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Boston Summer Arts Weekend: 2013 Weekend Deals

SUMMER ON THE WATERFRONT

DOWNTOWN/NORTH END

BOSTON SAILING CENTER
The Riverboat at Lewis Wharf, Boston MA 02110
Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28

Take $100 off our Learn to Sail program for the week of Summer Arts Weekend (special rate of $750 instead of the normal $850). This course includes 26 hours of instruction, 10 hours of classroom time, and 16 hours on the water on 27-foot Solings. In addition, the program also includes a free 35-day membership following the completion of the course. More information on Learn to Sail can be found at www.bostonsailingcenter.com/instruction/learntosail.asp.

617-227-4198
www.bostonsailingcenter.com


HILTON BOSTON DOWNTOWN/FANEUIL HALL
89 Broad Street, Boston MA 02110
Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28

When you’re in Boston to explore the Boston Harbor and Summer Arts Weekend, stay at the Hilton Boston Downtown and enjoy all the city has to offer with the Explore Boston package July 22 - 28. The package includes deluxe accommodations, trolley tickets for two guests, and breakfast for two. We know you’ll love what our city has to offer. Some restrictions may apply. See website for details.

617-556-0006
www.bostonfinancial.hilton.com


TIFFIN AT THE LANGHAM AFTERNOON TEA
The Reserve at The Langham, Boston
250 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110
Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tiffin English afternoon tea holds a special place in history and today. The Langham continues the tradition with our new Tiffin at The Langham afternoon tea service. Featuring a selection of savory finger sandwiches, sweet cakes, scones, and exotic tea blends, the quintessentially British mid-afternoon delight pays homage to the first afternoon tea served in Europe at the first grand hotel, The Langham, London back in 1865. Indulge and delight your senses with Tiffin at The Langham afternoon tea, served daily from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Live entertainment on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons. Join us during Summer Arts Weekend and enjoy afternoon tea for a party of four for the price of three.

617-451-1900
www.boston.langhamhotels.com


BOND RESTAURANT | LOUNGE
The Langham, Boston
250 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110
Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28, 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM

BOND restaurant | lounge features a modern twist in a classic building. A shimmering yet hip setting for small plate dining options, distinctive cocktails, and eclectic music, BOND features a mix of dining tables and lounge seating with a casual, upscale atmosphere. BOND also hosts the Dom Perignon Lounge, an exclusive balcony with seating for private events, overlooking the main restaurant. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, a carousel of live DJs bring eclectic beats to the Financial District. Experience BOND during Summer Arts Weekend and enjoy three signature appetizers for the price of two.

617-956-8765
www.bondboston.com


BOSTON BY FOOT
Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109
Sunday, July 28, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

From streamlined skyscrapers to four-story jewel boxes, Boston boasts Art Deco design that rivals New York’s finest. Boston’s greatest concentration of Art Deco is in the city’s financial district, an area leveled by fire in 1872 and ripe for redevelopment fifty years later. On this tour you'll see examples of Art Deco design in government, commercial, retail, religious, and theatrical structures as we explore design elements and influences of the American Art Deco movement. Admission: $15; $5 for Boston By Foot members. Tickets can be purchased from your guide or online. Meet at the Angell Memorial Fountain in Post Office Square at the intersection of Congress and Milk Streets.

617-367-2345
www.bostonbyfoot.org/tours/Art_Deco


LANNAN SHIP MODEL GALLERY
99 High Street, Boston, MA 02110
Office Tower on Purchase St. at the corner of Congress, facing the Greenway
Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28

Enjoy 15% off any in-store purchase.

617-451-2650
www.Lannangallery.com


ARAGOSTA BAR + BISTRO
3 Battery Wharf, Boston, MA 02109
Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27, 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Join us on Friday and Saturday nights all summer long for our Summer Jazz Series, featuring performances from some of Boston’s best jazz talent. Present the Summer Arts Weekend brochure to your server and receive one free dessert while you enjoy the sweet sounds of jazz in Battery Lounge.

