Engaging Local Artists

Neighborhood Arts artists are a diverse group of 35+ high caliber Boston area performing artists who are experienced in working with young people and committed to community engagement.

Creating Community

45+ community organizations collaborate with Celebrity Series to plan and host 90+ 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.

Featured artists for 2017-2018 include:

  • Jean Appolon (Haitian dance)
  • Castle of Our Skins (celebrating Black artistry through music)
  • Ryan Edwards (composer-percussion-Masary Studio)
  • Maria Finkelmeier (composer-percussion-Masary Studio-Kadence Arts)
  • Guy Mendilow Ensemble (world music)
  • Sol y Canto (pan-latin)
  • Soul Yatra Trio (Mike Block, cello; Sandeep Das, tabla; Shaw Pong Liu, erhu-violin)
  • Voci Angelica (world music)


Robin Baker

Senior Manager of Community Engagement

Celebrity Series of Boston
20 Park Plaza, Suite 1032
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 598-3225
(617) 598-3291