Arts

Movie Night at the Modern Theatre | Oct. 10

Movie Night at the Modern Theatre at Suffolk University showing "The Manchurian Candidate (1962)" Wednesday, October 10, 7PM Modern Theatre, 525 Washington Street

On the 50th anniversary of its release and during the election year of 2012, the political and psychological thriller "The Manchurian Candidate" still resonates with contemporary audiences. The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, in collaboration with the Boston Preservation Alliance, will screen this 1962 classic film, adapted from Richard Condon’s novel by George Axelrod, directed by John Frankenheimer, featuring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, and Angela Lansbury. >> Read More

Wonder Women of Boston Dorchester Meet-up | Sept. 27

Wonder Women of Boston is an opportunity for ambitious, accomplished women of all ages to mix and mingle. Whether you work in the corporate or non-profit world, are a community leader, entrepreneur, job-seeker, student, or someone simply looking for inspiration, you're bound to make a few great new connections. We encourage you to think of three or five exceptional women you know and send invitations their way. Come find new friends, catch up with old friends, make new professional connections.

This event is open to the public with a $5 entry fee which benefits Dot Art. The mission of dot art, Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts, is to make exemplary visual arts education available to everyone in Dorchester and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Wonder Women of Boston Dorchester Meet-up

September 27, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM >> Read More

Dot Open Studios 10th Anniversary | Oct. 19-21

Dorchester Open Studios is celebrating its 10th year with long weekend full of events from open galleries to live preformances. Sat. and Sun. 12-5pm. For more infomation visit Dorchester Arts Collaborative.

On Friday the 19th festivies are happening at the new Black Box Theater in Codman Square, where Boston Music Awards' "Best New Artist" Shea Rose with join eleven other singers, songwriters, dancers, and spoken word artists.  

On Saturday the 20th visit 20 sites featuring 140 visual artist all over Dorchester. including the Howard Art Project in Fields Corner and a large group of artists from UMass Boston exhibiting in Uphams Corner.

On Sunday the 21st take a hike along the Neponset River Train and enjoy water colors by Anne Schmalz. 

 

 

 

 

Artists for Humanity

Phone: 

617.268.7620

Website: 

afhboston.org

Mission: 

 

 

 

 

Founded in 1991, Artists For Humanity’s mission is to bridge economic, racial and social divisions by providing under-resourced youth with the keys to self-sufficiency through paid employment in the arts.

At the heart of Artists for Humanity is the belief that skills equal power and opportunity. AFH has four goals, which provide urban teens with:

  • a safe meaningful place where they are respected for their contributions and develop mentoring relationships so important to teens;
  • an opportunity to have a voice through exhibitions, commercial services, and public presentations;
  • the respect and responsibility of paid employment that promotes self-esteem and financial accountability.  At AFH, young people learn entrepreneurship and get paid for their own creative production.
  • provide access to educational experiences and support that encourage academic achievement

Location

Artists For Humanity EpiCenter
100 West 2nd. Street
South Boston, MA 02127
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Artists For Humanity is all about bringing people together to share their talents in our community.

  • If you’re in middle school and want to explore and develop your artistic skills, get involved with us.
  • If you’re in high school and want to get paid for your creativity while doing meaningful work for real clients, get involved with us.
  • If you’re in college, and want to intern with us to better understand our methods of youth empowerment and arts entrepreneurship, get involved with us.
  • If you appreciate what we all accomplish together here at Artists For Humanity, get involved with us.
Created: 
09/13/2012

Artist for Humanities Open House | Sept. 18

Artist for Humanities (AFH) is hosting its first open house Tuesday, Spetember 18, 2012. AFH employs city teens to work in a variety of art media learning new skills, making art, and performing creative design services for business clients. The program will provide training and real world experience as well as opportunities for advancement not to mention that it's a great way to earn some extra money while doing something you love. If you are a high school student who loves to paint, sculpt, design or take photograhs, this is a excellent opportunity for you!

 

The open house will be happening at the Artist for Humanities EpiCenter (100 West 2nd St. South Boston,MA). For more info visit http://afhboston.org/highschool.php

 

Waterfront Arts Series | August 21

Boston Opera Collaborative will be part of the Waterfront Arts Series on August 21 from 6pm to 7pm at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park in Boston. They will be followed by the Celtic band Tríne Chéile from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, visit city of boston's summer section HERE, city of boston's arts section HERE, or call 617-635-3911.

Waterfront Arts Series | August 14

 

On August 14, from 6pm to 8pm, Boston Swing Central is hosting the Jazz Age Revival. The event is at Waterfront Park in Boston. The Jazz Age was a golden age and Boston Swing Central will try to recapture some of that spirit and energy. The event will start off with a free hour-long dance lesson. The lesson is available to anyone who wants to learn how to dance to jazz. For more information on the performances, visit www.cityofboston.gov/arts

 

Magical Journey @ Isabella Stewart Gardner | August 9

 

Visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for a FREE evening of art, music, and fun.
Free admission begins at 5pm and ends at 9pm. This month, explore art from Egypt, China, Japan and Spain. Join in a scavenger hunt, create your own artwork in the Education Studio, and enjoy the spontaneity of the Impulse Dance Company!

Ekua's Evening Art Walk | July 26

Follow Ekua Holmes, an exceptional Roxbury-based artist, on a leisurely walking tour of the visual arts on Highland Park/Fort Hill. Her in-depth knowledge of Roxbury's arts movement and personal connection to many of the artists is guaranteed to enlighten and entertain. In addition to visiting impressive pieces of public art around the neighborhood, the tour visits the home studios of Lee Farrow and Wendy Ellertson. This personalized look at Roxbury's art community is a fantastic introduction to the variety of artists and types of art available during Roxbury Open Studios. Meet at the Roxbury Crossing Station (1400 Tremont Street)at 6pm. For tickets, click HERE. For more info, visit Discover Roxbury.

ParkARTS Summer Activities in Dorchester | June through August

ParkARTS Activities in Dorchester:

 

Watercolor Painting

 - June 3, 10, 17 & 24 / Sundays 12 noon – 2pm AT The Public Garden, Boston

 - June 9 / Saturday 12 noon – 2pm AT Geneva Cliffs Urban Wild, Dorchester

Summer Fun at the Pond

 - June 9 / Saturday 1 – 3pm AT Jamaica Pond Boathouse, Jamaica Plain

Arts and Craft Workshops

 - July 10, 17, 24 & 31 August 7 & 14 / Tuesdays 9am – 12 noon AT Martin Tot Lot, Dorchester

Puppet Show

 - August 14 / Tuesday 11am AT Martin Tot Lot, Dorchester

 - August 21 / Tuesday 11am AT Franklin Park, Dorchester >> Read More

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