617-994-9001
www.aragostabistro.com


A FLOATING PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION OF UNDERWATER MARINE LIFE BY KEITH ELLENBOGEN
Boston Harbor Cruises
Dockside at Long Wharf, on the vessel Regency (docked), Boston, MA 02110
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Experience the underwater artistry of photographer, videographer, and environmental conservationist, Keith Ellenbogen, brought to you by Boston Harbor Cruises aboard the vessel Regency, docked at Long Wharf. Ellenbogen's unique photos focus on the elaborate hues, patterns, shapes, and textures found "under the clear blue water." He hopes the natural beauty that he has captured in these works will inspire positive change and action toward protecting the environment. There will be a special presentation by the artist at 2:00 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

1-877-SEE-WHALE (733-9425)
www.bluereef.com
www.bostonharborcruises.com


UNDADASI AT THE LANDING
The Landing at Long Wharf
One Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Sunday, July 28, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Brilliantly conceived and constructed by artists, Matthew Pollock and Dan Stern of Beyer, Undadasi is a unique, modern sculpture combining colorful motion lighting with luminescent fish and wave shapes to simulate a radiant underwater paradise. A permanent fixture under the awning at The Landing at Long Wharf, the recently debuted Undadasi is a shining example of installation art that adds to the business, as well as the city of Boston’s outdoor art presence and charm. Have a relaxing beverage, meet the creators, and press the big red button to instantly change the lighting scheme at this fun Summer Arts Weekend event.

1-877-SEE-WHALE (733-9425)
www.bostonharborcruises.com


BOSTON’S BEST CRUISES
190 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110
Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26

Guests will enjoy the Whale University™ program, presented by our marine naturalists and the whale and dolphin conservation interns. Throughout Summer Arts Week, enjoy the 9:30 a.m. whale watch for $25.95 per person when tickets are purchased online or at the ferry center.

Guests learn about the history of Boston Harbor, see the USS Constitution, and have the opportunity to explore Spectacle Island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Park area. Monday through Thursday, enjoy $4 off of Harbor Cruise tickets. Offer is valid on walk-up ticket purchases at the Ferry Center on 190 Atlantic Avenue.

617-770-0040
www.bostonsbestcruises.com


FAST FRAME
116 Lewis Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Monday, July 22 - Saturday, July 27

Latin art lovers, drop by during Summer Arts Weekend to view a special showing of artwork by Cuban artists painting in several different mediums. Works are on loan from Galeria Cubana for Summer Arts Weekend only.

857-263-8190
http://profiles.fastframe.com/usa/ma/picture-framing-waterfrontboston-ma.html


OLD NORTH CHURCH
193 Salem Street, Boston, MA 02113
Monday, July 22 - Saturday, July 27

Stop by Old North Church’s newest living history exhibit, “Captain Jackson’s Colonial Chocolate Shop,” and receive a FREE sample of chocolate as it was enjoyed by some of Boston’s most famous Revolutionary-era patriots.

617-523-6676
www.oldnorth.com


NORTH END MARKET TOUR
6 Charter Street, Boston, MA 02113
Monday, July 22 - Saturday, July 27

Enjoy 10% off tickets for tours offered July 22-27. Use code SAF13 Boston Food Tours when booking online.

617-523-6032
www.foodtoursboston.com


GREENWAY

ROSE KENNEDY GREENWAY CONSERVANCY
Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA 02210
Saturday, July 27, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday, July 27, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

A variety of participatory art projects will be displayed and open between Dewey Square Park (South Station) and the Wharf District Parks at India Street.

617-292-0020
www.boston.figmentproject.org
www.rosekennedygreenway.org


BOSTON PUBLIC MARKET ASSOCIATION
Dewey Square, Boston, MA 02110
Tuesday, July 23, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Join the Boston Public Market Association at the Dewey Square Farmers Market to meet chef Andy Husbands who will be signing copies of his book “Wicked Good Barbecue.”

617-997-8669
www.bostonpublicmarket.org


SUMMER IN THE CITY ENTERTAINMENT SERIES AT BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

• Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28, 11 AM – 4 PM
Cool off with a complimentary lemonade at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille during Summer Arts Weekend with the purchase of a lunch entrée. Terrace or indoor seating available.

• Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28, 5:30 PM - 10 PM
Enjoy summer on the water with a complimentary chips and salsa appetizer on Rowes Wharf Sea Grille’s terraces while listening to live bands play from the Boston Harbor Hotel’s floating barge stage. Offer is valid with purchase of a dinner entrée.

