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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

Symphony Hall will be temporarily closed due to ongoing public health and safety concerns. Founded...

Boston Conservatory

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

New England Conservatory

Recognized nationally and internationally as a leader among music schools, New England Conservatory...

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 includes the Wang and Shubert Theatres. These historic landmarks present dance,...

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 Musuem of Fine Arts, Boston is temporarily closed due to ongoing public health and safety...

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 are temporarily closed due to ongoing public health and safety concerns...

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

Boston Public Library is America's first public library serving the city of Boston with 27...

Black Gems Unearthed

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

Black Owned Bos. Holiday Collective at Legacy Place

We are pleased to announce that the Black Owned Bos. Holiday Collective, a rotating selection of...

Blue Heron Presents Complete Performance of Gabriel Fauré

In collaboration with our friends and colleagues from A Far Cry, we present to you today a complete...

Blue Man Group at Home: Cirque Du Soleil 60-Minute Special

Blue Man Group at Home looks a little different. Visit cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueconnect or check the...

Boston Ballet Online

Since we can't be in the theater sharing this with you live, check out Boston Ballets exclusive,...

Boston Symphony Orchestra: #BSOatHome

Enjoy exciting performances, behind the scenes content, and videos featuring various musicians with...

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...

ChoreograpHER program by Boston Ballet at Home

Take a look back at our first BB@home: ChoreograpHER program, which featured six original works by...

Conversation with Mala’s playwright and director

In the four years since Mala's premiere at ArtsEmerson, it has been performed at two other theatres,...

Dedham Community Theatre - Now Open

The Dedham Community Theatre is an independent cinema founded in 1927. This cultural gem is an...

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...

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...

Not Our First Goat Rodeo

Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Aoife O'Donovan released their Grammy...

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...

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...

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...

West Newton Cinema - Now Open

David & Jimmy Bramante have owned The West Newton Cinema since it was a simple two screen...

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

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

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...

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...

Jamaica Plain Spanish Immersion Celebration

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

Urban Nutcracker

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

Black Joy Market

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

OrigiNation Twist & Shout Gala

(Boston-Based,) OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center invites dancers and dance lovers across the country...

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...

The Petition: A Virtual Performance

He stood by his countrymen, even if they would not stand by him. In Boston in 1774, the Sons of...

Opera: Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte

Boston Baroque brings Mozart’s beloved opera to life onstage with a world-class cast of singers:...

Riverdance

Riverdance originally scheduled for the Wang Theatre on March 31- April 5 has been rescheduled to...

Maks & Val Live 2021: Motion Pictures Tour

Acclaimed dance duo and brothers MAKS & VAL CHMERKOVSKIY have announced their third nationwide...

Anastasia

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

Million Dollar Quartet

Please be advised that Million Dollar Quartet scheduled for the Shubert Theatre on November 20 &...