SummerMUSIC: This music program is for young musicians in grades 2-6 who have one year of string or wind instruction. Receive group lessons, ensemble work, theory instruction, and more. Program runs from Jun 29-Jul 24. Financial aid available. Community Music Center of Boston. 617-482-7494,

Boston Creates Wants YOU

Boston Creates: Boston Creates, the arts and culture planning process for the City of Boston, is looking for youth to get involved as community team members! Whether it’s more funding for the arts in schools, more opportunities for community programming around the arts or more opportunities to display your art, we want to know how the city can support the arts from a young person's perspective! We're looking for youth leaders to help us plan conversations and make them fun and exciting. Apply to be a team member today!

Mather School Green Space Improvement Project

Artists, designers or teams comprised of an artist and a landscape architect are invited to forward qualifications for an exciting public art and improvement project to create a permanent public art installation inclusive of landscape improvements on the grounds of the historic Mather School in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. This project is a collaborative effort between the City of Boston's Edward Ingersoll Browne Trust (BF), the Boston Art Commission (BAC), the Boston Public School Department, the Mather School Parent Council, and the Art Selection Committee of the Green Space Improvement Project.

Deadline: Friday, May 22nd at 11:59 pm
Submissions: Learn more about requirements here

CaribbeanArts Mural Contest!

The City of Dorchester wants you!
Calling all Dorchester artists:
We need a fresh new design.
Help us beautify the brick wall near our Gallery.
Submissions are now being accepted for:

The 2015 Caribbean Arts Mural Design Contest

 Contest open to artists residing in Dorchester.
 There is no specific theme. Share your best concept.
 Brick wall is approximately 20’ x 14’ max size
 Winner announced in July.
 Painting to commence mid-July for completion by late October.
 Grant: $1000
 Submission deadline: June 30, 2015.

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Apply for Boston Children's Chorus!

BCC is excited to announce auditions for next year!  Sign-up a young person who is interested in singing and being part of a group that develops empathy and understanding about our community's rich diversity.  


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To audition:

Pop-up: Franklin Park Art Grove Contest!

Request for Proposals

The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture is proud to announce a new call to artists. The Boston Art Commission, in collaboration with the Franklin Park Coalition, the William Monroe Trotter Institute, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, invite artists and artist collectives to submit proposals for temporary, site-related work as part of Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove. This will be a three-tiered program that will include a selection of outdoor art interventions, public talks, and artist-led youth workshops. Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove will be sited in Franklin Park’s Wilderness Picnic Grove during the month of August 2015. Selected proposals will receive up to $1,500 in funding.


Info Session: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-7pm at the Franklin Park Clubhouse >> Read More

Sign up for DRAMA Camp!

Uphams Corner Drama Camp Summer Urban Missions Experience application available NOW!

DRAMA Camp is a part-day program for children entering grades 2-8.  We start at 9am with breakfast, followed by two and a half hours of lessons, dramatic exercises, and play practice, finishing around noon.  We seek to promote peaceful problem solving and applying biblical principles in a practical day-to-day context through dramatization.  This year we are creating a curriculum that will use the creative responses of the campers to build a play around issues of identity and esteem.  On Fridays, we have field trips to venues throughout the Boston area.  We are hoping to include:  the Frog Pond, the Franklin Park Zoo, the Harbor Islands, a local urban farm, and the Children’s Museum.

"DRAMA Camp is committed to supporting the spiritual formation and personal development of neighborhood youth through employment."

Apply for the Emerging Playwrights Program!

The Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT) is proud to invite students to their Emerging Playwrights Program!

The EPP is a free program designed to inspire, motivate, and support students in the public high schools of Boston who have an aptitude for writing and a specific interest in developing their playwriting skills.

We are now accepting applications for the fall 2015 semester. We will select up to seven young writers from across the city. Applicants will be notified in May regarding their acceptance.

Between September and December 2015, applicants will participate in the following:

 5 Workshops, including a session with a guest professional playwright (Sunday afternoons)

 2 rehearsals of their final project (weekend days)

 Develop a final, short play

 Work on their final project with professional directors and actors >> Read More

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