• Summer in the City Entertainment Series Line-up:
July 22, Rat Pack Monday: April Hall Band Summer
July 23, Soul Tuesday: Sweet Tooth & The Sugarbabies
July 24, Country Pop Wednesday: Whiskey Wild Blues Barge
July 25: Bruce Marshall Group Music & Movie
July 26: Featured movie, “The Sting” (1973)

617-748-1857
www.roweswharfseagrille.com


FORT POINT/SEAPORT

BARRINGTON COFFEE ROASTING COMPANY
346 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
Monday July 22 - Saturday, July 27

Come by for 10% off all prepared beverages, hot or iced.

857-277-1914
www.barringtoncoffee.com


GRAND CIRCLE GALLERY
347 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
Saturday, July 27, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Enjoy a free tour of the Grand Circle Gallery's exhibit "Innovation & Inspiration: Advertising in the Golden Age of Travel." Go on an exciting scavenger hunt and win a fun prize!

617-346-6459
www.gct.com/grandcirclegallery


PERFECT FUEL CHOCOLATE
281 Summer Street, Floor 5, Boston, MA 02210
July - August

Enjoy 10% off all orders from our website: www.perfectfuelchocolate.com.

617-870-3835
www.perfectfuelchocolate.com


TRADE
540 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26, 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Looking to grab a bite to eat down at the waterfront this summer? Whether it’s for after work drinks or dinner, TRADE, a restaurant by James Beard Award-winning chef Jody Adams, is the place. Inspired by Adams' travels, TRADE's summer menu reflects Adams' focus on local ingredients and big flavors, while the bar is devoted to creating innovative and refreshing cocktails that are perfect on a hot summer day. On Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30pm, enjoy a free cookie bag upon mentioning the Summer Arts Week at the door.

617-451-1234
www.Trade-boston.com


SALON MARIO RUSSO AT FAN PIER
60 Northern Avenue, Boston, Ma 02210
Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28

Receive a free conditioning treatment ($35 value) with purchase of haircut. Client must present Summer Arts Weekend brochure to receive the discount.

857-350-3139
www.mariorusso.com


ICA PLAY DATE
100 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
Saturday, July 27, 10:00 AM– 4:00 PM
Performance at 12:30 PM

Start the day with outdoor sketching activities, enjoy your own lunch on the grandstand, then join us indoors for gallery visits followed by a live, interactive, and hilarious performance by David Parker‘s Tap Lab. ICA Play Dates are best suited for children ages 6 + and adults working together.

Tickets are free for families; up to 2 adults per family accompanied by children. Youth 17 and under are always admitted free to the ICA.

617-478-3100
www.ICAboston.org


LEGAL HARBORSIDE
270 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Kids 12 and under can learn the art of catching a fish. Anglers in training will enjoy catch-and-release fishing in the lobby trout pond.

617-477-2900
www.legalseafoods.com/restaurants/boston-legal-harborside


TAMO BAR AT THE SEAPORT BOSTON HOTEL
1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210
Monday, July 22

On Monday July 22, Tamo will be hosting “A Night at Tamo Bar” fundraiser for Summer on the Waterfront. Enjoy a perfect summer evening, complimentary appetizers, and a cash bar at Tamo's outside terrace at the Seaport Boston Hotel. Tamo will donate $5 per patron for The Boston Harbor Association's Summer on the Waterfront programming.

617-385-4315
www.tamobar.com


BOSTON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
308 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210

• Sunday, July 28, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
STREET SEATS KIDS: COLLABORATION WITH THE DESIGN MUSEUM
Street Seats Kids is a child-centered walking tour of the exhibition “Street Seats: Reimagining the Public Bench,” and a hands-on session where children have creative freedom to draw and build their own street seat from a variety of materials. Street Seats Kids educates children about the role design plays in the community and environment, as well as its value functionally and aesthetically. Children will be encouraged to create environments and stories surrounding their seats so they can better understand the process of executing a design with intent. The process is facilitated and nurtured through discussions and interactions with Design Museum Boston and Boston Children's Museum staff, cultivating creative thinkers for a more beautiful future.

