Arts and Culture

  • Kirk Franklin (200)

    Come see Kirk Franklin at the Strand June 18

    The gospel musician and choir director brings his Twenty Years in One Night Tour to the Strand Theatre in Dorchester.

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  • Boston Creates Logo (200)

    Boston Creates: A Blueprint for Arts & Culture in the City

    Boston Creates is a 15 month creative planning process that aims to create vision for arts and culture in Boston. Help us map our cultural assets, lead discussions, and drive participation in the process.

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  • Call to Artists

    Call to Artists

    The Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events sponsors a variety of programs that encourage local artist participation. Learn more about participating in the Boston Arts Festival, Arts on the Arcade, showing in the City Hall galleries, and more.

    More Info on Calls to Artists »

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  • See a listing of upcoming Arts events.

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  • Haitian Heritage Month Kick Off
    Mayor Walsh joins members of the Haitian community at Kay Pam in Dorchester to honor Haitian culture and the contributions Haitians have made to Boston.Watch Video »
  • Artists For Humanity EpiCenter Expansion
    Mayor Walsh attends the Artists For Humanity Epicenter Expansion in South BostonWatch Video »

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