Third Thursdays

RISE: Caribbean Night

Thursday, January 17, 5:30 - 9 pm
Throughout the Museum

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Third Thursdays , RISE: Caribbean Night 1/17/2019 5:30 PM 1/17/2019 9:00 PM isgm-event-Third Thursdays America/New_York Ring in the new year with Shea Rose and Simone Scazzocchio as they fill the Gardner with the sounds of Boston musicians. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

Shea Rose and Simone Scazzocchio curate a night of Caribbean music, dance, and carnival costume-making. With a special feature by King's Highway, this night is sure to be a blast.

Program for the Evening

King's Highway // 7 & 7:45 pm // Calderwood Hall
Experience King's Highway, an eight-piece horn and percussion-heavy ensemble, perform the styles and rhythms of early-Jamaican jazz, folk, soca, calypso, and spiritual music. Hear a sneak peek below!

Justin Petty Steel Drums // 5:30-8:45 pm // Courtyard
Soak up the sun with Justin Petty Steel Drums in the Courtyard and let this soulful, playful, all-around Caribbean sound call to you no matter where you're from!

Art-Making // 5:30-8:45 pm // Education Studio
Join Boston's emerging Carnival costume designer, Jaylin Green, to create your ultimate Caribbean arm or leg piece.

Dance // 6:30 & 7:15 pm // Tapestry Room
Take a walk on the wild side and learn the latest Caribbean island dance styles from SmallieMichelle, the first American International Dancehall Champion. Each workshop is approximately 30 minutes. Stay for a short performance around 8 pm!


King's Highway donates a portion of all performance proceeds to the Alpha Institute, which has empowered the youth in Jamaica with education and life skills for over 100 years. 

How to Buy Tickets

Tickets are required and include Museum admission.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $10, free for members and children 17 and under.

  • Online, by clicking the TICKETS button above*
  • By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
  • In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm

*Handling charges apply to these orders

Studio activities are made possible by the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust. The Museum is also supported by grants from the Barr Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Polly Thayer Starr (1904-2006) was an accomplished artist who captured the culture and whimsy of her native Boston with a unique combination of detail, emotion, and curiosity. For more, visit the Polly Thayer Charitable Starr Trust online at The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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