Free

Neighborhood Nights

Map This Block Party

Thursday, August 22, 5 - 9 pm
Throughout the Museum

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Neighborhood Nights , Map This Block Party 8/22/2019 5:00 PM 8/22/2019 9:00 PM isgm-event-Neighborhood Nights America/New_York Co-produced with Street Theory featuring designer Nathalia JMag and youth from Urbano Project, Sisters Unchained, and Hyde Square Task Force. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

Co-produced with Neighborhood Salon Luminary Victor “Marka27” Quiñonez's Street Theory Gallery, this night features Map This, a Big Plans: Picturing Social Reform exhibition-inspired collaboration with Neighborhood Salon Luminary Nathalia JMag, Olin College's Mimi Onuoha, Urbano Project, Sisters Unchained, and Hyde Square Task Force.

Bring the whole family to the Gardner for free interactive evenings in our beautiful galleries and gardens. Enjoy performances, hands-on art making, food trucks, a cash bar, gallery games, and free programming both inside the Museum and outside on Evans Way and in Evans Way Park.

Map This

Big Plans-inspired textile intervention by designer and Luminary Nathalia JMag and youth from Urbano Project, Sisters Unchained, and Hyde Square Task Force, Map This integrates alternative maps of Boston created in collaboration with the Impossible Maps course at Olin College. Celebrate the culmination of this long-term community project with JMag during this Neighborhood Nights Block Party.

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Admission

Free admission from 5–9 pm on select Thursday evenings. Free admission will be available at the Museum entrance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission includes access to the entire Museum, including special exhibitions. To ensure everyone's experience at the Museum is pleasant, entry may be timed every 30 minutes, with the last entry at 8:30 pm.

This program is supported in part by the Barr Foundation ArtsAmplified Initiative, the Wallace Minot Leonard Foundation, and a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Mass Cultural Council, and administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

Education and community programs are funded in part by the Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation, Lenoir Charitable Trust, Liberty Mutual Foundation, Janet Burke Mann Foundation, Marriott Daughters Foundation, Rowland Foundation, Pappas Foundation, and the Wells Fargo Foundation. Studio activities are generously sponsored by the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust. These programs are funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.