

Shop Black-Owned Businesses

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

Shop Latinx-owned Restaurants & Businesses

La Mamma Pizza, Pasta & More https://www.lamammaspizza.com/ (617) 783-1661 190A Brighton Ave...

SoWa From Home: Construction AREA

A R E A Gallery's response to COVID-19 is a new online platform just launched called Construction A...

The Art of Making Day of the Dead Altars

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican tradition that seeks to commemorate and celebrate...

The Mural Project

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

The Rocky Horror Show

A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through to the early...

Witch

This fiendishly funny new play follows an alluring devil named Scratch as he arrives in the country...

Boston Ballet Brings Live Music To Your Living Room

End your week on a high note with the musicians of Boston Ballet! We're bringing live music to your...

Boston Dance Theater

Founded in 2018 by Jessie Jeanne Stinnett, Boston Dance Theater (BDT) is a Boston-based contemporary...

LGBT in Three

Presented by Boston Spirit, “LGBT in Three” is your place for a weekly video recap of New...

'Summer' in the Square

Start your Saturday with us from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the Blair Lot in Nubian Square for live...

24th Annual Lesbians & Friends LGBTQ+ Virtual Dance Featuring Lily Tomlin

The 24th Annual Lesbians & Friends LGBTQ+ Dance will take place virtually on Saturday, October...

Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro: Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret

At long last, we are excited to bring you the highly anticipated Boston debut of Och & Oy! A...

El Alfa

Known for his high pitch and soothing tones, the Latin artist sits amongst the top in the Dominican...

Macbeth In Stride

A dazzling theatrical event created and performed by Obie Award-winning artist Whitney White with a...

The King’s Chapel Concert Series: Welcome Back!

The King’s Chapel Concert Series returns to perform a program featuring a sixteen-voice choir and...

Salsa Suerte Tuesdays

Come to Salsa Suelta Tuesdays with MetaMovements and featured instructor Francois Noel. A free and...

Emerson Stage: "Baltimore"

Baltimore tells the story of Shelby Wilson, a Black resident advisor for a group of first year...

Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award® -winning smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording...

Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Commemoration

Stop by the Peabody Museum for a short moment of personal reflection on the past year which brought...

Hadestown

Welcome to HADESTOWN , where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony® Awards, this...

Tinariwen

Their discography stretching out over the last 17 years, all the tours and the international...

Débo Ray and Quartet

GRAMMY-nominated vocalist and composer Débo Ray made her Series debut as a headliner with a solo...

Shen Yun

Shen Yun returns to Boston! Watch ancient legends, heavenly realms, and modern tales of courage...

Emerson Stage: "Marie Antoinette"

This revolutionary take on the life and downfall of the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette displays...

The Nutcracker

Take time for joy with your family and friends at New England's most beloved holiday tradition. With...

A Christmas Story

From the songwriting team behind the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the...

Urban Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington. Hip-hop and ballet. Urban Nutcracker is a classic holiday treat with...

Emerson Stage: "Next to Normal"

Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright,...

2022 Chinese New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Chinatown as the Lion Dance Parade makes its way through the...

MobFellas

Rub elbows with wise guys, killers and femmes fatales as you take part in the secret celebration in...

Emerson Stage: "Into the Woods"

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend...

Riverdance

Please be advised that Riverdance scheduled for the Wang Theatre, June 8 - 13, 2021, has been...

Anastasia

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime , this dazzling show transports...