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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 maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire of classical and contemporary works...

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

Modeled after a 15th-century Venetian palazzo surrounding an indoor courtyard garden, the Isabella...

Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums are open to all, and Sundays are free for everyone! Make your reservation...

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 Is... 2022: Boston Public Library Booklist

As part of the Boston Public Library's annual observance of Black History Month "Black Is..." is a...

FRIDA: IMMERSIVE DREAM

Explore the world through the eyes of the legendary Frida Kahlo – a brilliant, uncompromising...

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...

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 Tour

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

Reflecting Attucks

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

Rice-A Story of Africa and the Americas

Rice: A Story of Africa and the Americas examines the legacy of rice cultivation in the Americas....

Roxbury International Film Festival

The Roxbury International film festival is the largest New England film festival dedicated to...

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...

The Mural Project

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

Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz...but from a different...

1776 The Musical

They knew they would make history, but not what history would make of them. Fed up with living under...

The Japanese House at Boston Children's Museum

Welcome to the Japanese House! Walk down the street, take off your shoes, and step into an authentic...

Camp Wannakiki Season 4 Sneak Peek Presented by Coleslaw's Corner

SUMMER CAMP IS A DRAG! The cast of the hit reality drag competition Camp Wannakiki comes to the...

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

In the nineteenth-century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for...

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 JerkFest Caribbean Foodie Festival

Boston JerkFest Caribbean Foodie Festival is a 2-day outdoor Caribbean style foodie festival that...

Chinatown Main Street Summer Festival

Join us for the 18th Annual Chinatown Main Street Summer Festival - a street fair with vendors, Lion...

MassQ Ball 2022: Origin

Convene in our collections to celebrate what makes us both unique and unified. A space for...

FESTIVAL BETANCES 2022!

Festival Betances has become a staple in New England's Latino community. Every year up to 2019, it...

Much Ado About Nothing

We are thrilled to announce that our summer 2022 production of Free Shakespeare on the Common will...

Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market

Seaport x Black Owned Bos. Market, returns for the third year with 54 vendors in total joining the...

Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts

On behalf of the Puerto Rican Festival of MA Executive Board, We announce that our Puerto Rican...

Concerts in the Courtyard: Lakou Mizik

This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), is hosting a series of concerts in the...

Romeo & Juliet

Presenting in partnership with the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and the City of Boston,...

Anastasia

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

Sing Street

The joyous new musical that lifts you up...It’s Dublin, 1982. Sixteen-year old Conor tries to...

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

This new musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of...

La bohème

A startlingly simple idea yields a new perspective on a tried-and-true opera favorite. Director...

'Twas the Night Before...

‘Twas the Night Before...is an exhilarating spin on the beloved Christmas tale, and marks Cirque du...

Hamilton

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop,...

Bluebeard’s Castle | Four Songs

In spring 2023, BLO sheds fresh light on composer Bartók and librettist BélaBalázs’s early 20th...

Omar

Inspired by an autobiographical essay of a Muslim man enslaved in America, Omar is the story of Omar...