• Thursday, July 25, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC SUMMER DAY SESSIONS
Join us for a concert with ensembles of talented middle school musicians, participating in the Berklee College of Music Summer Day Sessions.

• Friday, July 26, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
EXPLORATION MURAL
Join us outside to paint a mural with an ocean theme. Learn about the natural world and how to be environmentally friendly. Presented in collaboration with the US Forest Service.

• Friday, July 26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
KIDS JAM
Join us for our monthly family dance party, Kids Jam. Hosted by Boston Children’s Museum BNY Mellon Youth Leaders, Kids Jam is the only dance party in Boston led by kids, supported by adults. Live DJ. Dance lessons. Free dance. Intergenerational dance battles.

617-426-6500
www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org


SOUTH BOSTON

DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAKHOUSE
250 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210
Friday, July 26, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Celebrate Summer Arts Weekend in style at Del Frisco's at Liberty Wharf. Del Frisco's is hosting an intimate fundraiser for Summer on the Waterfront with beer, wine, delicious appetizers, and live music. Proper ID required to drink. Ticketed event, space is limited. Please RSVP at www.tbha.org/events.


617-951-1368 www.delfriscos.com/location/boston


ROWES WHARF WATER TRANSPORT
60 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Monday, July 22 - Monday, July 29

Enjoy 20% off one-way and round-trip water taxi fares. Offer is good from July 22 through July 29. Customer must present Summer Arts Weekend brochure to receive the discount. Limit to two discounted fares per brochure.

617-406-8584
www.roweswharfwatertransport.com


MASSACHUSETTS BAY LINES
60 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Monday, July 22 – Sunday, July 28

Buy one ticket, get one free! Offer is valid at 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. departures. Tickets can be purchased online or in person.

617-542-8000
www.massbaylines.com


CHARLES RIVER BOATING COMPANY
250 Northern Avenue, Liberty Wharf, South Boston, MA 02210
Sunday July 21 - Sunday, July 28, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Charles Riverboat Company offers 75-minute Boston Harbor Sunset Cruises departing from Liberty Wharf in the Seaport District. Departures at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Finish your day with a relaxing cruise while enjoying some of the best views of the Boston skyline. Enjoy the specially mixed Summer Arts Weekend summer cocktail from our full-service bar you can enjoy summer in the city from a completely different perspective. Please visit www.charlesriverboat.com to book tickets. Adults $17, children $10.

617-621-3001
www.charlesriverboat.com/tours/sunset-cruises


FREE ULTIMATE BOOTCAMP CLASS
South Boston Maritime Park, D Street and Northern Avenue, South Boston, MA 02210
Saturday, July 27, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Join the motivating, high-energy fitness trainers from Ultimate Bootcamp for a free, calorie-blasting boot camp workout at the Boston Harbor Association's Summer Arts Festival. This workout is designed specifically for beginner to intermediate fitness levels. Bring your friends and join us for the fun kick-start to the Summer Arts Weekend events. Register online to secure a spot.

617-787-1224
www.ultimatebootcamp.com/summerarts


CHARLESTOWN

COURAGEOUS SAILING
Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129

• Sunday, July 28, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Interactive art-making activity: compass rose "mandala." Participants are invited to grab a piece of sidewalk chalk and decorate a portion of a large compass rose on the pavement of our pier. The project will be captured in stop-motion throughout the afternoon, resulting in a short stop-motion video.

• Join Boston Family Boatbuilders in working on a 10-foot skiff. Try your hand at using a drill, plane, or screwdriver, and discover the secret of how we take flat boards and turn them into the curves of a boat. You can spend as little or as much time as you would like.

• Sunday, July 28, 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Take a sail on Boston Harbor with one of our instructors at the helm. Learn how to sail, take photographs of the city from a unique perspective, or let the amazing views of Boston inspire you to create some artwork of your own. Discounts will be offered on one- or two-hour sails from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participants will need to call ahead to book a time slot.
617-242-3821
www.courageoussailing.org


SILHOUETTE WEEKEND AT THE USS CONSTITUTION MUSEUM
Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Boston, MA 02129
Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Have your silhouette cut at the USS Constitution Museum in the early 19th century style by artist and historic interpreter Victoria Belisle (victoriambelisle.blogspot.com). Cuts can be made from profile photographs as well. $15 for the original cut plus the duplicate. Museum admission by donation. All ages welcome.

