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Dates:Monday, October 14, 2019 - Monday, October 14, 2019
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Category:Arts & Culture
Join us October 14th, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm for a 80+ art, music, and cultural happenings--all free and all in the Fenway!

Founded in 2001 by Fenway Alliance Executive Director Kelly Brilliant, Opening Our Doors is the largest FREE day of art, culture, and music in Boston.

The mission of the Opening Our Doors Festival is to “open doors” of the cultural, artistic, educational, and historic institutions in the Fenway neighborhood. At its heart, Opening Our Doors is interactive, inclusive, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary.

Enjoy art exhibitions and activities, cultural experiences, musical and dance performances, and more!

The founding mission of the festival is to “open doors” to the heart and soul of cultural Boston.

Interactive, inclusive, and interdisciplinary - Opening Our Doors is family-friendly fun for all ages!

Visit www.fenwayculture.org/opening-our-doors for festival schedule + timeline.

Festival events will be held everywhere from Berklee College of Music, Massachusetts Historical Society, the First Church Plaza, and Mary Baker Eddy Library to institutions down the Huntington Avenue / Avenue of the Arts corridor with programs at Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory, YMCA at Huntington Avenue, Museum of Fine Arts, Emerald Necklace Conservancy, SMFA at Tufts, Simmons University, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Evans Way Park. Opening Our Doors invites the community into the Fenway – the cultural heart and soul of Boston.

Featured performances by: New England Conservatory, Bow Sim Mark Tai Chi Arts Academy, Boston Children’s Chorus, Eon Dance Troupe, Kaliente Dance Troupe, Madrigal Singers at Northeastern University, Sociedad Latina, Zili Misik, and more!

Urban Sketchers Boston Sketchwalk sponsored by Blick Art

Japanese Tea Ceremony and Koto performance at Kaji Aso Studio

Interactive I am …YOU community mural with ARCK (Art Resource Collaborative for Kids)

Build Mass Ave interactive sculpture activity with the Boston Society of Architects at the Mary Baker Eddy Library

Acrylic Painting with local artist Brendan Cobb

Rhythm + Dance with Grooversity at Evans Way Park

Veronica Robles All Female Mariachi Band at Evans Way Park

Historic Walking Tour of the Fenway led by Massachusetts Historical Society

Indoor Kite Flying by Archie Stewart + Co. at the YMCA on Huntington Ave/Avenue of the Arts

Indigenous People’s Day and Open House at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston + the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum




210 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA, 02115 map
Phone: 6174377544

Check out the map here: http://fenwayculture.org/event-timeline-and-ood-map-available-now/

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  • Free trolley service between the locations is available. Please look for the red trolley logo on the map to locate the stops: http://fenwayculture.org/event-timeline-and-ood-map-available-now/

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