Engaging Local Artists
Neighborhood Arts artists are a diverse group of 60+ high caliber Boston area performing artists who are experienced in working with young people and committed to community engagement.
45+ community organizations collaborate with Celebrity Series to plan and host 130+ events, with activities tailored to the partners' needs. Our partners include youth arts groups, venues, community centers, Boys & Girls Clubs, faith-based organizations, schools and more.
Activating Neighborhood Spaces
Catalyzing artistic and economic activity in the neighborhoods is a core value of Neighborhood Arts, with events planned in 30 locations within Dorchester, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale, Roxbury, and the South End.
World Class Performances
Partner organizations also receive complimentary tickets to Celebrity Series main stage performances in downtown venues, with over 1,000 tickets distributed to residents.
Neighborhood Arts artists in 2018-19
Jean Appolon Expressions (Haitian contemporary dance)
Jorge Arce (Afro-Caribbean dance)
Bent Knee (rock band)
Yo-El Cassell (contemporary dance and movement)
Castle of our Skins (celebrating Black artistry through music)
Ryan Edwards (composer, percussion)
Devin Ferreira (hip-hop)
Maria Finkelmeier (composer, percussion)
Guy Mendilow Ensemble (world music)
Jason Palmer Quintet (jazz)
Veronica Robles mariachi ensemble (Latin music)
Voci Angelica Trio (world music)