617-426-1812
www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org


HISTORY ON WHEELS: TWISTED STRANDS
Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA 02129
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Waiting in line to board USS Constitution and/or just trying to keep the kids occupied? Roving volunteers and rangers pushing carts tell the story of rope-making in the Charlestown Navy Yard and lead visitors through rope-making techniques.

617-242-5601
www.nps.gov/bost


BOSTON NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARKS SERVICES
Charlestown Navy Yard, 1 1st Avenue, Charlestown, MA 02129
Thursday, July 25, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Swinging Summer Nights: The Berklee Navy Yard Series concludes on Thursday, July 25. Jacinta Clusellas Group performs at the Charlestown Navy Yard from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Presented by Boston National Historical Park and Summer on the Waterfront, the series is part of Berklee Summer in the City, sponsored by Natixis Global Asset Management.

617-726-2000
http://www.nps.gov/bost/index.htm


OLIVIA BROWNING OF CHARLESTOWN
20 City Square, Charlestown, MA 02129
Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28

Enjoy 15% off any ONE item during the Summer Arts Week.

617-242-2299
www.oliviabrowning.com


CHARLES RIVER CANOE & KAYAK
500 Broad Canal Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28

Take a guided kayak harbor tour with Charles River Canoe & Kayak and save 10% by mentioning the coupon code "summerarts." Book online at paddleboston.com or call 617-965-2695.

617-492-0941
www.paddleboston.com


BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS

ARTS ON THE BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS
Boston Harbor Islands & Pavilion
191W. Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110

• Saturday, July 27, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Join the Beehive Art Studio for craft projects at the Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. Arts and crafts activities will also be offered on the porch of Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor. These activities are great for kids, and both run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

• Sunday, July 28, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Join Boston-area photographer and filmmaker Elliot Higger for a photography walk on Spectacle Island from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. This guided walk includes photography instruction and the study of a unique island landscape. Arts and crafts, especially for kids, will also be offered on the porch of Spectacle Island from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The ferry to Spectacle Island departs from Long Wharf North, across Atlantic Ave. from the Pavilion and in front of Christopher Columbus Park.

617-223-8108
www.bostonharborislands.org


EXTREME CROQUET ON SPECTACLE ISLAND
Boston Harbor Islands National Park, Boston, MA 02110
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Come help The Boston Harbor Association and Boston Harbor Island Alliance prepare for the Extreme Croquet Tournament of Champions this Labor Day. Try out various extreme croquet courses (slopes, barriers, oversized equipment) throughout the island. This represents our first-ever extreme croquet offering; be a pioneer and have a blast! $25 per adult, $15 per child includes round-trip ferry tickets and first play-through of the croquet course. Additional games are $10 each for adults, $5 each for children.

617-223-8108
www.tbha.org/enterprise-event/extreme-croquet-spectacle-island


ADDITIONAL DEALS

ACTIVITIES

BIKES@NIGHT

Urban Adventures
103 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110
Thursday through Sunday, July 25-28, 9:00am – 8:00pm

Our Bikes@Night tour will take guests along the South Boston Waterfront area for a relaxing 1.5 hour tour as the sun sets! Highlighting areas in the Innovation District, along the Rose Kennedy Greenway and more, the tour covers 6-8 miles at a relaxed pace. Guests who mention the Summer Arts Weekend when booking will receive a discounted price for the July 25-28 weekend only. $25/person for the Bikes@Night Tour (regularly $35/person). Please call or come in to reserve your spot!


617-670-0637
www.urbanadventours.com


FREEDOM TRAIL PIRATES & PATRIOTS TOUR
Departs from ArtsBoston BosTix booth at Faneuil Hall and concludes at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Boston, MA 02210
Thursday through Sunday July 25-28, 12:30pm

Pirates & Patriots Tour: Landlubbers and jack tars, pirates and privateers, Tories and colonials, impressed sailors and smugglers all occupied Boston, America’s largest port city, as it struggled with independence. Take a 90 minute walking tour with an 18th century costumed guide to hear fabulous stories about the men and women who lived and worked here and the actions they took to create a new nation. Skullduggery in Boston’s busy harbor! June - October, Daily 12:30 pm, Departs from ArtsBoston BosTix booth, Faneuil Hall $13 adults; $11 seniors/students; $7 children.


