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50 Days of Freedom @ Discover Quincy
Jul 25 all-day
50 Days of Freedom @ Discover Quincy
Discover Quincy is again partnering with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept[...]
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Jul 25 all-day
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among[...]
Blood On The Snow @ Old South Meeting House
Jul 25 all-day
Blood On The Snow @ Old South Meeting House
Blood on the Snow returns to Old State House! Experience one of the formative events of the American Revolution in the room where it happened. In the aftermath of the Boston Massacre, the town’s leaders desperately[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Butterfly Garden At Museum Of Science @ Museum of Science
Walk among the free-flying residents of this warm conservatory filled with exotic plants. Overlooking the Charles River, this tropical oasis offers a wonderful opportunity to get close to a variety of living butterflies from New[...]
Jul 25 all-day
China’s 8 Brokens Puzzles of the Treasured Past @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The first-ever exhibition dedicated to bapo (or “eight brokens”) painting, a revolutionary artistic genre that emerged in China during the mid-19th century Eight is a lucky number in Chinese culture, and bapo refers to the damaged[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Community Arts Initiative: Building With Light @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Over the past school year, students from the Museum’s ten Community Arts Initiative (CAI) partners visited the MFA with artist Julie Martini as part of the MFA’s 12th annual Artist Project. With sketchbooks in hand to[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Cosmic Bell: Exploring Quantum Weirdness @ MIT Museum
  Cosmic Bell and its integrated program is an innovative experiment in public engagement with complex science topics. Partially funded by an NSF grant, the exhibition explores the Cosmic Bell Experiment, an international, research project led[...]
David Ortiz Championship Rings @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Jul 25 all-day
David Ortiz Championship Rings @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
This summer, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), is stepping up to the plate to celebrate the career of Red Sox icon, David Ortiz. A new installation of Ortiz’s World Series Championship rings, David Ortiz:[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Explore•A•Saurus
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these amazing animals.[...]
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
Jul 25 all-day
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these amazing animals.[...]
Follow the North Star Inuit Art from the Collection of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Opening on the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, this exhibition presents a selection of Inuit prints from the collection of renowned portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh and his wife Estrellita, both longtime supporters of the[...]
Follow The North Star Inuit Art From The Collection Of Estrellita And Yousuf Karsh @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Opening on the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, this exhibition presents a selection of Inuit prints from the collection of renowned portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh and his wife Estrellita, both longtime supporters of the[...]
Free Public Garden Tours @ Friends of the Public Garden
Jul 25 all-day
Free Public Garden Tours @ Friends of the Public Garden
2017 Tour Season Schedule Tuesdays, 4:00pm Wednesdays, 10:00am and 4:00pm Thursdays, 4:00pm We are happy to announce our third season of FREE walking tours in the Public Garden! Untold Stories of the Public Garden tours[...]
Japanese House Gallery Exhibit @ Boston Children's Museum
Jul 25 all-day
Japanese House Gallery Exhibit @ Boston Children's Museum
The artworks in this exhibition are created by the members of the “ART THINKING” project team at Tohoku University of Art & Design in Japan. Visitors can explore trains as a symbol of determination and[...]
Jul 25 all-day
JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos @ Columbia Point
JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos is the title of a new exhibition commemorating President Kennedy’s centenary. Featuring a compelling selection of items drawn mostly from the Kennedy Library’s collections, the exhibition will chronicle historic milestones in[...]
Journey To Space @ Science Park
Jul 25 all-day
Journey To Space @ Science Park
In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the Moon, and lived in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Making Modern
A five-gallery exhibition on the third floor of the MFA’s Art of the Americas Wing explores what it meant to be in the vanguard of Modern art in the 20th century. From Frida Kahlo to[...]
Memory Unearthed	The Lodz Ghetto Photographs Of Henryk Ross
I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy.” —Henryk Ross On view in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art from March 25 to July[...]
