Third Thursdays

Where I Stand

Thursday, May 16, 5:30 - 9 pm
Throughout the Museum

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Third Thursdays , Where I Stand 5/16/2019 5:30 PM 5/16/2019 9:00 PM isgm-event-Third Thursdays America/New_York How do your life experiences shape your values and interactions? Explore the powerful ways art can change our social perceptions and challenge the status quo. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

How do your life experiences shape your values and interactions? Explore the powerful ways art can change our social perceptions and challenge the status quo.

Program for the Evening

Khari Joyner | In the Courtyard | 6–8 PM
Listen to Khari Joyner, one of the leading cellists of his generation, play in the Courtyard. A passionate advocate for the music of today, his most recent accomplishments include performing the world premiere of MacArthur Genius Tyshawn Sorey's Cycles of My Being, the New York premiere of Kaija Saariaho's cello concerto Notes on Light, and the world premiere of Carman Moore's MADIBA for cello and orchestra. He also gave a private performance for former President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.

Art-Making | In the Studio | 5:30–8:30 PM
Create a layered artwork with watercolor and mark-making by reflecting on your past life experiences and envisioning your best future self.

Gallery Talks | Throughout the Museum | 7 & 7:30 PM
Learn about works of art that challenged the status quo in their time on a tour through the galleries with Museum Teacher Andrea Bonanno.

MassLEAP Poets | In the Living Room | 6:30 & 7:30  PM
Witness amazing poets and MassLEAP alums perform sets in response to the theme "Where I Stand."

Brian McGinnis | In Calderwood Hall | 7 & 8 PM
Embody your story through movement-mapping workshops with Brian McGinnis. Reflect on where you are now by creating an abstract drawing—then bring that drawing to life through your own groovy style.

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 www.pollythayerstarr.org. 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.

Media Sponsor: Boston magazine