617-357-8300
www.TheFreedomTrail.org


THEATER

SEMINAR BY THERESA REBECK

Stoneham Theatre
395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 02180
Thursday through Sunday, July 25-28
Thursday, 7:30pm · Friday, 8:00pm · Saturday, 3:00pm & 8:00pm · Sunday, 2:00pm

SEMINAR, by Theresa Rebeck, makes its New England Premiere this fall at Stoneham Theatre. Synopsis: They came to learn and ended up getting the schooling of their lives. Tempers, egos, and libidos flare when four young writers hire a world-famous novelist to teach a seminar. Direct from Broadway and written by the creator of the TV show SMASH, SEMINAR was praised as "slick and satisfying" by "The New Yorker." Use the code: SUMMERARTS and receive $10 off regular price tickets for opening weekend: September 12 - 15, 2013.


781-279-2200
www.stonehamtheatre.org


MUSEUMS

VINTAGE POSTER GALLERY TOURS

International Poster Gallery
205 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
Thursday through Saturday, July 25-27, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, July 28, 12:00pm – 6:00pm

International Poster Gallery is offering special gallery tours covering selections from their inventory of over 5,000 original vintage posters. Highlights include posters from "That's Amore: Travel Posters to Love", the gallery's summer show, and selections from a broad range of subjects and genres. The gallery carries well-known works by artists like A.M. Cassandre, Toulouse-Lautrec and many more and boasts one of the largest and most comprehensive vintage poster collections in the world. Staff members will be on-hand to answer any questions on specific posters, artists and the subject of poster collecting in general. These special summer gallery tours are the perfect opportunity for both beginners and experts to deepen their understanding of one of the most rapidly growing fields of collecting. To preview items from International Poster Gallery's extensive inventory, please visit www.InternationalPoster.com.


617-375-0076
www.internationalposter.com


BRILLIANT BEGINNINGS: THE ATHENAEUM AND THE MUSEUM IN BOSTON
Calderwood Gallery, Boston Athenaeum
10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108
Thursday and Friday, July 25-26, 9:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday July 27, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Free admission to our current Calderwood Gallery exhibition, "Brilliant Beginnings: The Athenaeum and the Museum in Boston," including art works, artifacts, documents, plans, historic photographs, and other materials documenting the Boston Athenaeum's critical role in founding the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

617-227-0270 www.bostonathenaeum.org


MUSIC

BCMS SUMMER SERIES- IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ROMANTIC MASTERS

Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown
321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472
Friday through Sunday, July 26-28, 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Purchase adult tickets, $35 each, to Boston Chamber Music Society's Summer Series concerts online at www.bostonchambermusic.org, and get $5 off by entering discount code "Summer5" before checkout. Discount is available for purchases during the Summer Arts Weekend, July 26-28, 2013 only. Student tickets $10 each. The Summer Series features masterpieces by Robert and Clara Schumann, Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms as well as works by their contemporaries. Concerts are on Saturday evenings in August at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown.


617-349-0086
www.bostonchambermusic.org


OPENING NIGHT AT LEXINGTON SYMPHONY
Cary Memorial Hall
1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
Saturday, September 14, 7:00pm Conductor’s Talk; 8:00pm concert

Reunite with friends and community at Lexington Symphony’s season opener featuring Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, Britten’s Sinfonietta, Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 and Stravinksy's Pulcinella Suite. Call and mention "Globe Summer Offer" to receive $10 discount off ticket price. Thursday, September 12, 7:30pm dress rehearsal is open to students and parents, $10 each.

781-523-9009
www.lexingtonsymphony.org

ABOUT THE EVENT

Mark your calendars. From July 26-27, WGBH, The Boston Globe, and Citizens Bank are bringing Summer Arts Weekend back to Boston.

This free weekend event will again feature a dynamic variety of musical artists from across the classical, jazz, blues, folk, and Americana worlds as well as a number of new arts, food and cultural programs. Check back often for more details.