May“Ginger Ale” Morris Dancers Saturday, May 11, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Children's Morris dance teams from the Greater Boston area will gather and dance outside! Morris dancing originated in England, but teams can now be found throughout the United States and much of Canada. Look for the distinctive "kit" or costume of each team and marvel at their leaping and stick clashing
Friday, May 30: Artbarn Community Theater, Friday, May 30, 6:00 pm
Enjoy a special performance with Artbarn Community Theater's Traveling Geese Touring Company. The Traveling Geese Touring Company is designed to give young actors an introduction to performance and community service by creating a show to perform on the road at local nursing homes, libraries, and extended day programs.
June“Kettle of Fish” Morris Dancers, Sunday, June 2, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a performance of Morris dancing which originated in England, but teams can now be found throughout the United States and much of Canada. Look for the distinctive "kit" or costume of each team and marvel at their leaping and stick clashing.
Pineapple Project, Sunday, June 9, 1:30 and 2:30 pm
Please join us for the Pineapple Project, an original play about gender, creativity, and each child's freedom to be who they are. This theatre piece, recommended for children ages 3-8, is designed to broaden the gender conversation and validate each child's identity.
JulyEdward M. Kennedy Institute, Tuesday July 2, 1:00 -3:00 pm
Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress, famously said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” It’s important that we all have a voice at “the table” and in conversations about our communities and our country. Join educators from the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate for a collaborative art workshop to transform a folding chair into a “seat at the table” for kids and families.
Sunday, July 21: Boston Youth Dance Festival, Sunday, July 21, 11:00 am -4:00 pm
Enjoy dance performances and workshops of all different genres as Boston Children's Museum and Urbanity Dance partner with dance organizations from around Boston to celebrate Boston's diverse dance community.
Greater Boston Music Outreach, Sunday July 28, 1:30 and 2:30
Two talented high school musicians from From the Top’s Center for the Development of Arts Leaders come out of the concert hall and into the museum to perform and lead a special magic and mythology-themed music program!