Neighborhood Night: Block Party

Thursday, August 10, 5:00 PM

Free from 5 pm to 9 pm

Everyone’s invited to the Gardner for three FREE summer evenings of art, music, and family fun – especially our neighbors from the Fenway, Roxbury, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester.

Bring the whole family to the Gardner for the last Neighborhood Night of the summer celebrating the Museum inside and out! Programming flows between the Museum and into Evan’s Way Park for a special evening of art and performance featuring Artist in Residence Laura Anderson Barbata in collaboration with the Brooklyn Jumbies stilt dancers. Join us for fun in the park, art-making in the Studio, gallery activities, performance in the Gardens, Palace and Calderwood Hall. Featuring special guest artists Elisa Hamilton, Afro-Latin youth orchestra MIC of Hyde Square Task Force, Grooversity, interactive percussion with Kadence Arts, Tempo International Rhythm Section, electric violinist Josh Knowles, YouthBuild Boston's Designery, food truck Tenoch Mexican, and more.

Can't make it August 10? Neighborhood Nights also happen July 13 and July 27.

Listen Hear: The Art of Sound has received generous support from the Boston Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Barr Foundation. Additional support is provided by Goethe-Institut Boston, Northeastern University, Haley House, Emerald Necklace Conservancy. Media Sponsor: WBUR.

Education and community programs are generously supported by the Barr Foundation, Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation, Lenoir Charitable Trust, Liberty Mutual Foundation, Janet Burke Mann Foundation, New Balance Foundation, Rowland Foundation, Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust, and the Succop Family Charitable Foundation. Studio activities are generously sponsored by Linda N. Cabot and Ed Anderson. This exhibition and related programs also are supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture.

Image from Transcommunality: Laura Anderson Barbata, Collaboration Beyond Borders