We had such an amazing turnout at Opening Our Doors 2015! Thank you so much to all our participants, community partners and supporters! See the rest of the photos here!
I know it’s hard to believe but fall is around the corner. And with fall comes the largest FREE cultural event in the city- Opening Our Doors! The Fenway Alliance is delighted to announce the 14th year of Opening Our Doors on Monday, October 12! Opening Our Doors is a day where the Fenway Cultural District opens its doors so the public can experience the gems of this uniquely culturally- and artistically-rich neighborhood for FREE on Monday, October 12. […]
MULTI-DAY EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS: Free Teen Summer Membership at the YMCA All Greater Boston YMCA Locations The free summer memberships for teens (13-17) are a part of the Y’s Get Summer program. The program seeks to provide a safe, fun environment for teens to become well-rounded individuals, engaging them through sports, arts, leadership programs, community service projects, job skills training, college admission tutoring, technology, literacy, nutrition classes, dances, field trips, and more. Teens can visit any YMCA of […]
In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA has awarded a grant to The Fenway Alliance to deepen the experience of its annual Opening Our Doors festival through an intergenerational Opening Our Doors Arts Residency program (OAR). In partnership with local underserved youth and seniors, OAR uses the arts to engender deeper conversation and connection among participants. Two talented local artists and one talented local architect, Aithan Shapira, Norah Dooley, and Kim Poliquin, respectively, will lead […]
Monday June 1st The Cultural Work of the Serial in US Literature 12 PM / Free / Massachusetts Historical Society This project gives an overview of serial fiction in the early republic and explores its particular uses and features. What role did seriality play in the lives of authors, writers, and editors? Why did so many authors turn to the form at this point in time? How did publishing technologies influence its popularity? This talk will explore how this evolving […]