MFA Celebrates Canada Day @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Jul 25 all-day
MFA Celebrates Canada Day @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
On the 150th celebration of the Canadian Federation, the MFA opens the exhibition Follow the North Star: Inuit Art from the Collection of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh and offers an afternoon of special art-making activities on the[...]
Mount Washington Cog Railway’s Peppersass Tour @ The Mount Washington Cog Railway
Jul 25 all-day
Mount Washington Cog Railway’s Peppersass Tour @ The Mount Washington Cog Railway
Peppersass (pronounced Pepper-sass), the locomotive that built the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway – the Mount Washington Cog Railway – will be touring New England this summer, making appearances at several events. Since 2016, Peppersass[...]
North End Italian Feasts & Processions
NORTH END ITALIAN FEASTS & PROCESSIONS SUMMER 2017 June 4, 2017 – Santa Maria Di Anzano Procession 1:00 pm Procession only – Starts at St. Leonard Church, Hanover & Prince Streets (First Sunday of June)[...]
Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry
Whether copying or choosing motifs to reinterpret, jewelers have always looked to the past for inspiration. The practice became popular in the 19th century, as designers like Castellani, Giacinto Melillo and Eugene Fontenay began reviving[...]
POPnology @ Museum of Science
Jul 25 all-day
POPnology @ Museum of Science
Experience a fusion of science fiction and science fact in POPnology, the Museum’s newest temporary exhibition celebrating and exploring the greatest works of innovation and imagination in history. Discover how the most innovative breakthroughs often have[...]
Shakespeare On The Common: Romeo & Juliet @ Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Jul 25 all-day
Shakespeare On The Common: Romeo & Juliet @ Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
2017 Free Shakespeare on the Common Romeo & Juliet By William Shakespeare Directed by Allegra Libonati July 19-August 6 Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common Performances are free and open to the public. One of[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Shear Madness
Shear Madness” is one of the most popular entertainments in the world, delighting audiences night after night with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. This unique comedy-whodunit takes place today in the[...]
Summer Of Love @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Jul 25 all-day
Summer Of Love @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and the artistic movements that came out of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Tuesdays, July 11–15, 10:30 am–Noon Remis Auditorium Take the full three-week course or choose the[...]
Jul 25 all-day
The Blue Man Group
Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s what Blue Man[...]
The Coolidge At The Greenway @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Jul 25 all-day
The Coolidge At The Greenway @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Greenway is partnering with  Coolidge Corner Theatre for a free outdoor screening series this summer. Screenings will take place at sunset at the Greenway’s Wharf District Park (located between Milk and[...]
The Diamond Trace: Kimberley, South Africa In Photographs By Patrick Tourneboeuf @ MIT Museum
In The Diamond Trace, French photographer Patrick Tourneboeuf examines the aftermath of a city that grew after the discovery of a big diamond, and was all but abandoned when the gems became scarce. Through captivating images[...]
The Greenway Fitness Program @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Jul 25 all-day
The Greenway Fitness Program @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
The Greenway Fitness Program Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts annually offers FREE fitness classes throughout the park on varying days and times. From pilates to boot camps, yoga to tango, there were over 125 free[...]
The Irish Atlantic at MHS @ Massachusetts Historical Society
Jul 25 all-day
The Irish Atlantic at MHS @ Massachusetts Historical Society
Explore 175 years of the Irish in Boston from the founding of the Charitable Irish Society in 1737, through famine relief efforts led by Capt. Robert Bennet Forbes at the helm of the Jamestown, to a[...]
The Meeting House @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Jul 25 all-day
The Meeting House @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
We are excited to announce the completion of one our newest #GreenwayArt installation, The Meeting House by Mark Reigelman. This scaled model of the Pembroke Friends Meetinghouse appears to be rising from (or sinking into?) our all-organic lawn, and[...]
The Norman B. Leventhal Walk to the Sea
The Norman B. Leventhal Walk to the Sea was created by its namesake, Norman B. Leventhal. Leventhal, who is credited with defining the Boston skyline, was a notable developer and philanthropist in Boston with a[...]
Jul 25 all-day
The Summer Of Love Photography And Graphic Design @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In celebration of the Summer of Love’s 50th anniversary, this exhibition explodes with a profusion of more than 120 posters, album covers and photographs from the transformative years around 1967. That summer, fueled by sensational[...]
The Z @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Jul 25 all-day
The Z @ Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
Take the T then #RideTheZ! This June we are bringing a seasonal zipline to The Greenway! The Z, a new 220′ long double-cabled zipline, offers a never-before-seen view of downtown Boston and the waterfront! The Z is[...]
Train Train By Tohoku University Of Art & Design “Art Thinking”
The artworks in this exhibition are created by the members of the “ART THINKING” project team at Tohoku University of Art & Design in Japan. Visitors can explore trains as a symbol of determination and[...]
Jul 25 all-day
Waiting For Godot @ Club Cafe
In the show The New York Times hails as “delectable”, hapless yet devoted understudies Ester and Val ponder art, life and theatre while they wait backstage, certain that one day their big break will come.[...]
Walk Into History Tour
The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed historical tours in all of New England. Walk Into History along the famous red line with an 18th Century Costumed Guide. Hear the[...]
Scale: A Matter Of Perspective @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Scale: A Matter Of Perspective @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Scale has long captivated the human imagination, as evidenced in classics such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in today’s popular movies and television shows. People spend hours making models that shrink or[...]
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Heart Of Quincy, Free Guided Walking Tours @ Discover Quincy
10:00am to 4:00pm Free Event The City of Quincy offers free guided walking tours, seasonally, starting inside Old City Hall. A walk through Quincy Center takes you on a voyage through time from the earliest colonial days,[...]
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, And Style
As the largest moving objects ever built, ocean liners captured the imagination of artists, engineers, architects and passengers. Co-organized with London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, this groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 200 works to[...]
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live Music at Woodland Farm Brewery
Woodland Farms Brewery is a small family owned brewery located on Route 1 in Kittery Maine amongst the Kittery Outlets.  The brewery offers four core lager beers year-round, with a variety of short run sour[...]
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Boston Crawling Historic Pub Crawls @ Boston Crawling
Boston Crawling Historic Pub Crawls create a fun and unique Boston experience by combining: Hidden History (the stuff your 8th grade Social Studies teacher left out) Travelers from around the globe (New England to New[...]
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mixology Class With Saxtons River Distillery @ Boston Public Market
Learn how to create craft cocktails using local spirits made right here in New England! Each cocktail will be made using Saxtons River Distillery liquors paired with fresh ingredients from Boston Public Market vendors to[...]
Harpoon X-Night April @ Harpoon Brewery
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Harpoon X-Night April @ Harpoon Brewery
We’re always testing recipes and tapping unique batches from our 10 barrel pilot system for you to enjoy in the Beer Hall. Some of these beers are tests when we’re considering introducing a new beer.[...]
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Summer Thursdays | The Big Quiz Thing @ Museum of Science
This summer, the Museum’s Charles Hayden Planetarium is the place to be for groundbreaking, innovative nightlife! Every Thursday night, the dome lights up with exciting, one-of-a-kind new collaborations, performances, film screenings, and more! On the[...]
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Queen + Adam Lambert
Back by popular demand, Queen + Adam Lambert will rock North America this summer with a highly-anticipated 25-city arena tour, stopping at TD Garden, July 25. After wildly successful and sold out tours throughout Europe,[...]
50 Days of Freedom @ Discover Quincy
Jul 26 all-day
50 Days of Freedom @ Discover Quincy
Discover Quincy is again partnering with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept[...]
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Jul 26 all-day
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston @ Boston Commons Visitor Center
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among[...]
American Moor @ Boston Center For The Arts
Jul 26 all-day
American Moor @ Boston Center For The Arts
Written by Keith Hamilton Cobb Directed by Kim Weild Presented by O.W.I (Bureau of Theatre) South End / BCA Plaza Theatre  Funny, ironic and deeply moving, American Moor explores the process of auditioning for the[...]